We ended up having sex and it was just "meh." I was disappointed — everything else about this man was just so wonderful. Eventually, I married him and things only got worse.
Dr. Romance writes: Richard and I have been married since 1982 It hasn’t always been easy, but it’s definitely been worth it. In the first year of our marriage, after a difficult struggle between us, I gave my husband a card. On the front it said, "I love you", many times, and inside it said, "It's a dirty job, but someone has to do it." That phrase has carried us through many difficult times since. We have kept our love alive, and the joy of this relationship carries us through the rest of life.
Today, Michelle Obama turns 50! Her husband may be president of the United States, but the First Lady's no slouch herself. One often overlooked aspect of the First Lady is her sage advice on love and relationships! And as a mother of two girls and wife of 22 years, Michelle's got a lot of meaningful experience to back up her words.
“Was it something I said?!” How many times have you noticed a sudden chill in your partner’s mood and wondered if you unintentionally upset or offended him? How often are you left utterly confused about why she’s turned her back to you in bed?
Looking to change your partner? Try looking at yourself, first. With a little effective communication and a reworking of your objectives, you'll be smooth sailing together in no time.
If the daily stressors of life are putting a damper on your relationship, listen up: you CAN find your loving place again. Dating coach and matchmaker Marla Martenson has some great ideas for reminding yourself — and your honey — how lucky you are!
This intern honed more than just her editing skills while working with the YourTango Experts: She picked up a ton of love and relationship knowledge along the way. What are the best love lessons you've ever learned?
Don't let abandonment issues keep you from having wonderful, fullfilling love.
“Do I look fat in this?” It’s not just women who ask their partner this no-win question. Plenty of men dislike their bodies joining the virtual epidemic of women who do. It’s almost become the norm to hate your body-- or at the very least, to criticize certain parts. This negatively spills over onto your relationship.
Relationship coach Dr. Tina Tessina offers married couples an inside look into the three practices that will help their relationship flourish and succeed.
Experts Stuart Fensterheim and Kanya Daley offer couples four tips to taking a good relationship to the next level: greatness! Citing an X Factor couple as an example, these relationship experts and marriage educators explain what you can do to take home the big prize in your own relationship.
Marriage educator Kathe Skinner takes a look at unconditional love and explains why it's a romantic illusion. The real world has real problems, and it's important you and your partner look at your love and relationship realistically. Read on to learn ways you can keep your relationship on the right track.