by Aline P. Zoldbrod Ph.D. (EXPERT) March 2013 is the fifteeth anniversary of Viagra becoming available (on the 27th of March, to be exact). In a lot of ways, Viagra’s invention merits a celebration. Erectile dysfunction is quite common--more common as men age, but not rare in younger men. Men with E.D. are miserable. If they are married, they are insecure and defensive, avoid sex, get depressed; sometimes their feelings come out as anger toward their partner.
MEN AND DATING
Confession time again. My delayed tears have been flowing when I finally couldn't repress and deny how it felt. The fact is, my honorary older brothers were adamant, when a guy says he wants to be friends it's not a good thing. My problem is that I told myself I wasn't hurt. When I finally admitted to myself that I was.... floodgates. Had I allowed myself to face my letdown it would not have come to this. By repressing those feelings they got stronger from all the pressure of being stuffed down.
In a recent study conducted by Harris Interactive for AnastasiaDate.com, a group of 1,000 men were polled on their thoughts on online dating. The men ranged in ages from 35-55. Over half of the men had tried online dating, and of those who tried, over 65 percent had actually met someone through the medium.
There's nothing worse than being forced to do something you don't want to do ... unless you also have to pay for it. Frequently, partners or spouses get dragged into counseling when they'd rather be almost anywhere else. The thought of talking to a stranger about feelings and intimacy appeals greatly to some, disgusts others and terrifies many.
Thinking your bathroom is a good photo backdrop Online dating: It’s a phrase that used to be met with looks of puzzlement followed by concern, then massive amounts of judgment. Now, though, it seems that every singleton is attempting to find love through their keyboard, or knows someone who’s met their soul mate online. If you've tried and failed, fret not, guys, we’re here to help! Here are five things you’re doing totally wrong, and how to improve your online dating luck. -- By Gina Cohen
If you want to win a man’s heart and make him yours forever, you have to make him want to both protect you and ravish you senseless at the same time. That’s when he will be attentive, romantic and affectionate. That’s when he will feel inspired to commit and be emotionally available. Creating An Emotional Connection With A Man
Perhaps one of the hardest parts of being The Bachelor on ABC's hit reality show is not being able to say "I love you" until the final rose ceremony - even when his leading lady says the L-word first. All of this ambiguity leaves many contestants wondering how the bachelor feels about them or if he's even interested, and before you know it, drama takes over. Whether dating on reality television or in real life, this is a very common scenario. Most men won't come right out and tell you how they feel immediately, or at least not until they're absolutely sure.
When people think about the hardest part of online dating, they often point to the written profile. Oh man, it's hard to write about yourself, right? Funny thing is that while writing about yourself is a skill, it's not writing about yourself, per se, which is the point most men struggle with and stops them from getting dates. They are simply bad at engagement. The goal of every component of online dating is engagement.
Do you have trouble communicating with the man you love or with men in general? Do you feel like you push men away when trying to express your needs? If so, I know exactly how you feel and I want to offer you the right words to make a man fall in love so that you can stop putting a wedge between yourself and a man and start bringing him closer with the power of intima
I got contacted by a female client recently, she had one single follow up question to a consultation I'd given her on her profile, pictures, online behavior and even email techniques. Everything was solid and great, but I was happy to answer whatever this question was. Female clients are not rare to me. I love them. The funny thing is that in my business, Expert Online Dating, I've built a speciality around helping men do online dating.
Many women find it incredibly difficult to understand men ... and for good reason. Men and women are totally different from one another! But instead of burying our heads in the sand, we should aim to embrace our differences. But first, we must understand what they are and why they exist.
The Top 12 Reasons Why He Suddenly Quit Calling. I was shopping in one of my favorite consignment stores and found an awesome bikini for my trip to LA. yesterday. Shopping and talking about men with the girls is so good for a woman’s soul. It releases oxytocin and we feel so much better about ourselves when it floods our body.
I recently discovered the work on Alison Armstrong – who for 15 years has been honing her message on the important differences in men and women that manifest in the heterosexual marriage in typical and often frustrating ways. Her wisdom is found in the freedom that comes when we understand each other instead of blame and accuse each other. Last week I was sharing some of these ideas with a small group of grad therapy students. One of the men who is newly married, lit up and said, “Oh my gosh, that happene
Ever since I read John Gray's Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus, I've been insecure about the fact that men need space in relationships. It doesn't help that most men I've dated have either asked for space, took space without warning or turned space into "Goodbye."
How often have you heard a woman (you?) state, with a sigh, that all the good men are taken? It’s been my observation that the women who believe that are the only ones who are experiencing that…so what’s going on here? If you're attracting less than great men into your life, it's very likely that it’s got more to do with you than them. Here are four reasons why that may be true for you. 1. You Get What You Expect
1. Men and women both believe in a fantasy model of sexuality. According to Zibergeld [The New Male Sexuality], both parties have tended to agree that ‘sex’ equals intercourse and that there must be an erection followed by two orgasms – preferably simultaneously. Unfortunately, many couples who try to strictly adhere to this model and fall short, end up feeling less than adequate. Sex should not be based on performance but on pleasure, fun and intimacy. For too many men and as many women there is tremendous significance given to the almi