There's a new book out about love, sex, and relationships called The Normal Bar. It's likely to be a best seller because most of us tend to be curious about how we are doing in the bedroom. We wonder if we are normal. Do other people feel like they don't have time for sex? Do other women get easily distracted during sex? Do other people feel like they have to beg their partner for sex?"
Mary Kay Beckman found someone she was interested in dating. After going on a handful of dates with Wade Ridley, she decided that he wasn't a suitable companion. Unfortunately, this did not go over well with Mr. Ridley, and he began harassing and threatening Ms. Beckman through text messages. Circumstances escalated and one night when she arrived at her home in Las Vegas, Mr. Ridley viciously attacked her and almost killed her.
I heard a great story years ago about a kid whose mom asked him to make her some eggs. She instructed him to scramble one and fry the other. He, being a “good egg” and of course wanting to please his mother, did just that. He stood and beamed proudly before his mother, presenting her with what he understood to be the answer to her heart’s (or stomach’s, if you will) desire; eggs, one scrambled, the other perfectly fried! “Oh. NO!” she protested.
One would think wedding vows are unambiguous. Straightforward. No subtext, no exceptions. Love is love. Right?“ "Not so,” say some men. “If you get really sick or disabled, I’m outta here.” A study published in the journal Cancer reported that, of the 515 married patients with serious cancer or multiple sclerosis followed over 5 years, the divorce rate was about the same as among the general population, 11.6%. The difference was that women were 6 times more likely to be the ones bei
Golden Rule: "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you ". Every one wants a great relationship, but the only control you have is control over yourself. So to have a great relationship, you need to be a great partner. To becoming a great partner one should embody the following eleven codes: I. Believe in the Golden Rule as the basis of all human conduct; therefore, never do to your partner that which you would not be willing for that person to do to you if the positions were reversed.
The film "The Sessions," starring Helen Hunt, is inspiring a lot of curiosity. People keep asking me, "What exactly is a sexual surrogate?"
For some women finding the man of their dreams can be a life long, frustrating, endeavor. One of my closest friends, who happens to also be an amazingly positive person, finally found her perfect partner. She went through four husbands before she found Robert when she was 49 years old. I guarantee that you don't have to spend painful years trying to find your perfect partner. When you learn to pay attention to your thoughts and shift your beliefs about men and
If you want to attract a positive, affirming relationship, you can't just sit back and wait for it to show up. You need to create a very clear picture of what you want in a life partner (as we talked about in video #2 of this series), actively put it out into the world, then allow yourself to choose from the candidates that apply! Be proactive -- no more settling for whoever comes along.
Father's Day is here, and amidst all of the celebrating and gift-giving, I can't help but feel happy (and a little relieved) knowing that my future hubby will be an amazing father to my children one day. So how do you tell if your Mr. Perfect will translate into a stellar dad? Here are some telltale signs.
Are you sitting home with your partner, night after night, feeling lonelier than if you actually lived alone? Do you long for the past when you and your honey were so connected you couldn’t wait to be with each other and share every detail of your day? Are you pulling your hair out trying to remember how and when the disconnection began?
This year, I'll be celebrating my tenth anniversary with my husband, and while that's certainly not a record-breaking accomplishment, there are a few things I've learned along the way regarding keeping a relationship healthy, or at least from falling apart at the seams. Here they are.
Jackson Galaxy is a cat behaviorist who stars on Animal Planet's "My Cat From Hell," and has often been called the Cat Whisperer. One of the problems he most frequently encounters on his show, which documents his adventures counseling owners of misbehaving cats, are cats who seem to hate one half of a couple.
Expectation or Intention? Often the topic of Romantic Love on Valentines Day focuses on the expectations involved. Husbands and boyfriends are wondering, “What will I get her?” What is she expecting?” Wives and girlfriends wonder “Will he let me down again?” or “I hope he surprises me.”
If something seems amiss in your sexual relationship with your partner, it's possible that he is compulsively using internet porn or sexual connection with others in a destructive way. There are warning signs you might see if your partner is having a problem with sexually compulsive behavior.