Do you look at your mate and think about the biggest step you both could take: marriage? Is it somewhat a scary thought or are you delighted? Which ever emotion you are feeling, it is always great to have a little insight on such a serious and life-changing decision. If you want to test yourself, to see if your honey is all that you want and need, read on if you're ready to take the plunge.
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Life, love, and marriage do not come with absolute guarantees. However, YourTango experts Drs. Charles and Elizabeth Schmitz show how you can greatly increase the odds that your marriage will last a lifetime.
If you are finding yourself almost desperately trying to get the attention of a man you are already deep into a relationship with, or a new man who you just KNOW likes you, you may be - instinctively - doing all the WRONG things.
When two people are just starting a relationship, they do their best to present only their best and most attractive attributes to the other party. They want to show their most favorable attributes to each other and work hard to meet the needs of the partner. They want to appear strong, confident and willing to compromise. Next Level of Love
We always hear about the foods and chemicals that quietly erode our health. But, while we don't hear about them as frequently, there are similarly dangerous threats to our relationships. The sooner you identify any of these five things in your relationship, the better your chances are of saving it.
Assertiveness-Getting What You Want In the world today we are faced with many choices. We are all built with the instinct for fight or flight when faced with confrontation. A bully can gain courage if you do not have to meet in person. Cyberbullying is becoming more and more rampant as people push the "send button" before really thinking through the ramifications of their acts.
I am yet to meet a man who had all the characteristics of my ‘dream’ guy. Neither have my friends. And I doubt my dream man will come with a stamp on his forehead that announces that he is ‘The One’. Often, it’s the person who ticks around half of our list of requirements but manages to surprise with acts of love in ways we hadn’t expected that steals our hearts. Here are five little signs that prove they really could be ‘The One’.
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