If having an affair is the last thing you want to do, you better heed these six warnings signs. They indicate that you are heading down a slippery slope. One more step could be too late to prevent a disaster.
1. Be considerate to your wedding party – You’ve chosen to have your wedding day during the summer. It’s beautiful, it’s everything you’ve ever dreamed of, and it’s hot as hell. Literally. It’s understandable that you want a traditional wedding, but don’t force the bridesmaids to wear floor length gowns or the groomsmen to wear tuxes. Its inconsiderate and level: bridezilla. If you want the men to get suited up, pick a less absorbent color like khaki.
A mother and son's relationship directly affects yours and your partner's relationship, too; the way you handle certain situations as a couple, the way you make decisions, the way you manage your household.
Tell us, YourTango readers: What is it that makes you feel truly irresistible? How does your partner or spouse influence the way you feel about yourself? And how deep is the tie between feeling great about YOU and, in turn, feeling great about your coupled life?
7 Days of Sex, a new Lifetime reality series, is giving new promise to married couples around the country. The underlying premise of 7 Days of Sex is that couples who promise to have sex seven consecutive days in a row will experience greater intimacy and understanding, along with a renewed spark in the bedroom.
There are a million movies, books and broken hearted songs touting the impending doom that awaits all long distance relationships. Things get complicated and they get complicated really fast when people aren’t able to spend real face to face time together. But given that entire disaster scenario a lot of couples have no choice but to follow through with long distance. Often it’s the economy pushing people towards new jobs and pushing them away from their significant other.
Does your significant other have personality characteristics that drive you insane? Maybe your loved one seems to get stressed out about the smallest things. Or perhaps your mate forgets to pay the electric bill month after month. Does a less than favorable personality characteristic mean certain doom for your relationship?
Hopefully from reading Part II of this series, you're ready to shed any guilt, resentment, blame or shame about spending time with anyone. The goal of this series is to bring you a whole lot closer to true love by teaching you how to love yourself first. Now, it's time to tango! Can you trust your chemistry? Is your "picker" broken?
When reading the surveys and the questionnaires that I receive, many people express that they want a committed partner and someone that is a good companion. I started thinking about this relationship question: what makes a good companion? Do you have what it takes to be a good companion to your love interest? Here are 7 ways that you can be a good life partner and companion to someone. Ask yourself these relationship questions:
Women want to feel empowered with money, but it may not be a concern for them until they are facing a breakup or divorce. The best way for women to recover from a breakup, is to get comfortable and powerful with money fast. Women Who Attract (or have left!) Mr. Wrong, need different money advice and education than women who don't have, or have never had, man or money drama, and they need a different kind of information than men.
When couples take time apart to nourish their own friendships and interests, it's a sign of a healthy relationship. But what to do when facing a "commuter marriage" or long distance relationship? USA Today reports that these type of long-term arrangements are on the rise (http://yourlife.usatoday.com/sex-relationships/story/2012-02-20/Together...) and Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil weighs in on what these couples can do to keep the spark alive.
One of my good girlfriends suggest that I write down my feelings as I try to examine my relationship with a new man. So goes nothing! I've always wanted to be the cool girl. The girl that's never needed, zero drama, and has an amazing man to call her own. Instead, I find myself only able to put on a front and as a result I suffer alone with the consequences. It doesn't help that I think to much for my own good. So here's the latest brainbuster that plagues my mind whenever I find myself alone.
This guest article from Psych Central was written by Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. It’s easy for couples to fall in love. Staying in love is the tough part, according to clinical psychologist and marriage counselor Randi Gunther, Ph.D. In her new book When Love Stumbles: How to Rediscover Love, Trust & Fulfillment in Your Relationship, Gunther shares a six-step healing plan to help couples overcome eight of the most common “stumbles” or problematic patterns in their relationships.