It may be news to you that the unbelievably high divorce rates in the U.S. have finally tapered off. This is mostly being attributed to the fact that fewer people are getting married. And yet, with all the choices and information about relationships we now have available to us, I am still surprised by how many people jump into serious partnerships — business, close friendships and yes, marriages — without laying any groundwork to see if the other is on the same page about the future.
Are you still searching for 'the one' and feeling frustrated and stuck? Has your dating search reached a plateau? It is time to shake up your routine and get out of your rut! Here are 7 ways to get unstuck:
We've all heard it: money talk is taboo for happy relationships. Here at YourTango, we're tossing that tired rule out the window and talking all things love and money. Learn how to marry financial freedom and relationship success all week, right here.
Let me ask you a few questions... Are you tired of playing the dating game? Are you craving real success in dating? Are you desperate to meet the man of your dreams? How many times have you played that old game? You didn't make the phone call. You waited to call him back for three days. You listened to your friend’s advice and decided not to text him that weekend so you looked busy.
In political chambers throughout the country, including in our national Capitol, political leaders give annual addresses to talk about how we are doing and what challenges we need to face in the year ahead. Thinking about the highlights offered in the State of the Union tonight, there are similar categories that you could use to evaluate your union. How would you rate your marriage, domes
Advent is the season Christians observe leading up to Christmas. During this season, Christians traditionally focus on hope, peace, joy and love. These very same themes can also be important things to focus on in our relationships in order to enhance our relationship whether it is at the beginning early stage or is more mature. This focus can occur during Advent or can be something that is worked on by a couple at any time. For each of these ideas, here is two lessons you can take from Advent to understand the
Have you ever heard the sound of the shofar? Its sounds is one that you would remember, whether the short blasts or the longer sustained blast that goes on over many seconds. This ram’s horn sounds one hundred notes a day during Rosh Hashanah, the celebration of the Jewish New Year.
Dear Dr. Doris, I’m in an uncomfortable situation. I hope there is another way to handle the problem other than personally confronting my date. I met this woman a couple of weeks ago at a party. Things were great until I asked her out to dinner. That’s when I experienced the shock of my life. She has absolutely terrible table manners. She talks with food in her mouth and she’s so animated with her fork and knife that I had visions of having a meal with Edward Scissorhands.
When our homes, car, office etc, become cluttered, other aspects of our lives tend to become gridlocked too. Clutter is both a symptom and a cause of stuck energy. Clutter takes many forms; old holiday cards, mugs or shot glasses, magazines, old books that you will never read again, clothes that no longer fit or are in style. Everything that surrounds you, should be working for you in some way.
Blaming yourself for your last painful breakup? Don't. It might be your birth order's fault. A new book from psychologist Linda Blair, Birth Order: What Your Position In The Family Really Tells You About Your Character, says that many relationships fail or succeed based on what order both mates were born.
"He wasn't my type. We worked together, and he kept asking me to do things with him, in a collegial sort of way. But when my friends asked if he might be a romantic possibility, I assured them that he wasn’t my type at all. I had always been attracted to powerful older men—the kind who charm the pants off every woman they meet. You can imagine how well this worked out for me." He just wasn't her type; but she married him anyway. Upon their first meeting, Leslie Bennetts was convinced that her husband of 18 years was totally wrong for her. Years later, she marvels at how little she knew back then. Turns out, he was the one.