When asked which of their features women like least in our "Irresistible You" survey, by far the most common answer was "legs," with almost one-fifth of ladies claiming they don't like theirs. What a pity: There are many easy ways to get gorgeous gams, some of which we'll tell you about in a minute!
Looks like eyes really are the windows to the soul! When we asked which of their body parts women like best in our "Irresistible You" survey, a full 40 percent answered "eyes."
In honor of "Irresistible You," now through July 27, YourTango fans will have the opportunity to win an exclusive Irresistible You eBook (a $5 value) that will provide insights and experts advice about how to be irresistible at any love stage! This eBook will serve as an excellent pick-me-up and valuable self-esteem boosting resource next time you're feeling down in the dumps.
When you're in a long-term relationship, it's easy for your self-esteem to suffer. After all, it's probably been some time since you've gotten all gussied up for the sake of attracting the opposite sex. But did you know that low self-esteem can actually harm your relationship?
Great relationships start with confidence in your partner and even more importantly, confidence in yourself. It's nearly impossible to love someone else without loving yourself. When you feel like a million bucks, you radiate, and in turn, your relationship is healthier and happier.
The Numbers Are Staggering. In the United States alone, it estimated that 18.8 million people suffer from a depressive disorder in any given year. That translates into nearly 10% of the US population. Worldwide, that number is estimated at more than 120 million. According to the American Medical Association, more than twice as many women (estimated at 25% of the population) experience depression as men (estimated at 12%), regardless of racial background or financial status.
Aristotle defined envy as the pain caused by the good fortune of others. Often used interchangeably, but not to be confused with, jealousy (which describes the fear of losing something), envy is longing for something you don't have. In the case of Snow White, the object of the evil Queen's envy was her youth and beauty.
As someone who has been there and who teaches women to eradicate their negative body talk, I am keenly aware how often women actually bash themselves without even batting an eyelash. This negative self-talk has become so ingrained in their being that they are no longer aware it even comes out of their mouth. Negative body talk also known as “fat speak” is prevalent everywhere. You don't have to walk far to hear this kind of personal ridicule.
A man who is a user is truly not interested in you–only what you can offer. All his initial questions relate to your job, career and income status. Do you have a car? What kind of car is it? What year, make and model? Do you have kids? Who lives with you? These are all probing questions a man with a user mentality will ask, in order to see where he can fit in and take advantage of you.
By Julie Metzger RN, MN for GaiTime A mere 60 years ago in the United States, half of all young women in the US were marrying in their teens, girls received about a third of all bachelor degrees, and less than half of the states allowed women to serve equally on a jury.
In the 43 years I have been counseling individuals, I have worked with many who have suffered from severe physical, emotional, and/or sexual abuse in childhood. Many of those who sought my help were suffering from fear and anxiety, depression, various addictions, relationship problems and sexual problems.
People often joke that, despite our best efforts not to, we grow up to mirror the habits and behaviors of our parents. Unfortunately, this age-old concept now stretches even further, and it may be affecting romantic relationships.
Then, last year, a week after Mother's Day, I finally figured out what authentic beauty was. On May 16th, 2011, I gave birth to and subsequently lost my daughter during my fifth month of pregnancy. During my pregnancy, I gleefully packed on 30 pounds, feeling plump and beautiful. My extraordinary weight gain became a thing of humor. I called myself the clumsy walrus on a daily basis.
Since its creation in 1992, Mary Evans Young, the director of the British group "Diet Breakers" (someone sign me up, please!), not only is International No Diet Day about accepting your body and the fact that no two bodies are alike, but it's also dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles and that moderation is your friend.