Do you like having covert sex in public, love to play with sex toys or relish in having another couple in the bedroom to help stoke the fires of passion? An expert weighs in on 11 signs that your sex life is more ordinary than you think.
This article was originally written and featured at MUSED Magazine Online. Why are you single? A simple but effective question that all singles ask when they jump into the dating process. As Chicago’s resident gay matchmaker, I make it point to ask all of my clients why they feel that they are single, because it gives me an idea as to whether or not they are even ready to pursue a relationship.
What if you could identify the biggest indicators of a troubled marriage before it was too late? What if you had the chance to turn it all around? Would you seize the moment, even if it meant taking an unpleasant look at the reality of your relationship and digging in to repair the damage?
This is the third and last installment in my series on Healthy Relationships. Last month I culled the insight gathered from those who wrote about what makes a relationship healthy, and gave you a basic recipe for a healthy relationship foundation. This week I am going to answer a couple of questions on the subject of Unhealthy relationships. Here were the three most often questions asked on this subject. 1. What are the signs of an unhealthy relationship? 2. How can I avoid getting into one?
In June, researchers at Indiana University found that women cheat almost as much as men do, with 23 percent of men and 19 percent of women admitting to unfaithfulness. Yet, the reasons women and men cheat are often different, with women being more emotionally driven. You've got to think like a lady to catch one in the act—or stop the act from happening in the first place.
The first and most important relationship you'll ever have throughout life is with yourself. How you feel about and care for your own mind, body and spirit sets the stage for all relationships outside yourself—with your partner, family, friends and co-workers. From psychological, spiritual and practical perspectives, it's pretty clear that if you don’t love yourself, it's in turn harder to give and receive love.
Guys can be just as clueless as women when it comes to reading the signs, especially since women have their own set of subtle brush-off techniques. After countless boring dates and awkward interactions, we've decided to let you studs in on our secrets. We've cut through the BS and compiled the signs that she's just not that into you.
People are always asking how they'll know when they've found The One, when it's time to settle down for good and get married. But what I'm here to tell you is, you may already be "married" and not even know it. I've been in an unmarried long-term relationship for years, which comes with its fair share of marginalization. No matter how long you've been committed to somebody, most people won't really recognize the capital-S Seriousness of your partnership without the "legally binding" part. Look, guys—there are more things that bind two people together forever than a marriage license. As everybody who's been in a long-term relationship—married or not—knows, there's much more to being married than the piece of paper from the city hall. So I've prepared a some handy proof for us marrieds to keep on hand for the inquisitive and unbelieving. Caution—if you're in a loving, committed partnership, you may be more married than you think.
Kendra Wilkinson, the star of reality show Kendra, recently revealed her struggles with postpartum depression, a topic she plans on covering during Season 2 of the show. The baby blues: It's a condition that has been gaining greater visibility over the years and, hopefully, its inclusion on shows like Kendra will convince even more would-be and recent parents that it's something to be both watched our for and taken seriously. So how can you tell if what you're experiencing is more than just short-term blues and irritability?
Is he planning to pop the question? Here are a few signs to let you know that a proposal is in your near future. Question: I've been dating my boyfriend for over a year now and things are going great but how can I tell if he plans to pop the question? -Tricia Got a question? Ask it now at http://www.yourtango.com/questions
Loyal readers of this blog know that I've been on my fair share of first dates, a much smaller number of second dates, and only one third date. Many of you have accused me of being too quick to close the door, and I see where you're coming from. But I'm a firm believer in holding out for the The Spark, and in my experience it's either there from the beginning or it's not (according to Erin, this is common among guys). So what does The Spark feel like? Well, there's no single definition, but here are four things I look for on a first date.