Before we ever had our first boyfriends, we dreamed of a passionate life-long romance with Cory Matthews, Zack Morris and/or Randy Taylor. They were all so cute, so charming, and knew exactly how to treat a lady. Unfortunately, they had already found their soul mates in TV land, and we were stuck in the real world.
ARE YOU FUN TO BE WITH? ....when you're not spending money? Couples I have worked with over the years have often complained that they lack a common interest. If you have children, then you and your spouse might agree that your main focus of interest and activities are the children. As well, they should be, however, what about you? What about your partner? Do you both have an interest that you share together that is not about the kids?
As an expert, my job is to ask the tough questions that, in the excitement of a new romance, the couple may not have considered. Here are several questions every couple should consider before moving in together or making joint financial commitments.
A couple of grifters were picked up near Altamonte Springs, FL (northwest of Orlando) trying to fraudulently purchase iPhone 5s. Ho hum. However, this couple refused to produce proven identification when the police arrived. Instead, it was discovered that the two had upwards of 20 falsified IDs.
Where are you most successful in your life? How did that success come about? Was it intelligence, education and talent or maybe just dumb luck? According to Angela Lee Duckworth, Ph.D, who studies achievement, true success takes more than intelligence and talent, which so many of us have. She also reminds us that attaining a level of expertise in any field takes 10 years of dedicated perseverance. In other words, the one thing that separates the world-renowned performers, artists, researchers, and high-achievers is GRIT.
Despite my best efforts as a counselor to help couples negotiate the choppy waters of relationship distress, many of them simply don't make it. In the beginning, we set an appointment and begin the process. Many of their problems have gone unresolved for months, even years. So why can't they make it work?
YourTango and Durex® sent 4 couples the latest lubes, vibrators, massage oils and more—and asked them to take them for a test run...er...ride. Did these sex enhancers prove to be secret sparks or did they leave something to be desired?
Romantic getaway is not just for younger couples. It does not have any age requirement to be able to enjoy a vacation with your special someone. For senior couples, traveling is a perfect time to rekindle the spark of the relationship. Heading out to a romantic destination and spending quality time with your loved one can reignite the feeling of being in love.
Reading and enjoying erotica no longer needs to be kept a private pastime. From self-help guides, cheap romance paperbacks, contemporary thought provoking novels to the hardcore down and dirty—sharing written erotica with your lover can lead to a whole new avenue for sexual dialogue.
Both men and women find vulnerability attractive in a partner, for many different reasons.