To gain insight into Angelina Jolie's brave yet extreme choice to get a preventive mastectomy, we sat down with YourTango Expert Dr. Shoshana Bennett — a clinical psychologist, an author and a breast cancer patient who opened up about the physical, emotional and sexual effects of cancer and mastectomies.
When you get remarried, the chances of the union being successful are much higher than the first marriage. Why? Because second-timers go into marriage with the rule book. Here's a list of the four strongest reasons why second marriages are successful.
Want to recreate that intense passion from the early stages of your relationship? Take a walk down memory lane. From using old pet names to reenacting the first time you laid eyes on each other, here are a few ways to bring back those glory days.
Is your wife or husband depressed? Is it starting to hurt your marriage and sex life? If so, help is on the way.
If narcissism were a disease, it would be considered a pandemic. Our culture not only condones selfishness, but celebrates it as a virtue. Materialism, driven by corporate interests and advertising, reinforces the focus on accumulation for self. The media is suffused with a focus on individual success, beauty, celebrity, fame, and status. The rugged individual is held up as a model of excellence, alongside the ultra-rich CEO, the celebrity sports figure, the bad-boy artist, and the soldier of fortune.
Earlier this year, we asked you to share your funniest road trip stories. Now, we want you to vote on your favorite! Check out this list of the eight funniest Ford "Love on the Road" submissions we received & vote to help us decide which five will receive prizing.
A new study claims that women are more emotionally invested in their relationships than men. Why do men seem so detached? An expert weighs in on the differences between men and women.
The Depth of a Man I was greeted this morning by a love note from my beloved. He had written an essay about love, and read it to me. Of his love for me, he said, “It is deep and profound, like the ocean." I felt undulating waves of affection rise up through me as I heard his words. I embraced his tenderness, his love, and the depth and glory of him. Every woman wants to be loved this way!
You may think you know your drop-dead dealbreakers — until you fall in love. Then you find yourself settling for someone who simply isn't the best match for you. It's not just you — people do it all the time. Wonder why? YourTango Expert Julie Orlov has the answers (and the solutions).
The law of attraction is the belief that "like attracts like" and that by focusing on positive thoughts, we can bring about positive results. Understanding this simple rule will transform your love life and empower you to attract a lifelong partner.
by Aline P. Zoldbrod Ph.D. (EXPERT) March 2013 is the fifteeth anniversary of Viagra becoming available (on the 27th of March, to be exact). In a lot of ways, Viagra’s invention merits a celebration. Erectile dysfunction is quite common--more common as men age, but not rare in younger men. Men with E.D. are miserable. If they are married, they are insecure and defensive, avoid sex, get depressed; sometimes their feelings come out as anger toward their partner.
Most women want to know how to please their men - in and out of bed. But guys aren't always so verbal about what they need. Try these five strategies to please your man, sexually and otherwise. Once you get the ball rolling and start figuring out the keys on how to please your man, you'll start noticing he becomes more generous as a lover, and your relationship will become much more pleasurable as a whole. Please Your Man Tip #1: Initiate, But Read His Cues