We've all heard the saying "love is blind," but is it true? And is it a good or bad thing? Our experts look into the phrase and successful love stories to give you the answer!
Today, Michelle Obama turns 50! Her husband may be president of the United States, but the First Lady's no slouch herself. One often overlooked aspect of the First Lady is her sage advice on love and relationships! And as a mother of two girls and wife of 22 years, Michelle's got a lot of meaningful experience to back up her words.
“Was it something I said?!” How many times have you noticed a sudden chill in your partner’s mood and wondered if you unintentionally upset or offended him? How often are you left utterly confused about why she’s turned her back to you in bed?
Looking to change your partner? Try looking at yourself, first. With a little effective communication and a reworking of your objectives, you'll be smooth sailing together in no time.
In this day and age, monogamous relationships are not necessarily the standard. Some may even argue that monogamy is unnatural and a setup for cheating. The idea of having a relationship with more than one person at a time is not that far-fetched and can actually bring about great results if it’s done correctly. And surprisingly enough, it doesn’t have to be covert or underhanded.
Dear Dr. Romance: I had a really bad ending on my last relationship we were engaged. I moved into another relationship a month after he ended it. I was very lonely and my new relationship seemed perfect. Now I'm starting to get mixed emotions about my man. We have together now 1 year. I do love and care about him. But it isn't the love i felt for my ex-fiance. I'm not sure what I see with the future. This man is very in love with me and has recently told me he could see us having a family together. I do not see that.
If the daily stressors of life are putting a damper on your relationship, listen up: you CAN find your loving place again. Dating coach and matchmaker Marla Martenson has some great ideas for reminding yourself — and your honey — how lucky you are!
Would you rather be happy or win an argument? While we have a natural tendency to prove ourselves "right", our relationships are more important than petty issues. To be a real winner, consider your partner's emotional needs over the conflict.
Relationships take more than wistful wishing. Get the commitment you want by exerting your best efforts.
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