Once upon a time, In high school, I memorized a poem that has been a constant source of help and direction in my life and relationships. It’s simple and much more sentimental than today’s cynical age can handle, but the very simplicity of it made it a great navigational tool for me in relationships. “He drew a circle that shut me out; Heretic, Rebel, a thing to flout. But Love and I had the Wit to Win. We drew a circle that took him in” – Edwin Markham
Being comfortable enough with your partner, especially if they are new, is something that always takes time. Even if you were good (or best) friends before getting serious, feeling relaxed with that person sexually is an entirely different ballpark.
When going through a breakup, you can either go into a deep depression or bounce back with positive thinking! Michael Griswold discusses the 6 ways you can stay sane after your breakup.
It's easy to get swept up in your relationship problems but utilizing healthy communication methods can help build stronger bonds.
The parade of life does not always go smoothly. Any one of us can be marching along, happily playing our tune, and suddenly be faced with a little mess which is not of our making. But blaming ourselves or someone else never helped anyone get through it faster.
I am going to start this article by making a statement that I feel that ALL women need to listen too. "That women are to encourage men to be Masculine - who they really are and not who women think they should be. This means women ARE to back off, and let MEN find and redefine OUR MASCULINITY in this CHANGING World and BALANCE between the Sexes!"
The most valuable thing in a long-term stable relationship is having a partnership, and most new couples don’t realize that money is a major factor in marital happiness. Money is one of the biggest generators of problems, arguments, and resentment in long-term relationships. Couples argue about spending, saving budgeting, and disparity in earnings. When couples have difficulty with money, it can lead to financial infidelity: out-of-control spending, lying and hiding finances; which can destroy the relationship.
Do you struggle with jealousy? Here's how to remove the green-eyed monster from your relationships in order to inhibit a healthier wiser-thinking self.
Dear Dr. Romance: I fell in love and married a man from another city. We have been married for three years. I lived with his family, which included his parents and his three younger sisters, plus children. In my eastern culture, we mostly live with our inlaws. My mother in law's behavior was never nice towards me has gotten worse. She and her daughters constantly complain, find fault and lie to my husband about me. I have been patient until now, when his mother started cursing me.
Have you been blindsided by a relationship that suddenly lost all its romance? Have you had great physical chemistry with a man that suddenly turned "ho hum" for no reason? Relationship coach Virginia Clark explains the real reason relationships that showed promise fizzle out.
This year’s NCAA basketball tournament is nearing its exciting finish. If you’ve been following your favorite team to see who’s best at college basketball and hoping your bracket picks survive and win, you’ve probably been watching a lot of hoops. You’ve probably noticed something about these adrenaline-rush games...
In recent years more and more research has been done in the intersection of neurobiology and psychology, explaining the connection between how our brain and nervous system work with our emotional world. YourTango expert Gal Szekely shares some key insights.
Ask Traci: I am a 32-year-old woman struggling with infertility. It’s the waiting and the not knowing that have been the hardest for me to cope with. I feel like it’s taking over my life. It’s all I think about—all I talk about. I don’t want to be this person I am becoming. How am I going to get through this? --A