It's a Friday night. Your girlfriends all have date nights planned with their boyfriends. They're going to dinner, the movies or staying in and spending time together. And you? You're alone and it doesn't take long for you to wonder why.
I am not a stickler for rules, but there are a couple things I don't budge on when coaching clients toward substantial relationships: no sex till you get the commitment and no Facebook. It utterly wrecks the discovery process of dating, and, like most things on the Internet, can be filled with so many mistruths.
When you think of yourself as an ex-girlfriend you often think of yourself negatively. You think of all the ways you failed to hold on to a relationship that wasn't meant to be. Too often, you think of everything that went wrong because everyone usually criticizes the ex. Still, there's something else you should consider. Believe it or not, all your work hasn't gone to waste. You loved him. Pampered him, at times. But mostly, you did other women a huge favor.
Dear Dr. Romance: Thank you for writing "Lighten Up - Cures for Marital Boredom." Please allow me to give my opinion as to my priorities. I always had the idea to start from the bottom of your list and go upwards. Work together to create a partnership. Sex is important in life, but not number one as to your list. Unless a couple iron out their difficulties, of what ever nature. the problem remains hidden for next time to crop up.
When you first start dating someone, there are a few specific clues you could recognize as red flags. Nobody is perfect, but there are few characteristics and behaviors that should absolutely be deal breakers for you. Below you can find the Dating with Dignity List of Deal Breakers in Relationships so you can decide if you should hang on to your man or let him go.
Rumors are swirling that Monica Lewinsky plans to pen a tell-all book about her affair with former President Clinton, and despite the fact that the book is not confirmed, the hosts of the daytime talkshow The View decided to tear into Monica Lewinsky. Not all of the women on the stage jumped on board with this, but almost all of them did, and I felt absolutely disgusted.
We use a lot of energy cleaning our external environment without realizing the importance of cleaning our internal environment. Self-imposed barriers keeping us from love are part of this internal environment. It took me decades to realize that time spent cleaning out my closet was better spent cleaning out barriers keeping me from love. In the process of uncovering and understanding my barriers, I learned 6 lessons that helped me create true love. I share these lessons in hopes that they help you have the love you desire.
(Click here to view video.) No matter how angry or hurt you may be after a divorce, if you have children, you’ll still share a lifetime with their other parent, your ex. Dr. Romance offers guidelines for moving past the anger and hurt, and finding a way to co-parent your children that is good for everyone.
Relationships are wonderful but can also be tricky. Certainly, there are the usual difficulties of spats or communication issues. Over the last 25 years as a relationship expert, I’ve also come to see the impact that implicit memories have on partnerships.
Looking back on my single days, there are so many things I would have done differently if I knew then what I know now. So many of these things we learn only from experience; from learning about life and love the hard way. But the reality is, when we’re in it, when we’re dating, when we think we’ve found someone who might be the one, when we’re feeling that incredible chemistry, when we’re so lonely we don’t know if we can be alone another minute, when he finally notices us and asks us out, when we feel like we can’t breathe if we don’t
Every year around this time I have 8 days that are a religious time for me. So, for the past week I have been fasting, going to temple, reflecting, thinking back over the last year and asking for forgiveness from those that I have hurt in any way through speech, action, or thoughts. As a way to ask for forgiveness, we say Micchami Dukkadam. Literally how it is spelled is how it is said.
By Relationship & Sex Talk, Jane Greer, Ph.D, for GalTime.com has your relationship reached it's expiration date? In the land of quick marriages, Academy Award-winning actress Hilary Swank has taken a different tack. She was married to actor Chad Lowe for eight years, and dated him for six years before that.
By Ruby Rose, for GalTime.com a map to your man's erogenous zones Yes, ladies. We are talking ZONES. Plural, as in more than one place. File away everything you think you already know about where to touch, kiss or even nibble your guy. There are places on your man’s body that you are probably neglecting-- and therefore missing out on some opportunities for sensual moments.
The decision to become parents is a big one, to say the least. Many couples consider the financial responsibilities that raising children entails, and many also ask themselves if they are emotionally ready to be parents. What takes a lot of couples by surprise is this sense that they have to choose to either be focused on their children or on one another and their relationship.