Do you want to learn how to fix a relationship? Here are four steps you can take to pull your relationship from out of the darkness.
A few years ago, the tabloids were all over it when Rosie O'Donell's marriage to Kelli failed. Although this may be old news, there are important messages we can learn from Rosie's divorce. The overriding message is loud and clear: Don't forge a relationship with someone whose background and interests are too different from your own. Their marriage was successful when Rosie was busy with her talk show. But, when she retired from the show to spend more time with her family, the differences between her and Kelli became insurmountable.
These are 15 things men admire about women (and no, we aren't talking about the obvious things like your curves or your come-hither stare). Plus, some of the worst wedding disaster stories ever. It's all in our weekly roundup of love, sex and relationship news!
Do you love your dog? Relationship Coach Michael Griswold shares 5 bits of wisdom we can learn from our furry friends!
Lucky four-leaf clovers are popping up a lot this month along with that elusive pot of gold. Some folks think luck is what it takes for a marriage to thrive. But if you’ve been married more than a few years, you know much more goes into a good marriage than luck. A great relationship takes dedication and that scary word – WORK. This is the good kind of work though, the kind that brings life-long rewards. Don’t you find that anything worthwhile takes work? Those washboard abs don’t just magically appear and a successful business doesn’t grow by itself.
Dear Dr. Romance: I met someone from online and we talked for a nite and we met that nite and one thing led to another and as it turns out he wanted to see me again.2 days later he tells me that hes trying to work this out with his exwife. How do I not go into that situation? This is the second time it's happend to me. Ive never been married and I just got out out of a violent relationship so I don't know what to do? Dear Reader:
Whether you meet online or offline the principles of meeting and getting to know one another are very much the same. The problems that come up when dating are often about trying to impress the other with your beauty, charm, wit, intellect, money, status or whatever else you decide is important.
Don't be surprised if you see your marriage repeating patterns instilled in you from childhood: It's natural we seek out partners with similar qualities to our parents. But did you know that your relationship can also help you heal some of those old pains?
I want to start this article by stating my own personal position quite clearly. Having suffered many years of abuse as a child... I have made it one of my MAIN GOALS in life to educate and inform people about ABUSE. Abuse takes many forms, there is sexual abuse, emotional abuse, mental abuse, physical abuse and
Dear Dr. Romance: When I was 20, I met a man of 37. For many reasons, including what I thought was love, moved in with him 3 weeks later. After getting engaged to my partner, I discovered he crossdressed. I cried, but he said he did it cuz he was alone for so long before he met me. Flash forward to pregnancy, when I found dvd after dvd of preop transexual porn. Imagine my horror.
At the end of a client-packed day, the trash can in my office is often overflowing with used tissues. Richard, seeing this, usually comments; “Good day, huh?” and we both laugh. He knows that, when clients cry, they’re usually breaking through and healing something. I’ve been known to joke with clients that I’d like to create a “crying spa:” a gorgeous resort with boxes of the finest tissues everywhere, even towels, which are great for a really good cry.
Bringing your pre-relationship Anger ‘luggage' into your marriage can sometimes be a positive thing, believe it or not. Have you noticed, everyone is becoming edgier, crankier? Lately, I have been noticing at an alarming rate of increase, people around me, on the streets, driving, standing on line getting coffee, are short fused. Say ‘good-bye' to common courtesy, being polite, or, being appropriate in public.
This weekend as we set our clocks forward an hour, life coach Debra Smouse encourages you to reconnect to yourself — and your relationship. You may be losing an hour, but what will you gain?