(To view the video, click here.) Discovering your partner has been unfaithful is a shock. Your first instinct may be to run, but if you have a shared history, children and finances, you may wonder – should you stay or go? Dr. Romance shows you how to decide.
Please remember to read Part One - What Women Wish Men Knew in the Bedroom, which is already published here: http://www.yourtango.com/experts/richard-drobnick-mars-venus-counseling-... In the bedroom, it is obvious that men and women are different physically, but we may not realize how different we are emotionally. It is only through understanding and accepting our less obvious differences that we can achieve sexual intimacy and great sex.
Is your long-term relationship feeling a little too ... long-term? Over time, it's only natural for couples to become quite comfortable with one another, but when things become too routine, too monotonous or too mundane, it's time to shake things up. According to our Irresistible You survey, 37% of YourTango readers polled agree that trying new things together is the best way to for couples to avoid becoming lazy or complacent in their relationships. Wanna know what our experts think you should do to beat complacency? Check out their suggestions below.
Sex. The word itself used to make people uncomfortable. But now, more than ever, women are branching out in their sexual behaviors, and discovering what gets them going. From incorporating sex toys in the bedroom to paging through 50 Shades of Grey, women are mixing it up and increasing their pleasure in the process.
by Julie Robinson Dear Rhonda— I want to start this letter off by stating that I really appreciate your situation. You are in a very difficult place and whatever you decide to do is going to lead to a certain amount of initial suffering. Change does that, and quite frankly, you are due for some pretty serious change based on what you told me.
Some people are good at relationships. The people they encounter are emotionally available and commitment-ready, and they sail smoothly into monogamous relationships as if on command. And then there are those who are more relationship challenged. Mystified by how to transform a Match.com profile into a boyfriend or how to meet a guy who's not a total commitmentphobe.
When you're in a long-term relationship, it's easy for your self-esteem to suffer. After all, it's probably been some time since you've gotten all gussied up for the sake of attracting the opposite sex. But did you know that low self-esteem can actually harm your relationship?
Learning how to touch your man is essential to your relationship's success, growth and development. Many women do not know how to touch a man, and learning this skill is needed for a healthy intimate connection. Touching is a skill that, for the most part, has been forgotten and replaced with other activities, like shopping at the mall.
Every mature person understands the need to compromise from time to time. The ability to consider the needs of others as valid is necessary in healthy relationships. Most of us know that for one person to have her needs met, she may have to give up something in return. But, in romantic relationships, when does the act of compromising start to have negative outcomes? When should compromising stop?
Every member of your family has a right to have his or her opinions respected. You don’t have to agree or go along with what your child wants, but you should at least know what it is, and your child should know why you're overriding his or her preferences. Regular family meetings, where everyone including the children expresses feelings, negative and positive, and all of you work together to solve problems, can help a lot.
“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” - Mother Teresa What you judge in your partner is also in you Have you found yourself trying to change your partner? Trying to control him? Thinking you’re right and he’s wrong? If so, these are forms of judging. Judging implies that something is wrong with him, that he’s not good enough. It’s easy to fall into the habit of judging the people closest to us, especially our partner.
Alex can't understand why her husband is so upset. Last night, after sharing passionate kisses and just as they were about to climb into bed together, she whispered a recurring fantasy she's had ever since she saw the movie “Magic Mike.” Alex thought the movie was entertaining and sexy too. The movie focuses on a group of male strippers played by well-built, muscular actors, including Channing Tatum.
Ever wonder what Hollywood romances look like off screen? Many of us just eat up the provocative, juicy love scenes most stars emote on screen. We think they, or the characters they portray, have true romance all figured out. If that were the case, the divorce rate among the stars would be considerably lower.
Dylan and Hannah were to be married in a month when Hannah found out that Dylan had been cheating on her with another woman. Devastated, she ended their relationship. Dylan was also devastated. He really loved Hannah and had no idea why he had been having an affair with a woman who meant nothing to him.