Thanksgiving is prime "meet the family" time for new relationships. If you're bringing someone home (or meeting the potential in-laws yourself!) listen up to this expert advice: here's how to make a lasting impression that'll put you in better favor than the pumpkin pie.
Codependency and abusive relationships can lead to unhealthy views of self and behavioral issues down the road. Don't you deserve to be nurtured and treated well?
What a tricky and difficult concept for men to even digest. However, in today’s dating world, it’s much more common than most would like to believe. The first thing we need to analyze are these successful women, and how they got to the positions they are in. It would be fair to say that successful women play by the rules and know how to work hard and get what they want, with professionalism and education. Painting a picture-perfect world is also another trait most successful women demonstrate.
Hearing your man is not listening to your man. To hear your man, or say, “I hear you,” in my humble opinion, is disrespectful, because to hear someone does not mean you understand. It does not mean that your attitude is receptive. It does not mean you care about or are even listening to what is being said. Please do not act like you have no idea what I am talking about. We all have made this mistake, especially when emotions are high.
An abortion is like the biggest trick that Satan, through fear, has ever pulled on mankind. An abortion is a decision to terminate one of God’s greatest gifts. It’s a topic a lot of people have encountered but often goes untalked about. This article is super important to me, because this happened to me not once, but twice, and the decision still haunts me to this day.
Charles J. Orlando knows women and he's committed to making them realize their self-worth. As a bestselling author and expert on YourTango, he's spent the last ten years connecting with thousands of people to answer this key question: What do women and men truly want from their significant others in a long-term relationship? Here are some of his best answers in the form of ecards!
Dear Dr. Romance For many many years, i have been the income earner for our 4 kids and my wife while she was home raising the kids. Day in day out I was working sometimes three jobs. I got into a career that took 10-15 hrs per day for the first three years - the money was great and I thought everything was going awesome especially since everyone was enjoying spending my money on lavish things.
All too often in life, people make assumptions about love and relationships that do not stand up under scrutiny—that are not supported by the available evidence. So, what are the facts? One of the great misconceptions of all time about love and relationships is this—just do the big things and everything will turn out well. And what do the big things include?
Interracial dating used to be taboo and even illegal just a few decades ago but the concept of dating someone from a different ethnic background is quickly losing the negative stigma that used to come with it. With America now having its first African-American president, it's clear that the winds of change are strong and affecting all aspects of life, including love and dating. Even though mixed couples are now more commonplace than ever in society, that doesn't always mean this type of relationship is easy to successfully maintain.
When my husband and I first came together as a romantic couple three years ago, we agreed to practice a pretty radical rule to ensure the long-term success of our relationship. The rule can prove more challenging to abide by than you might suspect at first. But both of us feel it's well worth the occasional angst we experience in order to enjoy a romance that lets us feel totally connected and utterly trusting of each other.
These are all things your boyfriend is too afraid to tell you. Plus, date ideas to get into the spirit of Thanksgiving and gift ideas for the holidays!
Every one of us on earth is seeking to find true love. True love can be distinguished from infatuation and conditional love. Conditional love is when you feel that you can win love only by certain behaviors and conditions. When we start doing things to gain the approval of others, then, we must surely be subject to conditional love. But true love is the opposite- it is unconditional love. It means we are loved for the person we are-with imperfections and with no conditions attached.
So you're unhappy with your partner. You've probably tried to get them to change numerous times, right? If that didn't work, consider this: you are the problem. This relationship coach offers 5 ways you can alter your ways and move forward together. Bottom line: be the change you want to see.