What I learned from interracial dating is that love is harder to find when you're a black woman.
Monogamy has been a controversial topic for quite some time. While some insist that monogamy is unnatural and outdated, other skeptics reject the overall notion of falling in love with and committing to just one person, going as far as to say that the state of monogamy is entirely impossible. Is being in a monogamous relationship really that difficult?
In a relationship, both partners have a role in destructive patterns of arguments. Marriage Therapist Christine Wilke tells a personal story of forgetting to follow her own marriage advice. She figured out how to get back on track and so can you!
If you've ever worried about where you and your partner are heading or whether the love you share will survive the many hurtles thrown your way, you're not alone. No matter how sturdy your physical or emotional connection is, there's no question that great relationships take a lot of work. That doesn't mean that the key to staying in love is a mystery; in fact, according to science, it actually makes perfect sense.
There's no question that we can all use a little reassurance from time to time but constantly requiring affirmation is a major turnoff (not to mention a total hit to your partner's sex drive). If you often find yourself asking him "Does this make me look fat?" or "Do you see the roll over my jeans?", we're going to have to stop you right there because this intervention is more than necessary.
It is easy to think that romance movies create false expectations when it comes to love and relationships. As much as we may envy or despise the characters and storylines of romance movies, do they really have a negative effect on our relationships? According to research, the answer is no.
Expert power couple Carl Studna and Cynthia James join forces to discuss what factors determine a successful and long lasting relationship. Along their 15 year marriage they've gained some essential knowledge on how to establish and maintain a successful relationship.
Career, kids, life...with all that going on, your relationship can fall on the back burner. Don't let it. Relationship coach Patricia Rich offers parents 10 simple solutions to finding the time to spend together. Read on if you need a date night with just you and your spouse!
Wanting to spice up the sexual energy in your relationship is nothing to be embarrassed about; in fact, the need to find ways to get closer to your partner is completely natural. But is there a way to keep the chemistry alive from the beginning without having to struggle to reignite the flame?
Nothing gold can stay, right? Wrong, it just takes polishing. And relationships take the same sort of upkeep. If you want the spiritual and emotional connection between you and your partner to last, working hard to maintain your relationship is key.
There's definitely some truth to the saying that our relationships, romantic and otherwise, define us. But how do we make sure that all of our relationships are healthy and not poisonous to us? Is it possible that there's more to Gandhi's famous words "Be the change you want to see" than we may have originally thought?
Sure, men and women have different sexual parts but how different are they really when it comes to sex? Our Experts discuss libido, orgasms and just how the male and female brains really differ when it comes to sexuality.
What exactly are the real differences between men and women and just how critical is open and honest communication to bridging the gender gap?