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TRUST IN RELATIONSHIPS
“Integrity is not conditional and doesn’t change based on the situation. It is the way you view yourself and how you conduct yourself.” What’s integrity got to do with love? Integrity is the foundation from which you conduct yourself. It’s your moral fiber, character, and how honest and trustworthy you are. It’s knowing and being comfortable with who you are and who you’re not, while committing to being the best you can be.
Do parents lie to their kids? Do kids tell lies? Why do we lie, often when the truth would serve us better? We recently had a group of friends and relatives in our home for a dinner party. After some great food and general conversation, I asked them to help me with this project. Everyone was supportive and eager to assist in writing a book. But when I asked them to tell me why they lied, there was a shocked silence.
As his woman, you could potentially get on his nerves. But as his best friend, he would love you until the end of time. Do what you must, but please consider the difference between best friend and girlfriend before you screw up your friendship. Here are 18 subtle relationship tips to check to see if you are ready to cross that line.
This past weekend I held a two day retreat for my private one-on-one coaching ladies. It was here in NYC in a beautiful Soho Loft. In one word it was PHENOMENAL. The women came in with one view, and left with a completely transformed outlook on love. Specifically we looked at: how you are loved already; being excited to date; finding a man without it feeling like hard work; creating a closer and more powerful relationship; AND (yes there is an AND!) confidently knowing you can have the love you desire. CRAZY AHH-MAZING RIGHT?
What's worse than getting caught up in your own personal drama? Getting caught up in somebody else's personal drama.
When it comes to financial matters, is your husband being totally upfront with you? Financial infidelity can be just as devastating to a relationship as emotional or sexual infidelity. Don't let your relationship fall victim to this deadly threat. Here are some signs that suggest that — when it comes to his spending and saving habits — he may be hiding something from you.
In this day and age, most of us have friends of the opposite sex, whether they are co-workers, casual acquaintances or close confidantes. The question is: how close is too close when you're in a romantic relationship with someone else? Here are some signs that your so-called friendship may be entering the not-so-gray area of emotional infidelity.
Bring on summertime! It's time for cookouts, beach trips, swimming, volleyball, parties on the patio and much much more. For some singles, it's also time for a summer fling. With the heat of summer can easily come the heat of romance. Look for these five crucial signs to tell if this fling is most likely something more.
Yes, it is irritating when you feel like you've sent the message loud and clear that you like or want something in your relationship, and your partner doesn't hear or follow through. Sometimes, our men (and women too) act clueless. For various reasons, they completely miss what you've said, or don't respond in a way you'd like. If a healthy and happy relationship is what you want, try these four ways to help your partner get a clue:
I am turning thirty later this year and as they say, I am not getting any younger! But I can say in the past month I have felt better about myself and where I am and where I am going in a long time. Its really easy to always look in the past, see the past failures and sob over them and think about the changes you would make. Well here is a tip: YOU CAN NOT CHANGE THEM! So now that you know that look at what you want to change in the present and in the future.
If you rarely fight with your spouse, Dr. John Gottman would consider your marriage to be an unstable union. His research indicates that strong marriages require a certain amount of negativity; too much harmony between couples leads to relation-stagnation. Throwing in the hot pepper of an occasional argument creates a partnership that is dynamic, and far more interesting to be a part of.
Many people ask, "should I tell my spouse about my past financial infidelity?" My answer is to get it off your chest, feel free of the past and then move on.Nearly every relationship harbors some level of Financial Infidelity. It doesn't matter what money personality is. It might be as minor as not telling your partner what you really spent on her birthday gift or as major as keeping a secret bank account to pay for your gambling addiction. (Find out where you stand with the Financial Relationship Index) Either way, the path to a healthy money relationship will never be smooth unless you are honest about your behavior and committed to changing your ways.