Why a foundation of friendship might just be the key to lasting love.
It's February, the month of love! In an article published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, researchers found that couples who value their friendship over other aspects of their relationships report greater romance and sexual satisfaction over couples who look to their partners mostly for sexual gratification.
Why not use a holiday celebrating love as a chance to think about how we can make our love stronger?
The to-do list associated with Valentine's Day typically involves flower orders, dinner reservations, and chocolate deliveries. All of these can be lovely gestures of fondness and appreciation, but all of them are fleeting symbols whose pleasures fade come Feb. 15. The greatest and most lasting gift we can give a loved one is to be open to evolving as a person and improving our relationship. So why not use a holiday that celebrates love as an opportunity to think about how we can make ours stronger?
Single for Valentine's Day? Feeling bummed? Here's how to take advantage of all the love in the air
As a dating coach for women, I am well aware of how Valentine’s Day brings out so many emotions, from ecstatic to miserable!
Radio and TV talk show hosts bash the day as nothing more than another Hallmark Holiday. But that is not true. Valentine’s Day is not just consumerism at its best. This day is anchored in some serous history.
Throw an event on February 14th that your single friends will love.
Being single on Valentine’s Day gives you the option to throw a Valentine's party and have a great evening with your single friends
There’s no reason that you shouldn’t have fun being single on February 14th. It’s the perfect holiday to celebrate your freedom! Last year, I decided to throw a singles Valentine’s Day party. I’m not single myself, but I was in Los Angeles and my husband was in New York on business. I have lots of single friends in LA and decided to host them all at my home.
Reclaiming Valentine's Day As A Thanksgiving Holiday for Real Love
Do you remember Valentine's Day growing up? I do. I remember all the angst of swapping heart-shaped candies and sappy cards with my peers in class. It was a ritual at my elementary and middle-school for all the kids to exchange candies and cards. You do remember those heart-shaped candies that taste like chalk with stamped sayings on them like 'be mine' right?
Are you dreading Valentines Day because the dream of romance never quite pans out? Rather than remind yourself of romance gone bad or a partner that went missing in action, make this Valentines Day a true celebration of your love — whether you have a partner or not.
If you’re like many women, Valentine’s Day can be tricky; it’s a big deal for you, and your man somehow blows it more often than he gets it “right”.
How can you deal with this annual dance of angst leading up to February 14th, so often followed by hurt, angry, disappointed or resentful feelings afterwards?
Want to impress your man February 14th? Here's some homemade Valentine's Day Gifts he will LOVE :)
The following list will give you some great homemade Valentine's Day gift ideas for guys they will surely love. Men may not always show their romantic side, but men are really kids at heart. The best way to impress your guy is to do something that shows you went that little bit extra to create that one of a kind gift that shows "your man" how much he really means to you.
No more Valentines Day chocolates doesn't have to mean your romance is over.
If this is your first Valentines Day with your new love, you can probably expect a thoughtful card, a cozy restaurant reservation or a bouquet of roses. That's what the "honeymoon phase" is all about. But what if you've been together for a year or two, and on this high-pressure day you're starting to compare "how things used to feel." You may wonder, are we still in love?
How to keep the romance alive for many years to come.
I wanted to get away from the more standard type of Valentines Day articles that seem to surround gifts and hot sex, so I asked this question on my Facebook page: What topic should I write about for Valentines Day?
February 14th can be a catalyst for jump starting your sex life. Find out how!
Oh, the pressure of this ‘most romantic’ holiday! With all the hallmark cards and the diamond ring ads and the gift giving choices…it can get a bit overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to! You can use Valentine’s Day to jump start your sex life for more than just one day, but for a long time after.