Traditonally, we view healthy relationships as solely monogamous; a relationship that involves ONLY two people. However, times have changed and some couples have become more open to the idea of a non-monogamous relationship. This stirs up a question: "Can a couple live a happy and healthy non-monogamous relationship?"
It is normal to be nervous about opening up to current or potential partners. However, you're not doing your love life any favors by never letting anyone in. Relationship coach Jasbina Ahluwalia offers insight on what causes you to be so cautious and how to let your guard down.
The right relationship can be an extremely happy and fulfilling part of your life, but the wrong one will have you feeling just the opposite. If you're feeling emotionally or physically drained, bored or unsatisfied in your relationship, you might need a reality check.
It's human nature to experience negative thoughts once in awhile. However, if your mind is consistently focused on the lows in life, that is a problem. Don't let these negative feelings keep you from all the positivity surrounding your life. Psychologist Amy Johnson is here to offer advice on how to banish those negative feelings and become a more optimistic person.
Some of us are just naturally shy and wait for the person across the bar to pursue us then we end up disappointed when they don't make a move. Although we've all heard the expression "Love comes when you stop looking for it", how much reliance should we actually put on this saying? Should you wait for love to find you or find it for yourself? Love consultants Matt Titus and Tamsen Fadal join us to provide answers to these questions and more.
It is often tempting to fall back into an ex's arms or better yet an ex's bed, but is it ever wise to do so? Chances are if you're taking your ex up on his offer for sex, you're either not completely over him or you're interested in pursuing that physical relationship. It's important to evaluate your feelings before jumping back into bed with an ex or you could end up getting hurt. Love consultants Matt Titus and Tamsen Fadal join us to discuss what happens when you rekindle a physical relationship with an ex.
If you have a friend whose physique you envy, but all she seems to do is talk badly about her body, it can be pretty tempting to shake her and scream "What's wrong with you?!" Unfortunately, we all know, that's unlikely to help. In this video, therapist, health coach and YourTango Expert Kris Henderson offers her best advice about how to be supportive to your friend who suffers from low self-esteem.
Ever wonder why some people seem to rebound from relationships right away while others might take months to recover from a broken heart? What would you do if your ex had a new partner while you were still wiping away the tears? In this video, Psychotherapist, Author & YourTango Expert Julie Orlov explains this very phenomenon for one reader whose ex-husband not only moved on quite quickly after 15 years of marriage, but remarried before the ink on the divorce
If you lie on your online dating profile, are you setting up your future relationship for failure? Is there a difference between a white lie and a boldface one? YourTango Experts and dating coaches Nicole Johnson and Ross Felix duke it out on the internet dating issue. Get the scoop on when to fib and when to keep it honest. Online Dating Is 50 Years Old: The Humble Beginnings
Do you want to be a powerful woman without isolating your man? YourTango Expert and relationship coach Kat Knecht has the answers to being both powerful and feminine in this Ask An Expert video.
If he is watching gay porn does that mean he likes anal sex? Are there secrets in his past? YourTango Experts Tammy Nelson and Dr. Joe Kort discuss what it means when men prefer gay porn. Is there a double standard for men and women when it comes to homosexual pornography? Find out! Gay Porn Can Teach Men About Straight Sex
What type of kiss is appropriate for a first date—cheek, forehead, lips, French, high school makeout slober fest? YourTango Experts psychologist Dr. Adam Sheck and best-selling author Julie Spira get into the dos and donts of the first kiss. Is it okay for the woman to lean in for the kiss if her guy is too shy?