Do you sometimes find it hard to wake up in the morning with a smile on your face after going through your mental checklist for the day? Are you constantly weighed down by stress to the point where you'd rather be left alone? If the answer to these questions are a resounding yes, don't worry; we've all been there. Everyone gets the blues now and again but what do you do if your daughter expresses the same feelings but in a much more dire way?
Do you sacrifice your own needs in order to satisfy your kids? You may have your priorities all wrong. In this video, Hypnotherapist, Psychologist and YourTango Expert Dr. Shoshana Bennett says that contrary to what many parents believe, it isn't selfish to put your own needs first. "Selfishness implies that something is happening at someone else's expense," she explains. When you put your own needs before your kids, you're not harming them at all ... quite the opposite, in fact.
Are family and work getting in the way of your physical needs? Are you afraid you might do something you will seriously regret later? In this instructional sex video, YourTango expert and therapist, Carin Goldstein compares relationships to a garden...you need to water it it see it grow! And the perfect fertilizer to help any couple through a dry spell is communication.
If you think starting over after a bad breakup is tough, you should try heading out into the dating jungle as a single mom. Thankfully, The LoveFeed is here with info on a new dating site just for single moms. Check out http://www.singlemummy.com to find your perfect match!
Getting a chance to spend some quality time with your partner after having kids isn't as simple as you may think. Gone are the days of being able to intimate with your spouse at any given moment; now that your children are in the picture, your sex life is going to get a whole lot more creative. Author Kimberly Ford shares stories from her new book, Hump: True Tales of Sex After Kids.