It goes without saying that we've all gone through moments where we felt like we couldn't stand to be around our significant others without wanting to pick a fight. Even in the healthiest relationships, there will be some disagreements — That's just human nature. But when it comes to fighting in front of your kids, that's a different ballpark.
As parents, it makes sense that we have that natural, mama-bear instinct to protect our kids from the so-called dangers of the outside world. From simple things like falling off of a bike for the first time to coming home from school with a bruised ego, it's hard to ignore the internal switch that flips on at any sign of our kids' distress. But even though it's normal to want to be the hero in our kids' eyes, it might be time for us to realize that we just can't solve every problem. In fact, spending so much time trying to come up with solutions for everything could be pushing our kids away.
It's only natural that we want to tell our kids that everything they touch turns to gold. But there comes a time when constantly patting your children on the back will only cause them to have a sense of entitlement. If you want them to grow up with a healthy self-esteem, the endless stream of praises may have to be put on hold.
Dying to know if your partner is satisfied with your sex life? Are you constantly wondering if there's anything you can do to heighten the pleasure? We're going to let you in on the secret to finding out if you're good in bed: You're going to have to open your mouth...and just ask!
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.
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Cynthia James and Carl Studna discuss the difference between men and women and how we can better our lives and relationships by better communication.
When we fall in love, everything seems so simple. We want to be with someone and that someone wants to be with you too. But unfortunately, the rest of life isn't as simple as all that. We're entangled in other committments whether it be our jobs, our kids and other family matters. So at what point do you owe it to a new partner to give full disclosure of your past? And at what point should you expect the same in return?
Do you feel like you're always asking your husband to do the same things over and over again? Honey, did you remember to pick up the dry cleaning? Honey, don't forget to put down the toilet seat! If this sounds familiar, you might want to consider a more effective — and less annoying — way to get what you want.
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