Researchers say that within a short two to four years, the chemistry between a couple begins to wear off. So even if it's normal for long-term couples to lose "the spark" over time, how can they keep the romance alive?
When you're in a committed relationship, it goes without saying that you know your partner well. Sure, things in the bedroom can get stale over time, but the trust and comfortable familiarity you share with each other allows you to explore and experiment—making lovemaking exciting again.
Isn't it strange how sometimes couples who seem perfect together break up, while couples who seem completely mismatched can last a lifetime? It makes you wonder: is there any rhyme or reason for how relationships turn out? In this video, Relationship Coach, Author and YourTango Expert Shela Dean discusses the warning signs that indicate whether a relationship is destined for long-term success.
Are you trying to convince your partner to bring a little extra buzz into your bedroom? Want to buy a vibrator but don't want to be caught dead in a sleezy sex shop?Are Sex Parties The New Vibrator? In this instructional sex video, YouTango expert and sex coach Dr. Dorree Lynn knows that vibrators are just as essential in your sex life as glasses are for your eyesight. If you wouldn't go to work without your contacts, then don't get into bed without your toys!
"Couples skaters" Archibald and Genevieve answer a question common to people in new relationships. Question: I've been dating this guy for three months and my friends are saying I'm not seeing them enough. What's the best way to handle this? -Susan Got a question? Ask it now at http://www.yourtango.com/questions
Matt and Tamsen gives advice to a woman whose mother does not accept that fact that she is dating a black man.
In the latest video episode of Ask YourTango—where readers seek out advice on love and relationships—Evan Marc Katz gives advice on how to fight fair in a relationship.
We asked some of the top love experts to give the final word on the most-asked relationship and dating questions. In this episode of "The Final Word," Ian Kerner, Evan Marc Katz, Debra Burrell and Andrea Syrtash give advice on how to deal with an intrusive mother-in-law.