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.
There's definitely some truth to the saying that our relationships, romantic and otherwise, define us. But how do we make sure that all of our relationships are healthy and not poisonous to us? Is it possible that there's more to Gandhi's famous words "Be the change you want to see" than we may have originally thought?
Sure, men and women have different sexual parts but how different are they really when it comes to sex? Our Experts discuss libido, orgasms and just how the male and female brains really differ when it comes to sexuality.
What exactly are the real differences between men and women and just how critical is open and honest communication to bridging the gender gap?
Sometimes we mistake sexuality for intimacy. What's the difference? And which is more important for your relationship? Our experts differentiate between the two terms and discuss how to increase your levels of intimacy or sexuality in a relationship.
Even though your palms are sweating and it's getting harder to speak, you've finally mustered up the courage to confront the cute guy that you've been crushing on for months. It's almost as if time stops for those first few seconds after you push your nerves aside and just tell him how you feel; and when he says that he feels the same, you can't help the smile that breaks. But even though you both seem to be on the same page, there's a difference between having the guts to be open about your feelings and actually being ready for a relationship.
Are you sick of playing games with your dates? Well, throw away the rule book and you will weed out all the Mr. Wrongs and find love with Mr. Right.
Many of us struggle to find a balance between offering advice and being way too controlling. But is it possible to love someone wholeheartedly and still feel the need to try and "improve" them? Does this make us bad people?
When your once active love and sex life begin to take a turn for the worse, is there any way of saving your relationship? In this video, Relationship expert Matthew Walters is joined by YourTango marriage experts Esther Perel, Lesli Doares, Cynthia Chestnut and Elisabeth LaMotte to touch on the nitty gritty reasons why the feelings of love and intimacy shared between you and your partner sometimes change.
Relationship coach Teresa Maples approaches the topic of porn in a relationship by explaining why a girlfriend may be upset with her boyfriends pornographic viewing habits. This type of sex talk is vital for all relationships so watch the video to see just how to handle this taboo topic.
Because couples therapy is such a great tool to help a couple work through their problems and stick together, we may assume that the therapist has some sort of special power that enables this transformation. Unfortunately, this is simply not the case. There are many different ways that we may sabotage our own therapy, maybe without even realizing it — until it's too late.
Alice and Timmy seem to have the perfect life BUT their TV habits and tastes are not in alignment. And it's tearing their relationship apart. Watch as these two lovable 1950s characters manage their DVR space, taste in programs and SPOILER alerts. Maybe TiVo can keep Alice and Timmy from getting a one-way ticket to Splitsville.
Some married couples believe that poor communication is just part of the deal. Relationship expert Sue Butler doesn't agree: in this new video, she explains how to change your communication style for real talk.