You’re lonely in a sexless marriage, and so is he. So, when you meet and sparks fly, it seems mutually beneficial to engage in an affair. But is it really? At first, you may experience the passion and the lust that you once had in your relationship, reminding you of your teenage years. You enjoy spending hours discreetly talking, texting or chatting, wanting to know everything about this new interest in your life. Then, when it comes time to meet, can you both find the time? All of a sudden, you realize that his priorities are his family and the
“Catching a man’s attention and keeping a man’s interest are two completely different things.”
You’re a woman. You KNOW that we men are visual creatures. What does she look like? Woah-dont get whiplash from that head whipping around! Excuse me-my eyes are up HERE! You’ve seen it happen, may be involved in it happening, and may even do some of it yourself (Ryan Gosling, Maxwell…need I say more?).
Do you seem to attract men who already have girlfriends or wives? Is it a coincidence or is it you?
Do you find that you seem to attract guys who always have girlfriends or wives? In other words, are you always the mistress?
If so, it could be that, inadvertently, you are sending out signals that are only picked up by those who are committed to others. You don't realize what your actions and body language are saying.
Marriage offers many advantages. A healthy heart is just one!
It takes more than just saying "I do" to reap the health benefits of marriage. You need to work at keeping your marriage strong. Below are ideas to help you keep your marriage — and your heart — healthy.
A Christian writer explores the plausibility that Jesus was married to a "mortal."
When I first heard that a professor at Harvard Divinity School found a piece of ancient papyrus indicating that Jesus had a wife, my initial reaction was one of skepticism and eye rolling. But, in the spirit of speculative fun, I thought I might do a little research. What if Jesus had been married? Would people have thought he loved his wife more than anyone else? Would it mean the God of the universe had sex with a mere mortal—much the way Zeus was rumored to do in ancient Greek mythology?
If you've lost your sense of self, Dr. Margaret Paul can help.
When you're married with children, it's easy to lose your sense of self. After all, you're so busy playing wife to your husband and mom to your kids, it's hard to remember your own identity. But, if you think the solution is to end your marriage, know that you have other options.
A proposed law in India would make husbands pay their wives for homemaking.
It's long been said that hiring a person (or people) to cook, clean, nanny/teach a kid to read, pay household bills, shop and have sex would cost a pretty penny. And seemingly, only super villains and Brangelinas have the kind of foresight and cash to hire those several people. However, dear friends, a house spouse (let us not give husbands who work from the home short thrift) does all of these jobs and is NOT on anyone's payroll.
Sounds like all the single ladies are laying off the booze.
We all know what a crucial role alcohol plays in getting people together. It lends men courage, and it lends women the kind of forbearance that makes that courage endearing rather than annoying. Amiright, bar flies? In any case, the American Sociological Society has just published a study which states that women drink more when married than when single, while men actually drink less after they've tied the knot.
A happy marriage rests on a foundation of unquestioned trust. If you want your marriage to be all it can be, you must know how to create this kind of trust. Most couples think of trust exclusively in terms of being sexually faithful, which is essential, but there's more to it.