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When a relationship starts, there is the chance that one will experience a lot of pleasure, and then as time passes, this could change. This is not to say that this will go from being a something that has a positive effect on their life, to something that has a negative effect.
What this ... Views: 60
Having trouble forgetting your ex? Do you miss the way that they smiled at you? How they smelled?
The way their hands felt in your hands? Do you think you see them on the street when really it’s a stranger?
Do you still hear certain songs that reminds you of them? When is a big part of ... Views: 102
If one was to go and see their doctor, there is a strong chance that they would be the point off focus. This is primarily due to the fact that one is likely to be there because they have a problem and the doctor is there to assist them with what is taking place.
One way of looking at this ... Views: 64
Dr. Romance writes:
Politeness and sensitivity are not held in high esteem in the media these days. The nastiest politicians get the most air time. Many media spokespeople, stars and commentators, “gangsta” rappers, nasty radio talk show stars and “edgy” comedians; as well as personalities ... Views: 105
Dear Dr. Romance:
Thank you for such a wonderfully positive article on "generation-gap" relationships. I just finished reading "What's Behind the Trend of Women Dating Younger Men?". Although I am in a gay-relationship, I read the article with ... Views: 82
Throughout much of my life, I had a very incorrect and damaging understanding of human emotions. Because of this, my relationships suffered. I find it incredible that we spend four years (or more) studying in universities to land a career and we spend almost no time preparing for romantic ... Views: 120
(Excerpt from the Vissell’s not-yet published book, To Really Love a Woman)
To really love a woman is to give her your complete trust. I love the line in Bryan Adams’ song, “… and when you find yourself lying helpless in her arms, you know you really love a woman.” To lay helpless in her ... Views: 80
While some people end up in relationships that have a positive effect on their life, there are others that don’t. And while this can mean that they are used to being with people who are not a good match, this could be an understatement.
Instead, they could find that they end up with people ... Views: 113
We have all been there, at one point or another. We reached a point in our relationship in which things were just on auto-pilot. The wonderful passion and romance that characterized the first few years had waned and partners look more and more as friends and roommates. Contrary to the popular ... Views: 187
To really love a woman is to give her your complete trust. I love the line in Bryan Adams’ song, “… and when you find yourself lying helpless in her arms, you know you really love a woman.” To lay helpless in her arms, you need to give up control and be vulnerable. You need to trust that she ... Views: 141
"So what's the secret for a good marriage?" asked Ellen, 72. She's been single since her early twenties, after divorcing her physically abusive ex-husband.
"Choose wisely and learn what it takes to succeed in marriage," I said instinctively.
Never Too Late for Love
While this ... Views: 156
Let's face it: being with someone for a long period of time can become boring. If you're trying desperately to keep the romance fires burning, you may want to try these four ways to spice up your relationship.
1. Shower Them with Love Letters
Sometimes it's the simple things that mean the ... Views: 182
By Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
March 21, 2016
There can be a big difference in intent between being nice and being loving. Being nice might be manipulative, while being loving means being authentic.
Our ... Views: 208
Is there a difficult person in your life? ll of us are likely to know someone who "pushes our buttons." The person could be almost anyone -- a spouse, in-law, other relative, friend, coworker, boss--or even (gasp!) our self!
Which reminds me of what Rabbi Joseph Richards said: "People are ... Views: 217
Dear Dr. Romance:
I don't even know where to start… I just did the most stupid thing alive!! I send the man I can't forget a text message…and he did not reply. I don't think he wants to speak to me. He knows I'm married.
I was 20 years old when I fell in love with him. I was ... Views: 215
"And then, not expecting it, you become middle-aged... You achieve a wonderful freedom. It is a positive thing." -- Doris Lessing
Maturity or middle age means different things to different people, writes Dr. Romance, but for most, reaching a mature age means developing a new set of ... Views: 150
Depending on who you are, talking about money with a partner may be taboo, acceptable, or somewhere in between. In many cultures and families, it is not okay to talk about money. In others, it's fine to speak openly about it. Regardless of which category you fit into, understanding the source of ... Views: 156
Many singles are conflicted about marrying. They yearn for the fulfillment a good marriage brings but are afraid to commit. They fear it won't work out, which given the current high rate of marriage failures, is understandable.
It should come as no surprise that it takes a leap of faith to ... Views: 174
Have you been searching for ideas on how to make a man adore you? Are you at that point where you've found a man that has the potential to be "Mr. Right" and you would do anything to make him feel the same way?
Believe it or not, there are a ton of women that find themselves in this position. ... Views: 230
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How Brainstorming Ends Disagreements, Makes Couples Happy - by Marcia Naomi Berger, LCSW, author of Marriage Meetings for Lasting Love: 30 Minutes a Week to the Relationship You've Always Wanted (New World Library), is a psychotherapist in San Rafael, California. She helps people create relationships that are fulfilling in all the important ways-emotionally and spiritually as well as physically and materially, whether they are already married or want to be. www.marriagemeetings.com
Do you sometimes feel like you and your partner are stuck in a disagreement? By using the brainstorming for solutions technique, you can end up with a resolution with which you're both happy.
Corporations use a structured brainstorming process in order to make good decisions. This method also ... Views: 231
• Appearance is Key
I have always said looking good is good business, everyone wants to be associated with an attractive person. Be conscious of yourself, look smart and neat, take a minute to admire yourself, appreciate you, love yourself so others can also love you. When going out, make sure ... Views: 220
Imagine clothing racks where all the items are stuffed on hangers and shoved onto the racks in no particular order. Crumpled shiny shirts like the ones John Travolta wore in Saturday Night Fever, co-mingling with pairs of brightly colored spandex leggings circa 1980. In between the disarray of ... Views: 207
By Stephanie Adams-Nicolai
After decades of being a professional model, author, playmate, financial investor, and media personality, I have to tell you, I have a very tough skin when it comes to all the nonsense, gossip, blatant jealousy of others laced with hearsay. My official web sites ... Views: 162
Before that loving Valentine's Day momentum fades away, think of this season as a great time to focus on effective communication with your partner. So regardless of what else is going on between the two of you, by keeping these essentials of good communication in mind, you can only make things ... Views: 269
Frankly it may be difficult to get your ex back especially when he see’s someone he already likes. But it is possible, first step is to have a positive ideology that you will have him back and no one is as pretty as you to take him from you. On how to get your Ex girlfriend back ;
Well there is ... Views: 238
Welcome to Shamanics in Portugal´s Journal. Our intention is to remind you our readers, friends and connections we are all part of a much larger, ever evolving community. Seeking to widen our audience, the Journal is available on YouTube so that you can listen to it as well as view some of the ... Views: 194
Oh my goodness. This was a life-changer that I learned in a workshop, the short course that changed the course of my life.
I met my love after 5 years of being single and feeling more and more lonely, till that fated evening when I found out what I really wanted in a partner. And soon enough, ... Views: 210
We're all familiar with the phrase, "love hurts". Too often, we take a witty cliché and assign truth to it. We then refer to it in times when it brings comfort, helps us to make a decision, or emphasizes a point. In reference to "love hurts", those who have been betrayed by someone they loved ... Views: 353
When we think of love, especially on Valentine’s Day, we think of romantic love. Romantic love is great and we all want it! It’s necessary to keep the species going and so it is hard wired into us.
Dr. Helen Fisher, a top biological anthropologist, says romantic love is “one of the most ... Views: 239
You find yourself thinking about your ex every time, you wonder if he has just as much thoughts for you as you do because deep in your heart you want your ex back. Hold on for a sec…all you think about is having your ex in your arms again.
The good news is, there is a way to have your ex ... Views: 298
On February 8, 2016 the exciting and vibrant year of the Fire Money begins.
The Monkey is known as the Trickster in the Chinese zodiac. Beware of his ability to seduce you into his “monkey business”. If you’re gullible, his antics can prove to be quite costly for you financially and ... Views: 291
Once you have decided to take the plunge and to start Internet dating, there are some important basics that you need to know.
Many people set themselves up with the expectation that love is just around the corner and will drop into their laps in an instant, metaphorically speaking but just ... Views: 236
Dear Donna Financial Advice Column #5 How to Send Love in a Big Way for Valentine's Day at a Small Cost 1/23/16 Sat.
(I am not a certified financial planner but a financial coach and I cannot offer any investment advice by law.)
Q.--How can I express my love on Valentine's Day in a Big Way ... Views: 212
So…we might be a little early but I thought I’d add some spark before Valentine’s Day. You see, sometimes the best advice for relationships is to just give plain old love quotes or messages to your loved one. These simple gestures are perfect because it requires little effort and gives your ... Views: 268
According to results from a recent GfK Roper poll, more than 80 percent of divorced Americans still believe in marriage, but we all know more than half of marriages don’t make it, for various reasons. Cupid, the ancient Roman god of love, was blind. In mythology, he’s been represented as a ... Views: 334
Relationships experience ups and downs and can sometimes lead to breakups and heartaches but is ego part of what is destroying your relationship?
If you take a deep look at relationships across the globe, be it in the workplace, government or personal, pride/ego shows up when there is a ... Views: 307
Dr. Romance writes:
Almost forty years of marriage counseling and thirty-four years of a second marriage have convinced me that fights are not necessary in a marriage. Married couples need to have discussions, they need to solve problems, and sometimes they need to ... Views: 257
Within marr iage, there is often a struggle between intima cy and separateness. You want to be close to your spouse, yet maintain your own individuality or separateness. There are times you want to be alone and times you want to feel totally connected.
One of the ways you may overcome ... Views: 201
While there will be times when someone will want to be around others, there will also be times when they want to be by themselves. And as to how long someone will spend in the company of others or in their own company can depend on a number of factors.
Human beings are not all the same and ... Views: 409
“Five hundred twenty-five thousand
Six hundred minutes
How do you measure-measure a year”
–Seasons of Love from Rent
As 2015 comes to a close I am hearing more and more about peoples Resolutions to lose weight, make more money, exercise more, eat healthier, etc. Although goals are very ... Views: 293
There are two hefty yet hidden forces in our lives, two elephants in the room that many people don’t see or talk about, yet they affect us in a mammoth way. The discovery of these elephants has hugely transformed my life.
The first elephant is the jumbo awareness that misery is addictive and ... Views: 488
Many people, especially codependents, are haunted by inner loneliness. Twenty percent (60 million) of Americans report that loneliness is the source of their suffering. In fact, our emotional reaction to rejection emanates from the area of our brain (the dorsal anterior cingulated) that also ... Views: 410
Take a second to think about the things you want to change about your partner. Little things that annoy you. Any built up resentment you have.
Now smile if you can't think of anything. (And keep reading if you wish you smiled.)
The best advice I ever got about loving relationships ... Views: 378
A sexual relationship is an act of sharing sacredness of body and mind with the partner. It is very much important relations in almost everyone life. There are certain aspects of sacred that you do not want to share with anyone. These aspects, such as memories, weakness and of the same, are your ... Views: 358
Dear Dr. Romance:
I just saw write up on the issue of older woman and younger man. This have been a great issue for me, I make friends easily with people and at the end of the day they want a relationship and all to find that am older than them. Its been happening to me for ... Views: 261
Dear Dr. Romance: I think I am missing myself
Dear Dr. Romance:
I am a women in my early twenties from India. I have gone through your website and i think u can help me. For the first time in life I am so confused, so helpless, and I don't know what i want. Everything ... Views: 262
Dear Dr. Romance: I think I am missing myself
Dear Dr. Romance:
I am a women in my early twenties from India. I have gone through your website and i think u can help me. For the first time in life I am so confused, so helpless, and I don't know what i want. Everything ... Views: 249
The Holidays is such a special time for me. It is all about the light of joy in my heart and my desire is to share that light with others. This time of year I start thinking about what I accomplished this past year, and what I want next year to look like. I start plotting and planning what I ... Views: 286