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Dr. Romance gets a lot of letters about older women dating younger men, which appears to be shocking to some people, but I don’t find it so unusual.
Why would a younger man want to date an older woman? Who isn’t attracted to success, smarts and experience? Young men can find this ... Views: 15
Emotional intimacy is a foundational aspect of all great relationships. The word “intimacy” refers to the experience of being fully seen and comes from the Latin “intimus” meaning innermost. When we share this experience with another, we feel whole, complete, and at one with the world. Yet we ... Views: 23
Giving gift to someone is a disturbing matter. Sometimes you want to get the special attention of your loved one, but you get failed in this task. Because! You do not get the right idea of what to gift. To sort out this problem we have come up with amazing birthday gift ideas. You will ... Views: 36
Singles - Spring has sprung! Birds are singing and butterflies are mating. It’s in the air! Are you ready to become a love magnet? Or are you feeling stuck and a little lost getting back out in the dating world? If so, here are a few tips to get you moving:
1) Energy - How do you feel ... Views: 34
How will you ever know if your ex wants you back... if you don't even know the SIGNS that your ex wants you back?
You probably have seen some behavior from him that you think might be a sign, so I'll do what I can to give you some hope.
What can you do to get your ex back? What are the ... Views: 50
Breakups are not the nicest event in anybody’s life. It bring tears, anger and hatred. Sometimes, people will go all the way to hurt their ex for the break up without going through and evaluate the situation with a rational mind.
Some of you girls will hate your ex-boyfriend and there are ... Views: 36
So you recently broke up with the one you love and you feel like you can't live without them. You think about it everyday; your relationship was not meant to end and you want your lover back in your life, back in your arms.
Well, pull yourself together and stop moping because here are a few ... Views: 48
Anyone who is in a long-term relationship knows how important it is to celebrate each anniversary that passes by doing something special together. To spend some extra special time with your loved one, there are a number of places you could visit for an incredible getaway. When you want to travel ... Views: 32
Dr. Romance writes:
Those of you who have read my articles know that I am always talking about the importance of good communication, urging better communication, and giving skills for being better understood. Communication is one of the most important aspects of relationships; positive and ... Views: 39
EXCERPT FROM LOVE SICK by Cory Martin
Reprinted with Permission from Write Out! Publishing
Copywright: Cory Martin, 2016
OMG. FML. I am too old for initial speak, or internet jargon, but this is the kind of shit that’s floating around my brain these days.
My life has always been simple, ... Views: 59
As current divorce rates show, staying in love is not something we can take for granted. Despite this realization, modern society does not prepare couples well for making their relationship last.
For instance, romantic movies typically end at the point where a lifelong relationship begins - ... Views: 143
I am grateful to be living in a loving relationship with my partner, for more than ten years now. I also have a good relationship with my children–and I even count those times when they use all their creative energies to annoy us until it is unbearable, as well as those times when I am too tired ... Views: 84
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: 143
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: 209
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: 138
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: 189
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: 150
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: 216
(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: 136
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: 179
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: 260
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: 194
"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: 207
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: 229
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: 256
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: 255
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: 258
"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: 188
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: 188
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: 217
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: 290
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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: 279
• 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: 254
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: 250
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: 227
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: 306
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: 273
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: 224
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: 261
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: 405
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: 276
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: 336
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: 344
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: 276
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: 243
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: 317
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: 371
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: 340