Assess each new partner as an individual, and stay keenly connected with how you experience yourself while in his or her presence.
Mike wasn't the first guy to be put off by my drinking. In fact, I'd never been able to hold on to any guy for longer than a month or two.
In the evenings, if they're not working on yet another proposal, they have drinks with the clients and if they go out on a date, it happens in a timed and efficient way - just like everything they do.
Sometimes it's difficult for us millennial gays to let our guards down, because a lot of us are afraid of intimacy, not just romantically but even in terms of loving friendships.
Some women will string you along, making it seem like they are interested but they will never accept the offer of a meeting. This is due to one of three things.
Let me see a raise of hands to this question (virtually, of course): how many of you are guilty of being physically present with someone, but not mentally or emotionally? I bet if I could see you all, I would see a lot of hands. I have to admit, I raised mine, too.
Don't expect your partner to read your mind, or to bring you breakfast in bed, or to offer to wash the dishes. It's not going to happen. You can't expect anything from anyone -- you have to make your desires known.
Last month Calvin used Twitter to announce they were no longer an item. The news came just as a song they had recorded together called "I Will Never Let You Down" was topping charts, and other collaborations were set to be released.
If you've been single for longer than you care to admit, it's natural to wonder why or even ask, "What's wrong with me?" This question is particularly common in our can-do culture, which leaves little room for luck, chance or circumstance
Unless you're endowed with the gift of gab, you and your date might end up in a staring contest while the two of you listen to the crickets in the background. OK, it might not be that bad for you. But trust me, it's not always easy to be clever when you're nervous.
Compatibility -- which is about sharing common values and goals, having fun together and liking each other -- helps to sustain a couple through tough times. However, both chemistry and compatibility are essential to a long-lasting healthy intimate relationship.
Can you imagine if being "pre-married" (the previously married kind, not the never-before-married kind) meant that you had to complete a 172-point inspection before you could marry again? Think of all the different things you would want to put on your 172-point inspection checklist.
I recently asked a handful of my favorite married influencers and thinkers for their single best advice for young marrieds today. The level of insight and wisdom that came back to me was overwhelming.So -- according to the experts -- here are 11 ways to make love last.
Kissing seems like it would be one of those instinctive things humans do like yawning, stretching or scratching. After all, what is the big deal about two pairs of lips locking together? However, some kisses can be relationship-ending turnoffs.
Fear plays a huge role in relationships, and two fears in particular cause some of the biggest problems. If you understand how these two fears work, you're much more likely to attract a healthy relationship into your life.
May I introduce to you: The "boyf." Simple, just like the name. It isn't for everyone, and it is crucial to keep the communication open about the situation to avoid broken hearts (or windows) on either side.