Younger men (we're talking 25-year-olds) have no hang-ups, make you feel sexy and tell it like it is in the bedroom.
Many of us in midlife are finding ourselves in a situation we never thought would happen to us ... we're single again and venturing back into the world of dating. This time, however, it's online rather than offline.
The greatest gift people who don't approve of us give us is a more defined idea of who we are and who we choose to be. If we start changing who we are to gain approval, we lose ourselves.
Things will be a bit shaky and unclear, but what's important to remember is that you're not signing any binding contract that demands you to read the fine print before sealing the deal. Yes, there are gray areas in every new relationship, but that doesn't mean it's not worth while!
Through my journey of heartache and confusion, I learned what true love is. I'm not a matchmaker that had this perfect love life. I messed up in love multiple times but the difference is I didn't give up.
Two hours of The Bachelor and you find yourself wanting to be more brave and bold when it comes to love. More open and honest and say the things you desperately know you need to but simply don't know how.
I knew the honeymoon had to end sometime. But I was still shocked the day I realized my wife had become a sort of business partner in the enterprise that was our family. Careers, kids and endless logistics had squeezed out our passion.
Abuse is sometimes extremely subtle. It is often insidious: You go from thinking you are falling in love to wondering why all of the "problems" in your new relationship seem to be your fault -- with no clear idea of how you got from point A to point B.
When I met my now ex-husband Mike, I had just turned 21. I was a virgin then and I was a virgin when we divorced.
The photo of me conveys a lot because a lot is not shown. Only the side of my face is visible. I'm nude but you don't see nipples or genitals. Because it's not totally clear what's going on, the viewer can project his or her own fantasy onto the shot.
According to the older men, one key to a long marriage can be summed up as "give your partner's interests a try." Among unhappy couples and divorced elders, resentment of a spouse's independent interests shone through. The partner's passion for an activity was seen as a threat to the relationship.
When you're operating at a hundred percent, you can usually tell good advice from bad advice. But when you're going through a divorce, you're not your normal, level-headed self. That means there's a high risk that you could take garbage advice seriously -- or even worse, follow it.
One half of all of your relationships will always consist of you, and you are the only person that you know for sure will be a part of your love life for ever. Making sure that you know and like yourself is the foundation of your love life, and will make everything else a lot easier.
In today's pop culture, sex appears to be everywhere, especially as the 50 Shades of Grey books and movie continue to spur conversation about sexual d...
For Anna and Jed, changing the downstairs study into their bedroom, so that their teenage kids can't hear them having sex, has boosted their love life and kept their marriage together.
When it came to celebrating my husband's professional accomplishments, I wasn't the first to congratulate him. I felt jealous of his time in the limelight for very public recognition of his accomplishments in a career I had given up to care for our family. And I also interpreted his success as taking away from mine.