"I love you very much and would like to marry you very soon," Charles Eames, who would have turned 106 yesterday, once scrawled across a piece of Cran...
We live in a world where if one little thing rubs you the wrong way about someone you're dating, you can get on your device and shop for someone else. People are so busy running from person to person that no one's holding still long enough to see whether they actually like who's in front of them.
I entered college with one particular set of blueprints and left it with a totally different sense of direction, one that for the first time in my life was something of my own choosing. I didn't do it while being a student. I did it afterward.
The trick to getting divorced when you're still in love is, of course, to focus on the bad things in the marriage.
Gays also are hopelessly romantic and dream of the perfect guy. We want him so much that we end up being never content with the ones we meet. Thinking that there must be another one to come, we tend to spend little effort on the relationships that are actually in our grasp.
I recently overheard a mother proudly declare: "I live for my daughter." Too bad for that little girl. And too bad for the mom.
After months of planning, it's profoundly disappointing when a planned family outing leads to family feuds instead of great memories.
Even momentarily concentrating on healthy solutions rewires psychological patterns to receive and share healthy sexual love in the present. Here are three meditations with the themes of free love, love addiction, and pillow talk for you to ponder and practice this week.
I've been writing a lot about my own girlfriends lately in connection with my new e-book -- You Gotta Have Girlfriends: A Post-fifty Posse is Good for Your Health -- and each time I sit down to describe my 'circle of trust' I wonder what to do with my lifelong guyfriend Nick. Our friendship is as profound and historic as any I have with a woman, but it is also different.
Cheating is hard to talk about. It's a sensitive topic, as being cheated on can be very painful and devastating.
A strong marriage takes work, but the rewards are profound and abundant. Expect constant romance and you kill it, just as too much sugar makes you sick.
If you don't count your relationship as really real until you got married, and I can't get married, you'll never count mine. That's why we need marriage equality.
Remember, if you want to get married again you still have to say "I do" and you can't text it! Here are some ways to help you communicate better with your next partner.
Looking back on my own 50 years of happy and fulfilled married life, I find that the marriages of family members and friends have had a big influence -- both positive and negative.
In providing my grown daughter with these words of wisdom, I felt the need to embrace the concept on my own.
Rebooting your life is a gift to yourself. It reconnects you with your spirit, the wisdom and joy that lives in you and the truths that ground your choices. It is a personal anti-virus program for you to be free of what distracts, disorients and keeps you from your best and highest good.