Great Love is in going out of your way once in a while to do something thoughtful and loving for your partner, and it's about loving each other even when you hate each other. If you've found this, cherish it -- it IS the fairy tale.
How's your relationship? Remember when you first started dating your significant other? Just being around them made you feel giddy. You wanted nothing...
Life is not a fairytale, at least not the fairytales we dream about as kids. We have to make our fairytales. We have to create our dreams, and it takes work and perseverance. You don't get the good stuff without going through a lot of unexpected hard stuff.
There are several known cures for RDF. They include golfing, fishing, drinking with friends, and watching Sports Center. The most effective and fastest cure for RDF is sexual intercourse, but oral sex will work if you are short on time.
Why do so many people think the solution to their unhappiness with their relationship is to have an affair? Are there lessons here for the rest of us who are divorced or having challenges in their marriage?
Marriage is not one size fits all. Our culture dictates what marriage should look like based on popular beliefs, hollywood Rom Coms, and the fairy tales we are fed from childhood.
My husband and I are about to celebrate our 17th wedding anniversary, and we haven't had sex in a year. You read that right: A year.
Married people often want their spouse to be different, and to do more things the way they do. But people are different and make different choices. Some people prefer to take the highway, while others prefer backroads.
And I look at the creases of his eyes, as he tilts his head back and roars with laughter at something I've said, and I hope in the deepest crook of my heart that there are many more lines to come.
A very small portion of the world's population seeks adventure and dreams big, aspiring to climb Mt. Everest or sail the seven seas. There's an even ...
Shock and disgust blanketed my fiancée and her father's face alike. I stared wide eyed at everyone in the room, my eyes darting between each family member. I had no clue what this golden creature was, I knew then, however, it was definitely not a coat rack.
Summer is sputtering to a close. It's almost September and all across the country, the nest is emptying once again for another set of parents. It's been years since our youngest child has left for college, but I remember that time well. It was a year of painful adjustment.
My husband bought me a massage table. I'm not kidding. A really good, really pricey table, with accessories! Felty-soft table bedding and a collection of lavender-infused oils and lotions.
I'm dealing with learning to be stable. I'm learning that when someone loves you they don't dispose of you at the drop of a dime. I'm learning that when you sit still and take time, you truly love and care about someone.
I am that girl who started planning my wedding three years ago, on Pinterest, while I was dating someone else. Don't judge me, Judgey McJudgerson -- you know you did it too. Heck, you're probably doing it right now.
Imagine a life where you are completely physically and psychologically comfortable. You are surrounded by all the people you care about and who care about you. Your mind is quiet and you have nowhere to be, no responsibilities, and no conflict. You are enough just the way you are