It's easy for a woman to lose confidence is this world of online dating if they're not careful. I suggest to my clients, to view it as a business. Do not invest your emotions too fast until you are sure this is the right position for you.
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.
When I got married I was utterly clueless because I hadn't had any long-term relationships before him, but now I have something to work with and so I have decided to make a game plan.
I know in my heart that the best days I had before I knew the four most important people in my life can't even hold a candle to my worst day being a wife and mom.
Worst title ever, best news ever. Those who wended their way past the 50-year wedded mark report a slight uptick in their sex lives. And! More exciting still, sex frequency of long-married couples continued to rise.
Religious extremism is alive and well in the Duggar household, and its ugly tentacles extend far beyond the reach of the family's matriarch, Michelle.
We were sitting at the pub just a few miles from our house, my husband Michael and I, enjoying a pint of beer and surveying the menus. No kids, no curfew---just two wanna-be hipsters in their mid-to-late thirties pretending we were cool again.
The topic of transformation following divorce often leaves me wondering. Do we need attorneys, custody arrangements, and divorce parties to evolve or reconnect with our authentic selves? Can we change without imploding a relationship?
Oh young, or even not young, love! Remember when you would crack jokes and your wife would laugh and laugh? That's over now, my friend. Well, sometimes she still laughs, but not like before.
If we accept from the beginning that marriage is a long-term process and journey available to committed partners, our expectations, our standards of achievement, and our prospects for success will all be changed in the direction of more successful, durable and satisfying partnerships.
Remaining in a sexless marriage? For me, it was by far the loneliest place I have ever lived.
Amber Stevens first met Andrew J. West on the set of ABC's Greek in 2008, where they played an onscreen couple.
Credit: And yet the laundry still hasn't folded itself by Jamelah E., CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. No changes made....
How can I "celebrate" with my in-laws who are both having a second birthday without their beloved son? How can I lighten up when I worry so much about my daughter? How can I lighten up when I'm grieving my love of 20-something years?
When Dan told me he didn't plan on taking my last name, I felt like less of a woman.
I have a wedding anniversary coming up, the one where people say couples begin to "itch." I haven't had that feeling, but if the word itch was replaced by annoyed, then I would quickly agree that yes, the old adage is true.