It's hard not to attack back when you feel attacked. But, little by little, surrendering these reflexive instincts is a more compassionate, evolved way to get your needs met and keep relationships viable if and when it's possible.
When it comes to dating as a single parent, there is one single most important thing to consider, above everything else: Would you allow your potential partner to date your child?
Summer is never ever a good time to wear business attire as a guy in New York City, especially when you ride the subway to work every day. That's because guys don't wear dresses. We wear dress shirts.
Divorce is tough, even when -- as in my case -- you are able to pull it off without lawyers and without mediation. It is hard even when, as I experienced, you are terribly unhappy in your marriage for quite some time
He makes sacrifices for you because he knows it will make you happy. He plans things he knows you will enjoy. He's willing to do anything for you because he loves you.
From an international level, let's get down to the national, regional and local level and see how can family planning be promoted and advocated, exploring one example from a developed country and one from a developing country
Relationships have become an endangered species, driven to extinction by hookups and hangouts and "drinks and apps" and swiping left while everyone waits for the Great Love that is waiting for them as soon as they find their perfect soul mate.
Issuing a joint publicity statement also has a second benefit: It tells people, very politely, that your situation is private and you would appreciate it if they would respect you enough to keep their mouths shut -- at least to your face.
This process is allowing me to feel much more connected with, and loving towards myself. It's allowing me to slow down, notice when things get uncomfortable, and send love to those parts rather than try to change them. It has made me more loving towards others.
I recognize that in some contexts the word 'cis-' is useful, particularly in legal documents. I also understand the alienating nature of 'othering' language, which would include making a binary of 'trans' and 'nontrans'. However, a 'trans'/'cis-' binary is a problem.
Why is it that we can be so productive, proactive, and confident in so many areas of our lives (families, careers, charity, and so on), but when it comes to expressing ourselves sexually, we clam up?
People need to be educated that domestic violence is far broader than physical violence. People involved in contentious family law proceedings need to proceed cautiously and keep their emotions in check.
Recently, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner decided to divorce - because apparently their marriage was "too much work." We frequently hear this from couples in our office, who are ready to give up on love and wonder if they can resurrect a marriage that has been sinking.
What will happen when I go through menopause? Will my vaginal tissue thin to the point where I can no longer tolerate intercourse Do these changes happen to every post-menopausal woman, or just some? I set out to get answers.
Embrace serendipity -- As long as there are other humans, there is the potential for you to meet someone to date, or someone who might introduce you to someone to date. Get excited about the possibilities!
Single friends are fabulous. Although I'd rather refer to them as people on relationship sabbaticals because no one is ever really 'single'. These lov...