Loneliness is a terrible thing. Loneliness, the gut wrenching kind that creeps in at 2:00 a.m. and wakes you up because there are no sounds except the prattle of mice or a raccoon wreaking havoc on your about to ripen tomatoes.
There's no reason to feel ashamed about hooking up. But for the subset of young gay men who desire traditional long-term commitment, is our culture's emphasis on the pursuit of sexual novelty and variety in any way harmful?
Here are some myths being perpetuated in our society that stem from a fundamental misunderstanding of what a relationship really is. Unfortunately, people may have had these experiences more than once, and begin to express their opinions as overall fact.
If you're wondering whether or not you've met Mr. Right, make a list of all of the things you need and deserve from a lifetime partner -- and don't settle for anything less than the total package. He doesn't have to be perfect, but he does have to be perfect for you.
Women have an internal tabulation system that balances the scales of "risk versus reward." Is this man worth the price? Are we willing to place our intimacy chip on the line and gamble its outcome? And if we lose, how do we recover the price we've paid with our heart?
Ever feel as though you always find yourself in situations with the slightly shady? Take off the rose-colored glasses and pay attention to these bright red flags.
When a guy runs or even shuts down in the relationship because he says he's scared (if he truly is scared), he is showing you how he responds to discomfort. When he was feeling uneasy and uncomfortable, he bailed.
You are but one amongst many roaming the streets, confusing women from LA to NY. The frat house, local bar and dorm hall are your playground. Oftentimes, you don't even know that what you're doing is wrong, but that doesn't make us feel any better. You're the Time Waster.
We also learn defenses to hide our insecurities and flaws. And sometimes those defenses get the best of us. They repel people and keep us from finding what we really want -- true connection.
Maybe the reason sexual objectification still occurs today is because we're not thinking of the cost we'll have to pay for it tomorrow.
It takes a lot of courage to make a statement about current society, especially when the criticism could be equated to biting the hand that feeds you.
When was the last time you said, "I had the most amazing sex last night with this guy who looked way older than his age. He had a slammin' pot belly ...
For almost three decades, population experts have pointed to the US Census data and other federal sources of information about divorce and concluded that the divorce rate peaked in the late 1970s and has been declining since then. This seems to be wrong.
This post is intended solely for women who have an interest in finding age-compatible men for the purpose of a relationship. It does not include women who have created amazing, stimulating solo lives with family, friends and high quality vibrators.
Do guys like having sex? Yes. Does that mean they'd rather be playing the field instead of having the emotional support of someone special who loves them? No.
Paying spousal support is often considered the price many men must pay to extricate themselves from a bad marriage. It's cynically considered the cost of doing business.