I'm on the record as saying that physical attraction remains (almost) as important at 50 or 60 as it was at 20 or 30, and even though some of us will be blessed to have working parts forever, some of us won't.
I am a mother; I am a mechanic; I am a plumber; I am a landscaper; I am a caretaker.
The heart is quite the troublemaker. It is like the naughty child in the family full of mischief who sometimes acts irrationally but you love her beca...
You think that you will always be stuck in the same place, that the story will never change, but it will. And the reason it will change is because even though you sometimes get very, very down, you never actually give up
The magic of intimacy is that it can be of the soul. To be intimate simply means to be empathetically in tune with your partner, feeling their fears, desires, wishes, and needs as if they were your own.
Sometimes, I think we take sex way too seriously. We can talk the sexy and the pleasure right out of sexy. And if you are like most people, you're yearning to laugh, play and get out of your head and into your body again. When was the last time you played with your sexuality?
The Pocket Wife is a new novel by Susan Crawford. It is a story that mystifies while it entertains. The heroine of the story is a woman who is bipolar, and this disorder affects her memory as well as her ability to distinguish what is real and what is not.
These are three simple things. So simple in fact that we forget to do them. We did these things effortlessly in the beginning, when we were pursuing a romantic relationship. Like I said, this will work in any relationship but let's stick with the romantic side of things first.
There was no salvaging this one. I like "dirty" guys, but an actual aversion to bathing is not OK. As soon as he left, I hopped in the shower to wash off the stench.
We are all deeply ambivalent about aging. We fear getting old, but dread the alternative. Men and women can help each other by recognizing our mutual fears, talking openly about our experiences and maybe most important of all, cutting each other some much-needed slack. Are you with me?
Over the past three years, I have been on plenty of dates, probably too many to count. There have been some great dates. What qualifies as a great date, you ask. For me, I would say a great date has three key ingredients: lots of laughter, some meaningful conversation, and physical attraction. I am quick to qualify a date as a bad if I hear one or more of the following things.
Having sex with Sam has changed my life. It's not just the sex that's changed me. It's the experience of loving the man I'm having sex with that has completely, irrevocably rocked my world.
We understand that to be happy means to search for it, deep in the trenches of our everyday joys and woes, and that it's hard to do. How many of us are saying to ourselves every single day, "If I just had the chance, I could be so much happier."
Divorce is never easy for anyone involved. It is an emotionally challenging psychological journey for both parents and children to undergo. But in the end, the most important thing to remember is the vulnerability of your children.
One of the first times I saw him after our separation, he was in a new pair of jeans and a new shirt. I don't know why this bothered me, you guys. I can't even explain how irrationally upset I was by this. I remember thinking, "Did he buy this for a date?"
It's a big blue ocean full of all different types of fish out there. You have sharks and piranhas, clown fish and angelfish, sea snakes and bottom feeders. It's a vast, limitless pool of blue; so in the end, all you can do, is just keep swimming. Just. Keep. Swimming.