You'd be shocked how easily the thought I really like you as a person but I'm not attracted or interested in dating you can be conveyed with just the flicker of an eyelid.
It's 2014. These days, more women and men view the egalitarian marriage -- in which partners share the work at home -- as a goal for themselves.
It's not always easy to identify which friends will become clingy -- sometimes low-maintenance friends go through rough patches and need more TLC -- but there are certain friends who will just continually suck the life out of you.
Nothing is more satisfying than connecting, truly connecting, with another soul or group of souls. Mostly, however, we skim the surface, maintain our poise, do not penetrate or reveal.
How many relationships in which you have invested weeks, months or years have turned out a waste of time at best and at worst, a disaster?
Today, I wanted to write about something that I've been thinking about for a long time but haven't had a chance to discuss with anybody outside of my ...
We find the time and money to improve our lives in other ways, so maybe it's time to add in a prescription for people.
We'll trust an unknown airline pilot to keep us safe at 30,000 feet, but heaven forbid we give our partner or neighbor the benefit of the doubt when they're having a bad day.
Let's get something straight, right now. The heart does not want anything. The heart does not have a brain nor does it have the ability to make com...
Life is a journey and not a destination. Failure and mistakes are going to happen along the way.
Even when you're talking to your BFF and she's telling you about a friend who is cheating on her husband; even when you're listening to your child and she's telling you about a friend who hurt her feelings; even when you're talking to your husband and he's telling you about what an asshole someone is at work; even then, there's another side to the story.
We've taken this year's Top 10 Tax Time Tips from the IRS and tweaked them for your dating life. Because sex is valuable, and money is pretty sexy. Plus, the IRS likes to refer to itself in the third person, just like Em & Lo!
A few hours later, my parents, Simon and I were having tea and some Linzertorte. Suddenly Simon said, "Oh God, here we go."
Deep, compassionate, committed listening is what breaks the dark spell. Out of the emotional connection, understanding, a newfound cooperation, more trust, peace of mind, and ease is present in the relationship and in your life in general.
Sometimes it just makes it easier on you, easier on your heart and mind, if you simply stop trying to explain. Refusing to explain or defend your grief doesn't mean you let other people go on and on about it, continually telling you how you should live.
It's difficult to turn those occasional, chance meetings into something resembling a relationship. What's the magic formula for turning an acquaintance into a friend?