We had just had sex. One minute, we were kissing and pressed against each other and I was in the safest place in the world. The next minute, I was lying alongside him crying and asking, "What do people do in a situation like this?" And he was saying: "Get divorced."
If you want to wreck your marriage, withdraw from your family and withhold yourself from these relationships. Be at home, but don't engage the people you live with. Keep them at arm's length. If you do engage with them, do as little as possible. Be just a roommate, and an inconsiderate one at that.
We always get a little case of the post-Bachelor/ette blues when a season comes to an end. Over the course of three months, we've learned so much about love and lust, what to do, what not to do, who to do, who not to do...
In order to thoroughly wreck your marriage relationship or intimate partnership, be someone who looks at their own faults through a telescope but everyone else's with a microscope. Critical people focus on the failures of others, are self-righteous and highly defensive when criticized themselves.
With the advent of Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter (the holy trinity), and of course their handheld facilitator -- the smart phone, our lives, our relationships and the way we interact has totally transformed. Though, with each technological triumph are we becoming a better society?
I get to see the process from that side, dealing with people who want to get in the media, and people who do eventually get featured. Being in this position has taught me some valuable lessons on how to deal with the media, and of course, what not to do.
The only thing I care about is: Are you embracing and expressing the unique flavor of your own masculinity? That's the real question.
Since I wrote the article Seven Signs It's More Than Just Cold Feet and toured with my solo show Bad Bride I have received a number of emails from strangers asking for advice. I wanted to share one of those messages (edited for anonymity) and my reply because I think the conversation may be helpful for others that feel stuck in a relationship.
The promise of sex, before you lost your virginity, before you lost a decade of your life hurting yourself and letting the people you love hurt you, was simple: sex feels good. The promise was a lie.
Ever read any books on how to be the best mother-in-law possible? There is one rule repeated in every single chapter: Keep Your Mouth Shut. So what would mothers-in-law like their daughters-in-law to know if by chance they didn't keep their mouths shut? I asked around.
Start with the following assumption: There is no right way to have a relationship and the most successful relationships account for the beautifully unique needs of the people in them.
There's the saying, "I like my men how I like my...." Yes, there are countless comparisons to other things we love: coffee, shoes, weather, etc. But, we've been missing out on a vital one, drinks. If drinks were personified as guys, what would you order?
When celeb breakups happen, it's no surprise that we like to speculate about all the stuff they're going to want to sell or chuck out.
The goal is to manage our issues without being motivated by fear. By handling our problems effectively, we can de-power fear-based thoughts and keep a healthy, appreciative outlook in the present moment.
If you, like millions of other professionals, frequently travel for business, you might have mixed feelings toward this obligation. While it can be exciting to visit new locations and make interesting contacts, the demands of being away for an extended period can cause both physical and mental exhaustion, putting strain on your home life.