It's a pretty simple concept -- fall in love and share your life together. Our great grandparents did it, our grandparents followed suit, and for many of us, our parents did it as well. Why the hell can't we? Our generation just isn't equipped to handle marriages -- and here's why.
I was never taught to love myself. In fact, I was taught the opposite. I was taught that loving myself was selfish and 'wrong.' I was taught that others always came first and that self-sacrifice -- being loving and kind to everyone else -- was the way to happiness.
My single friends recently shared what red flags they wish they had seen through their rose-colored relationship glasses. I set down my glass of wine long enough to take notes before the wisdom floated right out of our foggy memories.
The mother-daughter relationship is complicated. Most have hills and valleys. My relationship with my mother was no different.
Somehow, someway, Snapchat's millions of users and the little ghost that could have managed to survive one controversy after another -- and it doesn't look like they'll be stopping anytime soon.
How the hell are we supposed to know a real man when we think we've found one if there's not even close to a consensus on what one is!? Fortunately for you, I've taken the effort to compile a definitive guide on the matter.
You do have to give him the chance of having a better life with someone else, a life where he is loved by someone the way he deserves to be. What you give, you get -- never forget this. The way you treat him now is how you are going to be treated in your future relationships
As we grow older, a gradual transition happens without us realizing it. The soaked sponge builds memories, waddles through new puddles of water, with very little absorption, focused on the destination rather than the here and now. How self-aware are we as humans on this natural progression?
There was never a day in which someone said to me, "You know Laura? You're really a bitch," and meant it. When speaking with love interests, this was ...
Talking about getting engaged may feel scary or awkward at first but when you're with the right person, it's a conversation worth having. No hints necessary.
Haven't we all heard how there is that one special someone for everyone? What if this were not true? What is not to say that there is more than just t...
Dysfunctional relationships can greatly damage our well-being. But learning to detach and cleanse from the toxicity of a turbulent relationship restores inner peace and emotional balance. Practice these five steps to cleanse your spirit and regain trust in the power of positive relationships.
The days of passion, intimacy, and anger are now nonexistent between us and although we thought it would never be possible, the breath of fresh air we took away from one another left us as friends.
Women tend to "view sex as something that they are doing for someone else." If we are able to shift our mindset to view sex (or physical intimacy) as something pleasurable we are doing for ourselves, this can shift the power dynamic for couples.
In Buddhism, we say that a constrictive quality of mind keeps mind flow within a narrow range of awareness, while mindfulness allows us to drop our limitations and ultimately enter the creative space of open mind.