"I don't want to be married anymore." A whisper moved across my husband's lips as if he couldn't find his voice. A whisper, a barely audible cluster of words, were about to change the trajectory of my entire life.
Those years between 13 and 18 certainly weren't easy, were they? It's amazing that we got through them. Some of us got through them relatively unscathed, while others are still self-conscious about the very issues that we got teased about back then
Your partner is feeling frisky, but you aren't. Or you really want to do it, but you're too tired or too stressed or too something else. Turn that downtown frown around with any of these MiddleSexy recommendations for getting yourself in the mood.
Many people unnecessarily lose energy in ways they are not aware of that are actually changeable, even if you can't currently get off your treadmill. If you can stop that depletion, you can find the strength to change your situation.
I never knew how much I was truly cared about or that I actually influence people's lives. Society has a tendency to see me as a broken individual, but with love, I've learned to shatter those lenses and begin to see myself as a source of love.
Sometimes, we unknowingly give toxic individuals influence over our thoughts, behaviors, and feelings. Whether you spend two hours complaining about a mother-in-law you don't like, or you let an angry customer ruin your day, it's important to regain your personal power.
We should have been in a good place. We weren't. I'd limited myself. I'd held back big parts of me in the six weeks we'd been dating -- an older couple who'd come together with surprise and a lot of 'like' going on.
Moving in together is a big emotional step. It's also potentially a big financial step -- which can impact a relationship positively or negatively, depending on how open each partner is about money.
Truth be told, most days with Rob feel like Valentine's Day anyway. Why mess with success? I miss you, Mom. Hope you and Dad are dancing on clouds and giving the stars a run for their money.
Do all that you can to take the pressure off your friend and focus on finding a common ground with her husband and only confront her about him on the things he does which directly affect you.
Yes I'm one of those women. Complicated, I've been called. A bit moody. Intensely loving and giving and just as selfish too. Not perfectly beautiful but striking in rawness and strength. Somewhat unpredictable.
In the gay world, many of us seem to be looking for the next best thing - all while neglecting the fact that all we ever wanted and all we ever needed was potentially right next to us.
A first love is electrifying. It rushes through your veins like fire. It causes your heart to feel like it's on the brink of explosion at any time. It makes you crazy. You have no idea how to contain that craziness. You don't know how to function without it. You don't know how to function with it. There is either an incredible ending to the story, or a heartbreaking one.
Now that Cupid's wings are out of your eyes, it could be time to reassess your relationship for any of these five warning signs that your love may be on the wane.
Men who seek younger partners may be having problems aging and are trying to re-establish a connection with the culture of a younger generation.