We tend to encase ourselves within a narrow perspective, a limited vision, of ourselves in life situations. Being able to step "outside" of ourselves expands our view of what we're capable of.
Having worked with hundreds of interfaith couples, I can say for certain that the only right choice is the one that is right for you.
Knowing about a man's past should not be used as an accurate barometer of his present or future relationship because the dynamics of those unions were very different.
have been talking to your teens for over two decades. Even though trends and styles may change, teens still have the same concerns and the same secrets that they would like you to know, but just don't feel comfortable telling you.
Art and sexuality share a commonality. Both are often considered provocative. Bad sexual experiences can be frustrating and even traumatizing. The same goes for bad artistic experiences. And great sex, like great art can be stirring and stimulating.
Dating is simple. Relationships are hard work. Well, they can be hard work, or they can be temporarily effortless. I think that's what we're imagining when we jump back into the dating pool again.
I actually think there is something to this seven-year itch thing. It's not that relationships all fail just then, but it's certain that the honeymoon phase is over. You have kids, responsibilities.
My life was all about how I fit into other people's lives -- as mother, sister, daughter, wife, teacher, student and friend. I didn't know I was allowed to have my own life. As a good woman, I am a full partner in my own life.
What women don't like is men having sex with us who are doing it badly by only considering themselves. Bad sex is defined differently for every woman, but it begins with not having a voice when you're naked with a man.
Well today, our 20 year marriage ended in courtroom 2-D. When we came to this decision months ago, I felt like the world had ended. In truth, I was afraid of what life would look like now without you. But now, standing here, it seems much more survivable.
The amount of time that we spend in the early stages of this process and the slope of the learning curve has to do with our willingness and ability to learn the lessons that relationships are continually providing us with.
I received polite emails informing me I had not been chosen. With nothing left to lose, I emailed one of the companies that had rejected me. 'I have a bit of an unusual question for you,' I wrote. 'Can you tell me why you didn't hire me?'
No matter how you choose to define love, one fact remains clear: Love can be highly addictive. We are talking about passionate love, the beginning rush of emotions; the wave that floods us when we first fall in love.
How will our sons grow to be good men and good fathers if we continue to limit and stifle the role models they have?
The world needs intentional people... leaders, teachers, lovers, and parents. And I'm starting to think that my nervousness around "Will I be a good enough father?" is all the more reason for me to be a father in the first place.
Last spring, I invited a guy to my Indiana college fraternity's formal. I realized, though, that my fraternity brothers had never actually seen me with another guy. To them, I was "gay in theory." Would they be as accepting when they saw me dancing beard-to-beard with my date?