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5 Important Relationship Resolutions

Lisa Firestone | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

So what can we do to give ourselves our best chance of maintaining that loving feeling we have when we first realize we are falling for another person? Here are five resolutions I believe all couples would truly benefit from taking on.

5 Excuses to Stop Making About Sex

Lisa Firestone | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Our sexuality isn't something we have to pack away, set aside and then go out of our way to uncover. It is something we can carry with us that makes us feel alive. Taking time for sex shouldn't be looked at as an indulgence or an inconvenience. It can be a way to reenergize or relax, reconnect or reestablish feelings of excitement toward our relationship.

The Perfect 'Imperfect' Relationship

Lisa Firestone | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

I don't believe in soul mates. That doesn't mean I don't believe in true love or the idea that two people can find each other and be truly happy together for the rest of their lives. What I reject, rather, is the belief that there is only one person in the world for us.

Flirtation or Infidelity? What's Okay and What's Not

Lisa Firestone | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Trust can be a difficult thing to build, because people already carry their own defenses and distrust from past hurts, rejections and deceptions. Yet, trust and communication are fundamental to establishing closeness, intimacy and real love.

Can True Love Last?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 05.20.2014 | Weddings
Lisa Firestone

There may now be hard science behind the notion that true love can last a lifetime. A neurological study from Stony Brook University revealed that couples who experience "romantic love" long-term can keep their brains firing similarly to the brains of couples who have just fallen in love.

What It Means to Be Loving

Lisa Firestone | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

While love seems to be a universally valued attribute, defining love in behavioral terms can be a challenging undertaking.

Is Your Attachment Style Hurting Your Relationship?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

By becoming aware of your attachment style, both you and your partner can challenge the insecurities and fears supported by your age-old working models and develop new styles of attachment for sustaining a satisfying, loving relationship.

Why Do Break Ups Hurt So Much?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 09.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Any people decide to call it quits after months or even years of emotional estrangement and physical distance. Then, why is it that couples who rarely show affection or who barely relate often feel panicked at the loss of their partner?

Are You Sacrificing a Perfect Relationship for a Perfect Wedding?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 06.16.2013 | Weddings
Lisa Firestone

The "your day" mentality surrounding the occasion may feel good at first, but it's important not to let the occasion become all about you. Planning the event should always come second to enjoying this time with your partner.

Murdoch and Fox Portray Black Men as Terrorists on 24

Ronald B. Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ronald B. Robinson

The first two Presidents on 24 were Black men. The first was assassinated and the second was responsible for allowing nuclear bombs into the country, causing mass destruction.