Stop focusing on what you don't have and start developing what you do have. Your sacrifice is only meaningful if you use it as a springboard to positive actions that keep you on track. The more love you give, the more you'll receive.
After 18 years of enjoying a loving, monogamous union, we've decided to open up our relationship to include Mr. Yippee. We are a couple who does lots of snuggling. Mr. Yippee fits in easily. We snuggle, then take turns administering a hot vibrating massage.
If you are a Type-A boomer girl like me you will enjoy and identify with Meg, who at sixty-something, is fun, free-spirited and quite impulsive. She also looks amazing in her Parisian black lace dress.
The Better Sleep Council reports that 79 percent of women would rather get a good night's sleep than have sex. Why is this? One reason may be that it's not so much that women are looking to avoid intimacy, they're just not seeing it as valuable as sleep.
Our family unit is not sentimental about much, really, or at least ceremonial -- we don't observe Mother's Day, we don't wrap our birthday gifts to each other or even always manage to present them on time -- but about weddings in particular my feelings could best be described as mixed.
The real answer is to "parent" yourself. It does sound a bit poetic and it's meant to be vague because it means various things to different people. But the intention is always the same: feed yourself the messages you should've heard as a child.