Relationship Podcasts to Listen to If You Don’t Have Time for Couple’s Therapy
We’re all imperfect. This truth is well-known. Somehow, when we form a couple, we seem not to be aware of it, and instead of acknowledging that we have created a potentially 200% failure in any field, we tell ourselves that since we are united there is only a 50% risk. Apparently someone didn’t do the […]
Fancy Date Ideas for Your Posh Valentine’s Day
We’ve all been there. Whether you’re single or coupled, everyone is about to be troubled on Valentine’s Day. Let’s face it, as long as you’re single, all you have to do is grumble. As soon as you get yourself an amazing S.O., organizing Valentine’s Day becomes a real challenge. Don’t worry though! This time you […]
Is Breakup Sex Ever a Good Idea?
The concept of breakup sex sounds so dramatic and like something out of a Hollywood sitcom rather than real life. Nevertheless, breakup sex is a part of real-life that happens fairly regularly in strained relationships. That being said, all sex is good but can lead to some confusing emotional complications when it is in the […]
10 Reasons You Bleed After Sex, According to Doctors
It’s not exactly a subject you want to talk about. However, many women experience it. If you bleed after sex, there’s a reason for it. In fact, there can be several reasons. Seeing blood freaks out most people, but let’s calm down, and keep reading. At some point, almost 10 percent of all women have […]
Ask a Sex Therapist: Why Is It So Hard to Make Eye Contact During Sex?
Gazing into your partner’s eyes while making love adds intimacy. Still, for some people, it can cause anxiety. According to sex therapist Vanessa Marin “most people” find it difficult to make eye contact during sex, even for just “a few seconds.” She confirms that eye contact during sex is “one of the most vulnerable things” you […]
What to Know About Sexsomnia, the Sleep Disorder Where You Have Sex in Your Sleep
Wake up to the reality of sexsomnia, a rare sleep disorder where you have sex in your sleep. It’s one of several parasomnias. Parasomnias are abnormal, disruptive, habitual activities that happen during and between stages of deep sleep. What causes this specific sleep disorder? Symptoms and triggersSexsomnia is more an erotic dream and more than […]
‘Do They Really Think I’m His Mother?’: Life With A Younger, Hotter Boyfriend
How many times have you noticed an older, distinguished-looking man with a hot young blonde on his arm? Probably a lot, right? So tell me, why do people often ask me if I’m the mother when they see me out with my younger man? Sure, “All you need is love,” said The Beatles, but let […]
If Your Partner Keeps Gaslighting You, Here’s What You Can Do
If you have ever been involved with a gaslighter, then you are well-aware of just how awful it can be. A gaslighter has no problem manipulating and deceiving their way out of any incident, all the while making you doubt your own reality. Gaslighting can happen to men and women of all ages, and it […]
I Was the Other Woman—but I Still Feel Sorrier for Myself Than for Her
I was the other woman. I met Noah* at a popular club one night as I was winding down from a stressful week of college. From the very moment our eyes locked across the room, a chemical attraction came over me. Dark and soulful, his gaze woke something up in me that I didn’t know […]
The Common Type of Relationship You Might Not Realize is Abusive
Do you view abusive relationships as physical marks and overtly cruel verbalizations? If yes, then you may not realize this common type of relationship is abusive. The main objective of abuse is an imbalance of control and power. Abusers achieve this control and power in many ways beyond straightforward cruelty and harm. Let’s explore the […]
When and Why is Pain Pleasurable?
The relatively recent commercial success of E. L. James’ fan fiction-come-franchise Fifty Shades of Grey has fueled a new interest in the idea of finding pleasure in pain. Fact is, lots of people have long drawn a connection between the two. The question is when and why is pain considered pleasurable? “Hurts So Good” The […]
How Secrets Can Destroy a Relationship
Entering into a new relationship can be rather scary for many people. Opening up your heart and home to someone based primarily upon what they have told about themselves is a major step to building trust and living a happy life together. But what happens when you wake up one morning to find that the […]
How to Get Out of an Abusive Relationship
If your partner is abusing you, it can be quite challenging to leave. However, the relief you feel when you are no longer being hurt, manipulated, or controlled is worth it. Follow these steps to get out of an abusive relationship. Decide to Leave Just deciding to leave an abuser is one of the hardest parts of […]
How To Find The Best Birth Control For You
Ages ago, a woman only laid with her partner for procreation. People learned that they could pull out, but that wasn’t very effective. Luckily, we now have birth control to help us enjoy time with our partner without the fear of bringing a life into this world if we don’t want to. However, how do […]
6 Times You Should Give Your Partner A Second Chance
Every person has a list of dealbreakers in a relationship. Even the most dedicated ride-or-die types can find themselves walking out the door when their S.O. crosses a certain boundary. But how do you know when to stay and when to walk away? When you’re single, it’s easy to have a long list of reasons […]
Russian Vogue Model Shares Shocking Photos of Her Battered Face After Alleged Assault by Boyfriend
Kira Dice, a famous model who has shot for Russian Vogue magazine, shocked and upset her fans in November 2018. Using social media, she revealed that her boyfriend attacked her in her home in Moscow, throwing chairs and hitting her. Kira says she hopes her pain can help to raise awareness over the issue of domestic violence. […]
Should You Have Sex With Your Spouse When You Don’t Want To?
If you are in a long term relationship say marriage, you can reminisce those early “honeymoon” days when you and your spouse could literally not take your hands off each other. Unfortunately, no matter how exciting these escapades were, there come days, weeks, months or even years when you don’t feel like putting in the […]
Are You The Manipulator in Your Relationship?
Is it your way or the highway? Your partner may have been drawn to your bold, confident personality, but your way with words and unwavering nature could be ruining your relationship. Manipulation is the act of saying or doing certain things to get people to think and behave exactly as you want. Manipulators often believe […]