You’re probably well aware of what should be done before physical intimacy ― from communication to setting the mood ― but you may be less certain about what should be done after sex. After all, there’s a wide variety of post-coital preferences: Some like to sleep it off, others like to cuddle quietly, some like to laugh or talk. […]Continue reading "7 Must Do Things After Having Sex"
Maybe you recently started seeing a new partner and you’re trying to think of great ways to set the scene for excellent sex. Or maybe you’ve been with your partner for so long, you’re hoping for a refresher on how to create a more sensual mood in the bedroom. Either way, there’s a to-do list […]Continue reading "9 Must Do Things Before Having Sex"
A friend of mine used to give teenage girls this piece of dating advice: guys aren’t ripe to date until they’re twenty-five years old. I thought it was a bit extreme and harsh towards the boys. However, it certainly made those girls think before allowing their hearts to be swept off of their feet by […]Continue reading "10 Things for Boys to Keep in Mind About Dating"
The first month of dating is an exciting one. And in that excitement, it’s easy to jump ahead and make some big dating mistakes. Here are nine things to avoid doing in the first month of dating: 1. Make plans for the distant future. Here’s a rule you can steal from “How I Met Your […]Continue reading "9 Things to Never Do in the First Month of Dating"
We all relish a good love story about the couple who “just knew” within minutes of meeting each other that they were meant to be together. They moved in and got married quickly. Years later, they’re still holding hands and eating off each other’s plates. But most of us also know that’s not how love usually shows […]Continue reading "4 Toxic Personalities You Should Steer Clear of"
Okay, we all know – deep breath – that “perfect” doesn’t exist, except maybe in cases of certain cheesecakes, ocean views, and island vacations. Though you will never encounter the perfect man or woman, you can find someone who comes pretty close. If you were to develop a checklist of traits and behaviors that you want […]Continue reading "The Perfect Romantic Partner in 4 Adjectives"
When you hit it off with someone new, it is incredibly tempting to move at a fast pace. It’s natural to want more and more time together, while needing to consciously remind yourself to slow down your roll a bit! The question of when to become sexually involved becomes important to answer as sexual behavior […]Continue reading "How Having Sex Changes the Dating Dynamic"
While picking out a restaurant or a bar for a first date is stressful enough, understanding how women kiss and how they want to be kissed provides is enough to raise your heart rate. From how to know when she’s ready to understand how women kissing are different than men locking lips, the best first kiss advice […]Continue reading "Study Reveals What Men & Women Want from a Kiss"
You may know that online dating is a valuable platform for meeting new people, but you may find yourself anxious and uncomfortable with the process and all of the uncertainty that comes with it. From being ghosted or rejected to getting your hopes up prior to meeting in person only to determine you are not […]Continue reading "6 ways to Handle Anxiety During Dating"
The beginning of online messaging with someone new can be incredibly exciting and fun. You may wonder who is behind the computer or phone and if you will actually meet this person in real life. You may read into the messaging exchange as you look for signals of interest, chemistry, and connection. You may feel […]Continue reading "8 Signs You are Being Strung Along Online"
Bottling up your frustration or expressing it the wrong way can instantly result in a loss of intimacy in your twosome. Part of maturing as an individual and as a partner is learning how to control your anger. Though it’s normal to have disagreements and riffs between couples, it’s all about how you handle these feelings […]Continue reading "Express Your Anger Without Pushing Him Away"
The road to a fulfilling, enduring relationship is almost always littered with a few attempts that turned out to be unfulfilling and unenduring. That’s what dating is all about: finding out if two people have the qualities and compatibility to sustain a relationship over the long haul. Sometimes you don’t have to question whether you […]Continue reading "12 Ways to Know It’s Time to Break Up"
Falling in love with someone you’ve been dating is typically a beautiful, romantic experience, but when depression, low self-esteem and other mental health issues crop up and cause you to turn to the negative coping mechanism that is the bad habit of procrastination, it can raise problems in a relationship you otherwise might not encounter. Procrastination is […]Continue reading "The Bad Habit That Could Creep into Your Relationship"
Science recently found that love truly is blind. According to research conducted by the Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience at the University College London, when both men and women are caught up in the initial passionate phase of falling in love, overlapping activity throughout various parts of the human brain causes them to ignore negative emotions […]Continue reading "5 Relationship Advice To Read Before You Fall in Love"
Win his heart all over again. If your guy is acting distant, there sweet things you can say to your boyfriend to make him feel loved and draw him back in. Just touch him and tell him one of these phrases, and he could be madly in love with you for life! These sayings are […]Continue reading "Sweet Things Every Guy Wants To Hear From The Woman He Loves"
New year, new you? Making simple changes and committing to mindful action often transforms everything. If you aren’t sure where to start, here are ten intentions to bring to your love life in 2019. 1. I will bring positive energy to dating. I will not be negative or unload any baggage on early dates. One of […]Continue reading "10 Intentions to Set for Your Love Life Now"
Somewhere between deciding that I want to go out with someone and our first date, there is a question that I dread. “So, what do you want to do?” Occasionally, I’ve gone out with guys who had it all planned, who invited me into a narrative they’d already created, but for the most part, the […]Continue reading "First Date: Planning For Success"
You don’t have to dread February 14th. Who said that Valentine’s Day is just for couples? Valentine day has gotten a bad rap from single women who think that, if they don’t have a significant other, they need to crawl in a hole and feel sorry for themselves on February 14th. No way! There’s an […]Continue reading "15 Fun Things To Do If You’re Single On Valentine’s Day"
It’s exciting to find a man who’s ready to stop playing games and start focusing on what one woman you have to offer in relationships, but before you even consider committing to him as “boyfriend and girlfriend”, let alone think seriously about getting married and making him your husband, it’s critical to know which personality traits […]Continue reading "10 Personality Traits to look for in a Boyfriend"
Be honest with yourself about how satisfying or harmonious your romantic relationships have been. If you’re an emotionally unavailable guy, it means that your partners often feel frustrated and may even nag you, asking you to be more present or engage more emotionally. The main reason unavailable men should try to change is not even […]Continue reading "How Emotionally Unavailable Man Can Become Available"