These are like regular love coupons but with a fun twist.
All marital unions are not created equal—but that said, they all go through some predictable stages. The timing may differ, and the way a couple manages the phase they’re in varies widely, but most of the stages happen, to most of us. Understanding the stages, says Rita DeMaria , PhD, a marriage and family therapist and author of The 7 Stages of Marriage , gives you the tools you need to move through with your loving union intact.
"Love and marriage, love and marriage…go together like a horse and…" well, you know the lyrics. While we've been singing songs, writing poems, living for and dying over matters of the heart for centuries, how much do we really know about wedded bliss? Whether it's the traditions that surround it or the biology that fuels it, here are 10 little-known facts about—you guessed it—love and marriage.
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Eggs Hard-boiled, scrambled, sunny-side up, down, or sideways, eggs are full of vitamin B6, which help your body balance hormone levels and cope with stress. Is your psycho boss or mother-in-law cramping your lovemaking mojo? Order an omelet to set things right, or try other foods that are rich in B6 (spinach, carrots, peas, sunflower seeds, wheat germ, or fish).
We all know women keep certain things from men (men from women too but that’s later), not a surprise to many of you. Here’s a few of them: My best friend knows everything. Even if i insist on paying/splitting the bill on our first date. I’ll think you’re cheap if you let me.
Intimacy can be defined in many ways. But if you’re a dude, your brain probably went exactly where mine would have; the nape of a neck, the curve of a breast, or… Sorry, where was I?
People younger than 30 know a lot about things I will never understand, but they don't know much about marriage. Take my young friend, Steve. I met him a dozen years ago through my late husband, who was his high school chemistry teacher and basketball coach. Of all the great kids we knew over the years, Steve was one of the finest - hardworking and solid - in class, on the court and in life. I'll always be grateful for the eulogy he gave at my husband's memorial service. Steve got married recently, and for a wedding gift, I wanted to give him something he could actually use: Advice.
Most bedroom problems boil down to this: Men are microwaves and women are slow cookers. With men, all you have to do is push a few buttons and we"re hotter than a habanero. But with women, it"s an all-day process.
I think it's easy to make things more complicated than they need to be. Here are some basic rules of the relationship road that will keep you headed in the right direction. 1. Successful relationships take work. They don't happen in a vacuum.
Our sexy adult love coupons are a totally creative new twist on the traditional love coupons.
Human beings crave intimacy, need to love and be loved. Yet people have much trouble doing so. It's clear from the many letters I get that lots of folks have no idea what a healthy relationship even looks like. Because I care about these things, and care about the environments children grow in, I'm using this space as an attempt to remedy the problem—again. From many sources and many experts, I have culled some basic rules of relationships.
(As the article below mentions my name, I got it from Google Alerts. It was written by by Parul Tyagi and published in EzineArticles I do believe that the writer is going too far (in my opinion, sex is good because it is good) but I decided to republish it here…By the way, I also believe the writer or the article is quite optimistic in saying that we can have a 2-3 min orgasm. It never happened to me… )