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10 Truths to Keep Your Relationship Healthy

10 Truths to Keep Your Relationship Healthy
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. They occur when the couples in them take the risk of sharing what it is that's going on in their hearts and heads. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. There are no guarantees, but couples who practice these techniques have longer and stronger relationships than those who are not proactive in their love. Dr.

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Free educational health videos - All the Videos in One Place! - FLO LivingFLO Living Free educational health videos – All the Videos in One Place! March 5th, 2012 Hi! We’ve been sending out these free educational health videos one-by-one via e-mail, but we thought you might like the opportunity to view them all in one place. So here they are! Choose the Right Person For You When you’re looking to build a healthy relationship, how do you make sure someone is right for you? For a long time, I had no idea. So I asked other people what they looked for in a partner, and I got answers like… “A sense of humor, attractiveness, intelligence, creativity, sexual compatibility, passion, an active lifestyle, a stable career.”

50 Things Men Wish Women Knew I just came across this article and thought it would be great for all of us ladies on here. I know my single friends and I always question what guys really want and this gives us a little more insight into that. Not to mention it's some great advice from men about what they wish we ladies knew/understood about them. Hope you enjoy!! How to tell in 15 minutes whether someone likes you - by Bridget Webber Bridget Webber's image for: "Body Language that Shows when someone of the Opposite Sex Fancies you" Caption: Location: Image by: Wouldn't it be great to be able to tell within fifteen minutes whether someone likes you or not?

15 Secrets of Happy Couples (How about that... four of the five posts so far are advertisements for dating sites.) Well, this one is NOT! I wanted to say something about the "chores" aspect of a relationship. I began a relationship with a woman who was so frightened of doing more than her share it completely prevented any chance of our making it. I did most of the grocery shopping (since I did most of the cooking... just something I enjoyed).

Dispelling Myths About Homemaking A few years ago I came across an article bemoaning the job of homemaking. I don’t recall the source because I certainly didn’t bookmark it {big smile}. The author would have convinced me to negate homemaking as a career if I wasn’t already a homemaker and hadn’t experienced the truth and fineness of homemaking first hand. I believe these myths are worth airing out in the open once again. Myth Number One: You need to be rich or at least well off to be a homemaker or stay at home mama.

Make Amends Edit Article Making Sense of What HappenedMaking a Plan to Fix ItFollowing Up Edited by Lucky7, MA, IngeborgK, Flickety and 10 others Sex Tips to Turn Her On: Mens Health 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. You have to buy the ingredients, mix them together, and then put everything in the pot and let it simmer . . . and simmer . . . and simmer. That"s why we"re offering a microwave mentality for the Crock-Pot reality: quick, easy things you can do to make her heating speeds better match yours.

100 Places to Meet Nerdy, Smart and Artistic People Meeting people you enjoy and can have a good time with isn’t always as easy as it seems it should be. Many find it gets even harder after they complete college and are in the working world without such a readily available dating pool. However, there are a few ways you can make it easier on yourself. Both the Internet and places around your town or city can provide many opportunities for you to meet men and women who share your interests, are smart, and are looking to connect. Check out these tips and resources to help you meet the nerdy, smart or artistic person of your dreams. General Tips

Get in Shape to Get Your Groove Back Your husband thinks you're beautiful and sexy, but between your roller coaster hormones, lack of sleep, and focus on the new baby, your mood for intimacy is practically nonexistent. Losing that loving feeling after giving birth is understandable — your body is healing, and your new center of attention is your baby. But when you are ready for intimacy again, exercise can do wonders to rekindle the spark that helped create your baby in the first place. "Exercise is a great libido booster because it releases endorphins, reduces stress and improves self-esteem," says Mary Bradbury, USA Triathlon-certified coach and founder of Chicago-based Bradbury Fitness . "You may not feel like exercising much soon after giving birth, but even a stroller walk or 10 to 15 minutes of circuit training will rev up your energy levels enough to boost your libido, get your blood flowing, and make you feel great about yourself."

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