Can Taking A Break Ever Work In Long-Term Relationships?


  By: Debby Gullery/ YourTango.com Like most things, it’s complicated. All long-term relationships and marriages have their challenges. People change. Circumstances change. Someone loses a job or gets sick, or the need for a big move comes up. Change is inevitable, and every change brings with it opportunities for growth along with challenges to face.Continue reading “Can Taking A Break Ever Work In Long-Term Relationships?”

Loneliness Is Fatal. Video Games Can Keep Men Alive


Guys say their gaming friendships are as “real” as any IRL bonds. By: Sean O’Neal /Mens Health MEN ARE LONELY, or so we’ve heard. Not from our friends—that would require actually sharing our feelings, which we’re not great at—but from an endless cascade of think pieces and scientific studies sounding the alarm on the growing crisis of male loneliness.Continue reading “Loneliness Is Fatal. Video Games Can Keep Men Alive”

Trapped: Fast Love and Good Intentions


It was real love,true love, you didn’t know each other long, but it made sense to move in together. After a few weeks, some realities being to settle in. Undiscussed realities begin to surface. Your love spent their very last dime to be with you. While you’ve talked of colors, dreams and positions. No oneContinue reading “Trapped: Fast Love and Good Intentions”

I’m Bisexual how do I come out to my Boyfriend?


Photo: Randomly Chosen from Google   I’ve always known I was into both men and women, but while I’ve dated girls in the past, lately, it’s been mostly guys. As a result, hardly any of my post-grad friends know this fact about me, including my current boyfriend. I really want to tell him about myContinue reading “I’m Bisexual how do I come out to my Boyfriend?”

“Sensual” isn’t the same as “sexual”: The practice of pleasure extends beyond the bedroom


Understanding sensuality as a mindset is an effective way to enjoy life on a daily basis By Gia Lynne From her book :“On Blossoming: Frank and Practical Advice on Our Bodies, Sexual Health, Sensuality, Pleasure, Orgasm, and More” I am a pleasure-positive writer, educator, and personal coach and am dedicated to researching and teaching theContinue reading ““Sensual” isn’t the same as “sexual”: The practice of pleasure extends beyond the bedroom”

Throwback Thursday: Dating, who picks up the check?


The debate continues to rage on … Who picks up the check….. Is it the man? Is it the person who originates the date? Does it look bad for a woman to pick the check? Is it less romantic to split the bill? Where do you stand? Click on the Link Below to see fullContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: Dating, who picks up the check?”

My Family’s Slave


All photos courtesy of Alex Tizon and his family.   She lived with us for 56 years. She raised me and my siblings without pay. I was 11, a typical American kid, before I realized who she was. By: Alex Tizon/ The Atlantic   The ashes filled a black plastic box about the size ofContinue reading “My Family’s Slave”

Mom, why are you being such a bitch?


Standing in line at Marshall’s on  Saturday.   “Mom’ can I get these shoes?  No Ashley! no more!   Mom! why your being such a bitch!   Nearly, everyone in line turned around.   Embarrassed, the woman turned around and said “Ashley” don’t you talk to me like that!  Ashley, said whatever, and walked away! This isn’t the firstContinue reading “Mom, why are you being such a bitch?”

Throwback Thursday:2011 She gained weight during her courtship and her attempts to lose weight before her wedding almost ended it!!!


Photo: Google Since getting hitched five years ago, I’ve packed 25 pounds onto my 5’3″ frame, reaching 165 pounds and trading my size 8s for 12s. I never thought I’d really “let myself go” (my blood boils at that phrase), but I have lost touch with my old self. Since getting married, I’ve exercised lessContinue reading “Throwback Thursday:2011 She gained weight during her courtship and her attempts to lose weight before her wedding almost ended it!!!”

Four Reasons Husbands Feel Like They Hate Their Wives


It ultimately boils down to two people not getting what they need from each other.     By: Samantha Vincenty /O magazine Marriage is meant to last forever—according to wedding toasts, love song, and various religious texts, anyway—and given our ever-lengthening average life expectancy, forever is a long, long time. It’s one thing to pledgeContinue reading “Four Reasons Husbands Feel Like They Hate Their Wives”