America is losing its religion — and the effects will be long-lasting


By : Brian Walsh/Axios New surveys show Americans’ membership in communities of worship has declined sharply in recent years, with less than 50% of the country belonging to a church, synagogue or mosque. Why it matters: The accelerating trend towards a more secular America represents a fundamental change in the national character, one that will haveContinue reading “America is losing its religion — and the effects will be long-lasting”

Men will associate sex with happiness more than women: Study


Talk about a happy ending … for men at least. Men were 250% more likely to associate happiness with sexual intercourse than women, according to a new study. This is based on the answers of 1,147 male and female respondents in a large-scale survey. Of all male respondents, 20% used the word “Sex” as aContinue reading “Men will associate sex with happiness more than women: Study”

This Is the Worst Thing You Could Say to Someone in Bed


CHOOSE YOUR WORDS WISELY WHEN YOU’RE BOTH SO VULNERABLE. By: ALESANDRA DUBIN Sex is a healthy part of an intimate relationship but it’s also a highly vulnerable experience. Whether you’re in a long-term monogamous relationship with your partner, you’re just getting to know each other, or you know right off the bat it’s going toContinue reading “This Is the Worst Thing You Could Say to Someone in Bed”

Britain: Man marries his mother-in-law after divorcing his wife of eight years


By:Katie Weston For Mailonline (Daily Mail UK) A man has married his own mother-in-law after divorcing his wife of eight years and getting a 500-year-old law overturned. Clive Blunden, 65, and Brenda, 77, have been together for over 30 years and officially tied the knot in 2007. But Clive, from Warrington, Cheshire, was arrested in 1997Continue reading “Britain: Man marries his mother-in-law after divorcing his wife of eight years”

How to Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict


An executive leadership coach shares some tips on how to approach potential conflicts.     By:Joel Garfinkle Avoiding or delaying a difficult conversation can hurt your relationships and create other negative outcomes. It may not feel natural at first, especially if you dread discord, but you can learn to dive into these tough talks byContinue reading “How to Have Difficult Conversations When You Don’t Like Conflict”

The X,Y’s and Z’s of Online Long Distance Dating


Technology has changed our lives.  We call, text, DM, skype, Marco Polo, or face time? If you are single or “stepping out”  there is a app or site for that.  No more back alleys.  Anything you want is online. If you’ve been in a long term relationship for for 25 or more years, it mayContinue reading “The X,Y’s and Z’s of Online Long Distance Dating”

23 Effects of Divorce That People Don’t Talk About, According to Experts


Getting divorced isn’t what you picture. Experts share what it’s really like when a marriage dissolves. By: Alex Daniel When you hear the word “divorce,” there’s a handful of images that probably come to mind—two adults arguing, a sad kid or two stuck in the middle, and maybe even a contentious courtroom battle. But whenContinue reading “23 Effects of Divorce That People Don’t Talk About, According to Experts”

15 Signs You’re Not In Love, You’re Just Afraid Of Being Alone


Stop deluding yourself. I’ll admit it: I’m one of those people who is just not happy if I’m single, even if I won the lottery. The fact is that being single isn’t easy, especially with how insane the pressure can be to find someone that’s compatible with you. That being said, it’s really easy forContinue reading “15 Signs You’re Not In Love, You’re Just Afraid Of Being Alone”

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”

3 Ways To Stop Feeling Awkward At Social Events (& Make New Friends)


Photo: Google Even if you’re anxious, you can get in touch with what works for you in social gatherings. If you have social anxiety, you might want to learn how to meet new people and socialize with them without feeling so anxious and stressed out. Do you feel like the “broken” one at BBQ’s, picnics, and dinnersContinue reading “3 Ways To Stop Feeling Awkward At Social Events (& Make New Friends)”