A Big Mistake Newlyweds Make

“Most power conflicts in intimate relationships occur when one partner tries to treat the other as a child, mother, or father.”  – Bert Hellinger Over the weekend, I...

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The Ugly Truth Revealed

My husband, Joseph, and I recently attended a workshop where we heard the following relationship truth.  “Usually, women want their men to change.  Usually, men do not want...

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Erotic Fundamentalism

Erotic fundamentalism doesn’t have anything to do with the fundamentals of eroticism! Think “religious fundamentalism” and we’re getting closer to the term’s...

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Online Dating Sites Begin The Dating Process, Not Be The Engagement Period!

A friend I love dearly was recently asked out on a date as a result of an online dating site she belongs to. She was thrilled and frightened. But she was scared in that good way...

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I Think My Boyfriend is a Mama’s Boy – Can You Help Me?!

Every once in awhile, I get emails from women who need unique relationship help. They have identified their significant others as mama’s boys and want to know if they should...

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When Preoccupation With The Stuff Of Life Interferes With Your Love Life

There are times when the stuff of life gets in the way of good loving. Whether it’s the demands of work, raising children, or friends and family who need extra attention, life...

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When Does Harmless Flirtation Become An Affair?

Some would say there is no such thing as a “harmless” flirtation. I disagree. Humans flirt. It isn’t just a mating ritual; it is one of the many ways we communicate with...

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Neglect Is Not An Expression Of Love

My dander got riled up this morning as I found myself reminiscing about a period in my life when I experienced profound neglect within a love relationship. I allowed the neglect...

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Men Must Get Away From The Source Of Their Stress: That Means You

The other night on twitter I saw a “tweet” that encapsulated a man’s need to go to his cave when stressed out by relationship issues with his woman. With everything I have...

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How Standing On Your Head Can Improve Your Love Life

This morning I was out in one of our flower beds pulling weeds. I ran across the cover of the septic tank, which brought back memories. A few years ago, we had problems with the...

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That “Mothering” Tone Of Voice And Behavior Does Not Work For A Man: Which...

“How can we have a loving relationship with anyone if we spend most of the time thinking about how awful it (the relationship) is?” ~ Joseph Bailey I found that awesome quote...

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Curiosity Creates Romance

Hidden expectations are one of the primary things that hurt a relationship. The expectations go beyond the desire to be loved for who we are. They have to do with us looking good...

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