Monthly Archives January 2014

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5 Things to Remember if You Want to be Friend with Your Ex

Things to Remember if You Want to be Friend with Your ExHave you managed to get over the pain of breakup and are now planning to share a friendly relation with your ex-lover? There is no harm in thinking to be friends provided you do it in the right sense and with right motive. There are a few factors you must consider seriously before you speak up your mind with your Ex.

Keeping things simple and transparent is the key to march in the right direction. Impatience or loss of temper may worsen things even further and will take away all the chances of any kind communications between you two in future. Thus, make your moves wisely. What all things you must remember while doing so? Read this…

5 things to remember if you want to be friend with your Ex

1. Think deeply about your motives

Being just a friend with a person whom you have loved madly is ...

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7 Tips For A Strong Relationship When It’s Not Enough Just To Love

7 Tips For A Strong Relationship When It’s Not Enough Just To LoveIt’s often not through a lack of love that many relationships fall apart. Here are 7 tips for a strong relationship when love is not enough.

1. Develop empathy and really listen to each other

Good communication often starts with a desire to understand other points of view. How many arguments have you had that have just spiraled out of control because no one is really listening or attempting to understand? I think one of the most important things we can all do, whether for a relationship or not, is to develop a strong sense of empathy and compassion. Grudge-holding, bitter thoughts and and negativity towards others will only backfire if you hold onto it.

2. Spend quality time as a couple regularly

It might be easy to slip into a mundane routine, especially if you and your significant othe...

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5 Common Relationship Problems you Must Be Aware of

Common Relationship Problems you Must Be Aware ofThere is nothing like a smooth and hassle-free relationship. You have to put serious efforts to keep the good things going. Every relation is engulfed with some or the other problems. The true essence of your relation with your partner can be felt when you both generate an ability to overcome the differences and focus on the similarities.

There are several aspects you must take care of to keep things going fine. It is not as easy as it seems to build a lifetime bonding. You need to tackle a few common relationship problems that pop-up in almost every relation around the world. Only by tackling them will you be able to know the true meaning and importance of your relation. Read on to know these problems…

5 common relationship problems you must be aware of

1. Overlooking the differences

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Keep a positive dating attitude

dating1 Recall what’s FUN about dating.

Newsflash: Dating isn’t all bad; it can be a lot of fun. Stop and recall five things you like about dating. Getting butterflies, shopping for new date outfits, dressing up, savoring first kisses, telling bad-date stories to girlfriends, being wowed by an amazing first date… Come on, you know there are at least a few things you enjoy, so tap into those to avoid dating doldrums.

2 Put on your love spectacles.

Chances are if you have a downer attitude about love, it is because deep down, you really really want it. So, start soaking it up all around you. When you see a happy couple making out, envision yourself doing the same. Instead of puking at ads that include messages of love, dream of yourself in one...

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4 Sensible Tips to Make the Best Out of Your Courtship Phase and Know Her Better

Make the Best Out of Your Courtship PhaseCourtship is a very special phase of life wherein you and your would-be life-partner get time to know each other better. This is the time when you both may make out how comfortable you are with each other. Also, it helps to know more about the personal traits of each other and discover many more goodies that you or she may still be unaware of.

Hence, making the best out of the phase is very much important to build a strong long-lasting relationship. There are many areas you have to focus on. As she has taken the big decision to be your life-partner, you must make all possible efforts to make her comfortable in the relationship and make her feel that she could not get a better life-partner. How to make it happen? Read on…

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Top Relationship Advices You Must Never Forget

Top Relationship Advices You Must Never ForgetSeveral years ago, on their 50th anniversary, my 87-year-old grandfather looked at my 84-year-old grandmother and said, “This right here, our relationship, this is my greatest accomplishment.”

My grandfather’s words have always remained with me.  They were beautifully romantic, but more importantly, they were delightfully true.  Healthy relationships are accomplishments.  They take commitment and work, and two people who are willing to meet in the middle and put in the necessary effort.

If you’re in a relationship, intimate or platonic, that could use a little help, the tips below will come in handy…

–  Let go of old wounds through forgiveness.

Every moment of your life you are either growing or dying – and when you are physically healthy, it’s a choice, not fate...

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Five tips for teen dating

Five tips for teen datingDating is a time of social experimentation for teens. It’s a time to test out which type of partners appeal to them, and how they can negotiate a romantic relationship. But it can also be a confusing time and a difficult time for parents too. “Today” contributor Dr. Gail Saltz, a psychiatrist with New York Presbyterian Hospital, has some advice.

Teen dating can be a wonderful and fun time where self confidence is built up, and dating techniques are learned. Teens also learn how to be both assertive and compromising, how to be giving to another and how to expect the same in return. All of this is a sort of practice session in order to find “Mr.” or “Miss Right.”

Unfortunately, too often teens start dating with no preparatory talks from their parents and then they can get into ...

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5 Tips to Get Your Friend Out of an Abusive Relationship

Get Your Friend Out of an Abusive RelationshipWorried about your friend who is going through an abusive relationship but don’t know how to take her out of it? Are you confused on whether you should help her or let the things settle on their own? Then, you are on the right page. You must be well-aware about the steps you must take in such tricky situations as the conditions are already very tense and sensitive.

One wrong step and you may be risking your friendship in an attempt to free your friend from the abusive treatment her partner may be giving her. Hence, stepping ahead with caution and patience is very important to turn things to better. What are the steps you must think about? Read on to know more…

5 tips to get your friend out of an abusive relationship

1. Be there always

Bad phases in relationships often impact the mind o...

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7 Ways The Internet Changed Love In 2013

7 Ways The Internet Changed Love In 2013While we haven’t started falling in love with robots yet (though Her may have you thinking differently) or wearing Google Glass on our wedding day, new websites, apps and viral videos drastically altered the way we met, communicated and dated in 2013.

From new apps setting you up with your friends’ friends to the success of the gay rights movement on social media, here are seven ways the internet changed the way we love.

1. We’re Getting More Superficial

Just when you thought it wasn’t possible to get any more shallow, 2013 rolled around! With popular new dating apps like Tinder (which facilitates 4 million matches per day in the United States), where you choose potential partners solely based on six photos and a tagline and OKCupid’s newest feature to weed out “unattractive” users — those...

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5 Sensible Ways to End a Long-term Relationship Smoothly

Sensible Ways to End a Long-term Relationship SmoothlyIt is never an easy decision to quit a relationship. But you need to be strict to yourself if there is no point in keeping the alliance going. The decision may take you through tough times initially but will prove to be the right move to avoid making things worse. Moreover, you may also feel relaxed and independent once you get out of a relation that is not working well for you and your partner.

But the next question that may come to your mind is how to break the relation smoothly so that things do not turn ugly in the final meetings. Given that both you and your partner will be extra-sensitive to each other’s words, keeping the right tempo is very much necessary to lessen the pain of separation. How can you make this happen? Read on…

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