Monthly Archives January 2014

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Things You Need to Know About Cheating, Affairs and Much More

cheatingThe union, in marriage of two members of the opposite sex is a tradition that has been around since men were living in caves. So have extra-marital affairs. Since almost the beginning of time, humans have believed that marriage was important in maintaining a cohesive, healthy society. Another belief that was collectively held about marriage was the idea that the union was to be monogamous. Despite this belief, some human beings can’t seem to live a monogamous lifestyle. Research has shown that affairs are as old as marriage itself.

Why do people have extra-marital affairs?

Some say that monogamous relationships are not natural. They believe human beings are not biologically inclined to mate for life...

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5 Sensible Ways to Handle Break-up Stress

Sensible Ways to Handle Break-up StressBreak-up is never an easy phase to tackle. It may not just disturb you mentally but may also affect your diet habits thereby, affecting your physical health. Struggling to cope up with the damage may land you in a condition of depression and sleeplessness. Thus, getting out of the phase as fast as possible is extremely important to lead a normal and peaceful life ahead.

There are several ways in which you can rise up fast and with confidence. All you need to show is a bit of maturity and a lot of willpower. Rest everything will fall in proper place. What are these ways and how they can be used to your advantage? Read on to get a better understanding about the same…

5 sensible ways to handle break-up stress

1. Talk your mind

You will feel more painful and distressed if you do not speak up...

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10 Signs Your Emotional Baggage Is Too Heavy For A Relationship

10 Signs Your Emotional Baggage Is Too Heavy For A RelationshipYou don’t have to be single to wonder whether or not you are ready for a great relationship. In fact, millions of people who aren’t really ready find themselves in the middle of relationships. Regardless of your status, you should know the signs that indicate you aren’t ready for what you are doing, or about to do. Once you understand your limitations, then you can go to work on them and ready yourself for a real, loving relationship. Read on to learn the signs that may cause trouble in paradise.

1. You Blame First, Defend Second

Something goes wrong. What’s your first instinct? For many of us, it is to seek someone or something to blame other than ourselves. This may be human nature. It is the next step that really kills relationships...

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How to Cope with a Drunk Partner (and Save the Relationship)

How to Cope with a Drunk Partner (and Save the Relationship)Most of us will come across people who are drinking too much in social situations. And to be fair, who hasn’t — from time to time — had one (or three) too many drinks at their own birthday party?

The summer season is nearly upon us. It’s time for holiday celebrations and barbecues at which keeping the wine and beer flowing is part of being hospitable.

For some of us, however, this season highlights a much more commonplace and personal issue because our close relationships are already overshadowed by the spectre of problem drinking. We view celebrations with growing dread as they provide our problem drinker with what they consider to be a legitimate excuse for excess.

The following is a quick guide to managing drunken behavior wisely and minimizing its destructive impact...

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How to Find Lasting Love

loveDating tips to help you find love #1: Keep things in perspective

Don’t make your search for a relationship the center of your life. Concentrate on activities you enjoy, your career, health, and relationships with family and friends. When you focus on keeping yourself happy, it will keep your life balanced and make you a more interesting person when you do meet someone special.
Remember that first impressions aren’t always reliable. Especially when it comes to Internet dating, people don’t always accurately portray themselves. Regardless of where or how you meet someone, though, it always takes time to really get to know that person. You have to experience being with someone in a variety of situations, some good and some not so good, before you really know him or her...

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5 New Year’s resolutions every single girl should make

5 New Year’s resolutions every single girl should makeHear that? It’s the clock ticking down on 2013. It’s time to say sayonara to last year and hello to 2014. I know it’s cliché, but I love to start a new year off with resolutions. It’s just the perfect time to reflect, set some goals and look forward to making your future even better than your past. I tend to keep my most personal resolutions to myself. I weirdly treat them like birthday wishes and don’t share them because then they might not come true. So, don’t ask me to share mine! But, if you’re a single girl, I have some resolutions that should be on your list for 2014.

1. Make time for dating

If you’re not setting aside two nights a week to date, you’re not really trying to meet a man...

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Five Tips For Successful First Dates in 2014

Five Tips For Successful First Dates in 2014With the New Year upon us, every single guy or gal is looking for that special someone to pair off with. Perhaps you didn’t have someone to kiss when the clock struck twelve, or you’re hoping to have a Valentine this year — a new year means a new beginning. Navigating the dating scene can be difficult and while first dates can be very exciting, sometimes they are nerve racking and scary. I consulted Meghann Novinskie, dating expert with Mixology — a completely offline matchmaking agency catered exclusively to the LGBT community — for some advice for our LGBT friends who are going on first dates in the New Year. “It goes so far beyond not talking about sex, religion and politics on a first date these days,” Meghann says, “The rules have changed quite a bit in the past few years...

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3 Tips For Dating A Divorced Guy

3 Tips For Dating A Divorced GuyIn some ways, dating a divorced guy is no different than dating a guy who has never been married. However, there may be some crucial differences. Here are three tips to keep in mind when dating a recently divorced man.

1. Marriage.

First, a divorced man may be more cautious or even opposed to the idea of getting married again. This may be especially true if he went through an ugly divorce, he was betrayed by his wife, or if the divorce cost him a lot of money.

Although women are often portrayed as the ones likely to carry emotional baggage from previous relationships, men do too. If this is the case with the guy you are interested in, the important thing is to not push him. If the relationship develops in a positive direction he may very well change his attitude towards marriage...

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The Most Important Thing You Need for Love in 2014

The Most Important Thing You Need for Love in 2014I recently read this super smart article on Psychology Today. I passed it around to my life coach clients and even on Facebook because I thought there was so much truth there about the ways we sabotage ourselves when it come to love and relationships.

The people I heard back from really liked it, but there was a resounding message from them across the land…

“Are you kidding me? This is really hard. I am not sure I want to do all of that for love.”

I know, Sugarpants. I know…

Knowing yourself well enough to recognize your stuff and then doing something about it… well, it can feel like, “Where do you even begin? Wasn’t love supposed to be easier than this? Just fall into place? Just happen organically and then we live happily ever after?”


You have been lied to about love and relationsh...

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