Mornings are infamous for not being pleasant. Too often it’s the beginning of a busy day and just getting up and getting started becomes more important than paying attention to the people around you. But just as breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day, it is important to leave the house in the morning feeling connected to and appreciated by your partner. Here are some quick tips that can help your relationship start out on the right foot everyday.
When faced with adultery, betrayal or other relationship hurdles, people react in different ways. Some shut down. Some run away. Some call Ricki Lake or Jerry Springer. No one can tell you what acts or events a relationship can overcome and which ones are deal-breakers. However, it is critical that, when faced with a devastating relationship event, you take responsibility and deal with, not hide from, the problem.
If you are like most people, your thoughts on your past relationships are probably bittersweet – feeling fondness toward the positive memories and sadness or anger toward the situations or circumstances that led to the relationship’s end. In the same way, many people who are entering the dating pool after a breakup enter that pool with mixed emotions – longing for companionship but wary of more disappointment. Here are some things to consider when you are giving love another try.
There are certain practices that married couples must follow in order to avoid adding to a divorce rate that hovers around 50%. These practices are important for the success of your marriage, and they’re also essential for the well-being of your children.
Sexually, we like to think that we have it together, that we are more sophisticated and sexually aware now than at any other time in history. Yet, as we have seen, the current stereotype of normal, desirable sex is still quite narrow and rigid.
Living with Aggressively Angry People The most important consideration in living with someone who is aggressively angry is safety. You need to be able to feel safe in your home. If the person you are living with has a tendency to be aggressive in ways that are threatening, you need to set clear boundaries about these behaviors. If those boundaries are broken, you need to call the police.
In theory, setting up a registry is simple. You decide on one or several stores, create a registry online or in person, select various items, and get the word out to your guests. In practice, things are a little more complicated—but only a little!
So how long is long enough? My reply is, “As long as it takes for you.” Just as each of us has individual DNA and fingerprints, so do we have individual and unique ways of saying good-bye to our loved ones. There are no rules or time limits on how long one should grieve. For some, the grief period will be brief, for others it may be years.