General Relationship

Locate a wide selection of relationship tips and advice from experts around the world. Topics range from dating to marriage and divorce

Ladies, There is NOTHING Wrong with Enjoying Sex

There has been a long standing joke that although refers in translation to men, seems to also define the way in which women feel about one another sexually. The joke says, “What’s the difference between a slut and a...

Being Guilted By Your Parents

You are an adult. You waited a long time to have a place of your own, and to feel like a responsible addition to society. You hold down a great job, are raising two beautiful children, and have a...

Dishonesty in Relationships – Is your Partner Lying to You

So we have irresistible iPods, Blackberries equipped with “awesome” ringtones and those devilish Prada purses and shoes that look like they came out of a candy factory. Technology has made us earthlings a contented bunch, thrilled that with a...

Recognizing Spousal Abuse – Can you Recognize the Signs

Recognizing spousal abuse seems like a tall order. This is the main problem that besets psychologists and other mental health professionals. It is difficult to tell if someone in a relationship – man or woman - is being abused...

Techno-sputes – How Technology Has Changed the Way We Argue

Have you ever heard words like argutext or arguebook? Both of these terms found in today’s modern urban dictionary are used when people refer to having arguments or disagreements via social technology. Social media has changed…well; to be frank...

Excuses – It’s Time to Stop Procrastinating

It’s the end of January, have you broken your News Years Resolutions yet? Is there a particular reason why you stay stuck in an unhappy relationship, settle for a job that doesn’t fulfill you, cannot own a better car,...

The Connected but Unconnected World

“ “How many Facebook friends do you have,” asks one 16 year old girl to another. Apparently, today a marker for success and popularity is tightly hinged to how many Facebook friends, Twitter followers or Instagram likes one gets online....

Living in a Politically Correct World

When Jennifer Anniston, almost accidentally used the forbidden “R” word (which is much too racy to disclose here) during her interview with Regis and Kathy, the backlash about her insensitivity carried on for weeks. It wasn’t as if she...

Patching Things Up with Your Folks

Ten years have passed and you and your parents haven’t spoken much. Not since that dreadful day ten years ago when you have the argument that neither of you could quite get over. You said things, they said things...

Are You Normal – Do you do Any of the Following?

Have you checked out YouTube lately? Watched any reality shows on primetime television? If so, then chances are you know firsthand just how ridiculous the human race can be. Hot dog eating contests, and dating reality shows. Wife swapping...

What Happened To Spontaneity – Life after Marriage

Marriage is a ride. Sometimes you and your partner are traveling up hill. Other times, you are enjoying the fast ride downhill that feels like a roller coaster. And yet, most of the time marriage is like the prairie. Flat, and reasonable….uninteresting and routine. Expected. For married couples, the loss...

Is It Unfair to Change Your Mind about Wanting Children?

When my husband and I got engaged in our early twenties, we foolishly did not discuss the possibility of having kids one day. I’m quite sure we didn'’t even give children a second thought at all during that time in our lives. We were practically kids ourselves - self-centered...

Petty Arguments In Marriage

Snoring. Leaving the toilet seat up. Neglecting chores. Driving styles. What to watch on TV. What to have for dinner. Noisiness. Certain time-consuming and/or expensive hobbies. This is the stuff of petty arguments in marriage. Like a trickle of water that slowly erodes a rocky cliff, petty arguments can...