Relationships - Dating, Weddings, Marriage and Divorce

Should Men and Women Mate for Life

The question of whether or not men and women should mate for life is one that has nagged at humanity since the dawn of time. And if you were to use current divorce rates and statistics on infidelity as a guide, you would surely agree that monogamy among humans...

Arranged Marriages in Japan

One would hardly think that Japan, being the contemporary society that it is, still practices arranged marriages – at least in some parts of the countryside. But then again, in certain Asian countries the practice is rather widespread, so it is only natural that Japan would have its own...

What Might Have Been – Evaluating Past Relationships

In reflection, it is easy to look back on your life and see the forks in the road where you may have made a wrong turn. Silent thought can have you wondering what if, what if you had chosen another path, another partner, or another route that seemed to...

Why You Should Buy Your Wife Flowers

Each year, at Valentines Day, Mothers Day and those other special holidays earmarked to make that special significant female in your life feel special, florist’s worldwide boom with millions of dollars in revenue. In fact, some pretty amazing statistics report that these two holidays alone – combined perhaps with...

Why Spouses Cheat – Is it Boredom or just Opportunity?

If the answer to this question were clear cut and consistent from couple to couple, the statistics on divorce would not be hovering comfortably around the 50% mark. Yes, research shows that as many as half of all marriages over the course of a decade end in divorce. And...

Why People Have Extra-Marital Affairs

“The faithful spouse has the right to know the answer to every question he/she has asked. It is important to bring secrets to light. If this marriage stands any chance of being saved, both parties have to fully know this bit of their shared history.” (David Carder, 2001) A number...

Why Couples Argue – Common Topics that Cause Problems

Why do couples argue? Setting aside the sheer fact that two human beings attempting to share and merge two separate lives full of two absolutely different chemical make-ups, feelings, behaviors, pasts, preferences, dislikes and lifestyles; who are also trying to share both physical and mental space in each other’s...

Am I in Love? – Or is it Lust?

Talk about residual products - or residual value for that matter. You don’t understand? We’ll clarify that. What happens when the flames of love whittle down to embers? Does this momentary lust give way to love? What are the residual elements of lust? Do we feel fulfilled or empty...

Pros and Cons of Public Proposals

Listen, a proposal should be memorable. And not memorable in the sense that ‘you and your lover were completely sauced at a bar and got locked up for indecent exposure and you proposed through the bars of your jail cell.’ Rather, memorable in the sense that it is something...

Are You Afraid of Being Alone – If So Try Being Single for a...

Learning to be alone is definitely a trait worth learning. For many people, from the time they are little – they are unable to find solitude and happiness in their own thoughts and time spent alone. As they grow up, this often equates to them constantly needing to feel...

Writing Wedding Vows – How to Express Your Love with Words

For the first time in your life, you’re writing wedding vows – yours! Your future wife turned to you one evening by the fireplace...

Choosing a Master of Ceremonies – Who Should Get the Job?

The key to any wedding reception is to have a master of ceremonies that engages that crowd and keeps things moving at an appropriate...

Tips for Throwing an Engagement Party

Today, there are practically a million excuses to throw a party. Get a promotion – then you need a party to celebrate. Bought a...