In any relationship, keeping the love alive is really important. It doesn’t matter how strongly you feel about each other at the start. Science proves that after around 3 years, those original chemicals and hormones begin to fade. We stay together after this period due to the connection we’ve built, loyalty, and how much work we continue to put into the relationship. Some people stay together purely out of habit – many of them aren’t happy. If you want to make sure that your relationship is for the long term, these tips will keep your love alive:
Girls are often more patient than men, understanding it takes time to kindle a scorching fire. However, after you’ve lit the flame how do you get him to begin liking you more and thinking about you more often? Here’s how to take him from mere flirtation to a falling head-over-heels relationship.
Guys may not be fashion hounds but they notice a girl who can dress well. Maintain your fingernails and toenails and do something stunning with your hair. As far as attire, spruce up your style a bit, but don’t don anything too provocative, unless you want him thinking about nothing but sex. Make him take greater notice of you. That way you’ll be on his mind longer and his feelings will grow more powerful.
These days, many first-time marriages end in divorce. This doesn’t mean that ex-spouses plan to stay single for the rest of their lives. Most divorced people, especially those with children, fall in love with a new partner and eventually choose to get married or move in together. Blending a family can be a real challenge, but it’s certainly not impossible. Here are a few things we learned from successful blended families.
As they say, hindsight is 20/20. There’s no one better to tell you what you should and shouldn’t do during a divorce than people who have been there themselves. Whatever the course of the relationship has been like, divorce is never pleasant, and it can be hard to collect your thoughts and make the right decisions. Whether you’re in the midst of a divorce or just contemplating it, here’s some advice to make it as smooth as possible.
People generally don’t react well to changes. This is especially true when it comes to divorce and disruption of the settled daily life, not to mention the possible heartbreak involved. Still, any kind of divorce is always better than a bad marriage, which can actually reflect much worse in the future on both partners and kids. Therefore, even if divorce is inevitable, and definitely something difficult to go through, it is important to know that this is probably for the best and that you will, without a doubt, recover from this emotional blow sooner than you expect.
There is an understandable air of excitement and expectation when it comes to arranging your wedding and that puts the pressure on when it comes to making the right choices, such as select the right wedding ring.
Your aim is to try to find a unique wedding ring that perfectly symbolizes your marriage and truly reflects the love that you have for one another.
Here is a look at some tips that might just help you to achieve wedded bliss, at least from the point of view of choosing the right ring.
It’s date night again.
What’s on the menu? A movie? Dinner? Boring. You’ve done those all before. Even the local arcade seems a little lame tonight. here are 4 exciting ideas you haven’t tried.
No, not the usual card games. You should be playing card games for adults, like Dirty Minds or Utter Nonsense or FunEmployed or Keep Calm. All of these games are pretty much R-rated, or at least PG-13. So, it’s definitely going to be “different.”
Living with a partner inevitably means learning how to share, whether it’s the TV, the shower, the car, or the bed. It’s the latter in particular that can cause distress among couples. While it’s perfectly acceptable to opt for separate beds, many consider this a sure sign that a relationship is in some sort of trouble. It’s accepted wisdom now that if you’re an item, you share a bed to show affection. However if one partner should snore, kick in their sleep, or toss and turn often, then sleeping with them may prove to be its own challenge.
Have you ever thought of becoming a surrogate? What were your reasons for considering it? I have to admit that I am one who has thought about it. I’ve worked for a surrogacy attorney and seen the ins and outs of the process. We are delving into the topic of surrogacy this evening and discussing what it’s all about.
What is a surrogate?
There are 450 women every year who give birth to children in the US for couples who are unable to bear their own. This is what a surrogate does, they realize other people’s dreams to help them build a family. The goal of a surrogate is to make sure that the child she bears is healthy and in normal condition.
For some people, saying “I love you” can be difficult. For others, all too easy. The hallowed words “I love you” aren’t always appropriate for everyone in your life. How do you show it though? Sometimes you don’t have to say a word at all. A little token of gratitude is all that’s needed.
Here are a few ideas.
Take a Trip
If you know this person well, you’ll know where they like to be. If they’re a foodie, why not take them out to their favorite restaurant? If that’s a little too formal, how about you treat them to coffee and cake at a nice little cafe or bistro?
Update 10/5/2016: October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. While this post was written in 2014, it is still a viable post that deserves your attention. You see, one of the men from this true story, “Jim,” has decided to run for mayor for the City of Richmond, Virginia. We cannot allow an abuser to take over the day-to-day operations of our city. I am asking each of you who live in the #RVA to read this book, share it with your friends, and vote #NoAbuserForMayor during the upcoming election.