When He and His Mom Are Too Close

Some men are excessively attached to their mothers. While the majority of these men see nothing wrong with this the women who fall in love with them often suffer from this relationship. In most cases a woman may not even realize that she has become involved with a mama’s boy until it is much too late to avoid heartbreak in one way or another. In some cases however there may be some small signs that signal a woman that she should be wary and proceed in this relationship with extreme caution. Continue reading When He and His Mom Are Too Close

Breakups Aren’t Always Bad For A Relationship

When a relationship ends, or the decision is made to breakup, it can be a very devastating time for one or both partners. This is especially true for couples that have been together for a very long time. That’s not to say that couples don’t feel the pain of a breakup when it’s only been six months or so. It just means that the pain of separation is usually felt much stronger with people that have been connected for years. Things get even worse when one of the partners never saw the end coming. Continue reading Breakups Aren’t Always Bad For A Relationship

Will Your Family Accept Your Bi-Racial Relationship?

In the 21st century, there tends to be more of an acceptance that not all relationships are going to be between two people of the same race. It is certainly not as difficult as it used to be in the past. However, in certain parts of the country, it is still very much a big deal when two people of different races come together in a romantic relationship. Continue reading Will Your Family Accept Your Bi-Racial Relationship?

Revisiting the Past

When someone you loved more than anything in the world has decided to end the relationship with you, it’s possible that you mope around crying and depressed for days or weeks. The only thing you can focus on is trying to get this person back in your life and somehow make him or her love you again. It’s all you sleep, breathe and eat. How can you get your ex back and have things the way they were? Continue reading Revisiting the Past

Kissing Is Good For You

Kissing has been around ever since the first time that cave men and cave women accidentally touched their mouths together and found it pleasurable. Truthfully, that may not have been exactly how it all happened but, in theory, it makes sense as cave people seemed to have discovered most things by accident. However, there are very few people today that don’t enjoy kissing. Continue reading Kissing Is Good For You

Love At First Sight

For those of you that have always believed that love at first sight is possible, it seems that now science may stand behind you in that belief.  Syracuse University professor, Dr. Stephanie Ortigue, has conducted some astounding new research that shows love happens within 1/5 of a second. Dr. Ortigue explains that falling in love is a scientific event in that it begins in the brain rather than the heart. According to this study, the brain reacts to romance a bit like it was given a hit of cocaine. Continue reading Love At First Sight

The Art of Compromise

Not all couples are going to be so in synch with each other that they will both like all of the same things. While having many common interests certainly helps to boost the success rate of any relationship, sometimes couples don’t enjoy many of the same things at all. However, these same couples tend to have successful relationships. The reason behind their success seems to be that they’ve learned the art of compromising over things. Continue reading The Art of Compromise

Should You Discuss Your Sexual History?

At some point in time during every relationship comes the dreaded question: So how many (women or men) have you slept with? This is the time when you’ll need to figure out what you’re going to say about your past. If you haven’t had a very active sexual and/or romantic past, you have very little to worry about. On the other hand, if your past has been colorful to say the least, you may find that sharing that information with someone you currently care about may not be all that simple. Continue reading Should You Discuss Your Sexual History?

Will Sex Too Soon Ruin Your Relationship?

The question of just how soon to have sex in a relationship comes up quite often between couples. Typically, it is women that fear having sex too soon can send the men packing because they’ll think the women are loose or too easy. This is not to say that they really DO think that. It just means that a lot of women worry about being labeled as too available whether it is true or not. So they may want to hold off a bit before deciding to have sex with a guy. Continue reading Will Sex Too Soon Ruin Your Relationship?

Never Be Too Eager On A First Date!

So you’re gearing up for that first date with someone you’ve admired from afar for a while now, or you’re getting ready to meet someone that you’ve been chatting with online. Either way, your enthusiasm is running high because you are thrilled to be finally on your way to connecting with someone that may possibly turn out to be the love of your life. That enthusiasm may need to be toned down a notch or two if you think this just may be “the one.” Continue reading Never Be Too Eager On A First Date!

Are You Addicted To Love?

Even though you can’t seem to find the love of your life, that dizzy roller coaster of emotions that comes about from that first kiss with someone new to the bottomless pit of despair when the affair ends is something you just have to have. It’s certainly better than the in-between state of being dateless and feeling nothing. At least that’s what you keep telling yourself. Besides, there’s always someone else just around the corner to use to fill up your empty void. Continue reading Are You Addicted To Love?

Red Flags!

Picture this: After months of looking around and dating frogs that never turn into princes, you’ve finally found a guy that seems promising. He’s great looking, has a really funny sense of humor, wants to pay for your dates, and seems to want all the same things you do. Yet, the more time you spend with him, the more you start to worry about whether first impressions are always the truth. Continue reading Red Flags!

Are the Two of You Compatible?

One of the key components to whether or not a relationship will work out is compatibility.  Yes, opposites can and do attract each other, and those relationships actually can be successful. However, if you want the odds on your side without having to work really hard at keeping a relationship together, then you should have a few of the more important areas of life in common. Otherwise, the chances for a successful relationship tend to decrease as time goes on. Continue reading Are the Two of You Compatible?

Dating A Shy Guy

Women find shy men challenging because they never make the first move. In fact, this is often why a gorgeous, smart, and available man is still available. He’s too shy to approach a woman he likes and ask her out. That’s something that women should keep in mind when they meet men that seem like they should be “taken.” The guy is probably too shy to get a relationship off the ground. In this case, it will be up to you to get things started. Continue reading Dating A Shy Guy

Dating and the Single Parent

Divorce brings about several unhappy and difficult things to the lives of people, just as it brings about some positive aspects such as the promise of a happier future. One of these things that can work to be both difficult and positive, at the same time, is the newly single people get to date again. This can be a lot of fun. It can also be pretty difficult in arranging dates if you’re now a single parent. Continue reading Dating and the Single Parent

Are You ‘Just A Friend’ To Him?

Many times, women develop crushes or totally fall in love with their male best friends. Since it’s very possible that your friend adores you on some level, at the same time, he would probably be shocked to find out that you had feelings for him that went beyond those of friendship. Therefore, it’s better to have an idea of how he really feels for you before professing your undying love for him. Continue reading Are You ‘Just A Friend’ To Him?

Why Doesn’t He Call When He Says He Will?

Nearly every woman has gone through this scenario: You go out with a new guy and have an absolutely amazing time. It seems that you have everything in common and the chemistry is off the charts. After spending the evening together at dinner and a movie, or a club, he takes you home and you invite him in. Whether you sleep with him or not, there’s at least a lot of making out. Continue reading Why Doesn’t He Call When He Says He Will?

Are You Open-Minded?

The 21st century has brought many dating concepts out in the open where everyone can evaluate them and decide just what group they fit into. There are now not only straight, or heterosexual couples, but also homosexual couples of both sexes as well as those people that seem to enjoy all sexes. You will find these different groups of people no matter where you live in the world, and your dilemma may just be to figure out whether you want to fit into one group only, or more than one. Continue reading Are You Open-Minded?

Dating A Man In Prison

Something that has come into the public eye more and more often in recent years is the ever increasing number of women that become romantically involved with men serving prison sentences. While these relationships have to be viewed on an individual basis, these are not relationships that were in existence before incarceration. These are relationships that have been started well after the men have begun serving their sentences for their crimes. Continue reading Dating A Man In Prison

Is Same-Sex Sex Cheating?

There are many couples together these days where at least one of the partners is bisexual. They even discuss the fact that the bisexual partner may go out and find someone to play with on occasion. If the other partner is into it, they can even engage in the occasional threesome. However, there remains the question of whether or not the bisexual partner is cheating when playing around with their same sex partner. Continue reading Is Same-Sex Sex Cheating?

How To Meet Gay Women

Even though more and more gay women are proudly living the lifestyle of their choice today, it can still be difficult to meet other gay women for dating and relationships. It’s typically no easier for gay women to meet the right person than it is for straight women. If you’re really serious about finding the right woman for you, there are several options open to you just by using a bit of creative thinking. Continue reading How To Meet Gay Women

Gay Relationships

As the population of gay people seem to be increasing a bit more all the time, there have been more studies into the relationships of gay couples as compared with those of straight couples. What has been found over and over again is that there really aren’t all that many differences between the two. This is probably not going to surprise gay couples because it’s most likely something that they knew all along. Continue reading Gay Relationships

The Passive Aggressive Man

If you’re in a relationship with a passive aggressive man, you probably already know it. In case you’re still wondering, the passive aggressive guy is the one that avoids responsibility and conflict by being passive and withdrawing. He’s the “nice” man that reeled you in with his adoration, but once he’s landed you, things change so fast you’ll go cross eyed until you decide to get out of the situation. Continue reading The Passive Aggressive Man

Love Shouldn’t Hurt

Too many people allow themselves to stay in relationships that are clearly bad for them simply to keep from being alone. It never occurs to most of them that there are worse things than living life alone. Many of these abusive relationships become deadly, and being alone is certainly better than being dead. Anytime things reach this level, there’s an investigation, and this investigation typically leads to the finding that there were definitely signs that things were going to turn bad. Continue reading Love Shouldn’t Hurt

New Relationship Rules

When a relationship first begins, there are many things that couples need to learn about each other. It’s usually not great to guess at what the other one wants. Therefore, to avoid this recipe for possible disaster, there are some basic guidelines that you can follow while setting up some rules with the new person you’re dating. This helps you move past all of the small things that can ruin a good beginning so you can really start having fun. Continue reading New Relationship Rules

When Your Lover is a Slob

Everyone knows that in the beginning of a new relationship, everyone puts their best foot forward. You want this romantic prospect to think highly of you so you go to extremes to make sure that happens. When you get ready to go out, you make sure that you’re clean, smelling seductive and looking beautiful. This is actually true for both women and men. You’re trying to make an amazing impression on this person so that it may lead to something long term or, maybe even, to marriage. Continue reading When Your Lover is a Slob

Can You Really Find Everlasting Love?

All women that grew up reading fairy tales such as Cinderella and Snow White believed in happy endings when they were little girls. It is stories such as these that shaped the way they viewed love and relationships. From the time that most little girls are 5 years they are already planning for the time when they meet their Prince Charming. A lot of them have begun planning their wedding day. They dress up in their mother’s old dresses and tie scarves around their heads as pretend wedding veils. They don’t grow up thinking about divorce or the pain that comes with many relationships. However, once they grow up or get old enough to realize that this isn’t always the true way of life, they start to wonder if happily ever after is even possible. Continue reading Can You Really Find Everlasting Love?

Love or Lust?

When you get involved with someone it is often hard to tell in the beginning if you are infatuated with them or if you are in fact falling in love with them. One reason this is so difficult to discern is because many of the signs of love and infatuation are pretty close to the same. It is not until some time has passed that you can really tell the difference and by then it is often too late to do much about it. Continue reading Love or Lust?