Love

Are You an Unhappy Single? Here’s What to Do About It!

If you are single and you hate it, you probably feel that your life is missing something and you walk around feeling unfulfilled. Many people do not feel happy or successful unless they have a partner or an active dating life. If this sounds like you, instead of focusing on what you don’t have, identify what you do have. Only when you embrace life as it is and make the best of it will change and better things come your way. Why are you single? Whether you know it or not you are probably projecting an unsuccessful and unhappy vibe. People generally steer clear of individuals who are continually down or who don’t seem happy in their own skin. Here are some tips to help you love the life you are living. Once your life starts to transform, then the world around you will transform, too. Check t...

What You Need to Do When a Partner or Spouse Dies

The death of a partner is one of the most stressful losses you may face in life. When two people live together, they become emotionally dependent on each other to some degree. There are some couples who are so dependent upon each other that each partner feels like ‘a half’ and together they make ‘a whole.’ Other couples remain distinct, independent individuals inside the relationship and they are not very dependent on the other. The degree of your independence in the relationship will generally determine the grief work that you will have to undertake to come to terms with the death of a spouse or partner. People who were in an emotionally dependent relationship and who identified themselves by their partner not only will have the task of grieving their partner’s death – but they will also ...

The Female Orgasm: Have You Faked It?

Let’s face the facts, we live in a goal-oriented, results-hungry society where achievement is measured—and that includes female orgasm. The truth is that it’s sometimes easy for a female to climax and other times it’s just not. Another truth is that on occasion women don’t worry about whether they orgasm and faking it is no big deal. Men, on the other hand, would generally freak if they discovered that their women were faking the Big O more times than not. How important is the orgasm? Women are intuitive enough to know that sometimes their orgasms are more important to their men than to them. For some men, bringing a woman to orgasm is an affirmation to the man of his performance, her love for him—and for some men bringing a woman to orgasm gives the man an ego boost and a sense of pride. ...

Tips for Getting Past Those First Date Jitters

Going on a first date with someone can bring about a case of nervousness and anxiety that can be hard to get a handle on and control. Whether you are new to dating or just heading back into the dating scene after a long hiatus, here are some pointers that you can put in your memory to help you overcome those jitters. Compliment your date If you feel tongue-tied or at a loss as to what to say to your date, you can’t go wrong with a compliment. Everyone likes to be complimented. Compliments are a great way to break the ice at the beginning of the date. You can compliment your date on their appearance, their smell, their vehicle, their choice of venue, etc. Further along on the date, you can compliment him on his manners, his personality, tastes, music preferences and more. Compliments are al...

How to Maintain Your Libido When You’re Single

Whether you hate the show or love it, there’s a particular scene during season two of Grey’s Anatomy that every single woman in a dry spell can relate to. When Katherine Heigl’s character, Izzie, finally has sex after a long unintentional bout of celibacy, she finds she’s now hornier than ever. When trying to explain the feeling to another character, George, she asks him, “You know when you don’t have sex for a while, you sorta forget how good it is, and you don’t really need it as much?” He responds with a no, saying that doesn’t happen to guys. Izzie then tells him that now that she’s remembered how great sex is, her libido has gone into overdrive. “It’s like a beast,” she says, “A beast that was asleep, for a long, LONG time, and now the beast is WIDE awake and wants to be fed and the f...

Caring for a Dying Loved One: Understanding the Dying Process

In generations past, caring for dying loved ones at home was a natural family event. Due to modern technology, as well as nursing homes and hospitals, many people in today’s society have been insulated from watching their loved ones go through the dying process. This means most people are not aware of the signs and symptoms of the dying process. How to care for a dying loved one Given the choice, most people would choose to die a natural death at home surrounded by friends and family versus dying in a facility and being cared for by professionals. Over the past two decades there has been a rise in the number of families who are choosing to care for their dying loved ones at home. This resurgence and return to the ‘old ways’ means it is crucial for home caregivers to learn the signs and sym...