Do you want to be proactive about keeping your man interested, but aren't sure how? Here are some tips on how to make your boyfriend happy.
With so many Americans traveling and working abroad to say nothing of meeting people via the Internet, it is not surprising that many are finding love and marrying someone from abroad. Here is how to legally bring your spouse to the United States.
Backed by several years of psychological research, this checklist will help you make a valid decision about whether to get married again.
This post gives a practical twist to make seemingly complicated advice applicable to the lives of girlfriends and boyfriends living apart from each other.
If you've found yourself falling for a guy who has a ring on his finger, you might be wondering how to date a married man successfully. Is it even possible? Well, it depends on your ethical stance.
My husband Dexter is amazing in many ways, but his top attribute is that he’s a pilot. It’s a well-kept secret, but being married to an aviator has numerous benefits far beyond the most obvious advantage, that they can fly a plane. Read on and I'll give you some examples.
Many of us have been in a long-distance relationship at some point. You may be in one now. But not all are doomed to fail. Psychology gives us tips for making long-distance relationships work.
Men have no trouble committing to a career or to friends. Why, then, is it different with marriage? Overlooking the good things in a relationship and a lack of communication can cause commitment issues.
Our attachment styles can explain why we’re attracted to certain people and why we have the same relationship problems no matter who we date. Here's what attachment theory has to say about our romantic relationships.
Learn some of the most common expectations of people in long distance dating and the reality behind each expectation.
Are you bored now? You're having a very long vacation on the couch and now, you're tired of it. It's time to do something worth your time.
Every day we are either building up or tearing down our most important relationships. Here is how the Bible says we can build and maintain healthy relationships.
Bullying, name-calling, and political squabbling—we humans do a lot to divide us. Find out how compassionate listening does the opposite, building connections and giving relief to those in pain.
Whether you have no children of your own or your kids have left the nest, being a helpmate to your husband as a career homemaker is fulfilling work, as you create a peaceful and restful haven.
Many of us have had an experience with someone who was playing mind games. Both men and women tend to do this equally, and it has nothing to do with gender and more with individual personality traits.
Unique examples and advice for those who cannot think of anything great to say about their partner! Find ways to convey words of affirmation, accept gracefully and why.
One of the hardest things to go through in life is the breaking of a relationship with someone, especially if you were particularly close to that person and have known them for a long time. Once a relationship ends it can be very difficult to...
They say, "The first year of marriage is always the hardest." Here's what I learned throughout our first year of being hitched!
Since the beginning of time marriage has been a mixture of both love and economics with almost as many people down through the ages marrying for money as for love.
There are lots of things a girl loves her husband or boyfriend to do but won’t ask for. If you are a sincere guy, keep in mind the following things and try to treat your girl accordingly.
Are you going to wish your girlfriend happy birthday with a cheesy off-the-shelf card? Instead, make her fall for you all over again by writing a romantic birthday wish straight from the heart.
Insecurity surfaces in many women during their love relationships, but,for the most part, it begins as early as childhood. Here are six confidence boosters to help women enjoy their relationships.
How to be a submissive wife. The feminist movement has risen hand-in-hand with the divorce rate. Why wifely submission is the ultimate tool to marital ease and happiness for both spouses.
Find out how compatible you and your boyfriend are by having a question/answer session with deep questions that will help you both learn more about each other.
Do want greater satisfaction in your marriage? Start with improving your communication, an important building block for a strong, healthy marriage.
Have you ever felt that you give more than you get in a relationship? Have you ever secretly wished that you could be loved by a man as much as you love him? This article will help you understand how to keep love alive without putting too much pressure on yourself.
Marriage is always a big step, even more so if your fiance is from a different country. Here is some food for thought before you say 'I Do'.
Long-distance relationships can be tough and make you feel lonely and sad. However, long-distance relationships have many benefits which couples who have experienced them can only confirm. Read more!
Thinking about asking the woman you love to marry you? Here's some tips on how to make the experience perfect!
Are you considering starting a meditation practice? Well, it can have a few surprising effects on your relationships that you may not have expected!
Are you ready to get married? Here are 7 signs you're ready for marriage and 3 major warning signs that you're not ready yet and should wait before settling down.
While flirting does not necessarily mean that you or your partner is cheating, it can become a gateway to more serious actions. Understand the difference between flirting, cheating, and a full-blown affair to help you and your partner come to a mutual understanding.
Deciding whether to live together before marriage is an important decision. This article looks at the advantages and disadvantages and lists them.
Falling out of love is hard, but many marriages survive it and go on to be the most satisfying relationship. Learn why falling out of love is not the end, but can be just the beginning.
If you’re a girl looking for some random questions to ask your boyfriend, then read on! Here are 100 of them to get to know your boy even more!
Codependent relationships can be one of the most toxic relationships to be in because it’s often hard to know when you’ve crossed the line from interdependency to codependency. Answer these questions to see if you’re in a codependent relationship.
Explore ways to keep your relationship fresh and alive even though you live far apart from each other.
Frustration in relationships often comes from a lack of understanding more than from a lack of love. These books will open your eyes to the mind-boggling mysteries of the opposite gender, teaching how to show respect and love in a way that will strengthen both struggling and thriving relationships.
Happy marriages are not made in heaven. They are worked on every day by couples who love each other and are committed to making their marriage work. Here are 10 tips for happy marriages!
Remarriage can be difficult on both partners. I cannot speak for the remarried men, but as a woman I have felt a wide range of emotions being the second wife. This article addresses some of the things that have come up in my marriage.
New beginnings are among the greatest of life's gifts. Consider these seven factors to help you make the best of your second marriage.
Long distance relationships are difficult and complicated to maintain but it is not impossible. It needs two mature individuals working together in order to make it work and last forever...
You believe you want a permanent relationship, to create a family, and to enjoy years of building memories. However, for some reason you’re not devoted to the relationship. This discussion may help.
When my wife got married, no one ever told her how shocking giving up her maiden name was going to be for her. She felt like she had lost a part of herself. Newlyweds, you are not alone in this name-loss grief cycle.
At my spring 2008 wedding, we combined Khmer and American traditions (and even some Korean ones!). Learn more about our unique customs and see pictures of the beautiful traditional outfits we wore.
If you have decided to propose to your girlfriend but are a little short on ideas, you've come to the right place! Here are over 60 fantastically romantic ideas for proposing to your girl.
Some relationships, whether they are romantic or platonic, have to be put on hold. If you have been in one of these relationships, here is how you can make up for lost time.
Companionship has its advantages when it comes to having someone to count on for the long term. A life partner provides a relationship where good times and bad times are shared as a couple.
Whether you’re trying to get to know each other better or just bored, here is a list of over 100 cute questions to ask your boyfriend!
If you have found yourself in a relationship with a married man, you must protect yourself and weigh your options. Don't become a victim of a married man. Either move on or beat him at his own game.
I used to be a nagger, arrogant and I loved to fight with my wife mercilessly. Something changed that turned my life around but I was surprised to see my angel wife turn into an angry monster instead.
We want a good relationship with our mom, but sometimes it's impossible because of her crazy-making behaviors. They include playing the martyr, rewriting history, and craving validation for her life choices. Whether she's emotionally damaged or narcissistic, she can't be the loving mom we want.
While societal mores impact upon expectations of spousal conduct, abuses are unacceptable in any era. Motivations of husbands diverge; incentives for violations seem to spring from a quest for power
Here are ten very useful tips for keeping your marriage together, in spite of the challenges. This gives some honest down-to-earth, based on experience, and offers hope.
By Dexter Yarbrough. Marriage is a wonderful institution. There is nothing like having the perfect mate to travel along the journey of life.
First comes love, then comes the name change! A legal name change after marriage can be a potential paperwork nightmare. Let's make it simple and ensure you don't forget anything!
There's much more to getting married than planning a wedding. Here are some important things to think about in preparing for marriage before you tie the knot.
Romance is in the air. You know the time is right to propose marriage to your significant other. You want your marriage proposal to be creative and clever. I've compiled a list of 30 fun ways to help you create your memorable memories...
One thing everyone should do before they tie the knot is make sure they know everything they want to about their significant other. Take a look at this list of questions to ask before you get married!
Every marriage has its own struggles and a lot of times marriage counseling is the answer! Get communicating with these marriage counseling questions and be on your way to a stronger relationship!
Ten very good reasons not to divorce, from someone who's been there. If you have a choice, consider the cost before you make this life-changing decision.
Being conscious of your partner's good qualities helps with appreciation. Focusing on what you really want will help avoid wasting time with inappropriate partners. This is what emotional availability is all about.
Before you give flowers to your Valentine this year, make sure that you're aware of the connotations of the color you're giving to her (or him) this year. A faux pas could send the wrong message!
This is my second marriage to a wonderful man. This article explains the 12 reasons why I love this man who gives me unconditional love.
These are great questions for new couples, long-time couples, or even crushes. Find out how your significant other really feels!
Research conducted by marriage relationship expert, John Gottman, suggests that if there is a certain balance between negative and positive interactions during conflict, marriages are likely to last.
Proposals of marriage are still a traditional, boy-asks-girl world, although there are several notable exceptions to this male prerogative: Leap Year, Sadie Hawkins Day, and an African island.
Men: It really isn't difficult or expensive to please a woman. Here are 40 little things you can do for her to show her you are the most wonderful man in the world!
Making up a sexy nickname for your guy or girl isn't always a breeze, so here are 101 examples to test out on them! Have fun!
Read the things to keep in mind to survive the waiting game of being in a long distance relationship while waiting for the much-anticipated reunion.
Keeping the secret may take more energy than building the relationship. Also, these foundational essentials may be missing.
Wondered why married couples fall out of love? How suddenly two seemingly made-for-each-other couples drift away? Read on to learn 7 reasons why marriages break up and how to avoid them.
Our married lives tend to begin feeling stale or boring (yes, I said it...don't judge me...you know it's true!), but I believe it is because we forget about that spark that we once had with our spouses. All we need to do is re-kindle the fire, right? Well, I have thought long and hard and I have come up with some different and positively daring ways to bring that spark back to our marriages...and shake up the "norm" of everyday life with our partners.
Asking questions is by far the best way to get to know someone, particularly a new boyfriend! Take a look at this list of funny questions to ask your boyfriend and take a few!
Children, spouses, even the boss. Some people just get along with everybody. There's a secret to successful bonds with those who matter in your life and it's not being popular. At the end of the day, it's all about values.
Building intimacy between you and your partner is key to a satisfying relationship. While sex is certainly a big part of this, there are many other ways to get closer beyond the bedroom. Taking a bath together, going on a road trip, and becoming one another's "slave for the day" are just a few.
Every relationship needs to be nurtured with love and given attention to survive. Life's daily chaos makes it hard at times to focus on it so adding in positive routines to rebuild it is important.
It's the age-old question: is he going to propose? If you're wondering if your relationship is headed toward marriage, here are some of the key signs that should be on the radar.
What can you do to make your wife feel loved? Every husband has wondered about this. Read on to learn top tips every husband should know about how to make their wives feel loved.
Are you too needy and desperate? Are you trying to change him? Did you make the courtship too easy? The months have turned into years and you're still waiting for a proposal and a future together. What's keeping him from putting a ring on it? Find out 10 reasons why you're single and stuck in limbo.
Understanding how different tastes in music can affect relationships and how this knowledge can be used to help love blossom.
Advice for making a good first impression while also being yourself when initially meeting his family.
I discovered a powerful way to understand and feel what someone else is feeling. It’s a way to appreciate where they are "coming from" and get in touch with their emotions. The trick is to clone their posture.
Being married to an alpha male can be difficult, but the love is worth it. Here are some tips on maintaining a balanced and healthy romantic relationship with an alpha male.
Five Love Languages is a book and web site that shows you how to renew, or even save, your marriage. Simple & effective: Get started in less than 2 hours.
Those little clues in your texts that show your boyfriend is wanting to take things to the next level. When you can expect those three magic words to appear.
Being together while you are apart is hard. These are a few of the most successful things my husband and I did together when we were living in 2 different countries.
A list of endearing pet names for your boyfriend or girlfriend. Pet names are a great way to become more intimate.
Lust is an overwhelming longing and intense sexual desire. Love can keep two people together and lust can keep a relationship alive. However, would lovers have difficulty respecting one another with lust?