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LifeStyle: relationships

“No, This Isn’t Okay Anymore:” How I Finally Set Boundaries With My Abusive Dad

Tuesday  00:06,   21 august 2018
flare

Trigger warning: this piece discusses emotional and physical abuseThe last time my father hit me was seven years ago. I was in my late twenties, living in Vancouver and visiting my family in Alberta. My dad was drinking a little bit, and my sister... >>>

Getting Divorced Is About More Than Just Ending a Marriage

Thursday  16:21,   09 august 2018
mom.me

I realized things about myself I didn't before this journeySomething I've learned through my divorce journey has been life-changing: Ending your marriage is about a lot more than no longer being married to your spouse. When I realized this, and... >>>

“After Being Raped, I Needed to Learn How to Have Sex Again”

Wednesday  20:50,   08 august 2018
flare

*Trigger Warning* This story contains mentions of sexual assault. © Used with permission of / © Rogers Media Inc. 2018. (Photo: Jessica Darmanin) On a cold morning last November, my husband and I were snuggled in bed spooning. The house was quiet,... >>>

7 Pieces Of Dating Advice From A Woman Who Went On 100 Dates In A Year

Wednesday  17:52,   01 august 2018
huffingtonpost

Holly Martyn went on 100 dates in a year and lived to tell the tale. In the span of one year, Holly Martyn did something that would make most people exhausted to even think about: She went on 100 ― yes, 100 ―... >>>

A judge ordered a man to pay $8.8 million to the husband of the woman he cheated with

Wednesday  17:52,   01 august 2018
msn

A North Carolina judge ordered a man to pay $8.8 million for cheating with another man's wife. A North Carolina judge ordered San Antonio resident Francisco Huizar III to pay Keith King $8.8 million for damages related to him having an... >>>

Thinking About Eloping? One Bride Makes The Case

Wednesday  17:51,   01 august 2018
harpersbazaar.com.au

Caroline McCredie - a Sydney-based photographer - makes the case for eloping, after marrying restaurateur Ben Milgate in a stylish, low-key ceremony at the Chateau Marmont."Ben owns a few restaurants around Surry Hills in Sydney— including Porteno... >>>

The 5 hardest things about dating someone you work with

Thursday  22:16,   26 july 2018
msn

You spend a lot of time at work, so it's likely you'll meet someone there you have a romantic connection with. But things can quickly get complicated, so it's important to be aware of a few difficulties you're likely to... >>>

How to have a fun, safe one-night stand that's actually pleasurable for you

Thursday  22:16,   26 july 2018
hellogiggles

As exciting as one-night stands can be, they’re not always the most pleasurable of experiences for everyone. So here’s how you can have a fun and safe one-night stand that’s actually pleasurable for you, according to experts.One-night stands are... >>>

Every Couple Should Talk About Sex the Way Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Do

Thursday  18:07,   26 july 2018
instyle

The Internet has been shipping Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard since the moment they declared themselves a couple over a decade ago. But the actress admits that her husband wasn’t sold on the union as quickly: Shepard broke up with her after a few... >>>

Should I Come Out as Bisexual to My Husband?

Thursday  18:07,   26 july 2018
mom.me

There is so much to gain, but so much to lose.One summer day, when I was 15, I was hanging out with my friends at my house while my parents were out. It’s hard to believe, but we weren’t up to anything nefarious—just a bunch of goth/grunge kids in... >>>

Why I Stay at My Ex-Boyfriend’s House When I Visit My Hometown

Wednesday  22:43,   25 july 2018
instyle

At the end of my last visit home to Philadelphia, I boarded a train with my ex’s wife. I was more than happy to give them a breather. After all, Sydney can be a handful—she’s the dog Ross and I got when we were together, and with whom I do my... >>>

The Unsexy Personality Trait That Makes for Better Sex

Wednesday  22:42,   25 july 2018
nymag

According to a new... >>>

5 signs your relationship is over, according to a counselor

Wednesday  22:42,   25 july 2018
msn

It's normal for couples to occasionally fight, and to not be in the mood for sex all the time. But if you're screaming more than you're talking, and the thought of being in bed together repulses you, it could be time to say goodbye.But... >>>

Having Sex With Someone Other Than My Husband Brought My Libido Back

Friday  17:47,   20 july 2018
mom.me

How an extramarital encounter got one wife interested in sex after babyMy husband and I started dating in college and got married right after we graduated. We had a great connection as friends and also sexually. But after I had my first baby, like... >>>

In Defence of Big Weddings—Like This $65,000 One

Tuesday  15:47,   17 july 2018
flare

Sometimes, couples are just doing it for the cultureWhen Laycee Catalano, 29, and Gavin Hepworth, 30, married in this past May in Toronto, their wedding party had six bridesmaids, six groomsmen, three ring bearers and two flower girls. The hall for... >>>