Archive for the 'Blog' Category
 

You Don’t Have to “Change the World”

Oct. 12th 2011
At the end of the day, there is no such thing as a selfless act.

Rape or Regretted Sex?

Oct. 5th 2011
There is a difference between regretted sex and rape.

In the Morning: An Appeal

Sep. 29th 2011
An appeal to assist "In the Morning."

Adult-Child Anger When Parents Divorce

Sep. 24th 2011
Divorce is hard on children, but when those children are grown, it can be even harder.

Abuse or a Learning Experience: You Pick

Sep. 17th 2011
If you can learn and grow from an experience, it isn’t abuse. It is a learning opportunity.

What is Marriage?

Sep. 9th 2011
Just because fewer people are walking down the aisle these days doesn’t mean there are fewer marriages; or does it?

Verbal Abuse: The Whole Truth

Aug. 31st 2011
When people "put you down," they might actually be doing you a favor.

Married Couples are NOT Necessarily Happier

Aug. 22nd 2011
Research shows unhappily-married people to be far less content with life than their single counterparts.

Parenting: A Selfish Act

Aug. 17th 2011
Is having children a sacrifice, or is it just as selfish as everything else we do?

Having Less Pain in Your Relationship

Aug. 13th 2011
Has your mate ever done something that hurt you? A new study suggests that it probably wasn’t as painful as you remember.

To Snoop or Not to Snoop on Your Partner

Aug. 4th 2011
Are you thinking about (or already) checking your partner's e-mails, text messages or call logs? And is doing so getting you anywhere?

Get More Done at Home Without Hurting Yourself or Your Relationship

Jul. 29th 2011
Sometimes, it takes a village to run a household.

A Tip About Relationship Dynamics

Jul. 21st 2011
"Social appreciation” is not a “tip.”

Relationship Wisdom from Aretha Franklin

Jul. 14th 2011
The Queen of Soul says, “Don’t be afraid to grow out of love.”

Set Some Rules for Disagreements in Your Relationship

Jul. 4th 2011
Keep minor disagreements from becoming full-blown arguments by creating some rules for engagement in your relationship.

A Message to the Father’s Day Council

Jun. 27th 2011
When you’re a dad who also has an old man, Father’s Day isn’t all about you. That’s why we need more than one day.

Introducing Yasmin: The Story of a Warm Smile and Acknowledgement

Jun. 20th 2011
Want to really mesmerize a man? Smile at him.

Frank Love on Satoshi Kanazawa’s Comparison of Black Women to Women of Other Races

Jun. 13th 2011
Satoshi Kanazawa’s conclusion may be wrong, but the public outrage says more about the protestors than it does about him.

The Beauty of Conflict

Jun. 5th 2011
Believe it or not, conflict can be good for your relationship.

The Manipulative Nature of Public Proposals

May. 27th 2011
If you're going to pop the question in public, be pretty sure about the answer.

Arnold and Maria (Part II): A Wildly Successful Relationship

May. 24th 2011
Success is in the eye of the beholder, especially when it comes to relationships.

Arnold and Maria: Does Their Split Really Concern You?

May. 19th 2011
Expecting perfection from political couples might be unfair – to them and to you.

Men and Women: We’re in it Together

May. 15th 2011
There are no "women's issues" or "men's issues," because what affects you affects the ones you love.

I’ve Got Lots of Women

May. 9th 2011
It’s a time to thank all of the women in your life.

Wedding-Day Advice for the Royal Couple

Apr. 29th 2011
Here’s some Frank Love for the fairy-tale couple whose relationship has become a world-wide obsession.

How to Abuse Yourself and Blame Others

Apr. 24th 2011
“Abuse” is term that is thrown around pretty liberally in our society. But do you abuse the word “abuse”?

Don’t Take a Chance on Love

Apr. 20th 2011
Are you hesitant to get into a relationship because you’re afraid to take a chance on love?

How to Be a “Powerful Person in a Partnership”

Apr. 12th 2011
Who is powerful in your relationship?

Step-Parenting: Do You REALLY Love Them Like Your Own?

Apr. 8th 2011
Being a step-parent is rewarding … and potentially complicated.

Everyone Poots: Acceptance in Relationships

Apr. 2nd 2011
Are you accepting of your loved ones – even the unpleasant parts?

Relationship Balance: The Key to Doing What You Want – and Keeping Your Friends

Mar. 21st 2011
If you want to keep your friends and lovers, you will have to strike a balance between what you want and what they ask of you.

Clichés: Are You Saying What You Mean?

Mar. 16th 2011
When expressing our romantic thoughts and feelings, we can be far more effective (and genuine) if we skip the cliches and get a bit more creative.

Walking Away Doesn’t Mean You Have Healed

Mar. 9th 2011
Do you have a history of being treated badly by the opposite sex? Here’s what you can do about it.

“I Don’t Know Where My Boyfriend Lives”

Mar. 1st 2011
Everybody has secrets. But can you get comfortable with what you don't know about your partner?

I Love You More Because I Call You More

Feb. 22nd 2011
Self improvement can be satisfying. However, it is not necessary to beat oneself up along the way.

Which Comes First – the Relationship or the “Relationship”?

Feb. 14th 2011
"What's the point in putting a label on your relationship?"

Your Relationship Needs Your Ego

Feb. 9th 2011
Egos play an inevitable role in any healthy relationship. Accept your partner's and create an environment where both of your egos can peacefully co-exist.

How to Deal When the Interest Isn’t Mutual

Jan. 31st 2011
Attraction and rejection are parts of life. The ability to deal with them, especially rejection, is a skill.

Many Versions on Virgins

Jan. 26th 2011
Men have significantly varying opinions on virgins.

How Your Mate Can Make You a Better Person

Jan. 20th 2011
You partner can help you acquire the skills and/or achieve the accomplishments that you'd like...if you ask.

“We” May Not Be Representative of Me

Jan. 11th 2011
Please consider speaking only for yourself, even when you are in a relationship.

That “Dead-Beat” Parent is Dead to Me

Jan. 4th 2011
An illusion of death may be just what your psyche needs to let go of the pain that may accompany a mate leaving you and your children in common.

Negotiate “Nothing” in Your Relationship

Dec. 28th 2010
Consider avoiding the imposition of emotional, financial and other debts upon your mate.

Most Relationships End Perfectly

Dec. 20th 2010
Gracious acceptance of the end of your relationship is a wonderful opportunity to show your partner how much you love them.

The ”Other Woman,” Your New Best Friend

Dec. 14th 2010
"Infidelity" may lead to better results than you ever thought imaginable.

“Your Partner’s Feelings Do Not Matter…”

Dec. 7th 2010
Be honest with yourself and your mate about who you are. And be clear about what your own wants, needs and desires are before considering anyone else's.

How to Deal With an “Untrustworthy” Mate

Nov. 30th 2010
Is your partner "untrustworthy" or do you simply think they are? And do you still wish to remain in the relationship anyway?

Men: I Have No Problem Committing, But To What?

Nov. 22nd 2010
"Commitment" is not what individuals fear. The fear or trepidation is related to what someone else wants them to commit to.

Relationship Space: The Final Frontier?

Nov. 15th 2010
Space may be just what your relationship needs...one way or the other.

Disrespect Between the Sexes…Who Cares?

Nov. 7th 2010
Judging a couple's relationship dynamics as "disrespectful" can be disrespectful.