Ashley Smith

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He said he was leaving. She ignored him.

<i>Laura Munson is the best-selling author of</i> This Is Not The Story You Think It Is<i>, and founder of Haven Retreats.</i><p>Let's say you have what you believe …

Middle Age

Why You Should Always Have Sex On A First Date

Ladies – we’ve all heard it before: every woman’s magazine, all your girlfriends and every dating site have always been adamant about one rule of …

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A Lasting Romance Is Built on Flaws: 6 Tips for a Strong Relationship

<b>“Let our scars fall in love.” ~Galway Kinnell</b><p>We all bring our own baggage to any relationship. I know that my past relationships have shaped my …

Recently Married Man Realized Marriage Is Not For Him. This Is What Wrote To His New Wife...

The 10 Elements of a Soulmate

Your soulmate makes you feel entirely whole, healed and intact, like no piece is missing from the puzzle. A life partner, on the other hand, can be a great supporter and long-time companion, but is limited in his or her capacity to enrich your spirit.<p>As the American writer Richard Bach said, "A …

Relationships

Why Love Addiction Deprives Us of Love and How to Let It In

<b>“What we seek in love is finding someone with whom we feel safe to reveal our true self.” ~Karen Salmansohn</b><p>I wasn’t always in a relationship, but I …

Conscious Choices We Need to Make to Attract Healthy Relationships

<b>“When you have a choice to make and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice.” ~William James</b><p>I have been single for most of my life; sometimes it …

10 Ways to Let Go and Open Up to Love Again

<b>“A thousand half-loves must be forsaken to take one whole heart home.” ~Rumi</b><p>When I met my first love, my dull black and white life became as bright …

Love Shows Up When You Do

<b>“Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.” ~John de Paola</b><p>After six months of being single after my divorce, I wanted …

How To Have Both Intimacy & Space In A Relationship | Wake Up World

Guest Writer for Wake Up World<p>In the wake of the renegotiation of my sacred contract with a friend, I had an epiphany. In my close relationships, I …

How to be Successful at Manifesting Love

October 13, 2013<p><i>If Love isn’t finding you, perhaps you need to be manifesting Love yourself.</i><p>The (Soulmate) Secret to Manifesting Love<p>What does it …

Soul Mates 101

October 20, 2012<p><i>Are you and your partner soul mates? What kind of soul mates are you?</i><p>The Basics of Soul Mates<p><b>By Michelle Beltran</b><p>There is a pervasive …

3 Reasons Why You Need to Have Boundaries in Love

February 13, 2013<p>The Importance of Boundaries in Love<p><b>By Chanel</b><p>You have met Mr or Mrs Right. For the first few weeks things are going swimmingly well. …

Fuck Yes or No

Think about this for a moment: Why would you ever choose to be with someone who is not excited to be with you?<p>There’s a grey area in dating many …

Relationships

7 Secrets of Spectacular Sex

September 14, 2013<p>Everyone wants better sex, but many of us have the wrong idea about how to make it happen. Here are the seven secrets to achieving …

Relationships: How They Can Make Us Happier | Wake Up World

6th September 2014<p>By Jack Adam Weber L.Ac., Dipl. C.H.<p>Contributing Writer for Wake Up World<p>A recent social media post read something to the effect …

The Secret to Awesome Love: Intuition

October 20, 2012<p>Step Outside the Relationship Box with Intuition<p><b>By Sue Frederick</b><p>When we define ourselves as different from our partners, we put them …

How Surrender Can Help You Attract Your Soul Mate

March 23, 2014<p><i>Have you connected with your Soul Mate?</i><p>Attract Your Soul Mate through Surrender<p><b>by Judith Orloff MD</b><p>In my new book, <b>The Ecstasy of</b> …

These 4 Things Kill Relationships

John Gottman can listen to a couple for 5 minutes and determine, with 91% accuracy, whether they’ll divorce.<p>He was featured in Malcolm Gladwell’s …

10 Traits of a Good Lover

March 02, 2014<p>The 10 Traits of a Good Lover<p>In my new book, The Ecstasy of Surrender, I discuss how to manifest your full sexual power, even if you …

When World’s Collide: Meeting Your Twin Flame

March 06, 2013<p><i>Many of us know who our Soul Mates are. But do we recognize our other half? Our Twin Flame?</i><p>Twin Flames<p><b>by Sarah Delamere Hurding</b><p>This is …

12 Things Marriage Is and 12 Things It Isn't

24 years of marriage.<p>That's what September 15th meant for me.<p>We had celebrated earlier so I didn't remember until I was driving to work. I called him. Told him I loved him. I got grocery store flowers when I got home. Beautifully arranged by the way.<p>What ever did we do without grocery store flowers?<p>…

10 Things You Think Make You Look Cool But Really Don't

Nobody said this fashion life would be easy. No matter how up on the latest trends you are, no matter how many menswear blogs you bookmark, no matter …

The Key to Happiness: More Work and Less Stuff

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On a comedy TV show the other night, there was a scene with a bunch of stereotypical Millennials throwing an “unemployment party” for a friend who lost his job and got to kick back collecting unemployment insurance for six months.<p>The …

How to Choose Between Two Men

We're addicted to threesomes. Not of the sexual variety—get your mind out of the gutter, girl!—but the kind our culture propagates through myriad media, the <i>Twilights</i>, <i>Vampire Diaries</i>, and <i>Hunger Games</i> of the world in which a woman must choose between two men who equally and reverently love her. The …