Emmanuelle Padilla

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3 rows every couple has & how to avoid them

Billy, Kallax and, er, Förhöja (not to be said after two wines) might be notorious Swedish row-makers, but it's not just choosing side tables that …

How to Make a Relationship Last: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

Love is wonderful, love is joy, love is the greatest thing in the world… Love is also an enormous pain in the ass. Marriage is hard work.<p>(Older …

This Easy Trick Will Strengthen All of Your Relationships

Since happiness is such a subjective term, it makes sense that there isn’t any ONE key to achieving it. For couples, it can be hard to always feel completely content. As couples ask themselves what actually makes them happy in a relationship, more unmarried couples are seeing relationship …

Woman who stabbed boyfriend to death then slept on his chest is jailed

DUBAI // A 33-year-old woman will spend 10 years in jail after she was convicted of stabbing her boyfriend to death, after which she lay on his chest …

I Want To Forgive, I Just Don't Know How!

I recently spoke about forgiveness at a retreat and even those that understood the value of forgiveness and deeply desired to, struggled with how to forgive.<p>What is forgiveness?<p>Forgiveness is NOT for the other person.<p>It is not something we do for the other.<p>We do not stand righteous before another …

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Can We Change In Our Relationships?

"Can a person really change?" This is a question I hear a lot when people are talking about struggles in their relationships. They wonder if their partner will ever start being more romantic or stop getting in such bad moods. It's easy to dwell on that which we cannot control, but the truth is …

5 science-backed secrets for making a relationship last

Love is also an enormous pain in the ass.<p>Marriage is hard work.<p>(Older people are nodding right now while young people are probably sticking their fingers in their ears and reciting their favorite lines from "The Notebook.")<p>So how do you make love last?<p>What myths about love are leading us astray and …

How To Find Common Ground When You And Your Partner Disagree

In midlife, our close relationships can experience considerable strain. The stress of work, family responsibilities, finances, and health problems can make you tense and irritable. Before you know it, you're in an acrid disagreement with the person you love the most. How did this happen? You were …

How Facebook could be threatening your romantic relationship

Deciding whether technology is “good” or “bad” can be like trying to decide the same thing about food. That is, it’s pretty obvious that it’s good in …

Here's Why Snooping Is Such a Bad Idea

Why do so many couples confuse intimacy with surveillance? Cosmo's new columnist, Esther Perel, explains.<p>In your ideal relationship, do you hope you'll tell each other everything?<p>Chances are, yes. We've begun to believe that intimacy means we should be able to tell our partners anything and that we …

12 Things Women Actually Want In A Relationship (But Don't Say)

As men, it can be difficult to understand what women want from us. Their actions seem contradictory and their words are confusing. They usually don’t …

Relationships

Here's Your Complete Guide to Fingering Women

Because you never know when you'll have to know.<p>When I think of fingering, I think of being in the back of a movie theater getting felt up by a high school boy who acted like his finger was a tiny penis. In other words, my early fingering experiences were not good.<p>That said, just because teenage …

When Your Lover Really Becomes Your Partner

This is for the boyfriend, girlfriend, husband or wife who lit the spark that will warm your heart forever. It's for the lover that really and truly became your partner; the person who changed everything.<p>It's not a single moment. There isn't a magical strike of lightning to your heart indicating …

5 Ways to Recover from Mistakes in Your Relationship

Let’s face it: We all make mistakes. Sometimes I snap at my husband when I’m tired or forget about plans I made with a friend. I’ve learned the hard …

Positive Thinking

8 Relationship Rules You Have to Break So You Can Be Happier in Your Relationships

When you've had your fair share of mistakes committed in the relationships you've been in, chances are you learn what relationship rules there are and do your best to live by them. But let's face it. Most of these pieces of advice are obsolete and aren't fit to all the kinds of situations you can …

Sleep Deprivation

3 Myths That Could Be Hurting Your Relationship

Decades of studies show that these common beliefs about couples are dead wrong.<p>Anyone who has been happily married probably doesn't need science to tell them that having a loving and supportive partner isn't just great for your private life -- it's great for your career too. But in case you're the …

If You Want A Great Sex Life, Don't Be Scared To Work At It.

There is a powerful cultural script that many people agree with in terms of sex: it is believed to be instant chemistry from the very beginning. As we drink the wine of romance we become drunk in the belief that sex, even in long-term relationships, is easy, tension-free, and uninhibited.<p>Either you …

This Is the Single Skill That Could Save Your Relationship

Emotions are complex.<p>Every day, our experiences affect them. Sunshine or rain clouds, our favorite song on the radio or an angry email at work—all of …

How to Confront Conflict With Grace and Poise | Inc.com

It's happens every day. Whether it be a simple difference of opinion, or a deeper more impactful issue that creates disagreements. Conflict will occur in your world at one point or another.<p>How you handle yourself can define your career, your reputation and (not to overstate) your life.<p>Toxic …

Leadership