Matthew Gastian

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So here's a badass Wrestlemania entrance inspired by 'Game of Thrones'

Wrestlemania always brings with it some unique and over-the-top entrances for wresters, but this may have been the first one inspired by <i>Game of</i> …

Sean Bean's Role In 'Game Of Thrones' Was Much Bigger Than You Thought

Ned Stark wasn't just right about winter...<p>Season 1 of “Game of Thrones” may seem like a distant memory, but let’s get real: The North <i>always</i> remembers.<p>If there’s one character who’s truly unforgettable, it’s Eddard “Ned” Stark, played by the actor who dies in everything, Sean Bean. Ned was billed …

TV Series

Grocery Shopping Advice from People Who Never Overspend

Recently I was talking to a friend and the subject of budgeting came up. Actually, it's one of our favorite subjects, but this time the subject of …

Personal Finance

23 Weird Products On Amazon That Are Wildly Popular With Millennials

Nancy Pelosi Has Trump Right Where She Wants Him

Out of power and under attack from her own party, the minority leader seemed like a spent force. Then Donald Trump happened.<p>Nancy Pelosi was upset, but holding it in. Donald Trump was in a good mood, and letting it out.<p>“I think we’ll get things done,” Trump told her.<p>It was November 9, the afternoon …

Republicans

5 Ways Weed Has Made Date Nights With My Boyfriend Even Better

I'm not the most romantic or "extra" partner, but I do love date nights with my boyfriend. As much as I appreciate any little thing we do together, I can't deny that smoking some weed before a movie, dinner, or museum trip makes it all the more fun. We don't feel the need to do it before every …

John Boehner Unchained

The former House speaker feels liberated—but he’s also seething about what happened to his party.<p>WEST CHESTER, Ohio—He swings the golf club like a right-hander, which he is, but putts as a southpaw. Maybe it’s a metaphor for a conservative politician who often turned to liberals in crunch time, but …

Republicans

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Game of Thrones granny adorably reacts to becoming an internet sensation

It’s never too late to become an internet sensation — just ask the 87-year-old Olenna Tyrell cosplayer.<p>After stealing the show at Dragon Con by …

'Game of Thrones' finally delivered this important Jaime Lannister moment fans have been dying for

<b>Warning: Spoilers ahead for the "Game of Thrones" season seven finale, "The Dragon and the Wolf."</b><p>Say it loud and say it proud, "Game of Thrones" fans — his name is Jaime Lannister.<p>"Kingslayer" and "Oathbreaker" no more, Jaime Lannister is finally on the path to full redemption. After years of …

I'm a military analyst, and 'Game of Thrones' has more parallels with reality than you might think

"Game of Thrones<i>,</i>" HBO's hit fantasy series, is just that — fantasy — and nothing more.<p>But part of what makes the show so engrossing is its exploration of themes that resonate with real-world problems, particularly those associated with power and war.<p>The military use of dragons and the dilemma they …

Why Embracing Your Sexuality (Fetishes & All) Makes You A More Attractive Partner

Growing into our sexual selves is a lifelong process, like growing up in general. But because we don’t have a lot of language for our sexual lives, …

Carnal

10 Habits Of People In The Happiest Relationships

A kiss hello and a kiss goodbye go a long way.<p><i>The HuffPost Lifestyle newsletter will make you happier and healthier, one email at a time. Sign up here.</i><p>Happy relationships don’t happen by accident. It takes two emotionally healthy, loving people who are committed to being the best partners they can …

Communication Skills

Six ways to be sexually active in marriage

God vessel 0<p>Post Views: 3,767<p>Sex often plays a vital role in reconnecting couples, but there is not enough said or written about the importance of it …

How To Bulletproof Your Relationship, Because Listening Goes A Long Way

If you're in a long-term relationship — or just a serious relationship — and things are going well, then you probably wish that they'll always be …

Are your Relationships the Cause of Your low Energy Levels?

Do you find yourself with low energy levels, feeling lethargic? Your relationships could be the hidden cause behind your low energy levels.

Relationships

Virtual Dating

If the idea of personal development is becoming a growing concern, you have come to the right place! Keep a positive mindset and remember that the …

The One Conversation Which Can Save Your Relationship

Assuming monogamy can be a detrimental way to start off your relationship.<p>In my experience, the first thing we should remember and commit to understanding is that a long term relationship, arrangement or marriage is a <b>choice</b>, a commitment one makes not just to their partner, but also to themselves …

5 Reasons You Feel Lonely Even When You're Not Alone — And What To Do About It

Have you ever wondered why you feel lonely, even when you're not alone? I know it sounds like a pretty depressing topic, but hear me out: Loneliness …

Why Deep Work Helps You Get More Done in Less Time

Ever since I spoke with Cal Newport about the rules for focused success in a distracted world, and read his most recent book, I’ve become an …

The Problem With "The Nice Guy"

One fascinating aspect of my work as a couples/ family therapist is that it gives me an intimate view into the current cultural dynamics of couples. For the last twenty or so years, over half the couples I see contain the "nice guy" with his frustrated wife. We don't talk too much about the …

Couples who get drunk together have better relationships, study finds

Married couples who have similar drinking habits tend to be happier than couples where only one partner drinks alcohol, researchers have …

When Men Go Passive And Women Go Wild

Dr. Pierre Mornell had a hunch that he’d hit a raw nerve when he gave a lecture on why he thought men and women were foundering in their relationships with each other. His hunch was confirmed the next day when he was deluged with excited calls and e-mails from journalists and others around the …

Relationships

An anecdote about buying the wrong ice cream reveals a jarring truth about relationships

Since they'd brought their dogs with them, too, Epley volunteered to wait outside with them while his wife ran into the store.<p>"You go ahead," Epley told her, "and you just get me whatever you think I'll like."<p>A few minutes later, she returned, coffee-flavored ice cream in hand.<p>"I was surprised by …

Moving in Together? Discuss These 7 Things First

We often view living together as this magical fairy tale that will somehow mend any existing problems in our relationship. And part of that is true: Shacking up is an exciting rite of passage for any couple. But unless you clearly communicate your goals and desires beforehand, even “little” things …

What Could Matter More For A Lasting Relationship Than Sex?

There's a truth about making a relationship work that most people brush off. When we're young and in love, it can feel like the the love we're feeling is ever-lasting. But there will come a time when the handsome hunk you once stared at with stars in your eyes is now only a fleeting memory. Your …

The Skill Men Need Most to Make Marriage Awesome

(Image/theamericangenius.com)<p>I think I know why our relationships fail more than half the time, and how most men -- even good-character guys who are easy to get along with -- can be colossally shitty husbands and boyfriends.<p>Every day, millions of wives and girlfriends turn to the internet desperate …

8 Big Relationship Dos and Don'ts

As a psychologist and relationship counselor for over 25 years, I speak from experience when I say there's more to the art of love than we can imagine: people are complex, riddled with flaws and deep desires, desperately seeking to be understood. Yet human beings also hold an incredible capacity to …

Annoyance Is a Sign of a Good Relationship

Generally speaking, the objective of relationship advice is to minimize friction between romantic partners. We all want our relationships to run …

Love vs lust: why it’s OK for your partner to fancy other people

A neuroscientist explains the difference between love, lust and attachment, and how they can co-exist without infidelity<p>Finding a romantic partner is …