Talie Kramer

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5 Sex Toys That Feel Like Oral Sex & Will Shake Up Your Regular Routine

Oh, the joys of oral sex. One might say that the experience is incomparably pleasurable — that there’s simply no way a couple fingers, or any other …

Sexual Health

7 Signs You're In A Relationship With The Wrong Person, According To Therapists

The old adage is that when it comes to love, you’ll just “know" when you find the right one. While that sounds really comforting and certain, in …

Self-Reflection

31 Of The Best Sex Tips of All Time

You NEED these sex tips in your life! Our sexpert shares how to keep your sex life steamy throughout your relationship.

Can You Orgasm Without Clitoral Stimulation?

There are a million different ways to experience sexual pleasure, and most of them (if not all) will tout the clitoris as the mac daddy of female sexual pleasure. Those sources are correct! When it comes to orgasm, the clitoris reigns supreme. We cannot stress enough how important the clitoris is …

Are You Dealing With a Sensitive Introvert or a Covert Narcissist: 23 Ways to Tell

Not all narcissists are vain and self-assured, some hide their self obsession under a disguise of sensitivity.<p>Usually, when we picture a narcissist, we picture someone vain, confident, and completely uninterested in anyone else but himself. (I'll let you choose your own favorite celebrity example.) …

My Failed Experiment With Non-Monogamy

<i>Welcome to It’s Complicated, stories on the sometimes frustrating, sometimes confusing, always engrossing subject of modern relationships. (Want to</i> …

9 Ways to Use Rosehip Oil for Your Face

Rosehip oil is also known as rosehip seed oil. It’s derived from the <i>rosa canina</i> rose bush, which is grown mostly in Chile.<p>Unlike rose oil, which is …

The Toxic Mix: Why Empaths and Narcissists Are Attracted To Each Other

Opposites attract, <b>as the law of magnetism states.</b> It is a true one and indeed, and applies in relationships. Diametrically different personalities …

When It’s All About Them: Being Involved With a Narcissist

Last month, we ran a piece about the legacy of narcissistic parents from Dr. Robin Berman, a practicing psychiatrist, Associate Professor of …

20 Points Of Marriage Advice From This Divorced Man Is A Must-Read

Marriage is a lot of work, but unfortunately, that’s a lesson many of us don’t fully grasp until it’s too late.<p>In late July, newly divorced …

15 Products That Are the Closest Thing to Botox in a Bottle

In the quest for smoothing wrinkles and plumping lax skin, going under the needle (whether for neuromodulator or filler) reigns supreme. That said, if you wince at the thought of sharp objects or don't have hundreds (thousands!) to drop on in-office treatments, there are pain-free, subtle, and …

8 Relationship Habits to Form Right Now

Instead of focusing on bad habits you need to break in your relationship, give things a positive spin. Developing good habits with your partner is something you can work on together, and practicing these eight things will make you stronger than ever.<p>1. Tell each other about your days.<p>Each day, make …

RELATIONSHIP EXPERT: Trying to meet your partner’s needs is 'the most horrific advice I could imagine'

Hal Runkel is a family therapist and the author of "Choose Your Own Adulthood." In this video, he explains the difference between needs and wants in a marriage. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>In terms of romantic relationships, the worst piece of advice is that you are supposed to meet one</i> …

Relationships

How can exercise improve body image?

Many women in the United States are unhappy with how their body looks. But new research suggests that a single bout of physical exercise can make us …

5 scientific secrets to handling a narcissist

You must be tired of them. They’re everywhere. Narcissists. And if you think there are more of them than ever, you’re right. Research shows we are …

Marriage Advice 101: Roommate Etiquette Rules That Newlyweds Shouldn't Forget

<i>If you thought your days of living with a roommate were over, think again. After all, what is a spouse if not a roommate for life? Our experts are taking it back to your college days with four pieces of marriage advice in the form of roommate etiquette that are just as important for newlyweds as</i> …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Tony Robbins Says Do This 1 Simple Thing

Drawing on the work of a Stanford psychologist, he says changing the way you talk to them can shape their lives for the better.<p>Tony Robbins: The Best Way to Raise Entrepreneurial Children<p>Parents want their kids to be successful. So when I saw that Tony Robbins was giving child-raising advice, I …

15 relationship facts everybody should know before getting married

Thinking about popping the question?<p>Before you do, consider the large and growing body of scientific research on relationships: what strengthens and weakens them and what predicts long-term success versus dissolution.<p>Below, we've put together a list of 15 nontrivial facts about relationships to …

Divorce

‘We're very close. We couldn't not be’: the secret to a friendly divorce

This month sees a spike in couples filing for divorce, many of them vowing to stay friends. But is it really possible – or worth the pain?<p>A few weeks ago, a man came to stay at my house and he and I made so much noise at 1am that we feared we might wake the children. The next morning at breakfast, …

5 Stages of love: Are you stuck at stage 3?

After 40 years as a marriage and family counselor, psychotherapist Jed Diamond claims to have discovered what makes a relationship real and …

Practicing mindfulness does a lot more than simply calm you down

“Remember then: there is only one time that is important—Now! It is the most important time because it is the only time when we have any power.”<p>This quote is from Leo Tolstoy’s <i>What Men Live By, and Other Tales</i>, and it serves as a fitting prompt for us all to direct our attention to what is actually …

Mindfulness

Mercury Retrograde Dos and Don'ts

There is one golden rule when it comes to Mercury Retrograde phases. Interestingly enough, it's grammatical. If you can commit this simple tenet to …

Narcissists are are envious, neurotic and paranoid.

<i>Understanding narcissists</i><p>All human beings are social creatures and need social interaction, feedback, and validation of their worth. The emotionally …

Psychology

How to Tell Your Kids That You're Getting a Divorce

Try these tips to help you have this difficult conversation with your kids.<p>Telling your kids about your pending divorce may be the most difficult conversation you'll ever have. Even if the announcement isn't a huge surprise -- perhaps you're already separated or you've been arguing constantly -- …

6 Signs You -- Yes, You -- Are The Enabler In A Toxic Relationship

It's time to set some boundaries.<p>In a healthy relationship, partners support one another but are perfectly capable of leading their own lives. In a codependent relationship, an enabler constantly comes to the rescue of his or her partner and consequently encourages negative or unhealthy behavior.<p>No …

Northern California

The Best books for personal growth and a career change

I’m sharing some of the best books for personal growth for your own Christmas presents, or maybe for a couple of your friends? People are getting …

Books

The Biggest Mistake We Can Make When Choosing a Life Partner

<i>What common mistakes do people make when choosing a life partner? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Craig Weiler, married almost thirty years, on Quora:</b><p>When choosing a life partner, most …

A relationship therapist reveals the best way to prevent money from ruining your marriage

These persistent conflicts — known as "perpetual problems" — comprise 69% of the issues couples fight about, according to Michael McNulty, a Ph.D. at The Chicago Relationship Center and Master Trainer with The Gottman Institute.<p>"Only 31% [of marital problems] are really straightforward and …

Credit Card Debt

3 Divorce Attorneys Share Their Happy-Marriage Secrets

Sometimes the marriage deal-breaker is clear: Someone had an affair, or gambled away an entire life's savings. But other times, a separation creeps up over years — a tally of fights and disaffection that add up to divorce.<p>"Divorcing couples are usually in an exponentially increasing ball of …

My Partner’s Reaction To My Anxiety Made Me Fall Even More In Love With Her

The official story is that I was diagnosed with and treated for generalized anxiety disorder when I was in my early 20s. It was around that time that …