Relationships

6 Things You Should Never Stop Asking For In Your Relationship

Relationships are give and take. You give your time, thoughts, consideration, care and love to your partner -- and then you expect something in …

Self-improvement

Ask Emily: How Do I Ask My Partner for Kinkier Sex?

<i>Hi Emily—</i><p><i>I've been dating my current boyfriend for just about a year now, and he's amazing! We have great sex, but it’s not always the most exciting. He regularly asks me what I'm interested in, but I don't know how to approach the topic. We recently took a sex questionnaire (where you compare</i> …

7 Signs Your Man Will Never Ever Stop Loving You

Spread the love<p><b>1. He Cares for You</b><p>You must know that if your husband or boyfriend is happy when something good happens to you, then you should never …

Adding these 2 words to your online dating profile will land you more dates

Pumpkin spice — and 5 other words and phrases you may want to add to your dating profile<p>‘Basic’ ladies are steaming hot.<p>Potential love interests are …

Online Dating

It took all of my courage to say, 'I have herpes'

I was recently divorced, pushing 50 and ready to get out there again. Except this time around, I had herpes.<p>I had been married for 17 years and I was eager to rejoin the world of the dating. I signed up for Match.com. I was struck by how slick some of the profiles were, as if guys were using head …

My kids are grown up and my husband is leaving – I’m scared

A reader asks what she has left to look forward to – Mariella Frostrup suggests she embraces freedom from an unhappy marriage<p><b>The dilemma</b> My husband and I have been together since our early 20s. When our children were seven and 11, I found out he’d been having an affair with a work colleague for …

Divorce

Carolyn Hax: They seem to be moving in together in different directions

<i>Dear Carolyn: My girlfriend and I have been together for almost a year and are moving in together at the end of the month. She’s not perfect but neither am I, and she’s awesome at understanding and supporting me. She’s younger (27 to my 33), but because she’s A LOT more mature than I was at 27,</i> …

Lifestyle

The Absolute Best Topic of Conversation on a First Date

Source: Dragon Images/Shutterstock<p>Many people think they know what they are looking for in a first date, and sometimes they are right. Sure, …

Dating

Can a man tell if a woman orgasms?

Dear an uniformed pre-orgasmic,<p>Ooooohhhh! Aaaahhhh! Orgasms! Unfortunately, there is no exact way to tell if a woman has had an orgasm without …

Columbia University

MY WOMAN MAKES ME WAIT FOR SEX!

<i>Dear MizzB</i><p><i>I am in a relationship with a woman I met four months ago.</i><p><i>Everything is going great, but whenever I bring up the topic of sex she shuts me</i> …

News (South Africa)

Ask Amy: Family member enjoys degrading others

<i>Dear Amy: My family has become somewhat torn over the past few years over what to do about this issue.</i><p><i>Last year my adult brother openly declared his affiliation with an extremist political group and has taken to attacking members of my immediate and extended family over social media with degrading,</i> …

Lifestyle

LGBT charity criticised over staff guidelines allowing sex with clients

Yorkshire MESMAC says its policy on staff pursuing sexual relationships with service users was misconstrued but that it will be redrafted<p>A leading Yorkshire LGBT charity working with child abuse victims and vulnerable young adults has prompted criticism for allowing staff to embark on sexual …

LGBTQ

Daily Horoscope: October 22, 2017

He hoped I wasn’t like other guys, but he was still looking for other guys

It felt like we were a couple who had been together a long time, but the next morning I noticed him using a dating app in front of me.

Canadian News

Should your spouse be your best friend?

The phrase has become so ubiquitous that we almost don’t hear it anymore. “You’re still my best friend,” Michelle Obama effused to Barack Obama in an …

Marriage

Why Do Happy People Have Affairs?

In the first instalment of our four-part series on infidelity, relationship and sex expert Esther Perel looked at how we define infidelity and how …

Y’All Need Help #12: The Straight Girl Is Back

<i>Q:</i><p><b>Hi, I could really use some help. I’ve known that I liked girls since I was 9, and I can pinpoint the moment in time it hit me: I met an amazing</b> …

Love

Angelina Jolie 'hates the idea' of Brad Pitt dating again: 'It drives her crazy'

Pitt is currently having a busy filming schedule and is reportedly ready to date again.<p>Both Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have moved on in their …

Hollywood

Reader wonders if parental jealousy is normal

Dear Amy: Do you think it is normal for a parent to be jealous of their partner's love for their (shared) child?

Canadian News

Want to Know What Women Want? Ask Them About Their Affairs

Three truths about female sexuality.<p>If you want to understand what women want, don't ask them about their relationships; ask them about their affairs.<p>In writing my book <i>The State of Affairs,</i> I came to realize again and again that illicit relationships offer a window like no other into the mysteries …

Marriage

The Surprising Truth About “Soul Mates”

We’ve all seen the movies and read the novels... two strangers lock eyes across a crowded room and—BOOM!—the rest of the world melts away as they …

Marriage

7 Things You Need to Do If You Don’t Want to Get Divorced

While statistics have shown that the divorce rate in this country is steadily on the decline, thanks in part to us getting married later, having more education, and living together before saying “I do,” people still do regrettably break up. But as divorce attorney Vikki S. Ziegler has found, …

Marriage

Men don’t care about emotional cheating — but they should

Men think that emotional infidelity — sharing a romantic connection with another person without having sex — isn’t that big of a deal.<p>A new study …

Lifestyle

How to Fall Back in Love With Your Partner (According to a Relationship Expert)

After the tingly thrills of a new relationship wear off, you might be left wondering why you don’t feel as into your partner as you once did. The …

Carolyn Hax: Flirtatious married friend moved in on her crush. Now what?

Adapted from a recent online discussion.<p><i>Hi, Carolyn: I’ve had a crush on my brother’s friend for years. I invited him to the birthday party I threw for my brother, and I also invited my best friend. Bestie had never met Crush before, but she knew of my crush. They spent the evening together,</i> …

Lifestyle

People Tell Us Secrets They’ve Kept from a Significant Other

Some of these are just petty.<p><i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>VICE Canada.</i><p>Sometimes keeping a secret is the easiest way to safeguard from shattering someone's heart. It might sound good in theory to be open and honest about how you're feeling, but that can come with repercussions. Take, for …

In Defense of Cuffing

As the temperatures drop and the days get shorter, the prospect of cuddling becomes more palatable to the Northern single, the players of summer shed …

Valentine's Day

Love rats beware: Private investigator explains how you can tell if someone is cheating

Love rats had best beware - a private investigator is telling people how they can spot a cheat.<p>Daniel Shaw boasts: "I've caught cheats, love rats, …

What a man who did a PhD in threesomes learned about sex

Men are more open than women to threesomes but are also more likely to be disappointed, according to a sociologist who has researched the sexual …

Divorce following multiple affairs on the rise as flirty texts catch adulterers out

Playing away from home used to be a case of one affair conducted in secret.<p>But technology means one is no longer enough - and lawyers say an increasing number of divorce cases involve partners embroiled with as many as five others.<p>Such clandestine trysts can be mostly or entirely conducted online …

Divorce