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Friday Flashback: Being True to Yourself is Good for Her

Friday Flashback: Being True to Yourself is Good for Her
While this study was done on college age dating couples, some of the findings are certainly relevant to a wider group – including married folks of all ages.  For example: “Overall, the study found that both men and women who reported being more true to themselves also behaved in more intimate and less destructive ways with their partner, and that led to them feeling their relationship was more positive. In addition, they also reported greater personal well-being.” and “Men who were more true to themselves had partners who showed more healthy relationship behaviors.  How...
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Japanese Men Are Finding True Love In Sex Dolls. Should We Be Creeped Out? Cause We Are

Japanese Men Are Finding True Love In Sex Dolls. Should We Be Creeped Out? Cause We Are
Sex dolls aren't a new invention for men looking to find escape through sexual release. However, there are some who are taking the concept a little too far, to the extent of declaring their undying love for these sex dolls. In one of their recent stories, Channel News Asia dug up one such ‘rubber romance' between Japanese physiotherapist, Masayuki Ozaki and ‘the love of his life', Mayu, a sex doll.  © AFP One not-so-fine day, Masayuki found the love die out of his marriage when his wife gave birth to their daughter. They weren't having sex anymore and that left the 45-yea...
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The What and How of True Intimacy

The What and How of True Intimacy
Intimacy. People often confuse it with sex. But people can be sexual without being intimate. One night stands, friends with benefits, or sex without love are examples of purely physical acts with no intimacy involved. They are what they are, but they don’t foster warmth, closeness or trust. Intimacy means deeply knowing another person and feeling deeply known. That doesn’t happen in a conversation in a bar or during a lovely day at the beach or even at times during sex. It doesn’t happen in the first weeks and months of a new and exciting relationship. It doesn’t develop when one person nurtur...
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Want to Find True Love? Stop Believing These 4 Relationship Myths

Want to Find True Love? Stop Believing These 4 Relationship Myths
A lot of people believe relationship myths and this is partly Hollywood’s doing. Movies, TVs, and books tell us certain storylines about love, and we want to believe them. It’s comforting to think someone is out there waiting to complete you and fulfill all your wants and needs. But is it realistic? Not so much. There’s also a feeling of individuality behind modern relationship myths. In centuries past, children were strategically married off by their families for economic and status reasons. Now, in the Western world, people choose their mates. But this doesn’t mean that relationship myths ac...
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