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Tag Archive | "Communication"

How to Conquer Your Jealousy for Good

Thursday, May 21, 2015

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by Moushumi Ghose for YourTango Don’t sweat it. Does your¬†boyfriend¬†or¬†girlfriend¬†still have a relationship of a platonic nature with his or her ex? Does this relationship with the ex keep popping up in your relationship to the point where you feel threatened by the relationship? Do you worry about their past, and their history together? Do [...]

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How to Have More Sex Without It Feeling Like a Chore

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

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According to new research, having more sex may actually make couples less happy — if they feel like they’re being told to have more sex. The Carnegie Mellon study, published in the Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, studied 64 heterosexual married couples between 35 and 65 years old. Group one was told to have [...]

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Do Guys Really Hate Talking on the Phone?

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

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photo via Flickr Advice from three of our guy friends. This week they answer the following:  Why do guys seem to hate talking on the phone? Gay Single Guy (Daniel): My suspicion is that it has to do with how most straight guys talk, or rather, don’t talk. Straight men seem to not indulge in [...]

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Knowing When to Talk to Your Partner… Or Your Therapist

Monday, April 20, 2015

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The following letter from a reader is really long. Like, really long. (And this is the abridged version!) But we’re publishing it here because we think it raises a really interesting, important question about relationships: How can you tell when you’re talking too much? And how can you tell when you need a therapist as [...]

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5 Good Reasons Not to Fake Your Orgasm

Thursday, April 9, 2015

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by Amanda Chatel for YourTango You’re really not as good at it as you may think you are. It has long been one of those discussions that comes up both in and out of the bedroom: are you faking it or not? Faking an¬†orgasm, that is. Sadly there are actually those out there who end [...]

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10 Questions to Ask Each Other Before Getting Married

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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We’re not talking here about the kinds of questions everyone should ask each other before deciding to get married — things that could be actual deal-breakers, like, Do you want kids? And, Are you a member of the Republican party? No, these ten questions are things you should ask each other in order to have [...]

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What to Do When You Say “I Love You” Too Soon

Friday, March 13, 2015

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Hi Em & Lo, I just started dating this guy and recently we were making out, it was going well, he started to go down on me. I wanted to tell him “I love it when you go down on me” but it came out as ” I love you..when you do that.” He paused [...]

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8 Easy Ways to Tell If It’s Love… Or Lust

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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by Caithlin Pena for YourTango ¬†| photo via Flickr Love, lust: it’s easy to confuse the two, especially in the early stages of a relationship. Both emotions make you feel a kind of bliss that you‚Äôve never experienced before – which is wonderful and joyous and something to celebrate – but make sure you know [...]

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How to Have Kinky Sex with Your Vanilla Husband

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

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photo via Wikimedia Commons Reader subgirl said the following in response to our post, “He‚Äôs Kinky, She‚Äôs Vanilla, Is the Relationship Doomed?“¬†¬†Heads up, everyone in a mixed-cone, chocolate-swirl-slash-vanilla relationship, there is hope! I am a submissive woman and I have a wonderful vanill-ish husband who plays along with me. We communicate our needs to one [...]

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36 Questions to Ask a Date Instead of Playing Mind Games

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

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photo via flickr Dating is so mired in game-playing and pickup moves these days that it’s amazing anyone ever ends up finding lasting love. So we’re huge fans of any approach that manages to cut through all that B.S. For example, many years ago — before we each found lasting love, against those game-playing odds [...]

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