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Tag Archive | "Marriage"

5 Ways the Meyer Briggs Test Can Improve Your Relationship

Thursday, September 25, 2014

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by YourTango  |  photo via flickr Having different personality types affects your relationship more than you realize. Are you like me? In a relationship with someone vastly different from you? Whenever I am planning a trip, I start thinking about what I am going to pack at least three weeks ahead of time. I have [...]

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Telling People Not to Get Married Young Makes Them Narcissistic

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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Reader Joseph¬†recently took us to task for our advice to a twenty-four-year-old woman who said she likes her co-worker more than her boyfriend, but feels like maybe she should stay with her boyfriend because they have a “solid” relationship and her friends and family adore him. Our advice, in a nutshell, was, “Be twenty-four.” Have [...]

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10 Best Things About Married Sex

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Married sex is like the redheaded stepchild of the booty world — at least, according to TV and movies. In that world, married sex is overly lit and played for laughs, whereas all the other kinds of sex — casual sex, new sex, cheating sex, ex sex — get the sultry soundtrack and rumpled sheets. [...]

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Battle of the Sexists: “Blurred Lines” VS. “Rude”

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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During this, the last official week of summer, we thought we’d compare this year’s “Song of Summer” with last year’s official hit to see which would win the title of “Most Offensive.” For the sake of argument, we’re calling “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke the winner of 2013 (though it was pretty much a tie [...]

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Comment of the Week: Give Your Spouse More Credit

Thursday, September 4, 2014

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photo via Flickr When a reader asked¬†”Is Intellectual Inequality a Deal Breaker?“, Henry’s response¬†concisely showed how having a better attitude — i.e. being more generous, looking at things from a more positive perspective — can make all the difference in a relationship:¬† I’ve been married 14 years. I’ve always thought my non-college educated woman a [...]

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BDSM Saved My Life, But Is Ruining My Near Perfect Marriage

Monday, August 11, 2014

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Okay, so this letter below from one of our readers is super long, and it’s not nearly as memerific as Kickstarter potato salad or photos of celebrities without makeup. But trust us, it’s worth the read. It’s from a man who is married to the woman of his dreams — they love each other’s company, [...]

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Comment(s) of the Week: Be Smart About Respect

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

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It’s a tie between two responses to our Your Call post¬†Is Intellectual Inequality a Deal Breaker?¬†– both of which are great advice for any relationship. First, Dannie said:¬† This is a question that ultimately only you can answer, because only you know your priorities. ¬†Is intelligence the most important thing to you? ¬†On the flip [...]

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The Bachelorette: What Happens in the Fantasy Suite Stays in the Fantasy Suite?

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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screen shot of ABC’s “After the Final Rose” Last night’s “After the Final Rose” was the most dramatic ever! Not because the Bachelorette (Andi Dorfman) got engaged to a guy (Josh “I Can’t Put My Arms Down” Murray) after only knowing him for two and a half months and only going on, like, three dates [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from “The Bachelorette” (Andi in Belgium)

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

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photo courtesy of¬†ABC/Geert Vanden Wijngaert It’s honorable to take the process of falling in love seriously (Marcus), but would it kill you to crack a joke once in a while? There’s a reason why people rank “sense of humor” as one of the most important qualities they look for in a mate. To quote Nick: [...]

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Top 5 Love Lessons from The Bachelorette (Andi, Week 5)

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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screenshot from ABC’s “The Bachelorette” When trying to express your most romantic feelings, do not say “You are awesome,” as if you’re at some sporting event marveling at an epic play, bro. Don’t be a poor sport on a date. Join in, lighten up and have a laugh. (That said, if your date makes you [...]

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