In the United States, the divorce rate is higher than ever. In fact, over the past 50 years it has nearly doubled and there seems to be no end in sight. Some argue that a lack of religion is the cause, while others say that the internet age is to blame. According to Dr. Meg Jay, a clinical psychologist from The University of Virginia, couples that live together before getting married are much more likely to get a divorce than couples that wait until their wedding day to become housemates. Continue reading
The majority of us have been there…stuck in a rut, so to speak, in a relationship that has lost its luster. Sure, you’re still in love, but there’s just something missing when it comes to the sexual side of things. You’re in luck though, as we’ve compiled a few tips and tricks for improving your love life and adding that sparkle back into that well-aged relationship.
Tip #1 – Nights out on the town = spicier nights in the bedroom.
Getting out of the house can bring a little bit of spice back into your love life. This is due to the fact that, while in our homes, we are surrounded by and constantly reminded of the everyday things in life. When trying to make passionate love there, you might tend to think of other matters: did I pay the electric bill or wouldn’t this room look great in red? Allowing yourself to be in the moment is a key element in being truly intimate with someone. When your mind wanders, so will your intimacy. Continue reading
A smile is a universal symbol of warmth, happiness and positivity which comfortably crosses international boundaries and the most diverse of cultures. Smiles can also influence enormous positive changes in society via the process of mimicry; when we smile, it makes the persons around us want to smile too (Hess & Blairy, 2001, cited in Zhivotovkaya, 2008). Continue reading