7 Reasons for not Giving 100% in Your Relationship

Dr. Steve gives a tongue-in-cheek look at why giving 100% in your relationship is a waste of time and of effort.

Does Sex Sometimes Feel Like It Is More Effort Than It’s Worth?

There comes a time in every couple’s life when not having sex seems a better idea than having it. Dr. Steve explores how we are affected by the external world and how to manage these intrusions.

A Dad’s Practical Parenting Guide for Soon To Be Parents

Punk Rock Papa ran into a soon-to-be dad. It inspired him to lay down this practical guide. —   The other day, on Facebook, a friend was nice enough to do a little promotion of Punk Rock Papa to a soon-to-be dad of twins. A brief back and forth with the man brought me back […]

People Started Referring to Me as a Monster: A Gay Man’s Struggle With Alcohol

It took some hard lessons for Alexander to realize that he didn’t have to keep living his life by other people’s standards.

5 Ways To Handle Children That Are Disrespectful To A Stepparent

Gara Hoke Lacy on the hardships of step parenting, and the five best ways to deal with a difficult child.

3 Sure-Fire Habits To Successfully Navigate The Zig Zags of Entrepreneurship

What I learned that no one told me.

Diamonds, Saltpeter And Other Bad Gifts

Gift-getting expectations should not be gift-giving obligations.

Looking For The Perfect Woman? Or Man? Well, Just Stop It.

There are people out there who will just get you and just accept you, just the way that you are. Sometimes you don’t need fixing, you need accepting.

3 Toxic Expectations That Kill Relationships

Jordan Gray says that everyone comes into their relationships with expectations. But some are a lot more harmful than others.

A Dad Shares About the Huge Horrible Horrendous Fight He Had With His Wife —That She Never Knew About

Adam Hall was furious. Irate. Beside himself. He ranted, he raved, he fumed. Thanks to what he discovered, his wife was completely unaware of the fight they had. Here is how it went down.

Why Your Expectations are Silently Killing Your Relationship

What we expect may not be what our partners are willing to give.

Because I’m not boldest of men…

One reader commented about why he used to worry about not kissing the girl.

Living for Everyone Else

When it comes to others, be helpful, compassionate, grateful. But don’t live up to their expectations.

7 Reasons Why Independence Is The Best Way To Help Your Relationship

It may seem selfish at first, writes Chris Riotta.

4 Questions You Need To Ask Before Getting Into A Relationship

Myke Macapinlac says that a bit of self-reflection before you dive in to your next relationship could save you a lot of time and heartache.

Are You Normal? Probably Not

I’M NOT NORMAL. But I am happy.