Here’s What 15 Relationship Experts Want to Teach You About Love

Relationships don’t look like they used to (and that's a good thing). But what does it honestly take to make a modern romance work? As part of Committed, we're exploring partnerships ranging from a textbook marriage between high-school sweethearts to a gay couple creating a life together in the conservative deep South. If binge-watching Gilmore Girls, Scandal, or The Good Wife has taught us anything, it's that relationships are messy. Personal experience proves it too: From our eighth-grade romance to...

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Is it cheating? | 4 Steps When Someone Else Contacts Your Partner

A few Saturday’s ago, my girlfriend and I were hanging around our apartment, enjoying a relaxing Netflix & Chill vibe. It is typical (as I would assume it is for most cohabiting or “serious” couples), for both of us to be on and off our phones throughout the evening. Over the course of our relationship, we have developed a respect for each other’s digital privacy. However, for some unknown reason, my curiosity got the best of me. Just as I...

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Save My Relationship | How To Block People on Social Media

We all know the great impact Facebook has had on our society and the advantages that different platforms provide in our daily lives.  It's changed how we interact with those we care about and allows us to make new fulfilling connections.  However, this increased accessibility that others have to your profiles can cause issues for many people.  For Example, maybe a previous boyfriend, girlfriend or FWB suddenly has the liquid courage to message you.  Likewise, someone you may or...

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tired man laying in grass

No Energy for Sex? Here’s what to do

Every once and awhile we get tired. Maybe there are too many things going on in life, maybe we have kids, school or other things that happen with life. But, when the sex drive dives there can be a lot of reasons for it. Below are a few solutions you may want to try. Change Diet If you are consuming too much sugar and caffeine then you should be aware that the impending crash will take your libido down with it....

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Four Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Relationship

A satisfying relationship can seem elusive at times, especially when the pressures of the daily grind enter the picture. In this modern world where the divorce rate is greater than 50 percent, it can be hard to imagine a relationship that survives and even thrives over the years. Balanced, stable, and committed relationships that get better over the years do exist. Here are some steps that can help make an ordinary relationship into an extraordinary one that lasts. Communicate Don't skimp...

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith Kissing
Will and Jada Pinkett Smith Kissing

10 Celebrity Love Quotes to Brighten Your Day

"She wanted something else, something different, something more. Passion and romance perhaps, or maybe quiet conversations in candlelit rooms, or perhaps something as simpler as not being second." Nicholas Sparks "The best smell in the world is the man you love." Jennifer Aniston "Its the first time I'm with someone and I'm not explaining things." Jared Leto "Love isn't who you can see yourself with. It's who you can't see yourself without." Lauren Conrad...

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couple on park bench

Sex Over 40 | Life has Just Begun

With the advent of sex enhancing drugs and other like options—sex over 40 is not over. In fact, for ladies between ages 40 and 45 it’s great because, they’re still in their prime when it comes to sex-drive.  There are; however, many factors that contribute to the loss of that drive in both males and females. Today, these factors override our natural state of being so much so, that it seems the norm. The fact is-it’s nowhere near the...

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cup of hot herbal tea

5 Best Libido Enhancing Herbal Teas

Herbs are the medicine of life. Before synthetic, packaged, frozen and hormone and GMO-ridden foods, we looked to our food as the medicine of the gods. In fact, there was little evidence to show that there was any kind of sexual dysfunctions back in the day. Today, it seems like everyone is popping some kind of dangerous pill that messes with blood flow and pressure, this, is not the path we wish you to take. Below we...

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couple making heart with hands

The 7 Year Itch and How It Affects Sexual Health

The seven-year itch is something that occurs naturally in every relationship that is long-standing. It means the couple is absolutely normal; however, how it’s handled is another question. The actions of the couple will determine the outcome of the relationship. What is the 7 Year Itch? Back in the day (pre-baby boomer to within the baby boomer era) we heard the coined phrase "7-year itch". This reflects the time period when a couple has been together, married or not for 7...

What to eat in your twenties

In your 20’s your body, in some ways is still developing. Hormones are shifting at different stages of this delicate decade and so is your health. You have needs that are different in the early years than you would need closer to 30. Here are a few things you should know about the foods that are targeted to the person in their 20’s. Potassium bearing food And believe it or not, the sweet potato is not as potent as the banana. Nope, a...

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mother talking to daughter

How To Have “The Talk” With Your Kids

Sex is natural. Human beings, as well as many other species on this planet, are born with the anatomy to reproduce. It’s what we do. Then, once we reach a certain age in our existence, mother nature sprinkles upon us, hormones. Young females are starting their periods and sprouting a chest. Young males are experiencing their first, and most certainly not the last, erection. This is the often the spot on the timeline of parenting that is dreaded the...

couple sitting by the beach
couple sitting by the beach

12 Sizzling Summer Date Ideas for Couples

When those summer breezes bring love into the air, there is no doubt you will want to spend some time with your sweetheart and enjoy the warm weather while you're at it. Why settle for Netflix and chill when you can engage in all the little - but still incredibly memorable - things that make life so joyful? Whether you have a boundless budget or need to reign in the spending, you can use the list below to find the perfect...

couple making heart with hands
couple making heart with hands

Four Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Relationship

A satisfying relationship can seem elusive at times, especially when the pressures of the daily grind enter the picture. In this modern world where the divorce rate is greater than 50 percent, it can be hard to imagine a relationship that survives and even thrives over the years. Balanced, stable, and committed relationships that get better over the years do exist. Here are some steps that can help make an ordinary relationship into an extraordinary one that lasts. Communicate: Don't skimp...