By Richard Nicastro, Ph.D.
Q: I love my husband, but somewhere along the line we've become more like friends than lovers. We had an amazing sex life early in our relationship but now we're lucky if we have sex once a month, and when we do it's pretty unremarkable. I really... Read More
Who would've thought saying three little words could be so difficult or open up such a can of worms for a couple who cares about one another? Unfortunately, in the beginnings of a relationship that has the potential to be serious, that's exactly how saying "I love you" is viewed. And there are plenty of stereotypes out there: Women always say it first. A man should NEVER say it first. And there are the awkward scenarios that play... Read More
When "sorry" seems to be the easiest word, then you might want to take a closer look at what's going on in your relationship. Apologizing when you've truly committed a wrong act is honorable; saying you're sorry when you're not or apologizing for the most innocuous infractions may indicate deeper trouble. Research has found that people who are chronic apologizers have lower self-esteem than those who apologize only at appropriate... Read More
You’re never too old for Halloween. Regardless of your age, you may be one of those people who still count All Hallow’s Eve as one of the most exciting holidays of the year. And why wouldn’t it be? Halloween appears to bring out the inner child in the majority of us. The makers of Twix took a survey and found that half of adults between the ages of 25 and 34 confided that they would still go trick-or-treating if they... Read More