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
In the 18 th and 19th centuries, American pioneer women spent months alone on the prairies raising their children, doing endless backbreaking chores, and protecting the homestead from countless sources of danger. Some of these women would go on to develop lifelong mental illnesses resulting from the continued stress and isolation.
While very few 21 st century stay-at-home moms will ever have to deal with such... Read More
Romantic relationships are often filled with many exciting twists and turns. But just because you feel that special tingle for someone doesn't mean you're a good match. There are boundaries that always need to be considered, even if you honestly think you've met the love of your life.
So before you schedule any candlelit dinners, take a look at this list of seven people who you should steer clear of romantically at all... Read More
Creating the perfect environment that stokes the fires of intimacy and passion while still promoting restful sleep and a relaxing retreat can be difficult. But if you notice that your lovers skulk off into the sunrise, never to be seen or heard from again, then it might be time for a change. Likewise, if the spark is going out of your current long-term relationship, shaking things up in the bedroom might be the way to reignite the... Read More
The suspicion of cheating can turn any mate into an amateur private investigator. And while it's not advisable to sneak around behind your mate's back to see if he's sneaking around, there are ways of doing it without getting caught. First, you'll have to prepare yourself for what you might find. Would it be easier on the two of you if you raise your suspicions in person? After all, it is the mature thing to do. Perhaps you already... Read More
Times are tough, even on those who are trying to show their mates a good time. So why not take your significant other on a cheap date? It's not as awful as it sounds - money can't buy love, right? There are tons of fun things to do when you're watching your budget. Start by picking up a guide - whether it's tourist brochures or a newspaper - that details the things there are to do in and around your town. The number of fun and... Read More