More than 25 percent of battered women remain in a relationship with their abuser. The National Network to End Domestic Violence shares the six steps to protect yourself and your children.
What if you could find out if your man is at a higher risk for infidelity before you married him? Phil and his panel of medical experts discuss the new science behind a cheaterâ€™s brain and what can be done if your loved one is at a higher risk.
Along with losing your relationship, you lose your lifestyle, the goal of raising your children in an intact... And you’re excited to see where the relationship might lead.
Karen Finn Major breakups, like divorce or the end of an engagement, knock you down in just about every way imaginable.
I don't mind if you tend to date fat girls, or really even if you get some specific pleasure from being with a fat woman -- but I don't need that to be the first thing you tell me about yourself. This comes from guys who don't necessarily have a problem with my weight -- they just have a problem with fat people. " Or worse, "Oh you're so (beautiful, smart, sexy, whatever) for a fat girl…" all I hear is how much you hate fatness. "You're not the kind of lazy, stupid, disgusting, [insert sizeist insult here] slob who I expect fat people to be," is not a compliment.
Problem-solving strategies: Even partners who love each other can be a mismatch, sexually.Even though every relationship has its ups and downs, successful couples have learned how to manage the bumps and keep their love life going, says marriage and family therapist Mitch Temple, author of The Marriage Turnaround.They hang in there, tackle problems, and learn how to work through the complex issues of everyday life.I have experienced sexual assault and trauma in my life.A lot of fat women have -- the ACE scores study suggest that at least some cases of obesity are biologically related to childhood trauma -- but I don't need you to psychoanalyze me, to explain to me why I'm fat, or to try and "fix" me somehow. I got over guys who wanted to sleep with me but weren't willing to be seen in public with me a long time ago.Many do this by reading self-help books and articles, attending seminars, going to counseling, observing other successful couples, or simply using trial and error.All relationship problems stem from poor communication, according to Elaine Fantle Shimberg, author of Blending Families.In a recent poll, one quarter of divorced couples report that in-laws are â€œsomewhatâ€?responsible for their marriages ending, and the mothers-in-law get most of the blame.Susan Kiner: I interviewed extensively for the book, not confining myself to women or to the over 60.Some of the most terrific interviews conducted were with men.