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Is The Muppets too sexy for children? Christian group slams show for ‘interspecies relationships and promiscuity’
Pressure group One Million Moms slam the show for ‘promoting interspecies relationships and promiscuity’ Read more
EXCLUSIVE Jennifer Lopez: I’ve had relationships that didn’t go as planned but I believe in love more now
J Lo gets slushy Read more
Emmerdale spoilers: Ryan Hawley reveals Robert Sugden shooting drama and relationships with Andy and Aaron
The actor discusses the huge scenes ahead for his character Read more
Their little black books make for quite the interesting read Read more
Look what Harry Potter’s Lavender Brown did next. Read more
When MSN Messenger was the ultimate way to convey love and paper fortune tellers knew EVERYTHING. Read more
Darling it’s better down where it’s wetter take it from me. Read more
The new revival of The Muppets is going to be ‘more adult’, according to ABC. Read more
Stephen Fry got engaged to a man 30 years younger then him this week – and not everyone is pleased about it Read more
Don’t comment to tell us we’re shallow. We know we are. Read more
Vicky Jones’s The One is an accurate portrayal of the addictive grip of toxic relationships but doesn’t have enough depth
If it weren’t so fierce, funny and well-observed, Vicky Jones’s work, which scooped the 2013 Verity Bargate Award for best new play, would be unbearable. Read more
From flexi-sexuals to posh swingers: apparently, we’re all getting more adventurous in the bedroom Read more
Kanye West credits fiancée Kim Kardashian and her family for changing people’s views on interracial relationships
Kanye West has praised the Kardashian family for changing the way America views interracial relationships. Read more
BBC One’s Animal Odd Couples introduced us to a wide range of creatures forming friendships across the animal kingdom. Here are a few of the strangest – and cutest – animal relationships seen on the show. Read more
Fresh Meat series 3, episode 2: Vod gets married and Kingsley struggles to maintain two relationships
For a show that started off relatively slow in series 1, series 3 has begun with a bang. Read more
Jessie J says she would need to do a little spring cleaning in her life before there’s room for a lover. Read more
If there is one thing I hear all the time from women, it is some variation of the theme: “I’m tired of being the one who gives more than I receive.”
The details change depending upon the stage of the friendship, but the implication is always that we are tired of being the initiators, the givers, the schedulers, the inviters and the ones who do the most for the other. We apparently listen the longest, serve most thoughtfully, and show up more consistently. In short, we think of ourselves as the “better friend.”
From all my interactions with women, you’d think the odds are probable that I’d eventually connect with these blessed beneficiaries, these winners in the life lottery of our giving. You’d think that for every woman who gives too much that there would be at least one woman out there who admits getting too much.
Ironically, I haven’t yet met her Read more
From the anal-retentive drones whose PowerPoint presentations seem to last for weeks, to the overbearing braggart who can’t stop telling you how wonderful he is, some people just aren’t very good at communicating. You’ve probably also experienced the awkward silences, stammered replies and mid-sentence brain freezes that can stall a meeting, presentation or date. Some people err on the side of too much talking, while others err on the side of too little.
We tend to think of great communicators as great talkers Read more
Yesterday, two things happened:
I had two separate conversations with new parents about how having a baby can be like a wrecking-ball to a marriage, especially in the first year.
Three different people asked me what tips I’d give parents who want to raise empathetic children.
These conversations are related.
First of all, I want new parents everywhere to know that it is totally normal for that adorable bundle of joy to cause a tailspin in your marital satisfaction. An abundance of research shows that this happens to the vast majority of couples: Statistics vary, but most studies indicate that 70 to 90 percent of couples report being less satisfied with their marriages after a baby is born.
Here’s the thing: Just because it is totally common for us to start feeling, say, hostile, toward our partner when junior comes home from the hospital, it doesn’t mean that those feelings are harmless — to the marriage or to junior.
In fact, hostility between parents can seriously harm a newborn baby’s nervous system. When parents fight, baby doesn’t feel safe, and this is one of the most important things for proper emotional, intellectual and even physical development. Far from being oblivious, pooping blobs, babies are highly attuned to the world around them Read more
Most of us wear a kind of mask — a persona that hides our deepest thoughts and feelings and presents a polished, controlled face to the world.
To be sure, a persona is a good thing to have. For example, meetings at work, holidays with the in-laws and first dates are usually not the best times to spill your guts. Just because you’re selective about what you reveal to the world does not mean you’re insincere. Phoniness is only when we lie about what’s really going on inside Read more
“My husband and I can’t say two words to each other without drawing blood,” a woman cried to her therapist. “The second he walks through the door, we’re at each other’s throats. Deep down, I know the love’s still there, but it seems hopelessly buried.”
Listening intently, the therapist reached into his drawer, pulled out a bottle, and handed it to her. “This is holy water, blessed by a swami from India,” he said Read more
So many of us search all the time for what really helps when things in life get difficult. Last year I had the honor of interviewing Karen Kissel Wegela about “The Courage to Be Present.” Karen has been a core faculty member at Naropa University for more than 29 years, focusing on contemplative psychotherapy — bringing together Buddhism and traditional psychotherapy. She has a private practice in Boulder, Colo. and gives workshops and lectures nationally and internationally Read more