Child Dislikes Boyfriend – What to do when your child dislikes your boyfriend (singleparents.about.com)

Number of View: 262   Question: Parental Dating Issues — My Child Dislikes My Boyfriend. What Should I Do? Bonny Albo, About.com’s Guide to Dating1, sent me this question from a reader named Jane, whose child dislikes her boyfriend: I am 33 years old, I and have two kids, ages 6 and 9. My 6-year-old adores the man I’m dating, but my 9-year-old dislikes my boyfriend and is adamantly against him. This concerns me a great deal. We have been dating for almost three years, and this problem has become a big roadblock in our relationship. In addition, my boyfriend …

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Divorce: An overview (divorces.com)

Number of View: 345 Divorce: An Overview First and foremost divorce is the dissolution of a legal marriage before the death of either spouse.  It is not an annulment, which is the ending of a marriage by having it declared “void.”  Although it must be noted that even in cases of annulment child support, alimony and property distribution laws may still apply.  Merriam-Webster OnLine defines divorce as “the action or instance of legally dissolving a marriage.”   No matter where you look, you should stumble across the same definition in so many words, more or less. Let us be clear though.  …

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Dating Deal Breakers: When It’s Time To Get Out (Shine Yahoo)

Number of View: 417 Dating Deal Breakers: When It’s Time to Get Out As an eligible single woman, it’s only natural to be looking for that significant other who will sweep you off your perfectly pedicured, Louboutin-clad feet. You go out with the girls in hopes of catching the eye of your future Prince Charming and securing that fairytale ending, but sometimes dating trials run amuck, leaving you with an experience that you wish you could have skipped out on. Dating can be fun, but oftentimes we have to weed out the freaks before we find the ones worth our …

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Top 10 cruel things women do to men (Asiaone 15 Dec)

Number of View: 325 Top 10 cruel things women do to men       Call it self-protection or playing the cards right, women have done some nasty things to men to maintain the upper hand and stay in the dating game. Fox News has compiled a list of top 10 cruel things that women do to men and how they toy with their emotions or ego. 10. Women don’t pick up the phone Men feel good about themselves when they manage to attain a girls’ phone number. However, women don’t give it to men that easy afterall. According to …

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What is the right mix in a marriage?

Number of View: 265 What is the right mix in a marriage? Written by: Gilbert Goh In our busyness, we all failed to spend enough time together with our partner often with accompanying complications. A good marriage has all the ingredients of a balanced lifestyle but how many of us have the correct mix here? We often place emphasis to things that matter to us as an individual rather than as a couple and this is probably one of the main reason when the relationships goes into a rut. This is especially so when we have our kids and much …

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Caring job can sour a happy marriage

Number of View: 222 World Home > World > Story Dec 7, 2009 Caring job can sour a happy marriage Study shows those in caring professions at high risk of break-ups   LONDON: Love and lots of patience may be the key to a successful marriage – but being a dentist or pharmacist helps too, said a new research which correlates occupations with divorce and separation rates. The study, to be published in the Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology, reveals that people employed in extrovert and stressful jobs are highly likely to divorce, reported the Observer newspaper. But surprisingly, …

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Staying in Touch in 2010 (Marsvenusliving)

Number of View: 327Staying in Touch in 2010 December 1, 2009 Technology has changed the way we communicate so dramatically and in such a short period of time that every now and then we have to pause, catch our collective breaths, and take notice of where we are moving as a society. A recent survey released by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, found that 25 percent of the survey respondents felt that their family today is closer than their family when they were growing up, thanks to the use of the Internet and cell phones. Only 11 percent felt …

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Myths About Asian Marriages

Number of View: 276 Myths About Asian Marriages Written by: Gilbert Goh When I first got married, I went in almost eyes widely shut without any clue what to expect, except  that,  from  now I have to live with someone whom I only knew for two years before  for the rest of my life. The marital dust soon settled after our whirlwind wedding and on the first night as a newly wed couple, I actually fall off my king-size bed when I rolled over!  My wife woke up in shock but laughed at me when she discovered that I have …

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Higher marital break up – our modern society to be blamed? (Pt 2)

Number of View: 261 Written by: Gilbert Goh Personal Experience  Having being married for 16 years and constantly finding ways to enhance our marriage despite the regular ups and downs, I have decided to write this book to help people to enhance their marriage. I will include some of my own personal struggles and hope that you can identify with them. Mine is not a perfect marriage and can never be. I hope that we can learn from one another here.  Don’t get me wrong – I am no guru in this subject. In fact, I have struggled in my …

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What is it with Men and Commitment, Anyway? (Smart Marriages)

Number of View: 546What is it with Men and Commitment, Anyway? Scott M. Stanley, PhDUniversity of Denver Citation:  Stanley, S. M. (2002, July).  What is it with Men and Commitment, Anyway?Keynote address to the 6th Annual Smart Marriages Conference.  Washington D. C. This paper was given as a keynote address to the 2002 Annual Smart Marriages Conference in Washington D. C. The referencing has been updated as of November, 2004 to reflect works that were in press or under review that have been published since the time of the address. The paper reflects the structure of my thought and comments …

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