Dating and Relationships Weekly Roundup: October 30, 2017
In this week’s look around the web at all things dating and relationships, and intimate pleasure ideas for couples, we discover the ultimate list of toxic relationship habits, 7 ways to heal your relationship without giving yourself away, 20 best dating advice for women, the sexual bucket list, and how to compromise without sacrificing your needs in a relationship.
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The Ultimate List of Toxic Relationship Habits and How to Break Them – Steve Scott at Develop Good Habits – Many bad relationship habits happen between spouses or people who are dating. But I do not limit “relationship habits” to people in intimate relationships. These bad habits can also manifest themselves with your coworkers, peers, subordinates, and friends. Consider anyone who you spend more than an hour a week with as having some sort of a “relationship” with you (even though it may be a hostile relationship). Also consider the frequency of these habits before deciding if they are a problem. An example is jealousy. The green-eyed monster of jealousy may rear its head from time to time without being a “bad habit.” We all feel a little jealous now and again, but if you are frequently jealous, that is certainly a big problem.
7 Ways to Heal Your Relationship Without Giving Yourself Away – Michelle at Counseling Recovery – What exactly is a healthy relationship? You might not think about it – until you need to. Use this list as a mini-inventory. Some will be strengths, and some will need work. Focus on making one small change at a time because that will motivate you to keep going!
20 Best Dating Advice for Women – Mark Green at MarkAngelo Speaks – The following 20 dating tips for women are based on research, informal interviews, and personal experience. Most of them are exclusive to women and not applicable for use by men, although they may benefit by reading them. The same is true of the ones for men; women may benefit by reading them as well.
The Sexual Bucket List: 50 Things to Do Sexually Before You Die – Sasha Brown-Worsham at CafeMom – What sexual things should everyone experience before they die? It definitely depends on your personal preferences and your current relationship, that’s if you’re in one, but we’ve put together a long list sexual must-dos for you to get to “work on.”
How to Compromise WITHOUT Sacrificing Your Needs in a Relationship – Ms. Finks at Intimate Explorations – The good news is, divorce rates are dropping. The bad news is, 6 out of 10 couples are not happy in their relationship. Could this be you? A wise person years ago told me that if your marriage lasts beyond 10 years, it likely lasts forever because it takes the first 10 years to sort through the power struggle. Learning to compromise effectively can be the difference between relationship survival and relationship bliss. Check out my advice below and see if you can learn how to compromise in a way that turns your relationship from one of frustration into a source of comfort and happiness.