Why Do Relationships Fail and How to Improve Them
One of the biggest causes of stress and unhappiness in life are failed relationships. Making a relationship work is one of the most important life skills a person can learn. If individuals cannot maintain lasting relationships, they, without any doubt
Young Couples Prefer Cohabitation to Marriage
It has been already known for some time that fewer and fewer individuals are willing to get married, and a new research just confirmed how much the marriage rate has dropped down in the last century.
Long Distance Relationships Can Actually End Up In Marriage
It has been universally acknowledged that having a long distance relationship is not such a good idea, especially if there is no known end-date to the separation. Endless phone calls, expensive plane tickets, low satisfaction
How To Survive A Partner's Betrayal
Some people say that when we deeply love or care about someone we automatically open the door to betrayal. I am not sure whether such statement holds true or not, but one thing I know for sure - relationships are never easy and, no matter what we might pi
Being Single During Holiday Season: What Can You Do About It?
Being single around the holiday season can get many people extremely sad and depressed. Everywhere you go, you see other couples doing shopping together or making out in front of shop windows, and when you come home all alone, you understand that you have
Patti Lawson is an award-winning author, trial attorney and journalist. She is a frequent contributor to the Charleston Gazette and other publications. She writes a column titled "DOGS . . .DIETS . . . DATING," which appears in the Charleston Sunday Gazette/Mail. Patti is also an accomplished public speaker and presents seminars to civic and women's groups on a variety of topics. She and Sadie are very involved in fundraising events for shelter dogs. They live in Charleston, West Virginia. ...
I'm devastated and lost
so I'm gonna make this story as short as I can. I began dating a long time friend of 11 years 5 months after I left my cheating husband over 2 years ago. He was my best friend and was there for me during such a difficult time, I wasn't attracted to him bu