Top Row: Courtesy of Dey Street Books; Courtesy of New World Library; Courtesy of Cleis Press; Bottom Row: Courtesy of Ecco Press; Courtesy of Touchstone; Courtesy of Da Capo Press Pepper Schwartz reviews six great guidebooks to love, sex and more. Neither, it seems, can a herd of my fellow romantics, who've been busily scribbling away about how you can maximize your erotic potential.
If you have the opposite problem — you can't seem to stop reading about love — you may enjoy these new "field guides to love." I have to tell you that I fell in love with this book.
Couples who engage in exciting and enjoyable activities together have greater relationship satisfaction from before to after the shared activity.
As several studies have shown, couples who play together stay together.
” is by far the most oft-asked question amongst girls in the dating world. Every couple who gets divorced once loved each other very much, they just couldn’t make it work.
They discuss with their girlfriends, they read articles about what “signs” to look for, they analyze every interaction, every text, every facial expression, all in the hopes of finding that elusive answer. I could go on and on with these sappy, idealized, unrealistic portrayals of love we’ve been fed all our lives. When a man starts to withdraw or act distant, a lot of women reflexively panic and try to do whatever they can to reel him back in.
Love is a world you both have entered and discovered.
And though others have experienced it before you, it is entirely your own, and original to you. Your work of supreme imagination." I gave these "improvisations on a crazy little thing" to my fiancé for Valentine's Day.
However, if you’re ready to share your life with someone and want to build a lasting, worthwhile relationship, life as a single person can also be frustrating.
Even if you’ve been burned repeatedly or have a poor track record when it comes to dating, these tips can help you to keep things in perspective and put you on the path to finding a loving relationship that lasts.
When you’re having trouble finding a love connection, it’s all too easy to become discouraged or buy into the destructive myths out there about dating and relationships.
It's the best thing I've read from a man's point of view about the daily exercise of love — cherished memories, wild thoughts of leaving and a profound lifetime attachment to one woman.
You'll come across so many precious passages that you'd be justified in faulting me for singling out just one.