Terms of Endearment

Posted On: January 16, 2010

How do you address your spouse? Or, for those dating, how do you address your romantic interest? How soon into a relationship do you start giving each other pet names or nicknames? An ex-boyfriend used to call me ‘Sexy’. It used to turn me all warm inside. I thought this was our special word and […]

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Forgive and Forget

Posted On: January 14, 2010

Forgive and forget. Let bygones be bygones. Turn the cheek. To err is human. We hear these phrases often. Our culture teaches us to not only ‘forgive and forget’, but also to ‘turn the other cheek’. Maybe we have done this so often and so much that we no longer know what we feel and […]

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China Billionaires Matchmake in Different Ways

Posted On: December 28, 2009

It was the most expensive matchmaking party ever held in Beijing. There were 21 single billionaires, 22 single women and an admission fee of 100,000 yuan (S$20,570). Love has a price. But this much? That is the central question of a heated debate taking place among Chinese netizens on whether these moneyed romantics have gone […]

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Your Wife is not like Your Mother

Posted On: December 24, 2009

This is a strong-worded forum letter which first appeared in The Star, Malaysia: “I REFER to “We reap what we sow in a marriage” (The Star, 7 Dec 2009). If men have “carnal needs”, so do women. The only difference is that women are naturally more shy and considerate in asking for sex. I am […]

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Rekindling Connections for Couples

Posted On: December 16, 2009

Children, long days and nights at the office, and competing schedules can wreak havoc on a couple’s sex life. It is easy to take the closest person in our lives – our spouse — for granted. In this full-day workshop, learn to look at your other half with a fresh perspective, begin speaking more openly […]

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Sexual Self Discovery for Couples

Posted On: December 13, 2009

“Sexual Self-Discovery’ – Clearing the Blocks to a Positive Sexual Self Image, is a four-part workshop where couples are invited to come together to draw very important figures – their bodies. This is not an art therapy class, or an art class; however, it uses artistic imagery and can be most therapeutic and life changing. […]

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Women Breadwinners Exaggerate Partner’s Faults

Posted On: November 27, 2009

Dr Rebecca Meisenbach, professor of communication at Missouri University, questioned 15,000 American female breadwinners for the study, to be published in the journal Sex Roles this week. Only women without children under 18 said they did not feel a strong sense of responsibility for the home. Little research has been carried out into the role […]

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Put Sex Myths to Bed

Posted On: November 22, 2009

12 sex myths debunked. Note: 9 is missing. 1. You can’t get pregnant during your period – FALSE! 2. You can’t get pregnant if the man pulls out before he ejaculates – FALSE! 3. You can’t get pregnant if you shower or douche right after sex – FALSE! 4. You can’t get pregnant while having […]

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11 Reasons He Dumped You

Posted On: November 7, 2009

Reasons why women dump a man • He changed• We weren’t compatible• He cheated on me 11 Reasons a man might dump a woman according to Rich Santos, Marie Claire: • I Got Bored• One of Us Was Too Serious• Burnout• I Was Tempted To Cheat• All My Friends Broke Up With Their Girlfriends• Divergent […]

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Men who Marry Clever Women Live Longer

Posted On: October 13, 2009

A study of 1.5 million people found a woman’s level of education was more important than a man’s when it came to the chance of him living a long life. The authors suggested that better-educated women may be more aware of healthy diets and medical treatments, thereby influencing their partner’s lifespan. This makes sense. Haven’t […]

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Bed sharing ‘bad for your health’

Posted On: September 26, 2009

One study found that, on average, couples suffered 50% more sleep disturbances if they shared a bed. Sleep specialist Dr Neil Stanley told the British Science Festival how bed sharing can cause rows over snoring and duvet-hogging and robs precious sleep. As such, couples should consider sleeping apart for the good of their health and […]

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More response in online dating

Posted On: September 18, 2009

Online dating website, OkCupid shared that• 16% of all first messages are over 2000 characters, or about 400 words.• First messages sent by guys are only half as likely to get a reply as ones sent from women.• The average first message is 743 characters long. Although longer messages will increase your chances of getting […]

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