¿IS CHEATING EVER HEALTHY FOR A RELATIONSHIP?

At some point or another, we are all tempted by the fruit of another. It’s an inevitable part of human nature, especially when curiosity, boredom or monotony gets the best of our hearts — and, ahem, our groins. That being said, if you commit infidelity in your long-term relationship and fess up to your wanderings,…

RELATIONSHIPS & YOUR EXES…

Despite our… let’s call them varied experiences with dating, many of us never had conversations with our exes to understand where things went wrong. Now as a disclaimer, I’d like to acknowledge that, I know that everyone of your exes won’t be honest with you, but having this conversation can’t hurt nonetheless. Many of us…

¿CAN CHEATING BE HEALTHY FOR A RELATIONSHIP?

When it comes to trust, cheating is like a bomb that goes off between your two-some. It destroys this core foundation that is needed for a successful relationship. The desire to have our beloved partner to ourselves is such a primal need that the breach of monogamy can inspire a level of hurt and rage…

RELATIONSHIPS: BAD TIMING ¿OR? NOT MEANT TO BE…

People always come up with reasons why a relationship or love fails. People want there to be something beyond their control, which they can complain about with their friends over cocktails, as to why their big love just fizzled out in the end. People want the romantic story, the drama of it all, the tortured…

¿THINKING ABOUT OPENING UP YOUR RELATIONSHIP? HERE ARE 5 THINGS TO CONSIDER

Open relationships, “don’t ask don’t tell” policies, or inviting a third into the bedroom to spice things up are not uncommon in same-sex partnerships. These things, while still considered taboo in much of the straight world, can really help a couple thrive without feeling they’re being forced into boxes that aren’t representative of who they are.  That…

10 WAYS NON-MONOGAMY CAN MAKE YOU A BETTER PARTNER

In our community and many others, the typical relationship narrative goes like this: You date around a little, eventually finding one true soul mate, the one person you’ll grow old with, maybe raise children with, and the one and only person you’ll have sex with. But there are a lot of people who don’t subscribe to this…

16 SIGNS YOUR GAY RELATIONSHIP IS OVER…

Gay relationships are a different ballgame than straight ones. We live in an oversexed culture. We play by different rules. You will see that cheating is not on this list — I do not see it as a terminal sign. If my guy gets drunk and bangs someone in the back of a club, I…

NEW RELATIONSHIPS & CHRISTMAS GIFTS…

Christmas is about spending time with love ones and buying gifts, but what about that guy you just started dating? How long should you be dating someone before you buy him a gift for Christmas? Is this something reserved for only serious relationships, or would you do it because it is Christmas?

¿WHAT ARE THE SIGNS THAT YOUR RELATIONSHIP IS OVER?

Gay relationships are a different ballgame than straight ones. We live in an oversexed culture. We play by different rules. So tell me what are the things that tell you, ‘oh this relationship is done?’

THE POWER OF UNION

 In partnership and relationship we harness the power of union. The purpose of partnership is to create something greater than we can create alone. Not because of any deficiency or incompleteness in us, but because each of us is unique, with our own talents and abilities, and in partnership we increase the efforts and talents…

16 SIGNS YOUR RELATIONSHIP IS OVER

Not to start on a downer, but when you are dying, you will not remember the hours at the office or the many shoes you bought. You will remember the relationships — good, bad, and ugly — that sparked through your life. They are the most frustrating part of living, and they are absolutely what…

GAY MEN, MONOGAMY & THE LURE OF OPEN RELATIONSHIPS…

For centuries, heterosexual people have defined what relationships are. It started out as a type of possession: “I own you.” Hardly anchored in love, was it? And yet, this is the model that most of the human race has embraced for hundreds of years. Only in the last century or so has marriage begun to…