When we're at school we pick a new best friend every academic year, and that's it-we're set, bound by a mutual love of The Wombles. By our teens we have a 'crew', a 'gang'. At university we're drunk. And by the time we're adults with jobs and responsibilities and families we... stop making friends?
It is quite incredible to think that you have 42% chance of your marriage lasting when you get that ring on your finger.
In less than two months I have met tens of new people; experienced wonderful dinners, raucous nights dancing and evenings in the kitchen chatting till the early hours. I have been enlightened, shocked and inspired. And I still crave more adventure! I want to do things I have never done before.
It seems there could be a secondary advantage when buying chocolate eggs for your partner this easter, I have just finished conducting a survey of dating site members which revealed 78% of women say that eating high quality dark chocolate helps get them in the mood for lovemaking.
Is there ever a nice way to bid adieu to an affair of the heart? Is the blow any less crushing because you have communicated it via a gift-wrapped box of (live) white doves, after an afternoon of champagne or during a shuddering orgasm? Probably not.
They say a picture paints a thousand words....
A couple of weeks ago someone messaged me on twitter saying, "My buddy just told me about tantric experience! What is that?" I replied, "In essence, tantra is the use of (sexual) energy to refine consciousness and awareness."
Piers my one true love, my Lord of Loveland, my bastion of succour, my dream boat of the Cuddling Line, has been bedazzled and enchanted by the whore of Babylon. His assistant, Kathleen.
Jean-Paul Sartre's masterpiece Being and Nothingness (1943) made him one of the great modern philosophers of freedom. Though long and very difficult to read, his purpose was to drill down to find the heart of our being.
Lack of libido in women, especially mums, is common. Many of us come to accept that the occasions on which we "feel horny" are fewer and further between as we get older. Our sex drive gets put back firmly in its box by tiredness, body hang-ups or the comfy familiarity of our relationships.
Agreeing or volunteering to set mates up with each other is the worst idea you're likely to have. there's seldom a pot of gold at the end of the matchmaking rainbow. Well, for you, at least. It's a common misconception that people you know, or your friends know, will like each other.
Over the past nine months of appointments, I hadn't seen the same midwife once. Pushed into the position of pregnancy slut - hopes for an actual relationship scuppered early on. It was never anything more than a one 'meet' stand.
Imagine the most unattractive person you know. Now imagine them with a bad case of acne, a greasy barnet and stinky breath. Now think of that same person again, but this time they're the lead singer in the latest chart-topping band.
So you want to know how to tune into your gut feeling/intuition, do you? Then you're in the right place! Video 1 mentions the empirical research tha...
When you think about gut feeling, gut intuition and gut instinct, sometimes you can think to yourself, I get a gut feeling about that. Other times yo...
Spring is the traditional time when we clear out the cobwebs and start afresh. This year, why not extend the spring cleaning to the rest of your life and get rid of your lifestyle clutter.