The girlfriend. She strikes terror in the heart of divorced mothers everywhere. When your ex gets a girlfriend it's challenging enough to deal with your own emotions, but when the girlfriend is suddenly a big part of your child's life, it's hard to know how to react.
The divorce rate for children of divorced parents may be as high as 57%. If you want to give your child a chance at developing healthy adult relationships, there are some things you can do now.
Bursting with life, the pregnant body can often allow for women to become multiply orgasmic and extremely desirous. Due to the bath of "love" hormones like oxytocin, coupled with vaso-dilation, the biggest barriers to sex during pregnancy is usually misinformation.
Early pregnancy's wash of emotions and body image issues can be profound for most women. Many feel as though their sexy factor decreases with every inch around the middle, especially in our "thin" culture. Danielle Cavallucci shares tips to help maintain a positive self-image and sex life during pregnancy.
Sure it's great to be a mom, but it's also one of the most stressful, exhausting roles on the planet.
What stepfamilies themselves, as well as the best family therapists, have known for years, is that the standard of blending is just plain wrong. It not only misrepresents the reality of life for all the players in a remarriage with children; the concept is also unrealistic and harmful to stepfamilies and individual stepfamily members.
It's not uncommon for a woman who has children to collapse in bed at night feeling as emotionally and physically drained as a vampire victim. Aside from often not having the physical and emotional energy for even the simplest bedroom gymnastics, it can be hard for a woman to intellectually switch gears from mommy to vixen.
My partner wants a hospital birth complete with an OB/GYN. My preference is a home birth with a midwife but I was willing to compromise on using a birth center. He's not budging.
What are some ways that I can help him move away from this sterile birth experience to one that I'm more comfortable with other than just telling him "I'm not doing it!" and creating another war?
I get that is how his sisters and friends' wives delivered but this is MY birth experience, too!
I'm 12 weeks pregnant and experiencing some complications. I've been put on pelvic rest. How do I get my husband to understand that it means nothing can enter? The rest is till 13-14 weeks so there are another 1 -2 weeks yet.
I don't really have the interest in sex right now either. How can I convey that so he understands?
Trimester 3 and we are into the playoffs! It's business time! As you start to burst at the seams, he may be finally coming out of denial. The pregnancy is pretty real now and his worries will start to turn toward you and the baby. What are his concerns as the birth draws near?