4 Things That Ruin Happy Relationships

Although there are many reasons that relationships can go sour, for the most part, when an otherwise happy relationship starts to falter the reasons may not be so clear. Sometimes the reason could be large and obvious, but most of the time the problem is the culmination of many small things, some of which the couple didn’t even realize were an issue. Here are four things that might be secretly causing stress in a relationship, as well a few practical tips on how to overcome them:

1. Familiarity

One of the sure fire ways to kill a happy relationship is to grow too familiar with each other. It is one thing to find someone that you can be yourself around; that is one of the most beautiful things in the world. However, it is another thing to start taking that person for granted and showing this familiarity and lack of respect in ways such as forgetting to do the little things that make your partner happy, getting so comfortable you feel you can “be gross” around him or her, or letting yourself go and not keeping up your physical appearance or health.

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5 Romantic Movies For The Holiday Season

Christmas has always been considered a season of love and good feelings. The media has perpetuated this holiday mood with books, like Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol, songs like “Winter Wonderland” sung by Dean Martin, Dolly Parton, The Carpenters, and more, and of course on the big screen with a selection of well known titles featuring many artists. Five of the greatest romantic Christmas films produced within the last generation include Four Christmases, The Holiday, Love Actually, Just Friends, and While You Were Sleeping.

Four Christmases with Vince Vaughn and Reece Witherspoon is a romantic and amusing tale of a couple who considers themselves modern and detached, with no need for family ties. When the holiday season rolls around they traditionally make up excuses to their respective families, and escape for a romantic getaway, just the two of them. When their plans go awry, they are force to pay four visits to each of their parents, all divorced and living separately. In a series of awkward visits, they are forced to evaluate their own feelings on familial relations.

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15 Characters Traits That Women Find Irresistible

So, you want women to swoon over you? You want to have them falling head over heels just to land a date with you? Or maybe you just want to get an ex back? Whatever the case, if you’re trying to be the next Brad Pitt, you need to know what traits women find attractive.

Without further ado, here are top 15 characteristics that will have the ladies chasing after you.

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Finding and Maintaining Your Ideal Relationship: Follow Your Heart and Forget Everyone Else!

Whether it is your own family or society at large, there are lots of ideas that have been deeply ingrained into us about how life is supposed to be, what is supposed to make us happy, what are appropriate and inappropriate ways to conduct ourselves, what constitutes success, what is responsible, what is the “right” thing to do. For the most part, these declarations are completely arbitrary and are simply the result of someone else’s thinking and opinion on how things “should” be.

But, because they have been drilled so deeply, we can begin to view these arbitrary declarations as objective fact and look at things that are ultimately a matter of preference as being “right” and “wrong.” Even if certain courses of action do not feel right, we do them anyway, thinking it is the proper thing to do. We may want to do something else but we are afraid of what others will think or that we are wrong for wanting the things that we want, that we are making some huge mistake by going after them.

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How to Talk to Girls at Parties

Talking to girls at parties is pretty easy because there are a group of people around so it is easier to approach her. The things you need to remember is not to use some cheesy pickup line, don’t tell her you are a doctor at the university when in truth you are an office worker at the university and do not be a pig and tell her she has a lovely chest area the minute you sit down.

So how do you start to talk to girls at parties? Well you can walk up to a girl you think you may be interested in and say hi or hello. Do not say hey. That is too causal. That is something you say to your buddies not some girl you just met. If she responds with a smile, great. If she looks like she is trying to ignore you or just gets up and leaves, you may want to move on to someone else. Do not try and stalk her to get her to talk to you. It is obvious that she doesn’t so don’t force the issue.

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The Best Way to Talk to a Girl for the First Time

Men find it very challenging to talk to a girl for the first time. In a crowd of many people, there’s always one person who will catch your eye. When that moment comes, you must know what to do to introduce yourself. Being single is the best time to meet people. So if you are currently out of a relationship, you should go out and have fun. Use this chance to mingle with others and meet girls. Read these tips to successfully have a conversation with any girl you like.

Offer a drink and act naturally
Girls like special treatment. Offering a drink is a gesture that would demonstrate your appreciation of their presence. Normally, they will refuse because you are a stranger. To make this strategy work, introduce yourself first before offering a drink. If they still decline, respect their decision. Start a conversation instead.

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Is It Time to End Your Relationship?

In many relationships, the time comes when you wonder if you should keep trying or if you should just let go. Although not all relationships will work, it is important to get a true idea of what is best for you before you decide to end things for good. Before you decide to end your relationship, take the time to think over the following questions:

Is this the ideal time for me to give up this relationship?

Timing is everything. It is important for you to know whether the current time is for holding on or letting go. Timing can be especially important if children are involved. Kids will be deeply impacted in a breakup, and this should weigh heavily on your decision.

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5 Dating Rules That You Should Break

There is a lot of dating advice floating around out there and sometimes it’s difficult to figure out which tips to follow and which to ignore. Dating tips aren’t one size fits all, but it’s safe to say that the following five common dating tips should be deleted from your memory permanently.

These are the top 5 dating tips that you should ignore.

1. Women should always wait for the guy to call. Why should men have to do everything? If a woman wants to call a guy and ask him to dinner, he’ll probably be thrilled to have the pressure taken off of him. Problems arise when women keep pursuing a man who isn’t reciprocating-at this point, it’s best to stop calling and let him come to you.

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How to Talk to Girls on the Street

Most guys are scared to approach a woman for the first time almost anywhere but especially so on the street. It is not because they haven’t thought about it. I am sure that every guy out there has seen a cute girl on the street and wanted to go up to her and talk to her but was too shy or embarrassed. It is not really that difficult, however.

The first thing you need to remember is that anywhere you go, talking to a girl for the first time may seem a bit awkward. So whether it is the coffee shop or Main Street, you have to know what you are doing. You don’t want to just approach her and scare the crap out of her so that she thinks you are some weirdo. The way you approach her will be the difference between her telling her friends about the nice guy she meet in front of the coffee shop or telling them about the creepy dude who approached her in front of the coffee shop.

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How to Talk to Women

There is no manual for men when it comes to learning how to talk to women. It is not something that can be taught in a class. Men have to learn how to talk to women. Some men become totally speechless when they are around a woman. But talking to women doesn’t have to be nerve wracking.

How to Talk to Women

One thing that a woman dislikes is a guy that she just meets who engages in boring conversation. After all, if your conversation is boring, she just may believe that the relationship will be boring as well. So, you need to mix up the conversation to add some flirting and some humor. Just go easy on the flirting; you don’t want to cross the line. But with this technique, you won’t come across as boring and afraid to loosen up.

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