RELATIONSHIP TIPS

  • NewThe Science of Smiling
    Can there really be a science of smiling. Using the research of cross-cultural, evolutionary and social psychology researchers have built up a surprising amount of interesting information about the smileread more
    - 3 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 4:48am -
  • Personality Problems
    Harmful people are encountered in day-to-day life. A new book provides useful tools that could save your life!read more
    - 6 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 1:05am -
  • Halloween: It's Not Just For Kids!
    Halloween: It's not just for kids!read more
    - 9 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 10:25pm -
  • What to Do when Your Soul Screams, “Enough!”
    You’ve been putting so much energy into this. It could be a strenuous task, a tough relationship, or a major goal. But persistence is good, right? So you keep pressing on. Then, at some point, you start to experience an internal shift. Even as you…
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 9:47pm -
  • Shared Experience of Depression Heals Two from Two Cultures
    Decidí Vivir, the Spanish translation of Struck by Living, released this week. The translation process helped heal two families of different languages and culture, but a shared experience of depression.read more
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 9:24pm -
  • Three Simple Things You Can Do to Increase Trust Today
    What's the impact on trust of how we label and categorize ourselves and others in the workplace? If you self-identify as a particular kind of person, does that mean you're more likely to trust people who also identify that way, or more likely to dist…
    - 15 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 4:42pm -
  • What Do Men Need From Women? 5 Insights
    How many times have you felt upset by something your male partner said or didn’t say, did or didn’t do and then found yourself concluding that whatever the issue it results from his very maleness, from the sheer fact that he is a man, that he sim…
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 4:00pm -
  • Do Sex Workers Have More Mental Health Problems?
    A frequent assumption is that sex workers have more mental health problems than the general population. This Swiss study shows that depends on what kind of sex work they do.read more
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Oct 14, 3:18pm -
  • Is It Possible to Parent Without Threats or Coercion?
    Is it possible to parent nonviolently? Ana Joanes's new documentary follows three families as they try to parent without threat or coercion, yet with the general philosophy that everyone's needs (both their children's and their own) matter.read more
    - 1 day ago, 30 Oct 14, 2:08am -
  • Perpetrators Are People Too
    In the wake of the NFL domestic violence scandal the media has exploded with questions about what we need to do governmentally, institutionally, and politically to better manage partner abuse. Some have called the current rash of stories a “nationa…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Oct 14, 7:24pm -

ALL ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS

  • Family Ties and Blurry Lines
    Life is maddening at times. To me it’s comparable to the same feeling I get when I sit idly in
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 2:42am -
  • I Have Been Changed For Good

    I Have Been Changed For Good

    This post may get a little sentimental, I’m just warning y’all from the beginning. There
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 2:39am -
  • Time to bring back the chastity belt!
    When Rapunzel was trapped in the tower prince charming was totally obsessed with her. And, you can b
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 2:38am -
  • ~Happy, Happy, Happy~
    Do you find it harder to stay positive in a negative world? It seem’s like you can’t tur
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 2:38am -
  • So What's Up With That?
    Saturday I went grocery shopping to pick up a few things.  I was making my way around the produce se
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 2:37am -
  • The Answer
    I’ve been in a place in my life lately where I have been seeking and feeling very unsettled. It seem
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 2:35am -
  • Chapter 049: Serious relationship stuff
    Recap: It’s Saturday, and Annabelle’s parents have invited Lyle and Annabelle for dinner. In the las
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 2:34am -
  • Hello?
    The phone rings, you walk outside of the house you’re in surrounded by friends with cups in th
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 2:34am -
  • Dancing Queen
      A partner In this dance of life A celebration of a Celestial beat Someone who is not Afraid o
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 2:27am -
  • Girl's Guide to Long-distance Lovin'
    by Kristin Long-distance relationships suck. There is no questioning that fact, but it doesn’t
    - 5 hours ago, 31 Oct 14, 2:23am -

RELATIONSHIP FOR REAL MEN

    FINDING LOVE

    • How to Discover Your Core Intimacy Gifts
      Young or old, single or coupled, each of us is faced with the great challenge of learning to love. Our core gifts lie at the heart of our intimacy journey, and when we identify them, we hold an invaluable key to understanding ourselves and all our re…
      - 12 days ago, 19 Oct 14, 3:54pm -
    • Lady Valor: Kristin Beck, gender-role freedom and love
      Lady Valor, airing this Thursday, is an inspiring CNN documentary about transgender activist Kristin Beck. As a decorated Navy Seal, Christopher Beck crossed enemy lines to fight for freedom. As Kristin, she crosses equally scary enemy lines; the gen…
      - 60 days ago, 1 Sep 14, 4:07pm -
    • 2 Ideas That Will Change The Way You Think About Romance
      The majority of dating advice subtly guides us away from authentic intimacy. In its superficial fixation on looks, games and gimmicks, such advice sparks insecurity and encourages unkindness toward ourselves and others. According to exciting research…
      - 74 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 2:00pm -
    • A Simple Question That Will Change Your Search for Love
      Most advice on seeking love focuses on the skills of seeking, not the skills of loving. Apps, events and websites offer endless opportunities to meet, but until we learn how to choose healthy intimacy and nurture its tender new shoots, it’s unlikel…
      - 30 Jun 14, 2:41pm -
    • An Interview with Judith Orloff, MD: The Power of Surrender
      Judith Orloff, M.D. is a psychiatrist, intuitive healer, and NY Times bestselling author. Her most recent book is the national bestseller The Ecstasy of Surrender: 12 Surprising Ways Letting Go Can Empower Your Life. In this interview, Judith explain…
      - 2 Jun 14, 11:08am -
    • What No One Teaches Us About Love
      Fear of intimacy isn’t a character flaw rendering us unfit for intimacy; it is part of being human. If we're breathing, we have fear of intimacy. The real question is: How do we keep love at arms length-and what can we do to change that? read more
      - 1 Mar 14, 12:01pm -
    • The Power of the Gifts We Hide
      Each of us creates a “false self” to protect our “true self” when it feels frightening to be genuine in the world. If our false self becomes dominant, it begins to bury the very qualities it was originally designed to protect. These buried qu…
      - 17 Dec 13, 11:59am -
    • The Two Best Questions For Your Sex Life
      Often, the questions we ask of ourselves are what finally carve the shape of our lives. A great question excites us, opens new doors, and invites both compassion and curiosity. I’d like to offer two such questions about sex. Your answers will teach…
      - 18 Nov 13, 12:04pm -
    • Creating an Intimacy-Rich Life: A Journey In Three Stages
      In my practice as a psychotherapist, I’ve observed a remarkable pattern in the lives of people who strive for healthy intimacy. This pattern is marked by three important--and often surprising—stages. Each stage is a mark of real progress, yet few…
      - 21 Oct 13, 2:17pm -
    • Three Mindfulness Exercises to Improve Your Dating Life
      The search for a loving partner is one of our great life-tasks. Yet most dating advice is superficial; focusing endlessly upon the power of seduction and flat abs. Here are three exercises which approach dating as an adventure of self-discovery. They…
      - 31 Aug 13, 2:31pm -
    • Seduction Strategies Don't Lead to Love—These Skills Do
      The search for love is one of our greatest life-tasks. Unfortunately, the quality of much dating advice and the atmosphere of most dating venues ranges from superficial to downright demeaning. The skills of dating are the skills of intimacy—not gam…
      - 2 Aug 13, 11:57am -
    • Why Coming Out Isn't Just For Gay People
      Jason Collins’ coming out electrified the country—for more than political reasons. Everyone wrestles with the struggle between fear and authenticity. Coming out is an act of heroism we're all called to—and you don’t have to be gay to join the…
      - 5 May 13, 1:27pm -

    HAVE THE RELATIONSHIP YOU WANT

    • We Get To Choose What We Feed
      The Question: “Rori, I thought being vulnerable meant expressing all feelings i.e. ‘I am angry’  ‘I am sad’ ‘I am famished’ ‘I love to hear your voice before drifting off…’  – good and bad? …is it better to only use feeli…
      - 3 days ago, 28 Oct 14, 1:26pm -
    • Get The Guy Today! Free Teleclass With Valarie And Carrie
      Note from Rori: You are absolutely going to want to be on this call today! Valarie and Carrie are AWESOME! And it’s an amazing thing to see what these Rori Raye Certified Coaches can DO for YOU, with their RRRCT training and day-to-day experience c…
      - 4 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 1:31pm -
    • My New Best Friend Forever
      This is Zeke. Sir Zeke, Ezekial The Prophet, Z, Mr. Z. He’s the absolutely last dog I would have thought I’d have in my life. As you likely know, I volunteer at an amazing dog shelter – Bichons and Buddies – in Culver City. I’ve seen so man…
      - 7 days ago, 24 Oct 14, 1:11pm -
    • Get The Guy – Free Teleclass With Rori Raye Master Coaches
      Get The Guy!! Two Rori Raye Master Coaches reveal their secrets to Happily-Ever-After! Valarie O’Ryan (Find Fairytale Love In A Modern World) Carrie Stanfield (The Secret Allure Of The Type B Woman) Join us Monday October 27th, 2014 at 6 PM (Pacifi…
      - 9 days ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:23pm -
    • Get Instant Confidence – No Matter WHAT’S Going On Or Where You Are!
      OMG – This is AWESOME!!! Try it! Two minutes of “Power Posing” in the bathroom before a date, two minutes before you make a work/business decision or meet with a potential client or employer….and on and on: Love, RoriRelated posts:Extreme S…
      - 11 days ago, 20 Oct 14, 1:19pm -
    • Did He Go Back To His Ex Because You Didn’t Pursue Him?
      The Question: “Rori, I had this great guy in my life, when we first met he said he is separated and likes to make a family. We went out on few dates, in the last one he said I think you deserve a better man than me, then he started not to call so m…
      - 22 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 1:14pm -
    • More On Getting Triggered And Not “Fixing”
      The response to my last post about “doing nothing” inspired a great question: “Isn’t “doing” the Rori Raye Tools “doing” something?” This question was beautifully answered by Indigo:  “I think Rori means “do nothing” in the s…
      - 25 days ago, 6 Oct 14, 1:14pm -
    • Does Your Family Trigger You Intensely – And What To Do With It
      The answer of what do I do when I feel shaky, frustrated, and  compelled to “fix” the tension in the room is…nothing. Do nothing. Feel everything, do nothing. Otherwise – we start to do, and then we trigger even more, and then we’re into a…
      - 28 days ago, 2 Oct 14, 10:27pm -
    • Emma Watson And Feminism At The United Nations
      I loved this. 1. About Emma personally that is so helpful to see (for me): She’s totally, completely in her emotional self. She’s shaking, clearly nervous and anxious – and she doesn’t try to hide it. It adds power to her presentation. And cr…
      - 36 days ago, 24 Sep 14, 8:02pm -
    • So Much Stuff On My Facebook Page
      I’m generally not much about Facebook (and hardly ever refer anyone there)… …and, yet, I see that in this new world, getting “FB likes” and “shares” equals “getting heard…” Messages come from everywhere… Here are some beautiful…
      - 41 days ago, 19 Sep 14, 10:10pm -

    LOVE BLOG FOR WOMEN

    • Top 10 Things Every Single Gal Must Experience
      The other day my girlfriend called up to regale me with yet another of her single and fabulous stories. This one involved cocktails, a hot tub and a couple of sexy strangers. It reminded me of my own single days, and for that matter my own pair of se…
      - 19 Mar 14, 7:05am -
    • 25 Universal Truths About Men
      Most of the time, it’s smart to stay away from making generalizations about “the unfamiliar.” But sometimes there’s truth in these statements and men can certainly fall into this category for us. That’s why Relationship Doctor Bob Grant ris…
      - 27 Feb 14, 8:00am -
    • Why Women Feel More Attached after Sex than Men
      Could your hormones be the reason you feel close to him after sex? Find out what effect the hormone oxytocin could be having on your relationships and sex life.
      - 25 Feb 14, 8:00am -

    JAGUDA: RELATIONSHIP

    • NewWhy He Lost Interest In You; A Word Of Advice to Girls

      Why He Lost Interest In You; A Word Of Advice to Girls

      Can you please stop asking why he is not doing this right, why he is not calling like he used to, why he is not as excited as he used to be? Give us and yourself a break. Take out time and reflect. Ask yourself those questions not him. YE…
      - 15 mins ago, 31 Oct 14, 7:18am -
    • More Marriages, Less Weddings: Bring Back Chastity and Sanity

      More Marriages, Less Weddings: Bring Back Chastity and Sanity

      The average Nigerian wedding today takes four phases basically, which obviously does not mean getting married four different times to four different persons, but to the same person in four different ways, as dictated by religion, culture,…
      - 4 days ago, 27 Oct 14, 5:56am -
    • Love Language: The Art of Love Expression

      Love Language: The Art of Love Expression

      “He said I don’t love him anymore, Can you even believe that?  My married friend whined barely taking a break from her Margarita. I didn’t say anything so she continued, “I mean I tell him I love him, at least twice a day….”…
      - 17 days ago, 14 Oct 14, 4:37am -
    • Marriage Gist: 7 Must-Have Conversations Before “I Do”

      Marriage Gist: 7 Must-Have Conversations Before “I Do”

      Marriage is defined in a number of ways. It has different meanings depending on the basis on which it is entered. The Bible defines it as a covenant by two individuals and God. The law defines it as a contract. Cultural anthropologists ha…
      - 23 days ago, 8 Oct 14, 5:42am -
    • Husband Gist: Dear NwaVic, Am I Settling?

      Husband Gist: Dear NwaVic, Am I Settling?

      Dear NwaVic, I’m in my late 20s (ok, almost 30 lol) and ready to settle down. I am dating around and generally getting a feel of what I want in a husband. None of them particularly stand out. The one who is my type to the T and with who…
      - 38 days ago, 23 Sep 14, 6:01pm -
    • 6 Reasons Why Being Single Pretty Much Sucks

      6 Reasons Why Being Single Pretty Much Sucks

      Being single whether by choice or by circumstance has its benefits. Many some might add, but being single also has its down sides, and quite a bit if you ask me. No one here is encouraging you to start running after every partner you can…
      - 44 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 12:09pm -
    • Do You think it is Hard to Find a Good Man in Nigeria? Read what Ali Baba Thinks

      Do You think it is Hard to Find a Good Man in Nigeria? Read what Ali Baba Thinks

      Comedian Ali Baba shares this write up on his Facebook page about the Nigerian woman and finding Mr Right. Read Below…   “I have a serious matter at hand that I want to share. In fact, I should have shared this long ago, but the prim…
      - 45 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 10:37am -
    • 9 Things Guys Do That Absolutely Annoy Women

      9 Things Guys Do That Absolutely Annoy Women

      What do they say? Men are from mars and women from Venus? Yes. Men and women might never fully understand each other, but we’ll have to come to accept that. What we do want to do however is try not to annoy each other too much, and that…
      - 50 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 10:11am -
    • Dear NwaVic, I Got Engaged and My Friends Disappeared

      Dear NwaVic, I Got Engaged and My Friends Disappeared

      Dear NwaVic, I decided to write you today because I know you are also engaged as well.  My fiance proposed to me earlier this year. I was so excited. I love him and my friends all seemed to love him. But then just like magic, they starte…
      - 52 days ago, 9 Sep 14, 5:51pm -
    • 11 Signs That You Are Totally In Love

      11 Signs That You Are Totally In Love

      We all love to love! Who doesn’t like to love? Well some dont. But interestingly enough, most of us don’t even know when we’re falling in love. Here are some signs you’re definitely falling in love. 1) You forget about your ex Thi…
      - 66 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 11:46am -
    • Dear NwaVic, I Want to See my Wife With Someone Else

      Dear NwaVic, I Want to See my Wife With Someone Else

      Dear NwaVic, So yes, I am turning to the Internet as my wife and I have discussed the idea of her being with another man. I saw a few of your comments and didn’t know if you may feel comfortable entertaining a few questions about your t…
      - 73 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 10:16pm -
    • 8 Tips On Pulling Off A Successful One Night Stand

      8 Tips On Pulling Off A Successful One Night Stand

      If you’re not one of those holier than thou people then please keep your comments to yourself. For the rest of you read on… If you haven’t had a one night stand before, don’t worry, we have some tips for you on how to pull one off…
      - 86 days ago, 6 Aug 14, 6:44pm -
    • 7 Marriage Truths You Will Not Hear in the Church

      7 Marriage Truths You Will Not Hear in the Church

      I came across this article yesterday, thanks to my FB friend Julia. It is written by Frank Powell on his blog. He runs a great blog, by the way. In light of a similar article I penned, this article is very much on-point. By reading, I lea…
      - 92 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 5:16pm -
    • Dear NwaVic, My Christian Girlfriend says my Religion is a Dealbreaker

      Dear NwaVic, My Christian Girlfriend says my Religion is a Dealbreaker

        Dear NwaVic, I was a player few years ago but when my brother returned from the UK, he wanted me to change and I did so. So when he returned to the Uk, he (my bro) introduced me to a girl in the UK who happens to be a very good friend…
      - 94 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:01pm -
    • Proposing To Your Future Husband; Would You Do It?

      Proposing To Your Future Husband; Would You Do It?

      So the trend has been catching on recently, and there’s been a few pictures floating around with woman proposing to their future husbands and life partners etc. Now the discussion has gone in all kinds of directions recently on social m…
      - 95 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 6:18am -
    • Are You Ready to Move in Together? 8 Signs To Show You’re?

      Are You Ready to Move in Together?  8 Signs To Show You’re?

      8 Signs You’re Ready to Move in Together … If you’ve been with your boyfriend for a while, you may be looking for signs you’re ready to move in together. This is a big step with a lot of things to consider. To help you make sure,…
      - 96 days ago, 27 Jul 14, 5:03pm -
    • Dear NwaVic, After 2 years, Is it time to give up on my ex?

      Dear NwaVic, After 2 years, Is it time to give up on my ex?

      Dear NwaVic, I am in love with a girl named Peace. I asked her out but she didn’t accept for the main time so I gave it a break for sometime. Then, my friend who knew that I love this girl came and asked me if she is available. I gav…
      - 9 Jul 14, 3:36pm -
    • Is Love Enough?

      Is Love Enough?

      In a nutshell. Hell NO!! Don’t worry I was one of those guys that dreamt, that preyed, that wished it was so. That meeting the right person would dissolve any issues of conflict, fighting or heaven forbid a staleness of passion for each…
      - 8 Jul 14, 3:40pm -
    • 5 Signs That She’s Too Young For You Bruh!

      5 Signs That She’s Too Young For You Bruh!

      You’ve been there before. You’re in your late twenties and you meet the hot chick you think might be right for you. But hold on bro, she just might be too young for you no matter how much you think you like dating younger girls. Plus…
      - 8 Jul 14, 12:20pm -
    • ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ Finally Approved! Watch Clips and Check Out Images from the Film

      ‘Half Of A Yellow Sun’ Finally Approved! Watch Clips and  Check Out Images from the Film

      Various Nigerian press outlets and journalists (via Twitter) are reporting that Biyi Bandele’s “Half Of A Yellow Sun” – a film adaptation of celebrated author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Orange Prize-winning novel of the sam…
      - 6 Jul 14, 5:01am -