Relationship

Why Being Single Is Harder Than Ever

Notable.ca | Posted 11.12.2014 | Canada Living
Notable.ca

If you didn't lock down a life partner around 2007, you've probably experienced how laughably difficult dating is for single young professionals (YPs)...

17 Thoughts That Are A Total Waste of Energy

Notable.ca | Posted 10.29.2014 | Canada Living
Notable.ca

While it appears that many of us are seemingly 'living the dream', most young adults share many of the same worries. Through countless conversations...

Moving in Together in Your 30s? Here Are Some Things to Consider

Natasha Koifman | Posted 09.09.2014 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

When you're in your early 20s and moving in with your boyfriend for the first time, you're both just starting to build your lives. In many ways it's a lot easier, a lot less risky, than moving in with someone when you're in your 30s and starting to settle yourself down independently.

How Does a Man Please a Woman? The Answer Will Surprise You

Trina Read | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada Living
Trina Read

The perplexed interviewer asked what every man wanted to know, "But what about the man's sexual needs? Isn't he going to walk away with 'blue-balls'?" In my head I was screaming, "Why can't men understand that most women walk away from the sex with 'blue balls' -- unsatisfied and unhappy with the experience?"

Five Signs You're Not Just "Dating"

Collette Gee | Posted 02.16.2014 | Canada Living
Collette Gee

For some people, the terms dating and relationships are synonymous, while for others, "dating" is not that serious, whereas "being in a relationship" represents commitment and exclusivity. So, how do you know if you're dating or in a relationship? Here are five signs you're not just dating.

In a Relationship, It's Not If You Fight, But How You Fight

Natasha Koifman | Posted 07.30.2013 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

Anger rarely ever brings out the best in us. When we feel our blood boiling, we often regress to a state that's childlike, emotional and even tantrum-y. What's more, conflicts are further complicated by the fact we don't all handle conflict the same way. I've come up with four conflict styles as I see them.

The 20 Things I Learned About Sex After Baby

Trina Read | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada Living
Trina Read

Six weeks after my second son was born in 2009 I embarked on a "Six Month Sex Challenge." For six months I attempted to have sex with my husband at least once a week. The time was truly a roller-coaster ride and I've learned why it is just so darn difficult to have sex after baby. I also appreciate why it's important to make the effort. Here are the 20 things I learned about having sex after baby.

The One Thing I Want Most In My Next Partner

Delaine Moore | Posted 05.12.2012 | Canada Living
Delaine Moore

I've always yearned to lie beside the man I love and discuss a good book. To me, the mere idea of it feels romantic. Intimate. Even arousing.

Booty Call Or A One Night Stand? Casual Sex Has Rules

CP | Linda Shearman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Casual sex isn't just called casual sex any more.A University of Ottawa researcher says young people have their own codes to describe sexual...

5 Signs You Are Being Rejected

Nicole Forrester | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada Living
Nicole Forrester

Many people have the tendency of falling for someone who isn't right for them or interested in them. You may call it human nature, but I call it denial. The truth of the matter is that oftentimes people are blowing you off.

Why Doesn't Anyone Date Anymore?

Pega Ren | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada Living
Pega Ren

Why are we so quick to abandon the freedom of choice dating offers, replacing it instead with lightning-quick courtships and instant sexual exclusivity?

6 Things Women Look for in a Man

Nicole Forrester | Posted 12.02.2011 | Canada Living
Nicole Forrester

Honesty is the glue that holds a relationship together. Even when it might not be the most pleasant news to tell a woman, it is better for a man to be open and honest than to tell a lie

5 Things Men Look for in Women

Nicole Forrester | Posted 11.22.2011 | Canada Living
Nicole Forrester

Sorry ladies, apparently attributing your mood to hormones is not acceptable. Surprisingly, men do not enjoy women who may, from time to time, appear like Faye Dunaway in Mommie Dearest.