Commitment and monogamy

Sexuality is a complex matter – some believe that it is inherent in a person while others feel that environment and experiences play a role in how a person sees himself. So it is highly likely that the guy you fell in love with and married may have discovered a hitherto-unknown part of himself. Or he may have always been a closet gay and marrying you was a last-ditch effort to fit in with mainstream sexual norms. Whatever the reason, if you have been noticing all or most of the following signs in your husband for some time, it may be because he is gay.

Bringing up a child is one of the keenest pleasures in the world and most women want to do this as perfectly as possible. However human beings can only do so much physically and along the way women very often have to compromise on their roles as professionals and mothers. So in the end, which is better for raising kids, a professional or a stay-at-home mom?

When two people get married, it not only involves a merging of two individuals but also that of two social and family circles. Unfortunately this interaction is not always smooth. While not getting on with a partner’s family or friends is more common, sometimes the other extreme is also dangerous – when a partner’s friend hits on you. So if you have been lately feeling uncomfortable around your husband’s friend and he has explicitly made an advance at you, here are a few ways you can deal with the situation.

No matter how perfect the wedding and romantic the honeymoon, sooner or later the day-to-day reality catches up with every married couple. And then the fights begin. While minor disagreements are an inevitable part of two different personalities sharing a home and life, major and repeatedly unresolved quarrels often have the potential to develop into reasons for a breakup. So if you find you and your partner going the same way, here are ten ways to stop fighting in a marriage.

In romantic relationships it is quite natural for partners to be mildly possessive about each other and jealous of other objects of attention. In fact, taken in small doses jealousy helps partners to appreciate each other and not to take the other person for granted. However, when jealous reactions get out of proportion, the relationship may come under great strain. So if you feel like you are constantly walking on eggshells in order to avoid an outburst from your partner, here are a few ways to cope with jealousy in your relationship.

Bringing up a child is one of the keenest pleasures in the world and there are many women who want nothing to come in the way of doing this well. However the decision to be a stay-at-home mom is not an easy one since this involves innumerable adjustments on the personal front, as part of a family as well as the larger society. Here are some challenges of being a stay-at-home mom and how you can cope with them.

A smaller disposable income

Almost everyone agrees that the easiest part of a marriage is getting your partner to agree to it. The hard part begins after the honeymoon and when the responsibilities of running a home and later a family take over. Yet despite many trying situations, it is indeed possible to have a largely happy marriage and here are a few ways that you can go about it.

A relationship like everything else in this world is in constant change. Most couples start out with dreams of romances and passion but soon encounter the pitfalls of infidelity, differing priorities or plain tedium. Here are a few ways to overcome the downsides and make a relationship last forever. 

Social networking sites have revolutionized the dynamics of inter-personal relationships. Sites like facebook not only enable users to communicate and share with friends every aspect of their lives but are also an amazing tool to reconnect with long-lost contacts. However when facebook friends take the place of real family members and updating facebook status takes priority over real-life pleasures and responsibilities, you know that you have a problem at hand. If your partner shows signs of addiction to facebook, here are a few things you can do to address the situation.

Does your bank statement have a perpetual affinity for red ink? Or do you dread that time of the month when the credit card bills come in the mail? If you are not doing all the spending and worse if you do not even know what the money is going, perhaps it is time to look into your partner’s spending habits. Here are a few tips to help you along if you find that your partner is spending unwisely and he/she needs to be more financially responsible.