Getty Images You don’t need fancy vacations or public declarations of adoration to make your bond rock solid. “It’s not the big things that make a marriage great, but rather the random acts of kindness that follow the golden rule of relationships: Do unto your partner as your partner would like you to do,” says John Van Epp, PhD, therapist, author of How to Avoid Falling in Love with a Jerk, and founder of Love Thinks.“Become a connoisseur of your partner. Learn what words, acts, expressions, gifts, and touches are the most meaningful and desired,” recommends Van Epp. In other words, show your appreciation and love to your partner in the ways that mean the most to them. “When you get out of your world and into your partner’s, then your little acts of kindness become momentous,” says Van Epp, and help your partner feel known, valued, and loved. We asked real couples about their little acts of love—read on for 30 small but … [Read more...] about 30 Little Ways to Show Your Partner How Much You Appreciate Them
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The 2018 Boston Marathon left many runners with a difficult recovery period, but Molly Huddle had some extra aches and pains.Following the mid-April race, where Huddle suffered symptoms of hypothermia and finished a disappointing 16th place, she had a root canal to contend with. That, in turn, led to her getting her wisdom teeth out. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below It wasn’t the training break she imagined, but now that Huddle is on the mend, she’s making summer racing plans. She’ll return to the roads on June 9 at the Mini 10K in New York.At the Mini, an all-women’s road race that loops around Central Park, Huddle will face Desiree Linden, the reigning Boston Marathon champion, as well as Stephanie Bruce, who placed 10th at the London Marathon in April. Other Americans planning to compete include Sarah Sellers, the surprise runner-up in Boston, Aliphine Tuliamuk, a nine-time national road race champion, and Diane Nukuri, who recently became a U.S. … [Read more...] about How Molly Huddle Is Bouncing Back From Boston
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Advertisement Style Supported by Modern Love ByAli Elkin April 13, 2018 Leer en español Recently, Joe and I were watching a “Black Mirror” episode in which technology assigns relationship expiry dates to couples. (It’s “expiry” because they are British.) Just as I was wondering how that might apply to us, Joe said, “Maybe if you never check the date, you never get one.” Joe and I are engaged, by the way. But I am plagued by doubt, wondering if this is right. I look at data on failed marriages, wanting to fail-proof my own. I read articles that say criticism and defensiveness will eat away at a relationship, and I worry because I am a rather critical and defensive person. Contempt, I read, is “the kiss of death,” and I worry I have some of that too. In search of a formula for happiness and … [Read more...] about When Love Seems Too Easy to Trust
As a sex educator who identifies as bi, I’ve struggled deeply with my own identity at times—and I'm candid about sex for a living!Being bisexual isn't quite as cut-and-dry as being gay or straight, and figuring out if it feels like the right fit can be confusing. In fact, according to research from the Pew Institute, only 28 percent of bisexual people say they've come out about their identity to loved ones, compared to 71 percent of lesbians. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below The best way to bash stigmas surrounding bisexuality? Share experiences! If you’re questioning, curious, or just need a little extra encouragement, here are five women on the moments they knew they were bi.'I Had An Erotic Dream About A Woman'"My journey in understanding my sexuality began in high school when I had a dream about being with a woman, and I found that I enjoyed this dream a bit too much. From there, I explored my sexuality, dating both males and females. "During college, I … [Read more...] about 5 Women Share How They Knew They Were Bisexual
By Megan Ogilvie Health Reporter Wed., March 21, 2018 Wanda’s Pie in the Sky, 287 Augusta Ave. Toronto Slice of sour cherry pie, $6.25 Slice of rainbow cake, $6.75 The ask Once a month, Ally Zlatar heads to Toronto to explore the city. Article Continued Below The 21-year-old from Mississauga loves to stroll through downtown neighbourhoods, check out Instagram-worthy spots and seek out delicious eats and treats. “Finding unique foods is part of the fun,” she says. “Something will catch my eye on social media and it looks so good that I have to try it.” On a recent outing, Zlatar fell in love with the rainbow cake at Wanda’s Pie in the Sky, the Kensington Market bakery famous for its welcoming vibe, beautiful baked goods and made-from-scratch pies. The rainbow cake, with its six layers of brightly coloured, naturally flavoured sponge cake and traditional buttercream, is definitely picture perfect. It’s … [Read more...] about How much of an indulgence is a sweet slice from Wanda’s Pie in the Sky?