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postheadericon How to Create Intimacy in an Open Relationship

How to Create Intimacy in an Open Relationship

Being in an open relationship has its benefits for some couples, but it can be harder to create intimacy and a healthy partnership when you’re also open to seeing other people. 1 Establish trust in the relationship. Trust and openness go hand-in-hand. Once trust is broken, it is gone forever. There will always be doubt about fidelity and truthfulness once the trust has been broken. Treat trust as inviolate (something that will not be breached under any circumstance), then your relationship will be built upon the strongest of foundations. 2…

postheadericon How to Appear Confident to Women

How to Appear Confident to Women

Having confidence is about being sure of your actions and appearance. Being around a woman you find attractive can make the confidence of many men plummet. You might consider yourself a confident person, but when confronted with an intimidating and beautiful woman, that confidence might disappear. Appearing confident to women is a fine line men must balance. Displaying too much confidence could be considered cocky, which is can be a turn off to women. Consider the following steps for tips on how to come off as confident. 1 Dress well…

postheadericon How to Create a Love Altar

How to Create a Love Altar

A love altar, or a shrine is a confined space dedicated to your love, or senpai. A senpai is the Japanese term for an older person who you adore. 1 Find a large closet space, preferably hidden from those who don’t understand the depths of your love. Make sure your mom won’t find it when she’s cleaning your room. 2 Determine the person who you want to make an altar to. This person is referred to as “the object of your desire.” 3 Recognize that your feelings for this person…

postheadericon How to Create a Great Relationship

How to Create a Great Relationship

It can be confusing and tiring going from relationship to relationship wondering what you are doing wrong. It can also be disappointing to be in a longer-lasting relationship, only to find it’s all hard work and challenges rather than joy and connection. In this article, you’ll discover some ways to improve your own relating skills, to help make each relationship you’re in a great one. 1 Be clear as to your intentions and desires for a relationship. This is something that you need to do for yourself, so that you’re…

postheadericon How to Apologize

How to Apologize

Four Parts:Sample ApologiesPreparing Your ApologyApologizing at the Right Time and PlaceMaking Your ApologyCommunity Q&A An apology is an expression of remorse for something you’ve done wrong, and serves as a way to repair a relationship after that wrongdoing. Forgiveness occurs when the person who was hurt is motivated to repair the relationship with the person who inflicted the hurt.[1] A good apology will communicate three things: regret, responsibility, and remedy.[2] Apologizing for a mistake might seem difficult, but it will help you repair and improve your relationships with others. Sample…

postheadericon How to Apologize to Your Guy Friend

How to Apologize to Your Guy Friend

Three Parts:Acknowledging What You Did WrongApologizing for Your ActionsMoving Forward From the ApologyCommunity Q&A Apologies are complicated conversations to have because they involve one person admitting that he/she is wrong, and it can be hard to do that. However, when you want to salvage your friendship with a guy, apologizing to him is important. Boys and men are not as emotional as girls and women, but they still expect and appreciate apologies when they are needed. Part 1 Acknowledging What You Did Wrong 1 Identify what happened to upset your…

postheadericon How to Apologize to a Girl

How to Apologize to a Girl

Three Methods:Preparing PsychologicallyApologizing VerballyApologizing Non-VerballyCommunity Q&A Every relationship, no matter how strong it may be, will see its share of problems and arguments. Studies in gender communication have observed there is often undue strain in apologizing, even if the man otherwise acknowledges he has erred.[1] In the majority of cases, an apology is and should be regarded as a positive way to reopen dialogue after following a fight. An apology demonstrates a willingness to be vulnerable with one another. While it can sometimes involve biting your tongue at first, a…

postheadericon How to Create a Budget for a Single Woman

How to Create a Budget for a Single Woman

Budgeting your money is important for everyone, but a single woman may find it especially important. Since nobody else is keeping track of your finances, it is up to you to be sure you are planning for your future. Follow these steps to create a budget for a single woman. 1 Assess your current financial status. Start by looking at all of your bank account balances as well as getting a handle on how much debt you owe. Remember to include things such as credit cards, student loans and car…

postheadericon How to Answer Rude Questions About Adoption

How to Answer Rude Questions About Adoption

If you are adopting or have been adopted, it’s extremely likely that you’ve come in contact with clueless people who don’t realize how emotional adoption really is. When someone asks a rude, prying question, you might not know what to say, yet it’s important to give a good answer. Like it or not, you or your family is likely to be seen as the default for every adoptive parent or adoptee out there. 1 Decide with your family what information about the adoption is private and what is not, and…

postheadericon How to Answer Awkward Questions About Your Autism

How to Answer Awkward Questions About Your Autism

Two Methods:Handling Questions WellScripting Useful ResponsesCommunity Q&A Autism can be a confusing subject for non-autistic people, and when you decide to share the news, they may put their feet squarely into their mouths. It’s rarely personal, but it can be frustrating, perplexing, or even insulting. Here is how to respond with grace. Method 1 Handling Questions Well 1 Take a deep breath. It is normal to pause in conversation, especially if you need a moment to collect your thoughts. There is no pressure to answer right away. 2 Assume the…