Archive for the ‘Relationships’ Category

postheadericon How to Announce Pregnancy to a One Night Stand

How to Announce Pregnancy to a One Night Stand

Announcing that you are pregnant to a one night stand is probably one of the hardest things you will ever have to do in your life. However, you must realize that it is up to you to prepare yourself first and foremost, before anybody else becomes involved in this life changing matter. 1 Make sure you do not just rush into telling him right away. The reason for this is because you will have to make a decision on how to proceed with the pregnancy – with or without the…

postheadericon How to Cope With a Renovation Obsessed Spouse or Partner

How to Cope With a Renovation Obsessed Spouse or Partner

If your spouse or partner does nothing but think house and garden renovation 24 hours a day and talks of nothing else, it can become both boring and frustrating for you when you don’t feel the same enthusiasm. It’s time to take charge when this happens and make it clear to your spouse or partner that house and garden is not all that your life together is about. 1 Ask for a house meeting. This will sound desirable as it could be to do with houses… but of course, you…

postheadericon How to Cope With a Heartbreak

How to Cope With a Heartbreak

Three Parts:Accepting What Has HappenedTaking Care of YourselfMoving OnCommunity Q&A Nursing a broken heart is a harrowing endeavor. Once you can accept what happened, and prepare to take care of yourself and your emotions, you’ll be able to move on and grow past it. One thing to keep in mind is that you will eventually feel like yourself. Part 1 Accepting What Has Happened 1 Face your heartbreak head on. You’ve been hurt, and you feel sad. These are normal emotions, and you need to accept that they are happening….

postheadericon How to Cope with a Long Distance Relationship in the Military

How to Cope with a Long Distance Relationship in the Military

Maintaining a relationship when your partner is deployed comes with all kinds of stresses and challenges. The answers for coping are different for everyone, but some steps can be helpful as you tackle a new reality. This is a how-to on being mentally capable in dealing with the stresses and sadness of being so far from someone you love who could be in danger, whether facing combat or not. 1 See the situation for what it is. Your partner or spouse joins the military and has to be stationed far…

postheadericon How to Cope if Friends Are Being Mean

How to Cope if Friends Are Being Mean

Three Parts:Figuring out What Is WrongApproaching Your FriendsResolving the IssuesCommunity Q&A Navigating friendships is hard at times, especially when you’re in your youth. Kids and teenagers are still learning who they are and how they want the world to see them, and sometimes they treat their friends certain ways based on how they want to be seen. Occasionally, people treat their friends badly, and it causes problems. There are ways to cope with this. Part 1 Figuring out What Is Wrong 1 Observe your friends’ behavior. Take note if they…

postheadericon How to Cope when an Older Friend Leaves for College While You Stay in High School

How to Cope when an Older Friend Leaves for College While You Stay in High School

It can be tough when you’re left feeling alone in high school, but there are lots of ways to make the most of the situation, and even make new friends in the process. 1 Make something for her / him as a leaving gift. If it’s a girl who’s leaving, making a scrapbook is a good idea. If it is a boy who likes sports, write several small memories on a baseball or basketball card, or a scorecard for soccer or volleyball for example. Alternatively, write a message saying that…

postheadericon How to Cook For Your Girlfriend

How to Cook For Your Girlfriend

Cooking for your girlfriend is a great way to show your appreciation for her. With a little planning and work, anybody can pull off a thoughtful, home-cooked dinner. Follow these tips and you’ll be cooking up romance in no time. 1 Assess your relationship. Before you plan that exquisite gourmet meal, it’s a good idea to think about where you are in your relationship. If you’ve been with a girl for a while, cooking a fancy meal that takes a lot of time to prepare can seem really romantic. If…

postheadericon How to Convince Your Spouse to Let a Parent Move In

How to Convince Your Spouse to Let a Parent Move In

So, the tables have turned. Instead of you living with your parents, Mom or Dad wants to move in with you! Unfortunately, your significant other may not be very pleased with the arrangement. 1 Consider your reasons. Why do you want your parent to move in? Some reasons may be obvious, like they lost their home. On the other hand, maybe Mom or Dad just wants to be closer to you. 2 Understand the consequences. You will not be an effective arguer if you don’t understand how the change with…

postheadericon How to Convince Someone to Try a Long Distance Relationship

How to Convince Someone to Try a Long Distance Relationship

Love! Unconditional love! It’s terrible how distance can ruin a relationship and it can make people wary of starting a relationship. However, here are some ways of convincing a person to try the relationship. 1 If you are good friends with the person, assure them that you will try to get your friendship back if things end badly. 2 Agree on ways of keeping in touch. A phone call every Thursday, a text every so often, seeing each other at least one weekend every month. 3 Make sure the relationship…

postheadericon How to Control Your Emotions in a Long Distance Relationship

How to Control Your Emotions in a Long Distance Relationship

There are many many helpful articles around and out there that have fantastic advise on how to deal with long-distance relationships, but not many that really go into how difficult and challenging long-distance relationships can really be on both you and your partner’s emotions. There are ways you can emotionally and mentally as well as physically ease your emotions and take pressure off of the relationship, so both of you can focus on the positives of the relationship instead of the negatives. 1 Be sure to communicate well with each…