The worst and most common fights in a relationship are often these horrific, cyclical debates until neither of you remember what you were talking in the first place... but you both know you feel like sh*t. It's no fun at all.
One of the most tricky love languages is Quality Time, because it's just that — time.
When it comes to your favorite sex toy, there's a chance you you're pretty attached to it. Like, speak-to-it-more-than-you-do-your-parents, hang-out-with-it-every-day, can't-imagine-your-life-without-it sort of attached.
It can be your attitudes, your sex styles, or sometimes it can be this mysterious X factor that means despite everything being perfect on paper your sex life is nothing but awkward rubbing and the sound of bedsprings.
Ideally, you both click and the conversation flows easily, but sometimes you have to have more of a plan of attack — and asking the right questions can make all the difference.
You can't expect every position to work for every person. So if something's underwhelming, speak up and change it up.
Because that's part of the issue — the self-delusion, the willful ignoring of red flags — you can recognize it in other people, but not yourself.
You loose any hope of momentum when you're constantly starting from scratch over and over again. There has to be a better way.
But even if you know something is wrong, making the decision to actually call it quits is difficult no matter who you are
In what they're dubbing a "spillover" effect, researchers recently found that for consensually non-monogamous couples, being satisfied in one relationship can "spill" over into another.