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Post Coronavirus Birthday Gift Ideas Your Man Will Never Forget

While it’s not exactly clear how long it’ll be that having Amazon deliver things to your door will be the main form of shopping, that doesn’t mean birthdays have been canceled. if you still want to make your man’s birthday a special occasions, then you still have plenty of options available, even if he won’t be able to use the actual gift right away.

A DVD/Blu-Ray Collection of His Favourite Series

Since everyone searches through Netflix or Amazon Prime for way too long before finding exactly what they want, why not make the easy decision and give him the chance to re-watch his favorites from the Golden Age of Television? And if you haven’t seen it, it’s new to you, too.

Whether it’s the The Wire, The Sopranos, Breaking Bad, or even Game of Thrones (except the last season), you can find really well-made collections that include not only all the episodes but plenty of bonus features that take you behind the scenes. It’s easy to make the evenings go by a little bit quicker when you line up two episodes back to back of television that you know without a doubt is going to be good.

A Personalized Suit Fitting

Sure, there is a chance that your guy has that one old black suit for weddings and funeral and not much else, but even he might be itching to try a new style after weeks and weeks of wearing sweat pants, hoodies and boxer shorts around the house. Looking good will never go out of style, and getting advice from experts will certainly wipe away all doubt about what he is about to buy.

There are plenty of locations in departments store and smaller independent clothing outlets that have great services to make sure that he finds a style that’s just right for him. And with the employees doing most of the heavy lifting of finding the right size and style of pants, shirts, and jackets, he just has to stand there with his arms out and occasional stare at himself in a mirror. And if you’re liking how much more suave he suddenly looks, then even he knows it’s win-win.

It’s also a great way to support smaller suit stores that could really use the help of getting back on their feet after being shuttered for so long.

Naughty Gifts

Married couples or ones in long term relationships often find themselves bored with their sex life after a while. This is not something that affects one hundred percent of couples but it is a common occurrence. You can use your man’s birthday as an opportunity to spice up your sex life. There are different ways you can surprise him on his special day. The birthday gifts ideas can range from booking a weekend retreat to doing something way naughtier like hiring an escort. (if you do decide to go with a such an out of the box idea like hiring an escort, please make sure to do your research beforehand. For example, if you live in London, make sure to google something like London escort reviews. It’s always better to collect as much information as possible.)

When it comes to booking a weekend retreat, nothing makes you want something more than when you can’t have it, and while a weekend at a nice hotel – even one in your own city – might have seemed a bit ho-hum prior to March of 2020, now it seems like a wonderful escape. Not only a hotel room, but even going for dinner and drinks will seem like a bit of nostalgia and whole lot of fun.

Of course hotels aren’t exactly the most popular destinations right about now, but even just giving him a card outlining the plan you have to show him a wild time as soon as it becomes acceptable to book again will be something to look forward to. Maybe even tease him with some of the clothes – or lack of clothes – you are already planning on bringing along with you.

After becoming much too familiar and bored with your own place, even a standard hotel room will be a great breath of fresh air, especially on the balcony and you can look down at the world below and see it getting back on its feet.

A Personal Trainer

Sure, there were some ways that maybe you could have exercised inside this whole time, but since it became easier to sit on your couch and stare at Netflix or Amazon Prime for hours on end while wolfing down delivery pizza, a lot of people are going to be wanting to burn off this Coronavirus weight when things go back to normal.

Get on top of it by getting him a personal trainer. Even just setting up one appointment to see if it’s the right fit for him, becoming inspired to get back into an exercise routine is a hug boost in terms of mental and physical health. To show him you’re serious, book it for both of you, and you can start working out together.

if the self-quarantine was an excuse to stay inside and be less physical, as soon as restrictions are lifted, turn that into an excuse to go outside and start moving around and getting your body feeling good again.

And even if the personal trainer isn’t the ideal way to start exercising again, consider getting equipment like a Peloton or elliptical machine so you can work out in your own way, still in the comfort of your own home.

Video Game Consoles

Since group activities like sports and concerts are still a long way from coming back, one of the best ways to hang out with people and have fun is through online multiplayer. It doesn’t matter if it’s a Playstation, Nintendo Switch, or Xbox, all of them have features that allow you to play against millions of other players worldwide. If he’s into first person shooters there’s the massively popular Call of Duty on Playstation and Xbox and for fighting and racing there’s Smash Brothers and Super Mario Kart 8 Deluxe on the Nintendo Switch. You can even turn into a bit of a gift for yourself, because Nintendo’s Animal Crossing game has become a super popular title where you can create and design your own desert island.

During the early weeks of the quarantine, many video game consoles were hard to come by since everyone was ordering them online and your usual electronics stores weren’t open. This has continue because it’s not as easy to build and ship them as it used to be. Not only would be an impressive gift to find, but it will definitely be a fun experience that you both can use over an over again.

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Can 35 rules and 1 method make anyone fall in love with you?

Dating is hard. I have lost count of how many times I signed up for a dating app, exchanged numerous meaningless messages, and then removed my account either after one date or no date at all. Don’t get me wrong. I have met some very nice men through dating apps or blind dates set up by friends. The missing ingredient for me, however, is either connection or commitment. When swiping left and right is so effortless and your next ‘match’ is literally at your fingertips, it is hard to feel that the person in front of you is ‘the one’. The likelihood is that you are one of the hundreds of matches but the only person agreed to meet who happens to be free at a time that is convenient for your date.

The frustrating singles’ market has led many to resort to the“dating experts”. They teach you how to play the game so that you appear just keen enough to keep the other person interested whilst being just out-of-reach enough to keep them on their toes. I have been on both sides of the game, and would like to share my experience and opinion on the merits of two popular dating tactics on the market.Continue reading

The Philosophy That Will Significantly Improve Your Dating Life

The Philosophy That Will Significantly Improve Your Dating Life

Many of us think that the key to improving our dating lives is to pick the right person. To steer clear of bad intentions, fear of commitment and lies. And while those are great things to remember when dating, that’s not what’s going to really change things for you. You want a solution that will significantly improve your dating life? Well, honey, you are it.

Self-love isn’t just the solution to your dating life, but that’s for another day. Nurturing the relationship you have with yourself can change your whole outlook on life, with your love life being just one of the many areas that will be improved. Continue reading

Things to keep in mind on a first date

Things to keep in mind on a first date

You met a girl of your dreams on Tinder or through your friend and feel like taking her to a date, well sounds good but what are your plans? Are you taking her to a candlelight dinner or on a coffee date?

Clueless? confused.

No worries, I am here to help you out. All you need to do is follow these basic steps and you are good to go.Continue reading

The importance of communication during a break-up

The importance of communication during a break-up

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A break-up is often one of the hardest things an individual will go through during their lifetime – and when children are involved, it can be even more difficult. Communicating during a break-up is not only important for your own mental health and well-being, but essential to ensure you can properly care for your children. Below we outline the importance of communication during a break-up.

1. Lack of communication can cause serious harm

In a recent study from Direct Line, 41% of parents who decided to stay together for their children didn’t tell their partner they were considering separation. Although communicating these feelings can be difficult, and we may be afraid of creating conflict, it’s best to have everything out in the open. Rather than stringing a partner along, and making a bad situation worse, transparency – and communication – is the only real way forward.

2. Communication enables growth

During a break-up, if the two individuals involved in the relationship fail to communicate properly, they may spend the rest of their lives wondering what went wrong. This can have a seriously negative effect on an individual’s mental health. If the couple is able to communicate effectively and explain why the relationship didn’t work for them (e.g. not enough emotional support) then the individuals can work on this moving forward and avoid this mistake in their next relationship.

3. To protect the well-being of a child

Couples who decide to stay together for their children’s sake can remain together for years longer than they would otherwise. During these years, it is likely that arguments may occur and the relationship may turn toxic. This can be very harmful for a child to experience. During a break-up, it is therefore very important to communicate both with your child and ex-partner to ensure your child isn’t forced to choose sides or is harmed by the separation.

4. Protect your future self

If you have a shared bank account, or other important policies that involve your partner, without proper communication you will be unable to organise your finances properly – which may result in you having to deal with long-term financial problems.

Top tips for communication

If you are currently going through a break-up and would like to improve communication with your ex-partner, the below tips may help…

1. Prepare to be vulnerable

Often during a break-up, as it is an emotional time, ex-partners can begin discussions by being very defensive and throwing accusations at each other. Before you start communicating, remind yourself that you are not perfect and be prepared to own up to the mistakes you have made. This honesty will hopefully encourage your partner to be more honest in turn, bringing you both closer to truly understanding each other.

2. Relate everything to emotion

Rather than stating a list of things your partner did wrong, carefully explain to them how their actions made you feel. For example, phrases such as “You never helped me clean up, which made me feel like you didn’t value my time” will help your partner understand why you were upset by their actions and help them see things from your point of view.

3. Talk to your children together

If you are communicating with your child about the break-up, ensure you sit the child down and tell them together. This will ensure you put on a united front and help the child to feel comfortable with the situation, as they will not feel like they have to choose between their parents.

Even if the individual you are separating with is not the biological parent of your child, you should still inform the child of the break-up together. Even if you haven’t been together for a substantial amount of time, it’s likely that your child will have grown attached to your partner and would be confused by their sudden departure.

Communication is key

No matter how long you have been with your partner, or whether or not you have children together, effective communication is vital. Communication will help your break-up to be as healthy as possible, and enable you to protect the mental well-being of yourself and those around you. A break-up is a difficult time, but it can be managed to make it as pain-free as possible.

Things couples can do to bring spark in their relationship

Things couples can do to bring spark in their relationship

Our romantic movies have set this image that couples always celebrate a honeymoon period. There is some hypothetical picture that we have related to love life but that’s not true because, in real life, couples do fight, they do have some serious issues and there is nothing called “Perfect couple” and because of all these reasons people start losing the charm towards each other. They try avoiding conversations which leads to break up, even if they don’t want to.

So if you are missing that spark and charm, you can start with these baby steps by doing these things.Continue reading

Marital Affairs Are Easier Than ever Because of Online Dating

Marital Affairs Are Easier Than ever Because of Online DatingYour relationship choices are yours to make and of course, you are the one that has to live with the consequences of those decisions, and if your preference is to hook up with someone other than your spouse, then so be it, but make it a good one.

The old saying ‘Go big or go home’ rings a bell in this situation. We all want to be the best at whatever we put our minds into, whether it’s our career, sports or even a relationship, so let’s dive into the ins and outs of marital affairs and be on the top podium spot at the end.

What is the Marital Dating App?

For those couples who seem to have hit a ‘lull’ in their relationship, the light seems to have dimmed or the initial excitement phase has worn off, the new therapy tends to be online. No more making appointments and going into a stiff office filled with a large couch, books and a wall of certificates stating the name of a person you’re paying money to so they can tell you what to do.

It’s simply registering, uploading your profile picture and filling in the details you want a perspective companion to know. And you can be safe in knowing that everyone on the app has the same intentions, so no worrying about not wanting anything long-term.

Why do people opt for an app?

They are looking for that spark that once was, the ‘urge’ they used to feel when they were with that special someone, only this time it’s without all drama and no strings attached. Look here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Online_dating_application and read up on its origins and effects.

4 Benefits of Using a Dating App.

  • Besides being free most of the time, it’s perfectly suited to those who are super busy and don’t have the time to go to bars or clubs, chat someone up and then get to, what was the plan, from the beginning.
  • If you happen to be ‘rejected,’ there are plenty of fish in the sea as they say, and there are more chances available to you via an app than the once-off meeting in real life.
  • Hooking up. Some people, although they would like to meet someone or have even just a casual one-nighter, can be daunting if you have an introvert personality, this way it takes the awkwardness out of it to a sense. And, someone can be just around the corner for that impulsive move.
  • Same as if we were shopping for a particular pair of boots, we edit the search criteria and hone in on the exact style suited to us and what we’re in the mood for.

Marital Affairs Are Easier Than ever Because of Online Dating2Having an Affair.

We might think we know what an affair is, but do we see the decision behind the scenes that leads to it?

So then what is an affair? Well, textbook versions let us know that it is the attraction and secret relationship formed between two people, but without the involved persons other half knowing about it.

A lot goes into the final choice when deciding to go through with it, actions and reactions, events or consequences, either way, something usually significant had an impact in the role.

The thing is, affairs haven’t just come to light in recent years, this short history video shows you how it happened way back in the history of stories, and will surely happen in future times. Being considered very much taboo in the past, we need to reflect on their mistakes and see a clearer path for our relationships going forward.

Dating while Being Married.

As I said before if this slice of cake is not your flavor then no harm no foul, but if it is, then enjoy the icing while it lasts. Couples who take on this role need to be open with each other, but more importantly, both parties must be happy with the decision, or the main relationship will crumble.

Tendencies of bringing in an extra person to the mix seem to help some couples, with the spouse looking to ultimately please the other, allowing this person to please the partner in a way they might fall short at. It’s not for all of us but married dating can be done, done well and go on for years to come.

 Factors that make people Lean towards an Affair.

The main reason, in my opinion, is that you are looking for something completely different from what you have at the moment. A 180 degree look at what excites you, to indulge in the other side of the coin and to be ‘that’ person with 2 slices of cake, yes you heard me.

You get a thrill from knowing you are doing something dangerous, risky and walking on eggshells hoping to never bump into them down the local pub or grocery store. You want to see if you can get-away-with-it.

Your home life has become stagnant, predictable and mundane. This is not what you signed up for, so going in search of the sprinkles for the cake seems to be the next step, besides, eating the same flavor cake day in and day out will become boring if you don’t add some spice into the mix.

Nevertheless, it’s out there, it’s happening,and it seems to be on the rise. Whichever flavor cake you decide to order, be sure to eat it ‘safely.’

Don’t forget these important prerequisites before getting married

on't forget these important prerequisites before getting marriedChoosing a good husband or wife is crucial and choosing the right person is very important in your future, so pre-marriage conditions should not be forgotten.Choosing the proper husband or wife has become one of the major concerns and the most important decision of young girls and boys, so that if their choice is made properly, future problems can be largely reduced. Although the future cannot be predicted, the problems can be reduced by choosing the right decision. Some young people see love as the only condition for marriage, but it is not just about choosing a spouse and it is worth pointing out that we have spoken about it in this humorous part. Here are some important tips and prerequisite in choosing your husband or wife:

Cultural differences matters

When two people are planning to get married, their families need to be culturally compatible. If we do not consider families in marriage and only love is our standard, we will face many difficulties because after marriage we also have to have contact with them and it is impossible to get rid of the family body. Families that are more intimate with each other and lack violence, divorce, and addiction are more suited to marriage because their children have fewer family problems.

Having Mental Health

Don't forget these important prerequisites before getting married2 One of the main criteria for choosing your husband or wife is to pay attention to physical and mental health. You can go to a psychologist to find out about your future husband’s or wife’s mental health so that he or she can tell you about your future spouse’s personality disorder using personality tests and personality traits, because marriage has serious problems with personality disorders. Or those who suffer from homosexuality, self-harm, child abuse, etc. should not be selected for marriage. These disorders may affect your marital relationship or continue to lead a life-enhancing relationship.

Having the Same Education Level

Education is one of the most important prerequisites for marriage. It would be better if coupleshave the same educational degree and be in almost the same level.

Income is an important prerequisite for marriage

Before marriage, the level of income and even how much money the parties have to spend should be determined so that they do not get into trouble in the future.Someone who lacks financial independence will definitely give his life independence to others.

Beliefs Are Important

When choosing your partner, you must consider each other’s religious beliefs and speak clearly to one another because a religious person cannot marry a non-religious person and may have trouble in the future.Those who believe in gender superiority like feminists and patriarchs and whose behavior originates in this belief are not suitable for marriage. Of course, we mean extremism in this regard.

Determining the place of residence before marriage

Before marriage, girls and boys must agree on where they live, and if they wish to live in another country, that desire should be mutual.

Talking about Your Prior Marriage

Some people hide their previous marriage from their partner, but they should be aware that this is a very wrong thing and their spouse has the right to know about it.

Right Behavior Matters

Those who constantly control you and dislike your behavior, will not be a good partner for you. Skeptical people have no rationale for what they do, and all they deliver is a handful of apologies. So it is better not to marry such people.

Big age difference matters

Someone who has a huge age difference with you will not be the right person for you, although at first you may seem justified.Someone who is much younger than you or someone who is much older than you.Age differences- more than ten years- create many difficulties in understanding and interpersonal interactions.

Separating Negotiable Items from Non-negotiable Items

Things like age and family can be negotiated, and things like mental health and personality are not negotiable.

People who suffer from personality disorder are often unaware of their illness and consider their behavior to be normal, but behaviors such as suspicion and doubt are quite unbearable for their spouse, so it is best to consult a marriage counselor. Those who constantly control you and dislike your behavior. You’re always confused about your relationship with them. Skeptical people have no rationale for what they do, and all they deliver is a handful of apologies. So it is better to marry such people.

Family Matters

What should you do if you find out there are serious problems in your husband’s or wife’s family. Before joining such a family, you need to ponder and delay marriage and seek counseling. The counselor in this case is somewhat familiar with the personality of the individual and their family. Since family problems may also affect the upbringing of children, contact with such families where there are multiple drug addicts or divorce rates among family members and even first-degree relatives is of high risk and may be dangerous.

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How to Handle Husband: 10 Easiest Ways to Handle

After the initial bliss of the wedding goes off, everything is set to get to the normal soon, and things started to get pretty tough. Dealing with an unhappy and difficult personality husband can be wretched. 70% of wives complain that their husbands are never satisfied with whatever they do, which lead 90% of these women towards some sort of mental issues. Hence, it is critical to know how to handle your husband for the sake of your own happiness.

There is a number of ways by which you can handle your husband and make him happy as well. However, it’s essential to understand that you need to do things in a way to let him notice and appreciate you. Make sure he knows that you are making an effort to make him happy so that he may reciprocate the hard work. This will also prevent him to lose interest in you.

Below are the ten easiest ways to handle him well.

1.    Show Him Respect

Always be respectful to him even if he is not respectful to you and make sure to show him that he is your first priority. Don’t ever degrade him in front of others. Take into consideration his views and feelings even if he may not agree with them, just give respect to his opinions. You surely respect him but don’t always say to his face, show it in meaningful ways.
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Michelle Jones, Creative Head at Academist Help believes that; Men just want to know that their better half respects him and their unhappiness often converted into anger when they feel like being disrespected by people around them.

2.    Show Interest in His Hobbies

Showing interest in his hobbies doesn’t mean you have to play basketball with his friends or to watch baseball with him all the time. You don’t have to take up his hobbies as yours; you just have to be aware of the things he likes. Suggest a camping magazine if he likes to camp or buys him a new badminton kit if you know he is going to love it. You can be interested without being involved.
2. Show Interest in His Hobbies

Respect his hobbies and interests and give him space to enjoy his hobbies and interests. If he wants to hit the racing track or rock out on guitar, go ahead and let him do it.

3.    Do Something Unexpected for Him

Pick his favorite bakery item or stop by a restaurant to pick up his favorite burger on the way to home. Give him a relaxing massage or even book a weekend together. You can also write small letters for him with the help of Australian Masters occasionally. It is not necessary that only a man should give surprises; you can also show small gestures of love and care to him.
Do Something Unexpected for Him

Be a dedicated wife and remind him of all the fun and live that made you both fall in love with each other by giving meaningful surprises. He will surely appreciate your gestures, so thrill him with something thoughtful and romantic.

4.    Be the Best Version of Yourself

Remember the time when you both were madly in love with each other. You both like the other one the way you were because you were the best version of yourself when with each other. Being at your best doesn’t mean you have to put up a front for your neighbors or act nasty.
Be the Best Version of Yourself

You don’t have to be someone else to impress him, Rome around the house in sweatpants or watch TV sitting on the couch; just be cheerful and courteous. Don’t hide your true self, have a strong sense of self-confidence to make him attracted to you.

 

5.    Let Things Go

If your husband has done something that hurt you and you have said that you have forgiven him, then just let it go and stop bringing it up. Don’t push buttons that lead both of you in irrelevant arguments.

Let Things Go

Also, don’t hang up about those things that may bother you and has done in the past. If you don’t like anything done by him, just say it instead of keeping grudges. Little things upset most and keep adding to your pile of annoyances. So don’t give them worth to get upset over them.

6.    Stop Trying to Change Him

You can groom him to be a better version of his self. However, that doesn’t mean you have to change him into a person he is not. Do look for things that are harmful such as; smoking, drinking, and drugs and make him leave those destructive habits.

Stop Trying to Change Him

Otherwise, there is no need to change him because you have married to him for the way he was so let him be the same. Challenge him to be the best version of his self. Let him be crazy but don’t try to change his basic nature, which will lead to conflicts.

7.    Be Understanding

Don’t freak out when he stays late for work or change a last-minute schedule. Be grateful that he is informing you in time. Don’t over-reactive if he missed the dinner again, take a deep breath and be understanding.

Stop Trying to Change Him

Don’t take things personally because he is stressed out in professional situations.

8.    Make a Comfortable Home

Pick the little things up and make your home a cozy place for your family. Make your home inviting for your husband when he gets back from work. You don’t have to spend a fortune to make it perfect, just a neat and tidy appearance will work.

Make a Comfortable Home

Let him unwind and share thoughts and responsibilities with him. Every smaller thing will impact hugely on your husband if you do it for him with love and care. It will make him happy knowing that you take time to make him the home a better place for living.

 

9.    Tell Him You Love Him

Women usually forget how vulnerable men are. Make sure to tell him that you love him more than anything else. It’s good to show your love with beautiful gestures; however, they want to get to listen to it from you sometimes.

Tell Him You Love Him

Tell him how much he means to you as they also want to be loved and feel valued. Keep reminding him how much he means to you and how much you want him.

10.          Lower Your Expectations

Don’t expect your life to be a fairytale. Your husband is going to mess up a lot, so be prepared and doesn’t expect a high-profile apology every time. Just understand that men are wired different and challenging than women in many ways.

Lower Your Expectations

He is not always going to do things that you want him to do. Hence, don’t let your expectations exceed your reality just because you are idealizing a romantic novel or a big fan of a movie.

Conclusion

Undoubtedly, small gestures and little efforts may not create a perfect ambiance every time, but it makes your relationship durable and lasting. Do the things that make your husband happy so it will be easier for you to handle him. Enjoy the roller coaster of marriage with the above ten ways and make the most of your time with him.

 

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Hey Men! These Are The 9 Things That Women Often Look In You!

Do you know what it takes to impress a lady? Is it the eyes that women find attractive or it’s the color of skin? Despite the years of studies, books, poems, romantic comedies that have tried to tackle the critical subject of what motivates opposite sex, men still fail to unlock the mysteries.

But, folks! Just because you will never figure out what precise goes inside women heads, doesn’t mean they can’t attract any women. Of course, every woman is different, but there are some common traits that they value in men. Here are some personality traits that can make women fall in love with you:Continue reading

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