Man’s men simply will not give romantic comedies the time of day… at a declarative level. They are over-simplifying, sugary sweet, mushy, and, generally speaking, the type of things that gullible girls fall for. In actuality, however, the number of men that dream of a scenario along the lines of ‘meet girl, get a girl to like you, make girl yours forever’ is not nearly as insubstantial as some would like you to believe. Quite the contrary. What’s more, acknowledging this type of sensitivity is a good first step any man could take in the direction of self-fulfillment and increased comfort with oneself. With comfort comes self-confidence, which, as anyone knows is the single most attractive quality in the eyes of both genders.
But what comes after that initial attraction? After all, attracting someone is a matter of piquing and stimulating their curiosity – however, it is no reliable basis for a long-term relationship. How can any man move from that blissful initial period of sensual bliss into a committed, profound love affair, which stands a chance of withholding the test of time. In three simple steps, outlined below.
Creating a Sense of Intimacy
Contrary to what some may think, intimacy does not start in the bedroom. It builds up to that culminating explosion of the senses, but it builds off of comfort and a shared mental connection. As a wise man once put it, “the mind is the most sensual organ.” That belief is substantiated by plenty of anecdotal evidence, which confirms that attraction will wane in time, much like curiosity. True intimacy, however, which relies on knowing your chosen partner down to their tiniest preferences and the most random trivia, is a wholly different matter. Want to get intimate with your lady friend? Listen and pay attention, in any given order.
When is a woman ready to commit? Just like a man, when they feel it is safe to trust their partner with their history, desires, and aspirations. When they are no longer afraid to disclose and discuss their past, to communicate their sexual needs and preferences, and when they have at least some degree of certainty that they will be helped, nurtured, and supported even when they are not their best. A popular adage for women says ‘If you can’t handle me at my worst, then you don’t deserve me at my best.’ That, of course, is an exaggeration by all accounts. However, behind it hides the desire to be unconditionally appreciated. If you can’t surmount your partner’s flaws at least in part, then perhaps they are not the one you should be committing to.
True passion lasts a lifetime, they say. Meanwhile, looking at couples that have been together for years, or even decades, it seems that passion as we experience it in the beginning of a romantic liaison gets replaced by something altogether different. The truth is, as usual, somewhere between these two extremes. Keeping passion alive is a matter of creating memorable experiences with your partner. Such episodes foster the release of happiness hormones, such as adrenaline and oxytocin. In other words, if you can keep your partner happy, you’re pretty much home safe in terms of passion that will live on forever.
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If you love golf and you’re under the age of fifty, then chances are you’ve played a golf game or two in your time. This is a great way for someone who loves golf to enjoy their favourite sport when they don’t have the space or the equipment, and at the same time they can be a lot of fun in their own right.
Of course though if we take this one step further then it might be possible to try to claim that playing these golf games can also teach us something about the sport. But is this really true? Can you really learn from a game where you’re not really actually hitting anything, and that’s only designed for fun? Here we’ll look at the cold hard truth…
Okay so most people who love golf will know what everything is called from the correct type of club to use, to what a bogey is, to the names of the golfer’s and the courses themselves. However if you are just picking up golf and starting out at this fantastic hobby, then such things may be unknown to you and playing a game which is a lot of fun and likely to be memorable could be a fun way to learn without it being too much of a chore.
Not every golf game includes accurate course layouts, but those that do can of course be useful and educational for people who want to learn a bit about where they are playing. If you have a really in-depth and accurate golf game, then you can of course use this as a way to practice learning the layout of the course so that they’ll know precisely where each hazard is and where each hole is and so that they’ll know the shots they’ll have to make.
Something that playing golf in any form requires in spades is patience. Quickly when playing golf you learn that getting frustrating and starting to take your shots quicker and harder only ends badly and causes your aim to go more and more askew. Practice then taking shots carefully and staying calm even when you’re getting frustrated and you’ll greatly increase your chances of success. Of course you can do this just as well in a game where you might start to get frustrated at frequently spooning your shots.
Some golf games such as those on the Wii or Kinect require you to actually take a swing in some form or other. While these aren’t that realistic in terms of recreating precisely the outcome of those swings necessarily, what they can often do is to allow you to practice general muscle control. Even if you’re swinging slightly differently and there are no golf balls, the fact that you are holding a club (albeit imaginary or Wii remote shaped) and then swinging it using the same muscles, means that you can of course practice the control in your smaller muscles. At the same time this is also a great chance to practice eliminating background noise so that you concentrate more on the task in hand, or just your basic stance.
The article is written by golf player and sport blogger, Joseph Swansea. He also authors a sports blogs through which he shares his tips, experience and ideas on sports.
No, the Big Bang Theory is not what happened at the beginning of the universe creation. The Big Bang Theory is an American sitcom which started its journey in 2007 on CBS. The mainline of this sitcom talks about life of 5 friends – Leonard Hofstadter (Johnny Galecki), Sheldon Cooper (Jim Parsons), Penny (Kaley Cuoco), Howard Wolowitz (Simon Helberg) and Rajesh Koothrappali (Kunal Nayyar). While all are the geeks and the scientists, Penny is a blonde waitress at the local The Cheesecake Factory which want to be an actress. They are altogether bind by Sheldon’s extra geek behavior, look on relationships and on the whole universe. The CBS is currently airing the fifth season and the show had been renewed for 3 additional years.
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While NCIS (Naval Criminal Investigative Service) is on air since 2003, lead by special agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs, Coté de Pablo came into the crew of this TV show in the 2005 as Ziva David as skilled Mosad officer. Michael Weatherly as special agent Anthony DiNozzo is in the crew since the beginning, together with Mark Harmon and Pauley Perrette. As I saw Donald P. Bellisario stated as one of creators of this TV series, I knew it will be a big success. And, without any doubt, cast do its jobs more then very well.
Coté de Pablo alias Ziva David
Michael Weatherly alias Tony DiNozzo
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NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene created a pamphlet which contains 10 tips for safer use of intravenous drugs. Hopefully such instructions are not needed but lets be realistic. For many drug abused people this can be a important source of information. The pamphlet consists of ten tips and here they are: 1. Prevent overdose, 2. Treat overdose, 3. Don’t share, 4. Use new syringes, 5. Prepare drugs carefully, 6. Take care of your veins, 7. Know you HIV status, 8. Get tested and treated for hepatitis, 9. Get help for depression, 10. Ask for help to stop using
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Scotland has unique nature conditions and cities are built with a respect to the nature. The good example is the city of Edinburgh. The Scottish Parliament building is located in the Holyrood area of Edinburgh and is designed by architect Enric Miralles. Since the Scotland Act in 1998, the Scottish Parliament had primary legislation in issues of education, health, agriculture and justice, the rest is passed to Parliament of the United Kingdom.
When we go forward to the east coast of Scotland (20 miles) to the town of Gullane, we will find wonderful beach with sand dunes, the Gullane Beach. If you like golf game, many high-quality golf clubs and championships take place here. Worth to see this town anyway.
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The US Army Culinary Arts Competition is annually held in Fort Lee, Virginia. This year’s (36th) competition started at 26. February and ended at March 11. We can see units from U.S. and overseas too, competing in the categories like Junior Chef/Senior Chef of the Year, Nutritional Challenge, Student Skills Team, Cold Table Display, Ice Carving and more than 40 other different events. All prepared meals will be served and you can look on preparations if you would like to learn something new about cooking.
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Even if the days when ladies wear such hats on their head are gone, these portraits fresh up our memories and evoke feelings of the past.
These paintings are a good example of how fast places changes.