Infidelity: How “My Marriage Made Me Do It” is a Cop-out

Written by Dr. Robert Huizenga, The Infidelity Coach

Ask someone why they had, or are having an affair and you may hear something like this: “I have a lousy marriage. My marriage is dead. There is no intimacy, no sex, and no excitement. The love is gone. We’ve grown apart. I can’t standrepparttar marriage. There was nothing happening inrepparttar 141068 marriage andrepparttar 141069 affair just happened.”

These statements are rationalizations and fail to “get at”repparttar 141070 underlying issues.

Key points:

1. It’s as if a marriage is an animal gone bad. A marriage does not have a life of it’s own. In reality, there is no such thing as a “marriage.” One is “married” as a result of making some promises and signing a paper at one point. Afterrepparttar 141071 paper is signed, two people continue communicating and acting toward one another in particular ways that they hope will help them get what they individually want. Just as there is no “marriage,” there is no such thing as a “relationship.” There are, however, ways of relating for which each person is responsible. Rememberrepparttar 141072 comedian Flip Wilson (that dates me) and his “The devil made me do it” skit?

2. We idealize “marriage” or “romantic relationships” withrepparttar 141073 expectation we will get what we want, without much effort to boot. The movies, popular public press and romance novels/stories don’t help much here. A “marriage” is behindrepparttar 141074 eight ball fromrepparttar 141075 word go. “IT” can’t win.

3. From day one most of us don’t have a clue about how to get, build, nurture and maintain healthy and intimate ways of relating. We need ‘love 101’ and it’s not there. We rely upon experimentation or bad models.

Titanium Mens Wedding Rings – The Contemporary Look for the Modern Man

Written by Peter Crump

The wearing of a man wedding ring is a relatively modern phenomenon. So isrepparttar use of Titanium in Titanium mens rings.

One ofrepparttar 141005 newest and classiest ofrepparttar 141006 modern jewelry materials, Titanium is setting a standard inrepparttar 141007 looks of contemporary mens wedding bands.

Despite this, mens titanium rings are reasonably hard to find in your local jewelry store. Unfortunately titanium hasn’t quite made it intorepparttar 141008 consciousness of your local jewelry merchant. So if you want to findrepparttar 141009 ultimate in contemporary male jewelry, including men’s titanium rings, you have to look further affield.

Enterrepparttar 141010 internet. There is a world of choice onrepparttar 141011 net forrepparttar 141012 modern couple searching forrepparttar 141013 ideal contemporary design mens titanium wedding band.

But first, what is titanium?

Titanium is a naturally occurring element, not an alloy. In other words it isn’t just a mixture of two or more different metals to produce a third one, as alloys are. That is not to say that Titanium cannot be alloyed with other metals, just that Titanium itself is not an alloy.

It is in fact often alloyed with other metals for jewelry making to make it harder, although all Titanium including pure Titanium makes a fine jewelry material.

Forrepparttar 141014 more chemically minded amongst us, Titanium is listed inrepparttar 141015 periodic table as a natural element, atomic number 22.

It was named in 1795 afterrepparttar 141016 god Titan.

Titanium can even be found in space rocks. The Apollo 17 mission brought back rocks with up to 12% Titanium in them.

Because of it’s natural properties Titanium has been primarily used inrepparttar 141017 aerospace industry, and only more recently applied to jewelry making.

But why is Titanium such a great material for making mens wedding bands? A number of reasons.

Firstly it is very hard, much harder than traditional ring materials such as gold and silver. It is extremely lightweight, corrosion resistant and very strong. It is so strong in fact that rings are fashioned out of a solid block of metal, so make sure that you get your size right as resizing is usually not an option.

It is hypoallergenic, meaning that it cannot produce skin reactions or allergies as can be found with some other ring materials, though rare.

Butrepparttar 141018 real reason is that it looks great! Titanium can be shaped into a wide variety of styles. It can also be colored into a stunning range of colors which can be mixed and matched.

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