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Taking the “Sex” out of “Ex”

Taking the “Sex” out of “Ex”

Why do people have affairs with their Ex?  Wasn’t there a good reason you broke up in the first place?  My Life Coaching caller “went there” and has lived to regret it.  Her penance?  Her current boyfriend, the one she cheated on, is connecting on Facebook looking for his own revenge hook up. It is said that the number one enticement people have for hooking up with the Ex is remembering their shared history.  I guess this means they remember the good stuff and not the crap that killed the relationship; and it sort of makes sense that you would be attracted to your Ex because they are familiar and caught your eye in the first place.  This is a sort of fantasy-land playing out in real life. There can be the fantasy thought that maybe your Ex has changed, and that all the nasty has magically been erased, and you can start back up with a clean slate.  Or, maybe you have never gotten over the fact that your Ex was your first real love ~ never mind that they destroyed that love with their drinking or abuse or cheating or general narcissism. Here’s a factoid for you:  60% of all hookups with an Ex are where one or both of the parties are married to someone else!  Cheaters-R-Us! Forbidden love and forbidden sex are a real turn on.  The rush of emotions fueled by the feel good chemicals that dump a rush of hormones, endorphins and oxytocin in to your system when you have an affair with your Ex, set you up with a killer cocktail that feels Ooooh-Soooo-Gooood!  But, it’s like that ice cream sundae, with extra whip cream on top, that you know is not on your diet…it sure tasted good going down but now you’re

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Affair with Ex-Why and How to End; Success and Perseverance After Foster Child

http://joanjerkovich.com/podcasts/11.2.13/11.2.13Podcast.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSPodcast Segments: Why People Have Affairs with Ex @ 0:00 Relationship Limbo After Affair with Ex @ 6:52 Online Flirtations After Partners Affair @ 21:55 End Affair with Ex @ 41:20 Success After Foster Child @ 45:17 Inspiration to Persevere @ 1:00:51 Brought to you by: Hospice of Salina Martinelli’s Little Italy Dignity Care Home McCall Manor

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Secrets of Men who won’t get married

Secrets of Men who won’t get married

While the numbers of women who want to get married are going up, men are less likely to want to walk down the aisle. In the past 15 years the numbers of men who do not, or will not, get married has jumped six percent. More and more Men are opting out of marriage and women are asking why. Ladies, here are the dirty little secrets of unmarried men~ Sex: Men today don’t need to marry you to get sex! You know this is true, and I’m all for the equality of women, but the changing societal standards for premarital sex has backfired for women who want to move their relationships toward marriage. Cohabitation: Another change in relationships over the years is the number of couples who opt to cohabitate versus get married. Couples who live together are not as frowned upon as they used to be so ladies, if you want to improve your chances of marriage, don’t move in with the guy. Serial Monogamy: It’s easier for men today to have a girlfriend for a while, enjoy all the privileges of marriage without the civil contract, break up then find another new girlfriend than it is to go through a divorce. Divorce: Multiple sources cite that the number one reason men don’t want to get married is that either they themselves have been through a bad divorce or they have witnessed the grief, bad outcomes and money divorces have cost their buddies. Bromance: Guy love to hang with the guys and they feel like a wife will keep them from this vital part of their social life. Man-Cave: When men live alone their space is their own. They can hang their moose heads in the living room if they want. All too often when they get married they

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Why do good women love bad men?

Why do good women love bad men?

This question was handed to me by a woman in the local coffee shop…There can be many reasons women fall for, and stay with, their bad boys.  Here’s what I’ve gleaned from life and my Life Coaching callers but, ladies, jump in and give us your reasons! Good women love bad men because they… Don’t think they deserve any better Don’t love themselves Have low self esteem Believe more in loving their man than loving themselves Think they can change their man Think their man will change Fear being alone Love too deeply Are very loyal Only see the good Are willing to overlook the bad Are willing to overlook the really bad See their bad boy through rose-colored glasses Are convinced they can’t do any better Have bought in to the message, probably from their bad boy, that they’re not good enough Will stay for the social stature Will stay for the money Enjoy the danger and drama Like chaos in their lives Like to think they can fix their bad boy Grew up with chaos so this is comfortable to them Whew!  That was my “off the top of my head” long list.  Ladies, feel free to add your reasons why good women love bad men!

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Unmarried Men, Getting Back to Dating, Give too Much

http://joanjerkovich.com/podcasts/10.19.13/10.19.13Podcast.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSPodcast Segments: Unmarried Men @ 0:00 42yo Male Career vs. Relationship @ 7:11 42yo Male Looking for Love @ 23:12 Get Back to Dating @ 41:59 Inspiring Woman Accomplished This? @ 45:11 Give too Much of Yourself @ 1:00:51 Brought to you by: Hospice of Salina Martinelli’s Little Italy Girls Scouts Dignity Care Home Protandim LifeVantage Bennington State Bank George Jerkovich Photography Circles of the Heartland Stiefel Theatre Smokey Hill Museum

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Uncomfortable Visiting Home with Pets?

Uncomfortable Visiting Home with Pets?

I’m uncomfortable visiting my girlfriend in her home because of her house pets.  I hate it when her cats rub up against my slacks or paw at them because they leave cat hair and snags.  Then, when I try to be friendly to her dog, it licks my hands leaving me feeling like I need to wash them. I hate this! What can I do besides not ever visit her in her home? This is a tough one because your friend probably doesn’t have a clue that you feel this way, and she would probably feel bad if she did.  People who have house pets consider them part of the family and can be every bit as emotionally attached to their pets as they are their human family members!  Pets can bring such solace, comfort and joy to their owners it’s only natural for their owners to love and cherish their dear pets.  Add to that, a pet will never criticize or judge them and is always happy to see them and its no wonder some people find their pets more enjoyable than their human counterparts! Just as pet owners can have very clean homes with well-behaved indoor pets, the opposite can be true.  Approach this from a practical point of view.  If you do go visit your friend be prepared to wear clothes you don’t mind getting a little pet hair on, or tuck your hand sanitizer in your purse.  Don’t feel that you have to interact with her pet.  Owners are usually very attuned to guests who don’t want to interact with their pets and will accommodate you by steering them clear of you.  If these methods don’t appeal to you and you just feel too uncomfortable, plan to meet your friend at the local coffee shop, and

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Military Fiancé Killed in Action?

Military Fiancé Killed in Action?

I was engaged to a military man who was killed in action 18 months ago and I’m trying to move forward with dating again.  What I’m finding in the dating scene is men who just want a sexual relationship or a one-night-stand but not a real relationship.  That’s not me and not what I want.  How do I deal with this and find men who want a real relationship? So sorry for your loss…getting back to dating has to be tough…but I think you know to not compromise your personal values in relationship.  If you are not in to casual sex, don’t go there and don’t waste your time on those man whores who will sleep with anyone and everyone and carry on affairs with several women at once. I guarantee that if they are willing to quickly bed you they are trailing several other women along as well.  Congrats to you for holding fast to your own values and honoring your self respect. How do you meet men who want a real relationship?  It becomes a numbers game.  To improve your chances at winning in love you need to be in the playing field.  Place yourself in positions where you will meet men.  Think outside the box for new and different places to meet men because if you’re not out and about playing the game, there’s no chance of winning.  Elevate your level of play by paying attention to your physical appearance and approach toward men.  Are those at the top of your game?  If so, head out with confidence and a winning attitude. (Geesh-I think my commentary was inspired by my working next to the radio sports guy!) Believe me when I say that there are men out there looking for the same thing you are, relationship.  How

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Too Attractive for Female Friends?

Too Attractive for Female Friends?

I’m a single woman in my 50’s that is often mistaken for much younger.  I work as an actress, have long blonde hair and keep myself up and in shape. When I attend singles functions I have women saying mean things to me and have a difficult time making friends.  Should I give up on making women friends? There has to be a reason that women you don’t know well and have just met are being mean to you. Yes, it could be that they are envious of your attractiveness, but I would venture to say that you give off a vibe (that you are not aware of), that makes them dislike you. You’ve heard that saying, you get what you give?  How are you approaching them?  Do you greet them warmly, smile and show interest in them and their lives?  Do you show a genuine interest in them or do you prance around at these events with an air of superiority and a “look how attractive I am compared to you” attitude? If you have no awareness of how you are perceived by the women at these events, get a female friend or acquaintance to attend with you for the sole purpose of critiquing how you act and the vibe you put off.  What you don’t see or know about yourself you can’t work to fix.  My guess is that if you place more emphasis on inner beauty versus outer beauty you will be headed in the direction of making women friends. Embrace your Personal Power with Life Coaching~ How can you look to women for their inner beauty versus their outer attractiveness? What do you believe in, have passion for or hold dear in your heart? What inner beauty do you hold within?

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Wife Throws Mistress off Cliff

Wife Throws Mistress off Cliff

Yep, that’s exactly what a wife from Peru did to her husband’s mistress!  The mistress escaped serious injury and denied being sexually involved with the husband.  But wait!  There is a video!  In the video you can see her touching him in a way that, most women would agree, only a mistress would!   http://youtu.be/b7PNCOgcTe4 Oh, the mistress, that woman who dates married men in the hopes that they will leave their wives and families for her.  The woman who believes his lies about how he doesn’t like his wife and most certainly doesn’t have sex with her. Or does he? One wife whose marriage broke up over an affair found out that the reason her husband started taking Viagra was that he was trying to keep up in the bedroom with not only her, but two mistresses as well!  All at the same time!  Their marriage ended and he took off with one mistress leaving the other mistress behind.  I understand that the mistress who was left behind was more than pissed off at him.  A bit ironic.  She thought she was the only one he was cheating on his wife with! So, why would a woman choose to date only married men? Listen to the podcast from this weekends show to hear firsthand from a brave woman who opens up about how she has always been attracted to and dated married men.  Her reasons for dating married men might surprise you and you’ll want to hear what she had to say about finding out that she wasn’t his only mistress!  This podcast should come with a warning label that says: Ladies, be on the look-out for the little blue pill… Listen to The Joan Jerkovich Show podcast “Mistresses, Cheaters, Non-Judgmental  Friends” @ http://joanjerkovich.com/2013/10/07/mistresses-cheaters-non-judgemental-friends/

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Mistresses, Cheaters, Non-Judgemental Friends

http://joanjerkovich.com/podcasts/10.5.13/10.5.13Podcast.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSPodcast Segments: Mistress Intrudes on Family Vacations The Mistress Part 1, @ 7:50 The Mistress Part 2, @ 25:45 Cheaters and Cell Phones @ 43:42 Supportive Friend @ 44:49 Stop Judging Friends @ 60:55 Brought to you by: Hospice of Salina Martinelli’s Little Italy Girls Scouts Dignity Care Home Protandim LifeVantage Bennington State Bank George Jerkovich Photography Circles of the Heartland Stiefel Theatre Smokey Hill Museum

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