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How to Make Time for Love

How to Make Time for Love

With our hectic schedules dictating our every movement, it can feel like our careers and appointments are consuming just about every waking moment we have. This leaves little time for our self, let alone time for love. Whether you are in a relationship, or are still searching for “the one,” it’s important to take back control of your life and make time for love a priority. Just follow these tips to help you regain that control back.

Take advantage of technology

Use it to connect with your loved one throughout the day – and this doesn’t just mean sending a quick text. Apps such as FaceTime provide a more personal touch to communicating with your partner, and shows that you want to etch out some time during those hectic workdays, just to have a little face-to-face time.

Make the most out of your weekends

Don’t let your weekends be consumed with household tasks and chores. The key to love is putting in some effort, and that means adding in a bit of fun to your down time. On the weekends, plan for a special night out, or even a brunch date followed by some time browsing the boutiques along the boardwalk. Whatever your interests may be, carve out time in your weekends for a little fun with your loved one – keep it fresh.

Plan a date night during the week

Put aside one special day during the week – Wednesdays and Thursdays, for example, tend to be popular for a mid-week pick me up – and set it aside as your time together. Neither meetings nor any appointments may trump this evening – make it a priority. And this doesn’t mean that you need to spend a lot of money. Look around at local hot spots – maybe your local oyster house has Wednesday Buck-A-Shucks, or the local pub has Dirty Bingo Thursdays. There are plenty of options if you feel strapped for cash, or want some sort of activity to smooth out any awkward silences. Or unwind at home. Enhance the night and have better sex with Forta’s premium line of products for boosting male libido and boosting female libido.

Make time to reconnect with your friends

They are, after all, your best allies and most promising connection – most of the time – for introducing you to some potential relationship contenders. Your friends know your nuances and what type of people would be most suitable for you. So carve out time to see them and you never know who they might just introduce you to next.

Finding that balance between work and personal time is essential for improving your quality of life – especially if you want to make time for love. By simply making it a priority, the likelihood of finding love and keeping it, become far more realistic.

Planning a Romantic Winter Getaway

Planning a Romantic Winter Getaway

Creating a getaway for your special someone can seem a bit challenging during the winter. But if you do your research, you will find that winter can offer some of the most magical backdrops for that perfect romantic winter getaway. No matter the destination, here are a few important factors to consider before booking.

Budget

It doesn’t matter how fancy the destination may be, your partner won’t be impressed when they realize the obscene amount of money you’ve spent. Romance doesn’t require you to spend a large sum of money. Even the smallest of gestures can have your partner swooning, as long as you’ve put some thought and effort into them. Map out a budget that is reasonable and won’t leave a gaping dent in your wallet.

Be thoughtful

Plan what will be enjoyable for both you and your partner. It’s important to consider what your loved one will actually enjoy. Maybe you like the idea of buying some ski passes and hitting the slopes, but maybe your partner would instead prefer a little spa time followed by some R&R together, relaxing in a hot tub. You don’t have to pre-plan every activity, especially if you are unsure of what they will like. It doesn’t hurt to have some options available for your partner to choose from. This shows that you care and want to make the most out of your time together. Thoughtfulness includes preparing in advance – don’t forget to stock up on your supply of sexual enhancement supplements for men, Forta for Women (sexual enhancement supplement for women), and Forta’s premium selection of sex toys and high-quality lube options.

Ensure the timing is right

No matter how planned and prepped your special getaway may be, it will flounder if the timing is not right. If work is hectic, or if the family is grieving, or if there are any indicators that leave you unsure about selecting the right time – simply ask your partner. Surprises can be great, but if certain life events leave you unsure, there is no harm in asking whether they mind if you steal them away for a weekend. You still have the details to surprise them with. So if you are questioning the timing, work it into a conversation and ask for their opinion.

Don’t let the stress of planning a romantic winter getaway overwhelm you. If you simply follow these guidelines and keep your partner in mind during each step, you are guaranteed to have them impressed and gleaming from love. And remember, when in doubt, it’s always a better option to ask your loved one what they prefer. This shows that you care about what they think and that you want to make your time together special.

Reconnect on Valentine’s Day

Reconnect on Valentine’s Day

The grind of everyday life can take a toll on our relationships. From our laptops to our constant blinking phones – it can be difficult to maintain the spark that once connected us in the first place. So why not use Valentines Day to reconnect? Help rekindle that spark by following a few of these quick tips.

Catch them off guard

Surprise your loved one by actually celebrating this special day of love. For many couples, the idea of celebrating Valentine’s Day is overrated or often seen as a waste of money. In fact, it takes no time at all to find couples that shun the idea of participating in any Valentine’s Day celebrations. However, despite what your partner may say, it’s hard not to feel any tinge of disappointment when this day comes around without having any special recognition from your loved one.

So why not completely catch them off guard with a surprise Valentine’s Day date? Despite even the biggest Valentine’s Day “haters”, you can’t deny the emotion that comes with any real, thoughtful gesture. Romance is the key for reconnecting. This doesn’t mean that you need to fork out your entire paycheque to purchase roses or book a fancy restaurant. Simple gestures such as cooking a meal at home and popping a bottle of wine can be every bit as romantic. Enhance the night with premium products from Forta, including Forta for Women, Forta Daily, Forta Testo+, Forta XPLOAD, Forta Extended. Browse our selection of high-quality sex toys and lubes, including tasty watermelon, vanilla, and strawberry – pick your favourites!

Plan something that you both used to love

Maybe it was the drive-in movies, or skating on the pond, or simply taking a drive to lie out beneath the sky. Incorporate something that you both used to love doing together. Rekindle those moments and memories while creating some new ones. You can easily do this – for example – by finding the nearest drive-in theatre and bring along a little basket of goods to share. Or grab a blanket and plan for a picnic under the stars.

Reminisce about the past

Reminiscing about the past can become a form of foreplay. By stirring up old memories and talking about the “good old days,” it helps remind us of who and what we fell in love with. It also makes us feel good, and recreates the desire and intimacy that was once thriving. Utilize the energy of Valentine’s Day to help you reminisce and reconnect.

Celebrating your relationship on a day that’s etched out for love doesn’t diminish your intentions. On the contrary, it can allow you to reconnect with your partner by putting time aside especially for them to show that they still mean just as much. By incorporating elements of surprise, together with memories that make you both smile, the spark that once captured you both will be undeniably rekindled.

Why February is the Sexiest Month of the Year

Why February is the Sexiest Month of the Year

There’s no denying it – February is sexy. From Valentine’s Day, to the frosty cold nights, this month is the perfect time for cozying up with your lover and catching up on some romance. If you’ve lost a bit of that fiery passion, here are a few reminders on why you should make the most out of the sexiest month of the year.

Baby, it’s cold outside

Which means it’s warm and cozy inside. With a wintery wonderland setting the stage, there’s no better time or reason to curl up under the covers with your loved one. Light up some candles, pour some wine, throw on the fire and lean in a little closer to stay warm. And with Valentine’s Day around the corner, you can bet there won’t be a shortage of movies to inspire some extra romance. February is the month of love, so it’s the best time to invest in a better sex life. Forta’s premium line of products can help boost libido, enhance desire, and help you have better sex.

Wintery Paradise

If you’re looking to throw a little spice and adventure into the mix, February offers you the best time to take your partner on some unique and tantalizing getaways.

For example, the Hotel du Glace located near Quebec City emerges every winter in a stunning display of mystical wonder. With everything made from ice, you can cozy up with a drink by the bar and head back to your suite for some sexy time beneath the fur blankets. Or if you’re feeling more active, you can rent out a cabin near your favourite ski lodge, take the skis out on the slopes and head back inside to enjoy some R&R time in the hot tub together. There are so many options to offer some exciting adventure and intimate time together.

Valentine’s Day

Of course, we can’t forget about Valentine’s Day. What’s sexier than a day that is dedicated to love? Between the flowers, the chocolates and varying levels of cheese displayed throughout your favourite Valentine’s Day movie – you can’t help but fall into this trance. Love is in the air no matter which way you turn, and there’s nothing quite as sexy as that special someone planning an evening or meal that’s dedicated to you.

February might seem like the coldest month of the year, but with the cold comes the need for extra warmth. With the excitement of Valentine’s Day permeating throughout the month, along with the desire to cozy up by the fire, it gives you all the more reason to get closer to your partner. There’s just something about the cold wintery nights that make the warmth of your loved one seem that much sexier.

Signs you're in love

5 Signs You’re In Love

We grow up hearing other people telling us what it’s really like to be “in love,” and that when it happens to us, we’ll “just know.” Even though we expect it, this isn’t always the case. With the abundance of choice in this day and age, it can often be very difficult to really know whether or not our partner is the one for us. Perhaps they have a few annoying little habits that can annoy us like crazy, or maybe the bickering over the housework between you both is making you re-consider your decisions. So, if you’re a little unsure how to tell whether you’re in love or not, here are five signs that you most definitely are in love.

You Don’t Think About Your Ex

Being single is usually accompanied by a niggling feeling based on whether or not you and your ex should’ve broken up in the first place. However, whether you’re in a new relationship or you’ve been together for a while, if you don’t think about your ex anymore, that’s a rather convincing sign that you’re well and truly in love.

You Can’t Stop Thinking About Them

If you find that everything seems to remind you of your other half, even the most unlikely of things throughout your day, then you’re more than likely in love with them. People often say that when you’re in love, you won’t be able to go a day without thinking about them, and this is so true. If your partner is the first thing you think about when you wake up and the last thing you think about at night, you’re either infatuated with them or head over heels in love.

You Put Their Needs Before Your Own

Being in love with someone is all about putting them before yourself, and thinking about their wants and needs, really taking them into consideration. So, if you find yourself doing something to benefit your partner rather than yourself, it’s because you truly, genuinely care about them and what they want.

You Love Their Little Quirks

If he/she has any weird little habits and you find them inexplicably adorable, this is probably because you’re in love with them. If you find yourself smiling every time you see them carry out these odd little quirks, then it’s definitely more than just a fling.

You Don’t Notice Other People

If you’ve been a flirt all your life, but suddenly you notice you don’t look at other men/women in the street any more, this is because your partner is way more important to you than you realized.

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Finding your soulmate

Attract Your Soul Mate

The term “soul mate” dates all the way back to the 15th Century, but the actual idea of a soul mate goes back even further than that. The oldest story of two soul mates is that of Osiris and Isis, the brother and sister/husband and wife who lived together in Ancient Egypt. The concept of soul mates exists in other cultures, too, and the Yiddish term “bashert” means your pre-destined partner; the one you’re meant to be with.

In this modern and technological day and age, the idea of finding a soul mate can quite often seem pretty slim. We tend to feel lots of competition with others thanks to social media, and there’s never been so much choice in any generation before us. The Internet allows us to socialize with people from all over the world, and it’s quite common these days to text lots of people at once and flirt aimlessly, without actually pursuing a real, meaningful relationship. We go on dates with different people on a monthly basis, and we might have to nail it down to just one person to have “something more” with, more often than we’d like. So how on earth can we even think about the concept finding our “soul mate”? Well, here are a few ways you can start.

Make a List

The first thing you should do when in doubt about anything is writing about it. Writing allows you to release your emotions and get your feelings, hopes, aspirations and dreams down on paper. So the first thing you should do when attempting to attract a soul mate is to write a list. What type of person are you looking for as a soul mate? Which qualities in a person could benefit you? Writing a list of what you do and don’t want will help to establish the sort of person you’re looking to attract into your life.

Release Your Expectations

It’s important to think of your list as a letter to spirit. You’ve written it down, you’ve sent your requests for a soul mate – now, you need to let it go and wait patiently. Just have faith that you have been heard, and that your wishes will be granted.

Listen to Your Gut

When you meet someone new, always listen to your gut, and look out for any intuitive signs. A sign that you’ve met your potential soul mate could be a wave of chills, an instant feeling of attraction, or butterflies in your stomach. When they say you “just know” when you’ve met your soul mate, they are talking about these little signs and gut instincts. On the other hand, pay attention to any negative gut instincts you have about people. They are almost always right.

Pay Attention to Déjà Vu

When you meet your soul mate, you’ll feel all sorts of different things – and déjà vu is one of them. Pay close attention to any signs of déjà vu, or synchronicities. These are when two paths effortlessly connect at perfect timing – people often meet their soul mate through one in a million synchronicities.

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Snowstorm

Don’t Let a Snowstorm Stop Love!

Many of us who live in cold parts of the country will know all too well the struggle of debating whether or not to cancel a date when it’s supposed to be snowing. The majority of us end up cancelling the dates, feeling pretty blue about it in the process, since there’s nothing we can do about it! However, this doesn’t always have to be the case. In fact, there are many handy little ways in which we can still do the date, despite the fact there’s a snowstorm outside. Don’t let a snowstorm stop love!

Plan a Skype Date

Okay, so this first one might seem rather “out of the ordinary,” but it’s actually a fantastic idea. Just because there’s a snowstorm outside, it doesn’t mean you have to cancel your date! Instead, you can go on an unconventional “virtual” date. Take advantage of modern technology like Skype or FaceTime, dress up nicely, pour yourself a glass of wine, and video call your date. Voila!

Answer 36 Love Questions

Providing you live with your other half, the 36 love questions by psychologist Dr. Aron can be an incredibly fun activity to do while you’re both stuck indoors during a snowstorm. Dr. Aron suggests that this exercise can make you fall in love with anybody – so, if you’re feeling in a bit of a “relationship rut,” or if you’d just like a fun activity to do with your partner, this is an awesome idea.

Watch a Movie on Netflix

Let’s face it – is there anything better to do when you’re stuck indoors? We think not. Cuddle up on the sofa with your beau, a blanket and a bottle of wine, and choose a movie or series to watch together on Netflix. Relaxing together like this can be a great way to re-connect.

Write Love Notes

In this technological day and age, the concept of writing a letter by hand can very easily be forgotten. Instead, we opt for calling or texting our other half, rather than pouring our feelings out onto paper. So, if you’re both stuck inside during a snowstorm, write each other sentimental love notes and seal them in an envelope. Then, when you’re both ready, open them. This cute little activity will make you fall in love all over again!

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New Years Resolution

New Year’s Resolutions: Love Edition

With the month of January almost coming to a close, perhaps you may be finding that you’re not exactly sticking to your New Year’s resolutions like you originally thought you would. So, why not establish some New Year’s resolutions that are a little easier to keep, and still just as beneficial? Whether you’ve been with your other half for a short time, have just moved in together, or have been together for as long as you can remember, a few love-related New Year’s resolutions are a fantastic idea. Here are a few awesome New Year’s resolutions that will leave your significant other wondering what he/she did to be so lucky.

Make Date Night a Priority

With the pressures of daily life and the pressures of work, we can often forget just how important it is to set aside a time every now and then for us and our other halves. A good resolution to combat this is to make date night a priority, and set a date once every couple of weeks to go to a nice restaurant, have a walk in the park together, or go on a day out to a nearby town. If once every two weeks is difficult for you both because of your schedules, make sure you go on a date night at least once a month. Come back home and find intimate connection, thanks in part to Forta’s product line including sexual enhancement supplements for men and women.

Write, Write, Write

Many people underestimate the effectiveness of writing things down, but writing is actually handy in all aspects of life. Make a New Year’s resolution to write down something you love about your spouse daily, or something that you’re grateful to them for. Fold the pieces of paper up, and pop them into a jar. Do this every day for one year, or until Christmas or your spouse’s birthday, at least. A gift like this is so personal and thoughtful and they’re bound to absolutely love it.

Tell Them Your Feelings

If you’re not much of a writer, here’s a super easy and rewarding resolution for you. Or, perhaps you could combine this and the writing resolution together – it’s your choice. Make it your aim to tell your spouse at least once a day how much you love them, or give them a compliment. It’s been scientifically proven that giving someone a compliment can make us feel happier, too!

Work Together

If you’re prone to not sticking to your goals and falling off the wagon more often than you’d like to, perhaps it’s a good idea to make a New Year’s resolution with your other half. Whether you both decide to go to the gym at least once a week together, or cut back on fatty, sugary foods together, you’ll find that resolutions are way easier when you have the support of someone you love.

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Why Nothing Beats Winter Romance

Let’s face it – there really is nothing better than arriving home from the cold outside to a warm, cozy home with that special someone waiting for you. Nothing beats cuddling up on a freezing cold winter’s night under a blanket by the fire, drinking a glass of red wine with your sweetheart. Sure, scenes like this are typical in Hollywood movies – but moments like this are just as awesome in real life. Here are just a few reasons why absolutely nothing beats romance in the winter season.

You Can Keep Each Other Warm

Yep – having your other half by your side in the winter is definitely a good thing, since they’re always there to exchange body heat with you when it’s super cold outside. A kiss on an icy day outside, a snuggle on the sofa – there is nothing quite like it.

Christmas Is Super Sentimental

Christmas is all about love, love, love. Exchanging gifts with your partner, kissing under the mistletoe, putting up the Christmas tree and singing carols together – amazing! Christmas is the perfect time of year to show your special someone just how much you love them and care about them.

There’s An Excuse To Stay Indoors

We all have those mornings in which we want nothing more than to stay in bed and eat breakfast with our beau, watch a movie, and generally enjoy each other’s company. Well, what better time to do so than in winter? At least there’s the bitter cold outside to use as an excuse to stay indoors!

You Can Go On Romantic Dates

Winter is the perfect season to take advantage of all the romantic indoor dates you can go on. Go ice skating together hand in hand at the local rink, or head to a cute Christmas market to get some of the gift shopping out of the way. Winter is also the perfect time to make the cinema your second home, since it’s so warm and cozy inside! Believe it or not, there are lots of awesome date ideas that are so much better in the winter time.

It’s The Perfect Time To Spice Up Your Sex Life

All that time indoors together is surely going to lead to more sex, right? Take advantage of those romantic nights in front of the TV by the fire, and take your sex life to a whole new level. Try new things, experiment a little, and use the opportunity to do a bit of winter exercise! With a little bit of an adventurous spirit, it’s easy to have better sex in the winter – especially with help from your friends at Forta.

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5 Signs You Adore Your Partner

Surprisingly, there are many couples out there, married or unmarried, who assume that cherishing your other half stops at saying “I love you” a few times a week. In fact, this is really not the case. In order to cherish and love your partner fully and wholeheartedly, there are lots of steps you should take to improve your relationship, both in the short term, and in the long term, too. On the other hand, there are many people out there who know exactly how to behave, think and act, to show their partner that they absolutely adore them. Here are five signs that you’re one of those people.

You Embrace Thoughtful Gestures

Doing thoughtful and considerate things for your other half is a definite sign that he or she is super important to you. If you wake up each morning and make them a coffee without even thinking twice about it, if you help them often with household tasks, or if you surprise them once a week with a cute little gift, they are bound to feel pretty adored by now. They say it’s all about the little things in life, and they are right.

You Take Interest In Their Thoughts

If you push away their thoughts or opinions when they share them with you, then you need to stop that right now. On the other hand, if you take an interest in their thoughts and welcome their views and opinions with an open mind, even if you don’t agree with them, then this is a sure sign you adore your other half. Show that you admire and respect your partner by paying attention to their views and feelings.

You Make Sure You’re There For Them

A sign that you’re completely in love with your partner is if you make sure you’re always there for them when they’re going through a tough time. Even if they put up a front and act like they can handle it, you drop everything just to be a shoulder to cry on for them, if the time comes that they need one. Everyone should feel loved and supported in a relationship, and being there for someone is essential for this.

You Put Them First

Unfortunately, there are too many people in this world who put themselves first instead of other people. A good sign that you love your partner is if you always seem to put them before yourself, even if you don’t realize it. If you don’t already do this, then show your partner you love them by asking them what they’d like to eat, where they’d like to go, and what they’d like to do. Put their interests before your own for a change, and you’ll notice the difference immediately.

You Speak Uplifting Words To Them

Telling your other half daily how beautiful you think they are or how glad you are that you have them in your life can make the world of difference. Speaking uplifting words to your partner is a great way to boost their happiness and confidence, and can really show them just how loved they are.