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11 Things Happy Couples Don't Do

YourTango | Posted 05.26.2015 | Weddings
YourTango

Happiness in a relationship takes much more than luck.

13 Signs You've Gotten Way Too Comfortable With Your Long-Term Partner

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.22.2015 | Fifty

Most happy long-married or long-term couples will say they'd never trade the comfort and trust they have now for the giddiness and unpredictability of...

5 Ways to Have More Sex (Without It Feeling Like a Chore)

Em & Lo | Posted 05.14.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

What's on your nightstand right now? A stack of books and magazines, an alarm clock, a tube of Chapstick, a box of Kleenex, your iPhone? Now, how about your sex toys, where are they?

Taking One For the Team

MiddleSexy | Posted 05.13.2015 | Weddings
MiddleSexy

Do you sometimes take one for the team? You know, those times when you have sex with your partner when you don't really want to? You're tired or you just did your hair or you ate too much for dinner and feel like you're going to burst.

Redefining Divorce: A Tribute to Family a Video Montage (Part 3)

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 05.08.2015 | Divorce
Lulu Salavegsen

First off, I want to say "Thank you" to all those who have reached out. Strangers, friends, people from all over the country and world have been sending the kindest and sweetest words

10 Ways To Predict If Couples Counseling Will Save Your Marriage

Becky Whetstone, Ph.D., "Doctor Becky" | Posted 05.06.2015 | Divorce
Becky Whetstone, Ph.D.,

Talking about being willing to fight and do anything to save your relationship is easier said than done.

Redefining Divorce: A Tribute to Us (Part 2)

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 05.06.2015 | Divorce
Lulu Salavegsen

I look back now, and perhaps I'm only "knee-deep "in myself for the first time ever now. I still have so much to know, but my goal is to one day, hopefully, be fully submerged in whoever "I am" and who I'm "meant to be."

Think You Know How to Communicate? Think Again!

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 04.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Lulu Salavegsen

Stay open. Try having a learning mind and you may discover how unbelievable you can be if you truly understand, take the time, and hear what is being said. You may learn something new about yourself if you say and own what you feel, but also listen with respect to what the other feels is their truth, and how they say it.

Surviving 25 Years of Marriage Is New to Millennials But Still Works in the New Millennium

Jenny Triplett | Posted 04.17.2015 | Weddings
Jenny Triplett

Currently halfway into my 25th year of marriage, I keep hearing about how it is something of the past; marriage that is. I keep hearing that people are just shacking up these days and not making things legal.

World's Most Romantic Honeymoon Treats

Jane Anderson | Posted 04.09.2015 | Travel
Jane Anderson

You're planning your honeymoon and you feel like you deserve some VIP treatment. Just how extravagant can things get?

12 Great Relationships That Never Happened

Posted 04.16.2015 | Entertainment

Remember the time that C.J. and Toby finally realized they were madly in love and began a romantic relationship that went down in favorite-TV-couples ...

10 Thoughts You Have Before Moving In With A Significant Other

Samantha Matt | Posted 03.30.2015 | Women
Samantha Matt

"Moving in together isn't a big deal. We basically spend every night together anyway. What could be different?" Good one.

As His Wife Goes Blind, Loving Husband Secretly Does This Sweet Gesture Every Day

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 04.02.2015 | Good News

Unconditional love knows no boundaries. In this short film called “Blind Devotion,” produced by the Jubilee Project, we see a married couple r...

How to Survive Long Road Trips

Quora | Posted 05.26.2015 | Travel
Quora

Set a limit to how many hours that you will drive that day and stick to it - I will only drive 10-12 hours a day maximum during winter hours and 12-14 during summer (More daylight. I don't care for driving alone at night) Even if I make better time than expected, I will not drive any farther in a single day.

10 Habits Of Happy Couples

Carly Spindel | Posted 05.25.2015 | Women
Carly Spindel

Small gestures like holding hands or putting your arm around each other increases closeness, which is always a factor in the lives of happy couples. When you hold hands, you're subconsciously reminding yourself that you care about each other.

I Dated A Married Couple

Ravishly | Posted 05.23.2015 | Women
Ravishly

After each date, I feel the urge to call someone, to tell them what I just did, to brag. That I wanted to do something that seemed porny, unattainable, and weird. And I got it. I'm getting it. I'm getting it on the regular. It's the most overtly sexual life choice I've ever made, and it's fun.

Is Divorce the Best Option for Older Americans?

Rev. Amy Ziettlow | Posted 05.16.2015 | Divorce
Rev. Amy Ziettlow

As modern aging has come to be defined by living longer with chronic care needs, and providing long-term care has shifted to the public sector, with two thirds of long term care services paid for by Medicaid, loving spouses may be forced to divorce. The future of elder care may depend on it.

This Is What Happens When Couples Try To Wear 'Undies For Two'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.14.2015 | Weddings

Ever thought about what it would be like to actually wear Fundies, aka couples' underwear with four legs holes? We didn't think so. BuzzFeed asked ...

10 Everyday Relationship Issues That Aren't Worth Freaking Out About

Winifred M. Reilly | Posted 05.13.2015 | Weddings
Winifred M. Reilly

One of the best parts of my job as a couples therapist is that I get to deliver good news. Couples come in fearing that their marriage is too far gone to fix, and I get to tell them it's not.

Rebalancing Our Retirement Portfolio and Our 40-Year Relationship

Steve Schullo and Dan Robertson | Posted 05.12.2015 | Gay Voices
Steve Schullo and Dan Robertson

We consider ourselves extremely lucky that we are both interested in managing our finances without an expensive adviser and wonder why so many people whether single or attached don't. With many couples it is usually one who is trying to get his or her spouse interested, or the differences are similar to ours, one is overly aggressive and the other is overly conservative.

If You Really Love Your Partner, You'll Take This Advice

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 05.12.2015 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

The best way to keep your relationship going strong in midlife is to keep you and your partner healthy. Although many people think about a healthy lifestyle in terms of benefiting their own bodies and minds, they may not realize just how much they can do to benefit their partners, and vice versa.

Let Me Explain What I Mean

Dennis S. Lerner | Posted 05.11.2015 | Weddings
Dennis S. Lerner

This is the first in an occasional series on the critical issue of effective communication between the members of a couple, an issue that is too, complex, has too, many dimensions, and is too, important to be dealt with in one post.

Little Kid Absolutely Cannot Deal With The Bride And Groom's First Kiss

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.10.2015 | Weddings

When you kiss at your wedding everyone should cheer, right? Not according to this kid. As captured by the wedding photographer, the bride and groo...

5 Things Long-Lasting Couples Do Differently

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 03.06.2015 | Fifty

The couple that plays together stays together? The couple that prays together stays together? When asked what keeps their relationship loving and last...

The Worst Couples You Meet On Vacation

Thrillist | Posted 05.03.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

There are horrible people everywhere when you travel. On the plane. On the beach. In restaurants. But what happens when those horrible people... GET TOGETHER????