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Think You Know How to Communicate? Think Again!

Lulu Salavegsen | Posted 06.29.2015 | 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 06.17.2015 | 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 06.09.2015 | 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 05.30.2015 | 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????

Getting Old Just Got Awesome: Sex Gets Better After 50 Years Of Marriage

Katie Tandy | Posted 05.01.2015 | Comedy
Katie Tandy

Worst title ever, best news ever. Those who wended their way past the 50-year wedded mark report a slight uptick in their sex lives. And! More exciting still, sex frequency of long-married couples continued to rise.

#1 Most Important Ingredient to the Success of Marriage

Scott Gornto | Posted 04.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Scott Gornto

By no means am I suggesting that this is easy, but a healthy and thriving marriage requires hard work from both partners. Sometimes this hard work means each spouse laying down his or her arms and finally admitting, "It's not you. It's me. I messed up. How can we make this better?"

5 Ways To Make Yourself Irresistible To Your Partner -- Again

Your Tango | Sally Collins | Posted 02.20.2015 | Fifty

Here's how to be totally irresistible (again). Does it seem like your partner is not interested in you? You don’t get those texts you used to get...

10 Ways To Improve Your Marriage Without Even Interacting With Your Husband

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 04.21.2015 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

 If you really feel distant or angry, these are often easier options, and they can start changing your perspective for the better so that you're in a more tolerant and positive place when you do try to engage with him in the future.

How I Mistakenly Tried To Keep My 'I've Still Got It' Fantasy Alive

Robin Korth | Posted 04.21.2015 | Fifty
Robin Korth

We should have been in a good place. We weren't. I'd limited myself. I'd held back big parts of me in the six weeks we'd been dating -- an older couple who'd come together with surprise and a lot of 'like' going on.

Keeping Love Together: Breaking Down 3 Myths about Senior Housing for Couples

Amy Bryant | Posted 04.20.2015 | Fifty
Amy Bryant

There are unique misperceptions and challenges involved with the search for senior living options for a couple.

33 Things Women Love Most About Being Married

Vikki Claflin | Posted 04.20.2015 | Fifty
Vikki Claflin

On a recent evening, Hubs and I were sitting out on the deck, sharing a fabulous bottle of Cabernet and quietly enjoying the warm sunset together. Hubs looked over at me and said, "I'm so lucky to be married to you. But sometimes I think you're too classy for me."