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5 Ways To Have More Intimate Communication

Liz Higgins | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Liz Higgins

If you are motivated toward having a happy, healthy, and satisfying relationship with your partner, you are probably always looking for ways to improv...

A Couple's First Fight Versus Their 101st Fight

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 06.24.2016 | Comedy

Being in a couples. It's the closest way you can play around the cliff of life without tumbling over the edge, plummeting toward marriage and children...

A Year Ago, Love Won. Here's Proof That It Still Has.

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 08.08.2016 | Queer Voices

“They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right.” It’s been one year since Justice Anthony Kennedy w...

6 Signs You're Settling For Less Than Love

Oprah.com | Pam Masin | Posted 06.21.2016 | OWN

1. The Sign: You've built an invisible border. You thought moving in together would bring you closer -- physically and emotionally. But when you stand...

6 Keys To Keep The Magic In Your Relationship

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Most couples simply stand by and allow the spark of their relationship to fizzle out in time, partly because they believe there's nothing to be done. But with the right actions and added awareness, both partners can rekindle the romantic fire so that it burns more strongly than even in the beginning.

Is This Really My Life? Sorting It Out At Thirtysomething

Alexis Sclamberg | Posted 06.15.2016 | Women
Alexis Sclamberg

You know those moments when you take pause, look around with wonder and think: is this really my life? I had one of those wondrous moments last night. But this all started a little less wondrously.

What A Couple On The Brink Of Divorce Looks Like

Amy Begel | Posted 06.15.2016 | Divorce
Amy Begel

One of the many pleasures of my family therapy practice is when family physician students come to my office to observe. As a long-time teacher in family medicine, I have the ongoing opportunity to share what I know about couple and family dynamics with these young family doctors-in-training.

Get Smart

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

As most of us are all too aware, simply staying together isn't necessarily a measure of success in a marriage. A disturbingly high percentage of those...

Can Couples Survive Infidelity?

Angela Skurtu | Posted 06.10.2016 | HuffPost Home
Angela Skurtu

The big news of this week is about Mohammad Ali's death on June 3, 2016. It was a well known fact about Ali that he cheated multiple times on his wive...

A Woman's Passion Saves Her Marriage

Amy Begel | Posted 06.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Begel

No, I'm not talking about that kind of passion. I've been thinking about the whole "co-dependence" question, which prompted me to share a case from m...

Can a Simple Question Cause a Communication Breakdown?

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Pam Fullerton, psychotherapist and writer Have you ever experienced the following in a relationship? Everything is going well, you f...

Intimacy, a Hierarchy (With Thanks to Abraham Maslow)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.

Marital Chat-iquette

Maria Rodale | Posted 06.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Andeep Singh, documentarian and television and Web video producer It started as a fun informal poll that my husband and I would ask ...

Opposites Distract

Dr. Rebekka Grun | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Dr. Rebekka Grun

A Tale of Two Lives My grandma Ann was a sporty, almost athletic woman who loved to swim. She had learned home economics in an exclusive boarding sch...

We're All 'Codependent'

Amy Begel | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Amy Begel

With some committed exploration--including the courage to look at oneself--a truer, livelier relationship can emerge. When we honor our mutual (voluntary) dependence based on alive, individual voices, with authentic expression of needs and desires, we give "co-dependence" the good name it deserves.

It's Never Too Late to Bring Up Unfinished Business

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 05.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

There is no statue of limitations on past issues and it's never too late to bring up a previously discussed subject. As long as our commitment is to heal the damage and restore trust and harmony, it's likely that the results of our efforts will be deeply and mutually fulfilling!

Why Some Couples Have So Much More Sex Than Others

Science of Us | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

If researchers seem a bit, well, voyeuristic with regard to people's sex lives, there's good reason for it: In heterosexual marriages, the happier people are with their sexual lives, the happier they are with their relationships.

Why Friendships Are Crucial to a Healthy Marriage

Liz Higgins | Posted 05.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Liz Higgins

Your marriage needs a healthy amount of space for each of you to continue being independent of one another. Friendships are a great way for this to stay intact.

Terroll & Nakita - He Got Waxed!

Terroll Lewis & Nakita Johnson | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment
Terroll Lewis & Nakita Johnson

We booked a spa session for Terroll, but not the good relaxing kind. Watch as he got waxed and screamed like a little girl the whole time lol... Plea...

Terroll & Nakita - Make Me Laugh Challenge

Terroll Lewis & Nakita Johnson | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment
Terroll Lewis & Nakita Johnson

What do you get when you mix a mouthful of water with some of our favourite funny impressions of viral videos.. Our version of the 'make me laugh' cha...

Terroll & Nakita - Hair Cut By My Girlfriend

Terroll Lewis & Nakita Johnson | Posted 05.19.2016 | Entertainment
Terroll Lewis & Nakita Johnson

Brace yourselves, I trusted my girlfriend to cut my hair and... Well, you'll see for yourself lol Please Don't Forget To LIKE, SHARE, COMMENT & SUBSC...

Dr. Foster Discusses the Naked Truth About Men and Romance

Stacey Chillemi | Posted 05.18.2016 | Books
Stacey Chillemi

"I've seen a lot of women struggling in their relationship. They want more connection. I wrote the book, in part, to offer these women empathy."

Terroll & Nakita - Chubby Bunny Challenge (Marshmallows & Snapchat)

Terroll Lewis & Nakita Johnson | Posted 05.18.2016 | Entertainment
Terroll Lewis & Nakita Johnson

As always we added our own twist to the 'fluffy/Chubby bunny' marshmallow challenge with plenty laughs and disgusting takes, and also answered a few g...

Terroll& Nakita - Pedicure For My Boyfriend

Terroll Lewis & Nakita Johnson | Posted 05.18.2016 | Entertainment
Terroll Lewis & Nakita Johnson

Pedicure time!! So I decided to surprise Terroll with a trip to the nail salon, where we both had a rose petal pedicure, and boy oh boy was it a plea...

Terroll & Nakita - What's In My Mouth Challenge

Terroll Lewis & Nakita Johnson | Posted 05.18.2016 | Entertainment
Terroll Lewis & Nakita Johnson

We gave in to the 'What's in my mouth challenge', and later delved into a few comments we received on social media which struck up a very interesting ...