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Healthy Relationships

5 Reasons Fitness Is Important In Dating And Relationships

Holly Sidell | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Holly Sidell

If it's a priority to you, then I think dating someone as activity and fitness minded as yourself has the more likely potential to lead to a successful long-term relationship than otherwise. Here's why:

He's Not A White Knight -- He's A Human Being

Kristen Brown | Posted 07.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kristen Brown

You will be the reason he becomes all that he is meant to be and the reason he will protect his kingdom at all costs.

12 Vacation Ideas To ReCharge Your Couple

Mario & Diane Cloutier | Posted 07.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mario & Diane Cloutier

As a couple, it's very easy to get lost in the day-to-day craziness of things. There's so much to do, so many people to take care of and a plethora of deliverables to be accountable for. So how do you stay relevant as a couple?

The 5 Most Dangerous Myths About Narcissism (Part 2)

Dr. Craig Malkin | Posted 07.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Craig Malkin

A few weeks ago, I shared part one of the five most dangerous myths about narcissism. As I prepared to post part two, a sixth myth occurred to me (a l...

Faux vs. Full: Is Your 'True Love' Faking It?

Suzannah Galland | Posted 07.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suzannah Galland

Imagine you are carrying around a faux Prada bag you bought for six dollars in Chinatown. It looks real. It feels real. But how long can you keep conv...

Why Should I Make The Effort?

Homaira Kabir | Posted 07.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

Early on in my work with women, helping them live life with purpose and engagement, I was struck by how those who were in unhappy romantic relationshi...

Healthy Relationships Require Healthy Boundaries

Karen McMahon | Posted 07.08.2016 | Divorce
Karen McMahon

We need boundaries to experience healthy loving relationships. Yet so many of us did not grow up in families that exhibited healthy boundaries. In fact, we may have experienced quite the opposite and not even understand what a boundary is.

The Unexpected Lesson I Learned About Pleasuring My Husband

Pam Costa | Posted 07.06.2016 | Women
Pam Costa

What I really learned is that the absolute most effective way to turn on my partner is to be confident and enthusiastic. Seriously, this woman was so INTO what she was doing and so INTO her partner that it would still would have been hot if she was slathering his cock with peanut butter while reading him the federal tax code.

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.

How to Get Over Your Breakup - Without Playing the Villain

Suzannah Galland | Posted 06.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suzannah Galland

You're all torn up, but you're finally ready to let go of a past love... Until those nagging thoughts intrude again, and suddenly what is true and wha...

Why Would Anybody Engage In Polyamory? The Research Might Surprise You!

Gleb Tsipursky | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Gleb Tsipursky

This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by prov...

How To Turn Attraction Into A Real Relationship

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

When spring springs, so do relationships. If we're single, we look forward to this season of growth with the hope that our human bonds will blossom, t...

A Powerful Tool To Stay Peaceful In A Bad Relationship

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 06.08.2016 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Some lousy relationships we just can't quit. And often we don't know where our partner begins and we end, which can create pain and chaos. If our partner criticizes or walls himself off or lies or cheats or mopes or is just generally shitastic we often think it's our fault.

6 Times You Should Consider Pink Slipping Your Friends

Jill Ginsberg | Posted 06.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Jill Ginsberg

Be honest with your friends and communicate your concerns with them when they aren't living up to expectations. If their head is really in the friendship game, they'll likely step up and make some changes.

How to Dig Yourself Out of an Argument

Uma Viswanathan | Posted 06.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Uma Viswanathan

They've said hurtful things you know they don't mean. You've said things you know you're going to regret tomorrow. You want to win this thing (you have a point to prove, dammit!) but a part of you doesn't even care anymore. You just want it to be over.

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...

How To Know If You've Found The One | Posted 06.09.2016 | Healthy Living

By: Lodro Rinzler Are you dating someone new or wondering about the future of your current relationship? Take this sage advice into consideration bef...

Sorry, There's No Such Thing As An 'Ideal Partner'

Kyle Benson | Posted 06.03.2016 | Divorce
Kyle Benson

Anyone who finds themselves in a dysfunctional relationship will either try to make their partner "perfect" by changing them, or try to change themsel...

How to NOT Marry the Wrong Person

Beatty Cohan, MSW, LCSW, AASECT | Posted 05.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Beatty Cohan, MSW, LCSW, AASECT

Women everywhere are blogging and talking about Alain de Botton's article in the New York Times, "Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person." After reading ...

A Simple 'Brain Trick' for Dealing With Mean People

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 05.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

So give it a try, when your boss goes off on you, or your mother-in-law criticizes your mothering. Consider that an injured part of them makes them mean. Don't take it personally. Take a deep breath, detach.

3 Things You Need to Know Before Seeing a Relationship Therapist

Isiah McKimmie | Posted 05.19.2016 | Women
Isiah McKimmie

Last week I received an email from a new client. It read: "I saw your posts on Facebook a year ago, and I'm finally ready to come and see you..." I...

How to Stop People-Pleasing

Jen Smith | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Jen Smith

Are you a People-Pleaser? Are you someone who always puts other peoples' feelings above your own or someone who makes the pursuit of other peoples hap...

Feeling Needy? How to Move Forward

Jen Smith | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Jen Smith

Neediness as described by The Free Dictionary is: 1. Being in need; impoverished. 2. Wanting or needing affection, attention, or reassurance, especia...

How To Deal With an Energy Vampire

Jen Smith | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Jen Smith

Do you find that some people in your life lift you up whereas others pull you down or leave you drained? No one is positive 100% of the time, but if y...

How to Deal With Guilt Trips

Jen Smith | Posted 05.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Jen Smith

Continuing to jump to a guilt trippers tune, reinforces their bad behavior and that they can get what they want via this route and is crazy making for you in the meantime! Here's a few ideas about how to deal with guilt trips in a healthy way: