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The Lowdown On Breakups: How to Spot a DUD

Christina Pesoli | Posted 01.26.2015 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

To understand a DUD (deliberate under-dating) breakup, you have to rewind the story of the person suffering from it -- because behind every person suffering from a DUD breakup, there's usually an earlier breakup that set the stage.

Do You Fight Fair?

Dr. Wendy Rice | Posted 01.23.2015 | Weddings
Dr. Wendy Rice

There are some people who get ugly and abusive when they argue, and there are others who can discuss and argue and be productive.

Can I Ever Trust Men Again?

Tanner Kennedy | Posted 01.23.2015 | Women
Tanner Kennedy

You are what you attract. These men are simply of reflection of yourself. There is something that has happened that has caused you not to fully trust yourself to care for, protect and nurture your own heart. The foundation of any amazing relationship starts with self-love.

You've Grown as a Person, He Hasn't: What Happens to the Relationship?

Kristen Houghton | Posted 01.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Kristen Houghton

Changing and growing as a couple, as well as individually, is a crucial key to a maintaining a strong, healthy relationship. While the safety of familiarity and a certain amount of sameness are necessary and comforting to you both, new ideas and opinions add spice to your partnership and help to keep it fresh and exciting.

Yoga-tta Acclimate to Be Bendy

Melissa Nordin | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Melissa Nordin

YBeBendy tackles the question: Is it safe to practice yoga after exposure to extreme cold? When I began research on this topic, I was struck silent...

Some Honest Health Advice for the New Year: Tell the Truth

Ali Cherry | Posted 01.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Ali Cherry

The more willing we are to tell the truth about how we feel, what we see and what we want, the easier it becomes and the more likely we are to realize the health benefits - to our bodies, to our relationships and yes, even to our businesses. Telling the truth is the honest path to better health.

Time, Love and Truth in a Contemplative Culture

Lauren E. Galvan | Posted 01.06.2015 | Women
Lauren E. Galvan

While this breakup is going to be a difficult journey, and while I still care for and love my ex-boyfriend, the best part is that, now, I have all the time in the world to myself. I'm free of wanting. And I'm free of waiting.

Marriage: A Transgender Man's Perspective

Robi Ludwig, Psy.D. | Posted 01.06.2015 | Gay Voices
Robi Ludwig, Psy.D.

What happened after he met the love of his life and got engaged? Fortunately, Ryan, agreed to indulge my inquisitiveness and answer some of the questions I had about his life, his marriage and being a husband, as a transgender man.

Friendly Fire: Why We Can Be Harshest With the Ones We Love Most

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Miriam Ava

Often, we're most critical with the ones with love most. We're extra sensitive to certain characteristics, express annoyance toward particular hab...

Is Your Relationship Unhealthy? 2 Questions To Ask

Posted 01.05.2015 | Dr. Phil

In his “Tip of the Day,” Dr. Phil explains that we need to constantly reassess if our relationship as a couple is working. How do you do that? “...

Why I'm Finally Ready For An Emotional Attachment After Years Of Hot Sex

Erica Jagger | Posted 12.31.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

I've never been one to make New Year's Resolutions. The word 'resolution' just feels like it's meant to be broken, and what's the point of setting yourself up for failure?

3 Things to Remember When You're Trying to Fix Your Breakup

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 12.29.2014 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

When breakups happen, we have the tendency to go into a mode where we obsess over all of our mistakes and wish that we had done things differently.

How Grace and Guts Help Us to Get Up and Leave

Dana O'Dell | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Dana O'Dell

I participated in a controversial conversation recently about why we [women] tend hang onto people and situations that no longer serve us, such as job...

Why Your Career Is Ruining Your Relationship

Alexis Pierce | Posted 01.20.2015 | Women
Alexis Pierce

There's nothing better than being appreciated and respected for your professional success by your partner. Use these steps to bring your best to both aspects of your life so you can give yourself and your partner more freedom to love and be loved.

Divorce Confidential: Crafting a Creative Pet Parenting Plan

Caroline Choi | Posted 01.19.2015 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

It's no surprise pet parents are becoming a lot more serious about pet custody. The need to divide this member of your home can be painful and hold so much more value than the division of material possessions.

Divorce Confidential: Tips for a Healthy Marriage

Caroline Choi | Posted 01.14.2015 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Just because you're married, doesn't mean dating goes out the window. It's easy to find yourself in the same monotonous routine once you're married, especially given all the new responsibilities you may face as a couple and as parents.

What to Do When You Feel Disconnected from Your Partner

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 01.14.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

Before checking emails or answering phone calls, take the time to simply just be with your partner. Enjoy early morning hugs and kisses without thinking about all the stuff you have to do. Focus completely on the present moment of just being with them.

5 Ways to Stop Attracting Toxic People

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

A while back I found myself in a conversation with someone about the topic of being around toxic people -- or, as I prefer to call it, people who exhi...

5 Ways To Know It's Time To Move On

James Russell Lingerfelt | Posted 12.30.2014 | Women
James Russell Lingerfelt

Having an optimistic approach to dating isn't necessarily a bad thing. It only becomes problematic when we can no longer see a situation for what it truly is and recognize when it's time to walk away.

How to Stop Your Addiction to Your Ex

Pamela Dussault | Posted 12.30.2014 | Divorce
Pamela Dussault

Ever since I once wrote an article on how to tell the difference between addictive love and genuine love, I've received pleas for help from people who want to stop the anguish and torment that result from addictive love. This article addresses just that.

3 Rules to Healthy Relationships

Gina Keatley | Posted 12.29.2014 | Women
Gina Keatley

As I evaluated the No Cheaters, No Beaters and No Drunks Rules it because clear that every bad relationship began with me allowing one of these three types of men into my life.

This Couple Has Been Married Nearly 70 Years. Here's How They Make It Work

Quarterlette | Posted 12.28.2014 | Weddings
Quarterlette

In our technologically modern world where people post their relationship highlight reels on social media and can meet potential romantic interests by swiping right, I think it's easy to lose sight of what's important when it comes to a relationship.

7 Signs That Someone Is a Member of Your Soul Group

Dougall Fraser | Posted 12.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Dougall Fraser

We all have friends, colleagues, loved ones and family members, but only a select few will affect us so profoundly on our life's journey. Here are seven signs that someone if truly a part of your soul group...

Why You Shouldn't Apologize For Loving Someone

James Russell Lingerfelt | Posted 12.22.2014 | Women
James Russell Lingerfelt

I've made it a rule in my personal life to never apologize for loving people, even if that love is never returned. To be unloving is the other person's problem, not mine.

3 Steps for Busy People to Create Success in Love

Jenev Caddell | Posted 12.20.2014 | Women
Jenev Caddell

We don't give relationships enough credit in this world. As a result, people suffer and tolerate mediocre relationships, feeling drained and exhausted as a result, sometimes without even realizing how much better things could be if things were different in the love department.