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Long Term Relationship

I Stopped Being Afraid to Piss People Off -- And You Should Too

Rachael Yahne | Posted 06.09.2016 | Women
Rachael Yahne

If we continue to allow fear to keep us from sharing ourselves and our truths with the world, we will always be trapped under the oppressive opinions of others, opinions that don't serve us but instead cage us.

After the Fall: Moving Beyond the Honeymoon

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 11.18.2016 | Weddings
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Many people are so addicted to this phase that as soon as a relationship starts moving towards the stability and deeper certainty of long-term love, they would rather move on to their next one.

What Is Love? The Answer May Surprise You

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 11.04.2016 | Divorce
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Of all of the couples we see in our practice, the couples who have the most successful relationships know, or learn, that intimacy grows and is sustained not just in moments of connection, but in moments of tension.

If You Think 'This' Is Normal in a Relationship, You're in Trouble

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 09.14.2016 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Slowly but surely toxic partners will work to undermine your confidence in order to control and contain you.

10 Tips For Seducing Your Man Away From His Smartphone

Pamela Madsen | Posted 06.30.2016 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

If it was easy to keep people erotically charged by each other after they enter a long-term relationship, sex experts would be out of business. The fact is, that after the first few years of marriage or any relationship arrangement where people spend a lot of time together, interest can wane.

How To Tell The Difference Between 'In Like' And 'In Love'

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 08.07.2014 | Weddings

We all know there's a difference between being "in like" with someone and being "in love," but it's often hard to tell how the other person feels abou...

Confessions Of A Female Serial Dater

Ravishly | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women

The most dates I've ever had in a week was five -- all with different guys. It's rare, but I've even had multiple dates on the same day. Coffee? Lunch? Dinner? Drinks? There are too many options. Once, I brought two guys out on a group date. It really was an accident.

What I Love About You Is...

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

In a healthy, loving, long-term relationship we have to continuously and consciously choose to fall in love with our partner. It's an ongoing choice....

Do We Really Have To Put A Ring On It?

Brittany Gibbons | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Brittany Gibbons

We don't need to show people we're in a committed relationship by some ring, but rather by the way he rests his hand on my back in line at the theater without thinking, or the way we automatically put the armrest up between our airplane seats.

Invest in Love Over Time

Amy Elias, MS | Posted 04.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Amy Elias, MS

Much like an investment that you put money into for the long term, so is the relationship. Is the value of an investment measured by what the investme...

How I Got Over My Crippling Fear Of Marriage

Carlos Andrés Gómez | Posted 12.02.2012 | Weddings
Carlos Andrés Gómez

"You're pushing it, boy. I'm givin' you two months... tops. You need to get it together," and everyone laughed on cue.

Hope Springs: A New Conversation About Desire

Linda E. Savage | Posted 11.12.2012 | Fifty
Linda E. Savage

This is the first movie since It's Complicated that portrays sexual relationships in folks past 40. It bravely tackles the complex issues of sexual desire and intimacy in "seniors," however we may define that term.

Hilary Swank: How Long Is Too Long?

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 11.07.2012 | Women
Dr. Jane Greer

How long do you wait for your partner to be ready for marriage? When is enough enough?

10 Of The Longest Celebrity Marriages

Posted 02.10.2012 | Fifty

In honor of cupid's holiday, decided to take refuge from the bombardment of celeb couples calling it quits and the pre-nup analyses by t...

Is It Always the Best in the Beginning?

Jessica Radloff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jessica Radloff

While we all hope that the beginning of a relationship is pure bliss, often that isn't the case.

The Secret of Long-term Relationships

Marc Lesser | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marc Lesser

Constantly lowering your standards, in this context, means to forget standards completely: yours and even your spouse's.