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Is This Marriage Headed For Splitsville? I'm Thinking Yes

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 07.21.2016 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

A reader with a rocky marriage sent me this e-mail: What I find so frustrating is that my wife has not tried anything to save our marriage. Heck, I ...

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Marriage, According To Divorcees

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.20.2016 | Divorce

There are some things you can’t possibly know about marriage until you’ve been there. Below, HuffPost Divorce bloggers and readers on Facebook ref...

How Disagreements Over Money Saved My Marriage

Lauren Greutman | Posted 07.20.2016 | Weddings
Lauren Greutman

More families are struggling and living paycheck to paycheck than ever before. We've been there ourselves, and many of our best friends are living this way financially. And I bet that if you're not there yourself, you are still very familiar with living on the financial brink.

5 Pre-Marital Tips From A Divorced Parent

Barry Gold | Posted 07.20.2016 | Divorce
Barry Gold

I believe going through my divorce gave me insight into why the marriage was what it was, and went where it went. I've come to more clearly comprehend the thoughts and choices I made, and the assumptions I held, concerning getting married. And I discovered that some of them were, shall we say, less than correct.

After An Affair: Staying Together

Elizabeth Earnshaw | Posted 07.17.2016 | Divorce
Elizabeth Earnshaw

The discovery of an affair is gut wrenching. Often the pain and betrayal is too much to overcome and the relationship will never fully recover. Howeve...

3 Ordinary Questions That Will Create an Extra-Ordinary Marriage/Relationship

Dr. Patty Ann Tublin | Posted 07.14.2016 | Women
Dr. Patty Ann Tublin

When we think of effective communication, we often overlook one very critical aspect of communication. We focus on the verbal, non-verbal and listening aspects of communication. All of which are very important. But they are not the only aspects of effective communication.

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?

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...

11 Reasons Divorce Is Better Than Staying In A Bad Marriage

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.11.2016 | Divorce

When you’re considering divorce ― or reeling from your ex’s decision to end the marriage ― it’s easy to focus on the negatives: How will I p...

Jimmy Carter Says This Is The Secret To His 70-Year Marriage

OWN | Lynn Okura | Posted 07.08.2016 | OWN

Today, Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn celebrate 70 years of marriage. The former president says he knew Rosalynn was the girl he was going to marr...

If Your Marriage Matters To You, This Is How You Should Fight

Kyle Benson | Posted 07.06.2016 | Divorce
Kyle Benson

Love can be a battleground of mistakes, misunderstandings and conflicts. Oftentimes when we want to discuss a specific conflict with our partners, we ...

6 Steps To Avoid Losing It During Relationship Conflcits

Kyle Benson | Posted 07.01.2016 | Divorce
Kyle Benson

Tough relationship conversations can turn into a perfect storm. They can flood the streets of love with the sewage of personal attacks. From what I'v...

9 Ways To Upgrade Your Relationship

Andrea Wachter | Posted 07.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

If you feel like you are with the one you love (and hopefully like) and you are ready to make some improvements in the way you treat your partner, here are some tips for you: 

What If Hillary And Donald Fell In Love?

Mario & Diane Cloutier | Posted 06.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mario & Diane Cloutier

Have you ever been swept off your feet, only to realize after a little while that you fell for someone with whom you really had not much in common? So...

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...

Divorced Men And Women Reveal What Was Missing From Their Marriages

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.15.2016 | Divorce

When you ask someone why they split up with their spouse, they usually chalk it up to simply growing apart. "We started living separate lives," they'l...

Break Free Of A Controlling Partner: 7 Steps To Independence

Andrea Bonior | Posted 06.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Andrea Bonior

If you can bolster your support and learn from the challenges, then your second--or even seventh--attempt may be the one that sticks. And that could change your life--truly.

'How Can Our Marriage Recover After My Wife Cheated?'

Samantha Rodman PhD | Posted 06.07.2016 | Weddings
Samantha Rodman PhD

Talk to your wife, don't just cry on her shoulder.  Apologize for having been emotionally and mentally absent for years.  Apologize for having put your job and career progress above your marriage.

10 Signs You Have A Solid Foundation For A Marriage

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 06.13.2016 | Weddings

If you're considering getting engaged, it may be time for some introspection. Experts say there are certain signs that indicate whether or not your re...

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.

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...

Lessons From a Marriage

Terry Newell | Posted 05.31.2016 | Weddings
Terry Newell

In a few days, we will celebrate fifty years together. That we have lived this long is due, undoubtedly, more to genetic and environmental luck, modern medicine, and some reasonable choices than to anything else.

The Affair That Will Save Your Marriage

Chris Maxwell Rose | Posted 05.26.2016 | Divorce
Chris Maxwell Rose

Do you feel like roommates with your spouse? Are you more likely to have an intimate conversation with a coworker instead of turning to your life par...

Remember The First-Ever 'Oprah Show' Guest? Here She Is, 30 Years Later.

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 05.25.2016 | OWN

When "The Oprah Winfrey Show" made its national debut in 1986, no one expected it to become the unrivaled leader among daytime talk shows -- especiall...

Let's Have A Conversation by Phil Parker

Phil Parker | Posted 05.20.2016 | Fifty
Phil Parker

Make having more sex a way of life. Not just your way but also your partner's way. Building a great sexual relationship is a two-person challenge. Nothing is more important to the relationship than spending quality time together.