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5 Steps to Stop Blaming Others in Your Relationships

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 07.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

Blame. It's one of those things that seem to be a part of all kinds of relationships. It's in our relationships with family members, with our partners or spouse, with friends and it can even be with our co-workers.

5 Ways Using Your Phone Less Can Improve Your Relationship (And How To Do It)

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 07.20.2015 | Women

  The time and attention some people devote to their phones is enough to make even the most patient partner jealous. According to Pew Research C...

Love, Laughter, and Being Married to a "Sex Icon": Advice from Ali Wentworth (VIDEO)

Posted 07.21.2015 | MarloThomas

Mother, Wife, Author, Actress, Comedian (in no order except all at once), Ali Wentworth juggles it all. In her latest book, Happily Ali After, the mu...

Stop Thinking of Yourself as a Bride, and Start Thinking of Yourself as a Wife

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 07.17.2015 | Women
Laura Lifshitz

It's very easy to get caught up in the magic of a wedding. Very easy to get caught up in the fantasy that getting married will make your life complete, finally. It's very easy to compare yourself to your married friends and think, "Single life sucks. Why can't I find someone?"

The 2 Most Important Things I've Learned In 2 Years Of Marriage

Paul Perkins | Posted 07.13.2015 | Weddings
Paul Perkins

Although marriage hasn't always been easy, it's always been good. Life is greater when shared. But marriage has also helped me better enjoy life by teaching me important lessons.

How To Take Control During A Midlife Crisis

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 07.12.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

What do you do when someone you thought you knew like the back of your hand mutates into someone you don't recognize? The midlife crisis. Or that's what we tend to call it.

9 Wedding Vows Divorce Attorneys Would Write For You

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.10.2015 | Divorce

They may not seem like die-hard romantics but divorce lawyers are surprisingly well-suited to the job of writing wedding vows. After all, they've se...

Embracing the Darkness and Difficulties in Your Relationship

Dina Strada | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Dina Strada

What a gift we can give someone we love by not giving up on them, but instead reaching out our arms and being there when they make it through to the other side.

No, You Can't Divorce-Proof Your Marriage (But Here's What You Can Do Instead)

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.01.2015 | Divorce

The first rule to follow if you want to "divorce-proof" your marriage? Stop thinking it's even possible. As comforting as it may be to believe...

What I Wish I Could Tell My 20-Year-Old Self About Relationships

Divorced Moms | Posted 06.29.2015 | Divorce
Divorced Moms

Don't sacrifice yourself for the sake of your partner.

How My Hetereosexual Marriage Was Rejected

John A. Tures | Posted 06.29.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

When I saw the images of people, long denied the chance for marriage, I could understand somewhat why they were happy. That's because, at one time in my life, my girlfriend and I were denied a chance to marry by several churches.

Don't Blame the Kids: The Truth About Relationship Issues

Lena Aburdene Derhally | Posted 06.18.2015 | Women
Lena Aburdene Derhally

It would be great if couples problems were solved simply by prioritizing each other but it doesn't work that way for most people.

The Work Of Marriage Is The Hardest Work There Is

Babble.com | Posted 06.16.2015 | Divorce
Babble.com

I know everyone says that marriage takes work, but what exactly does that mean? Does it mean that I, as the wife, need to add "keep marriage chugging along" to my to-do list? Am I my marriage's caretaker? What if I'm too tired to do the work? Then what?

10 Realities Of Being Married To A Police Officer

Lisa Wilson | Posted 06.16.2015 | Weddings
Lisa Wilson

Being married to a Police Officer is totally different than being married to a regular Joe. It is a responsibility, a burden and an honor/blessing. It is often thankless. It throws up challenges and has its rewards and I wouldn't have it any other way.

Eight Hints for Keeping Peace at Your Wedding

Dr. Ruth Nemzoff | Posted 06.12.2015 | Weddings
Dr. Ruth Nemzoff

Whose wedding is this anyway? Yours? Yes! Your financé's? Yes. But many others lay claim to the event.Your own parents may see it as their graduation party. Your grandparents may see it as the culmination of their life's work. Your siblings may want to make you queen for a day or share the limelight.

20 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Tying The Knot

YourTango | Posted 06.08.2015 | Weddings
YourTango

How can you know if your partner is a good match if you have no idea who you are?

5 Ways Mindfulness Can Put A Spark Back Into A Tired Relationship

High50 | Posted 06.05.2015 | Fifty
High50

Relationship problems come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes it might feel as though the spark has gone. It might be that you are going through a stage where you feel irritable and frustrated or you could be feeling neglected or hurt in some way. Whatever the problem, mindfulness can help.

Criticisms I've Faced Because I'm Engaged In My Early Twenties

Elizabeth C. Medlin | Posted 06.05.2015 | Weddings
Elizabeth C. Medlin

I think a lot of people have misconceptions about women who get engaged in their early twenties, but it's the best decision I've ever made.

Wedding Day Wisdom... From a Single Mom

Sharon Zarozny | Posted 06.04.2015 | Weddings
Sharon Zarozny

The best I can do is tell them love is a choice you make every day and it's the annoying little things, which build up over time, that chip away at your love and marital bond.

My Husband and I Are Incompatible

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 06.04.2015 | Weddings
Deborah Stachelski

30 questions later, we turn and look at each other with horror spread across our faces, realizing that not one of our answers is the same. "What! We thought we were soulmates!"

10 Tips to Improve Your Marriage: A Wife's Perspective

Louise Chapman | Posted 06.04.2015 | Weddings
Louise Chapman

As a wedding photographer, I see the time, energy, and money invested into a wedding. Yes, it truly can be the happiest day of your life, but what about the "from this day forward" part? How much effort is invested into the marriage itself? It's easy to slip into a relationship where you just co-exist.

8 Conversations You Need To Have Before Marrying Again

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.01.2015 | Divorce

Frank Sinatra once crooned that love is lovelier the second time around but Ol' Blue Eyes wasn't telling the whole story: when you remarry, love i...

4 Little Things Men Should Never Stop Doing Once They're Married

YourTango | Posted 06.01.2015 | Weddings
YourTango

Turning your back on true gentleman behavior isn't listed on the divorce documents as an official source of the whole thing breaking down, but I guarantee you it ought to be.

6 Ways to Keep the Passion Alive After Kids

Regan Long | Posted 05.29.2015 | Parents
Regan Long

Parenthood -- the biggest blessing and most incredible thing that can happen to a couple. However, too often, the couple that once was becomes subsumed in their new role as parents.

15 Essential Pieces Of Marriage Advice From Grandma And Grandpa

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 05.28.2015 | Weddings

There's a lot to be learned about love and marriage from the people who've been at it a long, long time -- like grandma and grandpa. We recently a...