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Why Women Leave Men They Love: What Every Man Needs To Know

Justice Schanfarber | Posted 11.10.2015 | Women
Justice Schanfarber

Women leave for many reasons, but there's one reason in particular that haunts me, one that I want men to understand: Women leave because their man is not present.

She's A Lesbian, He's Gay, And Their 33-Year Marriage Will Change Your Perception Of Love

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 11.06.2015 | Fifty

Dennis and Linda Anfuso met in art school, bonded over their interest in "The Wizard of Oz," fell in love and got married. But that's where the tradit...

16 Things Divorce Teaches You About Marriage

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 11.04.2015 | Divorce

You love differently -- and usually, a whole lot smarter -- after divorce. Below, HuffPost Divorce bloggers and readers on Facebook share some of the ...

A Couple's Repair Playbook

Thea and Duane Harvey | Posted 11.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Thea and Duane Harvey

What distinguishes successful couples is the ability to repair. How we handle the breakdown makes all the difference in the world. Don't be discouraged by conflict. Whether disconnections are frequent or few and far between, they can deepen trust if you step into the repair mode promptly.

Women May Internalize Relationship Problems While Men Get Frustrated

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 10.28.2015 | Women

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you. T...

How Talking to Yourself Can Save Your Marriage

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 10.27.2016 | Weddings
Marcia Naomi Berger

For a good relationship, who do you think is the most important person with whom you should communicate well? If you think it's someone other than yourself, think again.

What I Wish I Knew Before I Got Married

Wendy Hassett | Posted 10.20.2016 | Parents
Wendy Hassett

On your wedding day as you stand there making vows and commitments in front of family and friends, through no fault of your own, you really have no idea what marriage looks like, how it will feel, the ups and downs you will endure together, and how it will change as the years tick by.

'Til Death Do Us Part

Molly Knight Forde | Posted 10.19.2016 | Weddings
Molly Knight Forde

These 18 years of marriage, however, are measured in Sunday morning pancakes, piano sonatas, birthday parties, graduations of every kind including kindergarten rainbow bridge ceremonies and memorable "when are we gonna get there" family trips.

Relationship Warning: 4 Signs That Your 'Flirting' Is Flirting With Cheating!

Antonio Borrello, PhD | Posted 10.15.2016 | Divorce
Antonio Borrello, PhD

Why do committed people flirt? When should a committed person (or their partner) become concerned that flirting has gone too far? This article explains the various types of flirting and alerts you to four signs that your 'flirting' is 'flirting' with cheating.

'Me Time' Enhances Marriages

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 10.13.2016 | Women
Marcia Naomi Berger

You may have heard that a weekly date with your partner fosters a good relationship. Do you also make sure to enjoy self-nurturing activities individually? By overdoing togetherness, you can lose touch with your essential self.

Were the Beatles Right About Love?

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 10.12.2016 | Weddings
Marcia Naomi Berger

Were the Beatles right? Is love really all you need for a good marriage? Actually that's a terribly destructive myth.

Advice on Staying Married From a Woman Who's Divorced

Rosemond Perdue Cranner | Posted 10.12.2016 | Divorce
Rosemond Perdue Cranner

As with most things in life, you learn by making mistakes. And so, I realized I've learned about marriage the hard way too; not by being married but by getting a divorce.

12 Commandments Of Happy, Long-Lasting Relationships

YourTango | Posted 10.12.2016 | Weddings

It's the little things that count most.

Jay Leno Reveals The Secret To A Lasting Marriage

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.08.2015 | Fifty

Former late-night TV host Jay Leno might seem like an unlikely source of serious advice, but the comedian offered some deep words of wisdom when it co...

You've Heard This Sex Advice Before -- But Here's Why You Should Pay Attention

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 10.08.2015 | OWN

Couples looking to spice up their sex lives often assume the effort involves some grand overhaul of intimacy and a venture into uncharted territory to...

11 Small Things You Can Do In A Marriage That Make A Big Difference

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 10.07.2015 | Weddings

Marriages are often thought of and celebrated in milestones -- weddings, babies and new houses, to name a few. But it's really the small, everyday mom...

The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 17. Five Ways to Keep a New Mom Happy.

Dimitri Ehrlich | Posted 10.07.2016 | Parents
Dimitri Ehrlich

When you become a father, if you really fall head over heels with the baby, you begin to appreciate the woman with whom you share the awesome responsibility of parenting in an entirely new light.

Whatever it Takes: Are You as Committed to Your Family and Relationship as Grant and Elena Cardone?

Lisa Schmidt | Posted 10.01.2016 | Parents
Lisa Schmidt

Most people are familiar with Grant Cardone as the self-made, godfather of sales. He can be seen on Periscope, Facebook and Meerkat, dropping business bombs on a daily basis. Mixed in with that, we see the devoted family man. With his equally dynamic wife Elana by his side, they are the personification of a modern day power couple.

Want a Better Marriage? Use These Two Potent Magic Words

Susan Heitler, Ph.D. | Posted 09.30.2016 | Weddings
Susan Heitler, Ph.D.

Aim to avert needlessly upsetting interactions by asking instead of assuming the worst about what your loved one feels and thinks.

12 Things No One Tells You About The First Year of Marriage

Glamour | Posted 09.29.2016 | Weddings

By Jillian Kramer, Glamour You think you're prepared for marriage--why wouldn't you be? You've discussed money, sex, whether you want children, and...

More Than a Housewife

Shannon Day | Posted 09.29.2016 | Parents
Shannon Day

Sometimes it just doesn't sit well knowing that I am the keeper of the towels. Sometimes it feels daunting, degrading even, that all the dirt and the mess that happens on and all around my family members is there waiting for me.

I'm In An Open Marriage -- But It's Not What You Think

Ashleigh Slater | Posted 09.25.2016 | Weddings
Ashleigh Slater

The truth is, it was a fairly easy decision to make, albeit not necessarily an easy one to practice over the years. After all, like all things worth having, an open marriage comes with a price. Yep, while it brings a definite freedom to our relationship, it isn't as easy as it sounds. Before I go any further, I should clarify.

How to Avoid an Accidental Affair

Rachel Hollis | Posted 08.24.2016 | Women
Rachel Hollis

Do you want to know one of the biggest search terms that brings people to The Chic Site? It isn't a pot roast recipe, or cupcakes or even cocktails, ...

From Bride to Wife: Surviving the 'Now I'm Married' Life

Lacey Johnson | Posted 09.21.2016 | Weddings
Lacey Johnson

I beg of you to treasure this time. Be grateful that someone finds you incomparable enough to commit their life to you. Roll around in that fact. Marinate on it for a moment. Drink it down and allow it to wrap you in feelings of gratitude.

Is Depression Destroying Your Relationship? Eleven Commonly Overlooked Symptoms

Antonio Borrello, PhD | Posted 09.16.2016 | Healthy Living
Antonio Borrello, PhD

Research from the field of relationship psychology repeatedly shows a strong correlation between depression and marital dissatisfaction in both directions. In other words, relationship problems contribute to depression, and depression contributes to relationship problems.