We always want to avoid the hurt, anger and sense of loss. But I'm really glad I married my ex because I wouldn't be the person I am today if I hadn't.
Actors Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux got engaged in August of 2012, and their wedding has been much-anticipated by their many fans. However, reports last week revealed the two have been fighting and are now living separately.
I know, you don't have to say it: I'll be a hero husband and all of your friends will be hella-jealous of how much I spoil you.
I grew up with a tough name. Siobhan Adcock. Look at it. There's almost no part of that name that's not sort of a pain in the ass.
Sharene Wood is a pioneer in couture urban fashion. If Jacob the Jeweler is the first stop for hip hop artists to show their arrival, then 5001 FLAVORS is the shop for a custom wardrobe MTV red carpet worthy. I recently sat down with Sharene talk about how she balances it all.
It wasn't until he walked through our door that I realized it would be a long time before we would feel like a family again. That we could manage living together.
Sometimes, keeping up appearances is necessary and unavoidable. But pretending can also be exhausting, especially when your emotional resources are already taxed. Not only will being honest help you feel better, but it also encourages others to be open, creating opportunities for deeper connections.
We decided to conduct an experiment where he would plant a very bold Hollywood-style kiss on me when he arrived home for dinner. This dramatic entrance kick-started the trajectory and was silly enough to throw me off my typical rejection response.
Cupid was the ancient Roman god of love. According to myth, Cupid was the son of Mercury, the winged messenger of the gods, and Venus, the goddess of love.
There's nothing funny about divorce -- except what people have occasionally said, written, or done about it. Herewith are 11 examples that might lighten your load.
Just like tiny raindrops, there are small things you can do every day to fill up the reserves. The more drops or positive things you pour into the relationship, the more cushion you have for the dry spells. The result is a strong foundation of trust, love and patience.
As we look forward to a decision, we hope to keep the celebrations going this summer. We hope the justices see what a majority of Americans and so many lower courts have come to see: It is time to end marriage discrimination nationwide
If you look closely enough, I'll bet you can find many great things that emerged from your divorce.
Whether you're sharing marital complaints with your office mate or with an online friend of the opposite sex, you may be setting the stage for an emotional affair. When you're sharing more with a friend of the opposite sex than you do with your mate, you've crossed that line.
When women ask me as a 52-year-old male why I've never been married, it's always insinuated that there's something wrong with me, or I must be a swinging bachelor who just needs a good woman to show him the way.
Many couples come into counseling saying that they have realized they are just not compatible. One or both partners, but usually the woman, says that these areas of incompatibility are making the relationship hopeless.