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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 ...

What My Imaginary Boyfriend Taught Me About Myself

Oprah.com | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 06.10.2016 | OWN

"Traveling alone?," the immigration agent asks. He pauses, the stamp for my entry into the Galápagos Islands hovering over my passport. I nod. He loo...

Intimacy, a Hierarchy (With Thanks to Abraham Maslow)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 06.03.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

We're complex beings, and there is always more to learn. Caring is more important than "knowing." Are we interested, receptive, curious? The element of surprise can fuel a sense of newness and add excitement when we're open to it.

Advocate for Your Breasts

Matthew Taub and Felicia Taub | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Matthew Taub and Felicia Taub

Do you check your breasts regularly? Are you proactive with your health? Do you have a medical baseline? We are our own advocates and need to advocate on our breasts behalf.

Be Disruptive and Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Matthew Taub and Felicia Taub | Posted 04.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Matthew Taub and Felicia Taub

Changes don't happen in comfort zones. When we get close to that feeling of falling back we have to remember that we've been there already. We have to find a new comfort zone. Some things we've done and suggest to our clients.

Could Your Relationships Use a Tune Up?

Leona deVinne | Posted 03.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Leona deVinne

Have you ever been in a restaurant and looked around at the amount of couples that aren't really talking or engaging with each other at all-sure looks like they've lost that 'loving feeling'. You wonder how that happens. Where does all the love and connection go?

Why Women Hate These 10 Compliments

Samantha Daniels | Posted 02.25.2016 | Women
Samantha Daniels

As a Professional Matchmaker, one of the things I consistently hear from women is that they wish men would compliment them more. Another thing I hear is that when men do compliment them, they wish the men would think first because many times their compliments really come across as insults.

4 Inspiring Couples On The Boundless Beauty Of Black Love

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 02.22.2016 | Black Voices

Black love is beautiful. And these four couples are proof of that beauty. Grammy award winner Chrisette Michele and her fiancé Doug Ellison, "Love an...

Mom's Drawing Of 'What's On Her Mind' Is Resonating With Parents Everywhere

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 02.02.2016 | Parents

Parents' lives are hectic. So a drawing of what might be going on in a mom's mind at any time would understandably look a bit busy. Reddit user bpwwh...

A Valentine's Love Story

Kristen Rocco | Posted 02.01.2016 | Weddings
Kristen Rocco

I couldn't help but wonder why couples weren't offered the opportunity to document their love story. Like a wedding dress is to the wedding day, why wasn't a couple's love story a major aspect to their everyday life?

Miley and Madonna: Love The Second Time Around

Dr. Jane Greer | Posted 01.25.2016 | Entertainment
Dr. Jane Greer

Hearing these stories can make people believe in romance and the value of a shared history. But it also raises the questions: How do you know when an old loved has the potential to come back to life, and when is it best to leave an old relationship where it is: in the rearview mirror?

Take a Close Look at Social Security in 2016

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 01.14.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

Any change to Social Security warrants attention, but there was enough activity late last year to require close reading and maybe a little additional planning if you're getting close to retirement age.

5 Things To Know About Your Partner Before You Get Engaged

BRIDES | Posted 01.11.2016 | Weddings
BRIDES

Ask yourselves: Are your sex schedules and sex drives in sync? Do you approach sex with similar views, looking to share and receive the same things from the experience?

7 Wedding Guest Horror Stories That Are The Stuff Of Nightmares

BRIDES | Posted 01.12.2016 | Weddings
BRIDES

Here are the worst things wedding guests have really done and how each couple handled the unfortunate situation.

A Mother's Résumé... Because it's 2016!

Kiri Westby | Posted 01.04.2016 | Parents
Kiri Westby

I am one of roughly ten million American moms who've left the workforce to raise young kids, a percentage of the population that is steadily rising, not falling.

5 Happy Marriage Habits To Start Before You Tie The Knot

BRIDES | Posted 10.09.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

Think you'll figure out how to make your marriage work as you go along? That's one way to do it, sure. But, "starting healthy habits before marriage can mean the difference between a marriage that thrives and lasts and a marriage that crumbles and ends in divorce."

A Little Good News for a Change

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 10.05.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

A while back there was one of those "Maybe-I just-need-to-stop-reading-the-newspaper-for-a-while days. There wasn't a lot of uplifting news in the wor...

Regrets and What to Do With Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Approaching regret from a cognitive point of view, reframing our thoughts from the past to the future, and asking, "What's next?" can also help to process regrets.

The Truth About The 'Hard Work' Of Marriage

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 08.12.2015 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

Recently, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner decided to divorce - because apparently their marriage was "too much work." We frequently hear this from couples in our office, who are ready to give up on love and wonder if they can resurrect a marriage that has been sinking.

Advice For A Doubtful Bride

Giulia Rozzi | Posted 07.29.2015 | Divorce
Giulia Rozzi

Since I wrote the article Seven Signs It's More Than Just Cold Feet and toured with my solo show Bad Bride I have received a number of emails from strangers asking for advice. I wanted to share one of those messages (edited for anonymity) and my reply because I think the conversation may be helpful for others that feel stuck in a relationship.

The Right Way To Get Engaged (According To People You're Not Really Friends With)

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.17.2015 | Weddings

You're engaged! How exciting! You're probably thinking about how to share the excitement with friends and family, and that it's the perfect time to du...

Why Judy Greer Is Not Afraid Of Aging In Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.15.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

From aging to sex to concerns of class, Judy Greer and Nat Faxon tackle it all in their FX series "Married," which returns for a second season July 16...

5 Big Conversations You Should Have Before Saying 'I Do'

The Knot | Posted 05.14.2015 | Weddings
The Knot

You already know there are a few touchy issues engaged couples are "supposed" to talk about before making it official.

3 Essential Friends to Have When You're Single

Francesca Hogi | Posted 04.12.2015 | Women
Francesca Hogi

Friendship is one of life's great gifts, when you have friends who support you and enhance your life. It is always important to carefully choose the company you keep. Here are the three essential types of friends to have when you're single!

How To Include Your Pet In Your Wedding Day Even If They Can't Physically Be There

The Knot | Posted 03.10.2015 | Weddings
The Knot

By Simone Hill for TheKnot.com There's no doubt about it, having your pet in your wedding is super cute. But it's not always practical, especially if...