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10 Valentine's Day Ideas That Won't Break the Bank... or the Romance

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 02.10.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

My wife and I always try to celebrate with something that isn't too extravagant. This year, consider a more creative approach that relies on a little thoughtful pre-planning instead of digging into your savings.

7 Reasons Why Couples Divorce and How to Overcome Them...

Bitchless Bride | Posted 02.09.2016 | Weddings
Bitchless Bride

The other day, I ran into a groom whose wedding I had planned 8-9 years ago. Once it registered who I was, the first thing out of his mouth was, "Chri...

Coming Out to Your Partner as Transgender

Charlize Veritas | Posted 02.08.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlize Veritas

If you're transgender and you're not telling your partner, you are not living a true relationship. You are lying to them. Think about this: If they don't love you for who you really are, then they don't really love you.

How to Survive Travelling With a Significant Other

Liz Stephenson | Posted 01.29.2016 | Travel
Liz Stephenson

Let's just get right into it. If you've travelled with a SO, you know that you'll continuously find yourself questioning why the hell you're with this person in the first place. *Especially if jet lagged or hungry.

How to Be the Partner All the Big Dogs Want to Partner With

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

Partnerships can make or break your business. Though, when done correctly, the right partnership will lead to business growth. When you're involved in a good partnership that benefits both parties, it can be the thing to take your business to the next level.

Love Isn't Something You Fall Into

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

There is truly no limit to what is possible when two people are partnered in an agreement to support each other in the quest to discover all that is possible on this journey. Yes, it does take effort, time, and energy, but as anyone who has stayed on the path for a while will tell you, the result is worth every ounce of energy that it takes to do the work, and much more. More, even, than you can imagine. So, what are you waiting for?

The 'Look'

Mike Domitrz | Posted 12.17.2015 | Style
Mike Domitrz

Dating can be a very anxious experience. We have found a person we are interested in, we have gotten up the courage to express our interest and now we are exploring the relationship by getting to know each other.

Sometimes Not Helping Really Helps!

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 12.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Think about that the next time you find yourself trying to rescue yourself or someone else from the consequences of their actions. Learning how to learn from our experiences may be one of the wisest things that we ever do. It sure beats the alternative!

Not Knowing Is Not an Excuse

Mike Domitrz | Posted 12.08.2015 | Education
Mike Domitrz

As "Yes Means Yes" policies become more common at colleges, some scholars have argued that such policies leave too much open for interpretation and ...

10 Signs You're Dating the Wrong Person

Avelist | Posted 11.17.2015 | Women
Avelist

Each relationship is different, and some people are more prone to outbursts than others, but there's a big difference between communicating disagreements and working through them with fighting. Make sure what you're doing is healthy and productive.

Perceptual Jail: How Surrogates Can Bail You Out

Alan Kelly | Posted 11.05.2015 | Business
Alan Kelly

One wonders if someone in the music business knows a thing or two about surrogates. If so, their handiwork offers a lesson to the people and organiza...

Does The LGBT Community Have Ownership Over The Word 'Partner'?

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

With a history of being excluded from marriage, same-sex couples often resorted to using the moniker "partner" to describe a significan...

What Comes After 'Boyfriend' When You're Not Planning To Get Married?

Erika Allen | Posted 10.07.2015 | Women
Erika Allen

When you're in a serious, long-term relationship, the terms "boyfriend" and "girlfriend" can begin to feel a bit juvenile, or at least insufficient for describing your level of commitment.

Looking For Love Again: A Widow's Guide

Sienna Jae Fein | Posted 09.29.2015 | Women
Sienna Jae Fein

Finding a man with whom to continue life's journey depends on your ability -- and his -- to compromise. But as burdened with baggage as both of you are, it's hard to leap blithely onto the train. How to find contentment together when you're schlepping all that cargo?

Relationships From the Inside-Out

Michael Neill | Posted 09.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

It's not that you won't ever get around to mending them; it's just when you see the inside-out nature of our experience, it makes no sense to take yourself out of connection with your partner in order to fix an issue that only seems important when the connection is absent.

I Know My Husband Loves Me Because He Gave Me His Password for His Cell

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.08.2015 | Style
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Some people are very private with their cell phone passwords. Other people wish they didn't even have to have one. I'm not sure why different people f...

What Your Sleeping Position With a Partner Says About Your Relationship

LittleThings.com | Posted 12.03.2015 | Weird News
LittleThings.com

What happens when you throw different sleeping styles -- and personalities -- into one bed? Or really, any two individual personalities into one of the most intimate and venerable situations we humans experience? It's actually quite fascinating.

How to Leave a Narcissist

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

Narcissists can make you fall in love with them so hard that it feels like you're giving up a part of your heart to leave them. And they use every man...

5 Tips for Starting a Business With a Partner

Clark Howard | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business
Clark Howard

Starting a business on your own can be difficult. Sometimes finding a partner with the right skills set is a necessity. If you're about to partner up, there are a few things you need to consider.

Looking for Approval In All The Wrong Places?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Chuck grew up in an extremely abusive family environment. His mother was the primary abuser of the children. From a very early age, Chuck was subjecte...

Consider These Terms of Engagement Before Having Your Next Argument

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

It's true that old habits can be difficult to break, but even the most entrenched patterns are breakable, if there is a strong intention and powerful commitment to do so. So, hang in there, and get to work!

10 Reasons Why Women Should Date Men In Their 50s

Jack Anderson | Posted 05.18.2015 | Fifty
Jack Anderson

Men age like a fine wine. It takes awhile, a long while in fact, for a man to mature. When a woman finally meets a 'real' man, she's very very happy because she has waited so damn long for those sour boy grapes to mature into a luscious, velvety viral gentleman.

6 Reasons Why Gray Areas Are Okay When Starting A New Relationship

Adina Evans | Posted 05.04.2015 | Women
Adina Evans

Things will be a bit shaky and unclear, but what's important to remember is that you're not signing any binding contract that demands you to read the fine print before sealing the deal. Yes, there are gray areas in every new relationship, but that doesn't mean it's not worth while!

Love and Need: What's the Difference?

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

In a long-term relationship in which one partner becomes chronically ill, the other person tends for the loved one in spite of having few of his own needs met. In the absence of love, a partner is more likely to abandon his mate.

This Is One Of The Easiest Ways To Doom Your Relationship

Bustle | Posted 03.18.2015 | Divorce
Bustle

Have you ever been in an argument with your partner where instead of talking through the issue, you decided to give him or her the silent treatment? Yeah, we probably all have. Sometimes just ignoring the person who is making you want to lose your mind is easier than hashing it out!