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How To Get The Right Man To Commit To You

Caroline Zwick | Posted 11.21.2014 | Women
Caroline Zwick

What I have seen over and over again is that the missing link to a committed relationship isn't a flatter stomach, flawless skin or a perfect life.

How To Stop Attracting The Wrong Kind Of Men

OWN | Posted 11.21.2014 | OWN

If you keep attracting the wrong type of man, listen up: spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant wants you to find real love, not "boo-boo the fool." On a...

11 Fulfilling Ways to Keep Your Relationship Youthful

Kayla Matthews | Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Kayla Matthews

To keep your relationship feeling young and spontaneous, try a few of these simple and fulfilling ways to show your spouse how much you care.

6 Ways To Turn A Fairy Tale Into True Love

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 11.20.2014 | Women
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

It is important to create a world full of more than just your romantic relationships. If you do not invest in other areas of your life -- your work, friends, outside interests -- you will lose perspective. It can begin to feel as if you will have nothing if you do not stick with your partner.

6 Powerful Things to Say (and Never Say) to Your Partner

Alexandra Harra | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Harra

If we're too quick to speak under the influence of emotion and indifferent to what we say, we may soon see the threads of our loving bond loosen. Bear in mind these six verbal principles to solidify your relationship through the power of your language.

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Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 11.19.2014 | Fifty
Abby Rodman, LICSW

Looking for love in midlife? Hopefully you know yourself well enough to determine what you really need in a relationship this time around. But if you'...

Boost the Passion in Your Relationship With These 5 Steps

Dougall Fraser | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Dougall Fraser

Although the stability and love of a committed relationship is wonderful, do not make the mistake of underestimating the importance of relationship maintenance. Here are five key ideas to ensure your continued growth and connection with your love in the most passionate ways possible.

15 Pieces Of Marriage Advice For A Guy About To Pop The Question

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 11.18.2014 | Weddings

No matter how rock-solid you think your relationship is before tying the knot, nothing really prepares you for life as husband and wife like marriage ...

How To Select The Best Mediator Is a Must Read for Everyone

Mark Baer | Posted 11.18.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

I cannot thank Mr. Peters enough for putting so much effort into writing such an outstanding book and highly recommend that every professional involved in dispute and/or conflict resolution and everyone involved in a dispute and/or conflict take the time to read this book.

Do Sacrifice Your Integrity to Avoid Conflict

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 11.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

People may choose a lack of integrity when they think that the outcome will be worth it. But is it worth any outcome -- emotional or financial -- to do harm to your own soul? We can get away with it only when we are not aware of the harm we are doing to ourselves.

Confessions of a NYC Matchmaker

Matt Titus | Posted 11.17.2014 | Entertainment
Matt Titus

Next time a disgruntled client suing a matchmaker becomes a big news story, you should be aware that there are two sides to every story or sometimes three sides, such as the case with my most recent publicly circulated ordeal.

9 New Ways to Deepen Your Relationship Bond

Dr. Terri Orbuch | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Orbuch

Here's good news for lovebirds: If you're in a happy partnership, married or not, you can keep it that way or make it even better by introducing a few new behaviors and small changes into the relationship.

Unconditional Love? Forget It. There's Something Better.

Abby Rodman, LICSW | Posted 11.17.2014 | Women
Abby Rodman, LICSW

All adult relationships have conditions attached. Whatever your expectations are of your partner (fidelity, honesty, transparency), there's usually trouble brewing when they're not met.

What to Do When You Feel Disconnected from Your Partner

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 11.14.2014 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

Before checking emails or answering phone calls, take the time to simply just be with your partner. Enjoy early morning hugs and kisses without thinking about all the stuff you have to do. Focus completely on the present moment of just being with them.

5 Ways to Stop Attracting Toxic People

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

A while back I found myself in a conversation with someone about the topic of being around toxic people -- or, as I prefer to call it, people who exhi...

21 Things Single People Are Tired Of Hearing

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 11.14.2014 | Women

If you've ever been single and hung out with non-single friends, you'll relate to this. A new video from BuzzFeed looks at the advice well-meaning ...

Does Everybody Think You're Crazy?

Mary Ann Johnstone | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Ann Johnstone

One typically frantic yet tedious day, I found myself running around, exhausted and unhappy when suddenly I realized I had been waiting for someone ...

9 Simple Ways To Build Intimacy In Your Relationship

Bustle | Posted 11.14.2014 | Weddings
Bustle

The more you spend time with your SO because you want to -- not because you're obligated to or have automatic plans every Friday night -- the more you're likely to appreciate them and stop viewing them as a sort of breathing ottoman.

Does This Word Terrify You?

Mary-Lou Stephens | Posted 11.13.2014 | Women
Mary-Lou Stephens

Often, I felt like a trapped animal. My partner was getting too close. It terrified me. And that's the way I'd acted in many of my previous relationships: Fight or flight.

7 Ways to Fight the 'Mommy Problem' From Within Your Relationship

Em & Lo | Posted 11.14.2014 | Parents
Em & Lo

Here are seven small ways you can fight the Mommy Problem in your own relationship and help erase the contradictory caricature of ideal mothers as "sexy but sexless," as Havrilesky writes. After all, moms are sexual creatures, too.

4 Ways Creating Shared Meaning Can Improve Your Marriage

Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW | Posted 11.13.2014 | Divorce
Terry Gaspard, MSW, LICSW

Creating daily or weekly rituals will enable you to spend quality time together. Carve out time to be together so you don't become "two ships passing in the night." Focus on spending time doing enjoyable activities that bring you both pleasure.

My Boyfriend Slept Over With My Kids Home for the First Time and Hilarity (and Normality) Ensued

Emma Johnson | Posted 11.13.2014 | Divorce
Emma Johnson

You should date, and let your kids know about it. Denying your sexuality and need for romantic connection sets a bad example for your children and thrusts too much responsibility on them to care for your emotional needs now, and physical and financial needs in the future.

The 12 Wedding Vows Your Divorce Attorney Would Write for You

Krista Barth | Posted 11.12.2014 | Divorce
Krista Barth

I have had the privilege and pleasure of representing some amazing people over the last 21 years who just could not make it work. Some really hardworking, big-hearted, intelligent, successful and beautiful people (inside and out) have been my clients.

What So Many Middle-Aged Married Women Are Starved For (Not Sex!)

Arlene Nisson Lassin | Posted 11.12.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Nisson Lassin

I recently heard of a few couples in my age group throwing in the towel on their marriage. None of these couples broke up due to abuse, infidelity, or anything that would automatically spell divorce, but rather it was a general malaise in the marriage.

Are You Being 'Good' or Are You Being 'Loving'?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

The problem is that, while we may have had some success with this strategy in our childhood homes, this same strategy is now causing our problems in our relationships at work and at home. When we disconnect from our own feelings, we become invisible to ourselves.