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7 Signs You Might Need Marriage Counseling

GalTime | Posted 09.10.2013 | Weddings
GalTime

Much like a new set of dishes that gets scratched from constant use, relationships can also show wear and tear over the years. So, how do you know if your marriage has hit a rough patch or it's something more serious... requiring professional help?

3 Solutions To Life's Thorniest Problems

Posted 07.11.2013 | OWN

These weedy situations require more than garden shears. By Penny Wrenn An Overflowing In-Box The average person receives about 75 work e-m...

Is This the Most Entrepreneurial Dater Online?

Neely Steinberg | Posted 09.09.2013 | Women
Neely Steinberg

Adversity is not a burden to an entrepreneur; it's an opportunity for growth and discovery. So, instead of being passive observers in their dating lives, burdened by their "bad luck" in love, I encourage women to roll up their sleeves and start problem-solving.

Dating After 50: Should Secrets Be Revealed?

Renee Fisher | Posted 09.08.2013 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Unless you have perpetrated crimes against humanity as a youthful despot, your behavior is more than likely not a matter of public record, and the indiscretions you may have involved yourself in years ago may now be causing you a bit of conflict. Just how much do you reveal to a new partner?

'I Say I Want A Relationship, But Do I Really?'

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 09.08.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Warren's dilemma is that he doesn't want to be alone and lonely, but he tends to give himself up in relationships in order to not be rejected, and then he shuts down due to losing himself.

Guess What Saved My Marriage?

Laurie Gerber | Posted 09.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

I remember the day I realized I was selfish. It was a painful and slow process to get to that point. My coach had to work really hard with me about it. And I had to almost lose my marriage for it to sink in.

What Gay Relationships Can Teach Straight Couples

Posted 07.04.2013 | Gay Voices

By Dr. Pat Love for YourTango.com Whether we're gay, straight or bisexual, we all crave love in our lives. However, is there a takeaway for straigh...

What Does it Mean to Be in Love?

Sheryl Paul | Posted 09.01.2013 | Weddings
Sheryl Paul

After the initial honeymoon stage fades (and having a honeymoon stage is not a prerequisite for a healthy relationship), feeling in love is an experience that is cultivated primarily through the intersection of two actions.

The Worst Relationship Advice I've Ever Received

Posted 07.02.2013 | Divorce

Most relationship advice comes from a well-meaning place. But like a bad game of telephone, sometimes the most well-intentioned advice from friends an...

What Happens When a San Francisco Woman Dates in New York?

Larissa Zimberoff | Posted 09.01.2013 | Women
Larissa Zimberoff

Why are these men on dating sites if they aren't prepared to date someone longer than a few weeks? Why do men break things off when they're "not sure" or before they've even seen me in the daylight?

The Alphabet of Happiness: 'H'

Randy Taran | Posted 08.31.2013 | Healthy Living
Randy Taran

Living your life with the intention of being honest to your authentic self is a key to well-being. Be honest about how you feel, and about how your thoughts influence your reality. Be honest with yourself about how the choices you make today show up in your world in the future.

Is Your Child Acting Out? The 4 'R's' That May Be Causing It

Anat Baniel | Posted 08.27.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

When your child starts acting out more intensely than before, have you ever noticed that your own stress levels prior to that moment were rising, too?

The #1 Thing Everyone Wants In Bed

Posted 06.27.2013 | Weddings

Though couples may disagree about various aspects of their sex lives (for example, frequency and sexual fantasies) new research reveals one thing pret...

How Forgiving Are You?

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 08.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

For-give-ness: Pronunciation: \-ˈgiv-nəs\ -- noun -- The act of letting go of one's anger towards someone for having hurt, wounded, betrayed, injur...

Believing Eyes

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 08.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

One of the things that I notice about successful couples is that nearly all of them demonstrate a capacity to not only see the beauty and goodness in each other, but to reflect it back to one another on an ongoing basis.

The Key To A Happy Marriage Is...

Posted 06.26.2013 | Weddings

There isn't one universal key that unlocks the door to a happy and healthy marriage. Rather, there are many different ways for couples to achieve a st...

Single or Married? Which Status Gives You More Freedom?

Marilyn Tam | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Marilyn Tam

Our minds need to develop new thought pathways different from the old belief system. To make the shift more solid, research has shown it takes 21 - 30 days of practice; a mere fraction of the time it took you to acquire the initial negative pattern. What a relief!

Telling the One You're in a Relationship With

Kyle Koeppel | Posted 08.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Kyle Koeppel

If someone cannot be supportive of your decision to screen and be proactive about cancer, than that person probably cannot be there for you in other ways.

Calling All Brides - 3 Daily Habits for Living 'Happily Ever After'

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 08.25.2013 | Weddings
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

The summer is a wonderful time to be a bride! The earth is alive with that same exuberant energy that fuels your special day. You've spent months making all the arrangements: the flowers, the cake, the dress, the photographer, the music, the food.

7 Convincing Reasons To Practice Mindfulness While Dating

Posted 06.25.2013 | Healthy Living

By Headspace Mindfulness will undoubtedly help you get some headspace and make a difference in your life. But there’s another good reason for tra...

The Powerful Key to Creating a Loving Relationship

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Instead of rejecting and abandoning themselves by avoiding responsibility for their own feelings with various addictions, loving people take full responsibility for their own pain and joy so that they are not needy of someone doing this for them.

Is Stress Hurting Your Relationship? What Can You Do About It?

Anat Baniel | Posted 08.20.2013 | Parents
Anat Baniel

While raising a child with special needs, when it comes to keeping your relationship together and being in love, one of the most important insights is to recognize how stressful it is and how the stress can erode the best of relationships.

Still Single? The 7 People to Blame

Sharyn Bires | Posted 08.19.2013 | Women
Sharyn Bires

While you're saving yourself for your crush, he's out there living his life -- and you're wasting your time.

No Holding Pattern

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 08.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Examine what holding patterns you may be settling for. Tell yourself the truth and examine the options. When two people are making skillful relationship choices, there is no limit to where things can go.

Ask Michael Cohen: Why You Shouldn't Mix Sex and Work

Michael Cohen | Posted 08.18.2013 | Style
Michael Cohen

My office had a Memorial Day party for the summer kickoff of half-day Fridays. We all got pretty wasted and after the event my co-worker and I went ba...