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It's Never Too Late to Be Who You Might Have Been (Hope for Codependents)

Ross A. Rosenberg | Posted 11.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Ross A. Rosenberg

You know you desperately want to be released from the shackles of self-doubt, self-loathing and fear. You, and only you, can make the determination to walk down a new path in life that will certainly bring you to happiness, serenity and improved self-esteem.

The Difference Between Happy And Unhappy Couples

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 11.05.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Everyone fights. If a person claims he or she never argues in their relationship they are either lying or they are lying. Disagreeing and arguing and fighting in your relationship is inevitable.

Game Changer: Credit History More Important Than Looks in Dating

VisualNews.com | Posted 11.04.2013 | Women
VisualNews.com

Physical attraction, intelligence and a good sense of humor are all still high on the list in dating. But more people are actively looking for signs of financial responsibility and compatibility before deciding to pursue relationships.

Flirting With Disaster: How Your 'Harmless' Intrigue Is Undermining Your Marriage

Christina Pesoli | Posted 11.03.2013 | Divorce
Christina Pesoli

If you want to act like you're single, don't be married. If you're married, don't act like you're single. Like I said, it really is that simple.

8 Signs Your Spouse May Be Cheating

Tamsen_Fadal | Posted 11.03.2013 | Divorce
Tamsen_Fadal

While no person or relationship is the same, there are a few signs that are hard to overlook and I wanted to pass them alone.

8 Steps To Online Dating Success Post-Split

Tamsen_Fadal | Posted 11.03.2013 | Divorce
Tamsen_Fadal

Online dating. It can be a full time job. In fact, to make sure you are doing it right, it almost has to be. Though, if you are recently divorced and you want to get back out and date or at least meet some good people, it can be a great way to connect.

A 'Backwards' Approach to Moving Forward

Robin Hoffman | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

Maybe all 30-year-olds say that because they feel young and invincible and like the world is at their fingertips. For me, I need to know I have made the biggest effort I can make.

Why I Love Men

Carlota Zimmerman | Posted 10.27.2013 | Women
Carlota Zimmerman

Men are simultaneously expected to be pioneering, perfectly-groomed alpha males who, with their bare hands, will chop down a tree and make it into a bed in which they give their partners multiple orgasms, all while perfectly roasting a free-range chicken for dinner.

Why Do People Cheat on Their Partners?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Cheating is quite common and the reasons are multiple. Rather than reviewing the many reasons people cheat, I'm going to focus on one of the main one -- self-abandonment.

5 Ways To Stop Your Spouse From Straying

Rebecca Dakin | Posted 10.29.2013 | Divorce
Rebecca Dakin

4). Be confident in who you are as a person and know your values. Don't allow yourself to be a push over. Demand respect.

Why Men Are Like Cows

Ethan Fixell | Posted 10.29.2013 | Comedy
Ethan Fixell

As a 30-year-old, I do still wake in panic now and then, checking my pajama pants after having fallen asleep to a replay of Splash on TBS.

This 7-Year-Old Knows Exactly Why You Should Never Get Married

Sarah Barness | Posted 08.28.2013 | Divorce

This footage from the 1964 film in "The Up Series" shows how some kids have all the answers. This young man makes a very convincing argument as to why...

What I Learned From Vacationing Alone Post-Split

Tamsen_Fadal | Posted 10.27.2013 | Divorce
Tamsen_Fadal

You don't have to go to "single friendly places." It may be fun to try them out or go to a traditional spa, but there is nothing wrong with planning a real vacation for yourself. Go to Europe, take a cruise, hit the slopes or drive along the coast.

Is Forever Feasible?

Beverly Willett | Posted 10.27.2013 | Divorce
Beverly Willett

Despite news reports that marriage is in deep trouble in the U.S., Brigham Young University Professor Alan J. Hawkins says that marriage is not dead.

Love Junkies? Or Lovers Attuned in Heart and Soul?

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 10.27.2013 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

We seek love -- desire it more than gold. Sometimes put it on a shrine and bow down before the throne of "Please love me forever." But when do we need it too much?

Why the Truth Is Always Better Than a Lie

Shannon Bindler | Posted 10.27.2013 | Comedy
Shannon Bindler

I'll never know, but I learned the hard way that the truth is always better than a lie. And pretending to know how to ride a motorcycle is something best left to rich, middle-aged men with heated handle bars and ridiculously large stereo systems. Not honest gals in cowboy boots.

How Couples Can Get to Divorce -- Real Fast!

Douglas LaBier | Posted 10.26.2013 | Divorce
Douglas LaBier

The path to meaningful connection and growth over time -- as opposed to the businesslike, roommate-like relationship that many couples settle into -- isn't easy.

10 'Odd' Relationship Behaviors That Are Totally Normal

GalTime | Posted 10.23.2013 | Women
GalTime

If you still think you're odd, though, then embrace the quirks that make your relationship special and take a line from Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany's -- "It may be normal, darling; but I'd rather be natural."

Forget Romance: Relationships Need to Get Contractual

Simone Collins | Posted 10.23.2013 | Weddings
Simone Collins

If your relationship cannot even withstand a discussion of responsibilities and shared expectations, you have no hope of surviving real challenges as they come your way.

Q & A With Dating Coach Neely Steinberg: Dating With a Disability

Neely Steinberg | Posted 10.23.2013 | Women
Neely Steinberg

Hi Neely, I've been a wheelchair-user all of my life. And while the wheelchair is enough of a dating hurdle in itself, I only weight 55 lbs., so whil...

Successful Relationships Include 'Me' and 'We'

Robin Hoffman | Posted 10.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Robin Hoffman

In every romantic relationship, there are three relationships going on. There is the relationship I have with myself, the relationship my partner has with himself and the relationships that exists between my partner and I.

10 Tips for Men: How to Date a Strong Black Woman

Robert Ballatt | Posted 10.21.2013 | Black Voices
Robert Ballatt

Strong Black Women seem to find it extremely challenging to find a worthy mate, companion, or life partner. Even when they do meet a suitable person of interest many times because of his emotional or past challenges, we (the men) take ourselves out of the game

4 Really Simple Ways to Change the World

Kira Sabin | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Kira Sabin

I could care less about your politics or religion. This is bigger than that. Love doesn't belong to only one group, it belongs to everyone.

Can Love Last?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 10.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

There is a good reason why sometimes love lasts and other times it doesn't. It has to do with what qualities both you and the other person fall in love with.

Don't Believe All Men Are the Enemy

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 10.21.2013 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

News headlines and social media would have us believe that misogyny is the rule, rather than the exception.