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8 Things I've Learned From 8 Years Of Marriage

Rachel Hollis | Posted 02.10.2013 | Weddings
Rachel Hollis

Yesterday I was moving some dates around in my calendar and I realized that next month is my wedding anniversary. Just as that date seems to slip up on me every year, so too did these last eight years.

Send Happy Thoughts and Move On

Brian Penny | Posted 02.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Brian Penny

A little over a month ago, I had my heart broken. It was far from the first time, and I'm certain it won't be the last. What made this particular time special is I didn't see it coming, and that hasn't happened since the first time.

Men and the Midlife Job Search

Julie Kantor | Posted 02.10.2013 | Business
Julie Kantor

The prospect of dating in your mid-40s after a divorce or breakup is about welcomed as a shower without any heat on January 3rd. You feel like you are out in the world, exposed. Guys, you have many choices and here are five thoughts on seizing this unique moment in time.

The Once-Taboo Long-Distance Relationship is an Emerging Norm

Rachel Ryan | Posted 02.10.2013 | Women
Rachel Ryan

As Americans -- particularly young Americans -- become more mobile, building lasting relationships becomes increasingly difficult, starting in college.

5 Ways To Have More Sex During the Holidays

GalTime | Posted 02.20.2013 | Women

The holiday season is a lot of things -- memorable, sentimental, stressful. But, how often do you think of the six super-fast weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year's as sexy? The holidays don't have to equal bah-humbug sex.

The 10% Rule: Parents, Do Less to Connect More!

Rhona Berens, PhD, CPCC | Posted 02.09.2013 | Parents
Rhona Berens, PhD, CPCC

After watching many an exhausted couple -- my wife and me included -- try to stay connected amidst the demands of super-parenting and the super-efforts we put into other aspects of life, I propose we all abide by what I've dubbed "The 10% Rule"

Relationship Advice: On Arguing Less

Noah Kass | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

There's nothing wrong with occasional fights between partners. However, relationship issues multiply when fighting becomes the the expected mode of communication. This familiar battling debilitates rather than promotes a couple's bond.

Being Married to Me Isn't Easy

Nicola Kraus | Posted 02.06.2013 | Parents
Nicola Kraus

If you're in a bar and someone with a real job offers to buy you a drink -- and a writer makes the same offer -- take the employed person! Being marred to a writer sucks.

Sweet Thing

Nancy Slotnick | Posted 02.05.2013 | New York
Nancy Slotnick

Waiting is always the hardest part. Waiting in line especially. I was waiting in line in the Ladies Room of the Empire Hotel Lobby recently and a stubborn-looking older woman was in front of me when I walked in

How to Make the Mother of Your Child Want to Have Sex With You

Toni Nagy | Posted 02.06.2013 | Parents
Toni Nagy

A lot of things can make a woman feel sexy: lace tights, a sideways glance at just the right moment, Ryan Gosling. But you know what doesn't make a woman feel like an erotic minx of sensuality?

3 Behaviors You Should Change Before Your Next Relationship

Pamela Dussault | Posted 02.06.2013 | Divorce
Pamela Dussault

"You change for one of two reasons: Either you learn enough that you want to, or you've been hurt enough that you have to."

Love for Grown-ups Gives Tips on Marrying Later in Life

Julie A. Carlson | Posted 02.06.2013 | Books
Julie A. Carlson

No, don't worry, this isn't a dating advertisement. But if you are single and no longer in your 20s, fear not! Though it may be hard for some to believe, author Patricia Ryan Lampl went on 9,000 blind dates.

Locked Out of a Life

Natalie Thomas | Posted 02.05.2013 | Women
Natalie Thomas

I met "Jane" day one, freshmen year of college. All blonde and bows, she bounded down the hall like a Labrador puppy. Soon, we were inseparable. Then Jane met "Eric." A sweet, humble and all-around good guy, Eric was the quintessential boy next door. And, quite literally, he was.

Conflict With Loved Ones: Do You Go Out or In?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

All relationships inevitably experience conflict, as this is a part of life. It's how you manage conflict that determines whether it leads to deeper intimacy with a loved one, or to distance and disconnection.

She Said, He Said: Survey Finds Men Don't Pay Attention to the Details

Neely Steinberg | Posted 02.04.2013 | Women
Neely Steinberg

Last week, I debated a popular talk radio host about a recent survey, conducted by beauty retailer Superdrug, which found men have little knowledge of...

The Truth About The First Year Of Marriage

Posted 12.04.2012 | Weddings

So much for the "honeymoon phase." Research released on Monday by Deakin University's Australian Centre on Quality of Life found that couples in t...

Is 'Happily Ever After' A Myth? | Posted 12.04.2012 | Weddings

IN fairy tales, marriages last happily ever after. Science, however, tells us that wedded bliss has but a limited shelf life....

14 Relationship Issues To Leave Behind In 2013

Posted 12.03.2012 | Divorce

There's nothing like the promise of a new year to get people thinking about what's working -- and not working -- in their lives. On Monday, tweete...

The #1 Reason You Shouldn't Trash Talk Your Ex

Linda Lipshutz, MS, ACSW | Posted 02.02.2013 | Divorce
Linda Lipshutz, MS, ACSW

We've all been in the position of regretting a confidence we shared, wishing to take back the onerous words as soon as they've left our mouths.

6 Ways To Fight Without Ruining Your Marriage

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 01.31.2013 | Weddings
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Most of all, don't lose sight of why you're bothering to fight in the first place. If it's worth the energy to make a change in your relationship or voice your opinion, it means you're invested in finding a resolution to the issue.

Feeling Empty Inside? How To Fill Up

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 01.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Inner emptiness does not come from a lack of something external -- not even a lack of being loved by someone else. It comes from a lack of one thing only: a lack of awareness of the love that is the energy we live in.

Are High School Relationships Worth It?

Evan Manning | Posted 01.29.2013 | Teen
Evan Manning

Is being in a high school relationship honestly worth it?

Speaking Wisely: How The Buddha Might Communicate

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

With time and a little practice, you will find yourself "speaking wisely" without consciously thinking about it. You might be amazed at the powerful, assertive ways you can communicate within the frame of these six guidelines.

Making Your List And Checking It Twice

Charlie Maffei | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlie Maffei

If you insist on creating a list to find the perfect person, I am simply asking you to put some thought into what you are looking for. Be honest with yourself. Are you being too vain? Does your perfect match have to be tall, dark and handsome or a Victoria's Secret model?

The Unusual Key To A Happy Marriage

Posted 11.27.2012 | Weddings

The holiday season usually means more quality time with the in-laws, and according to recent research, it's imperative that everyone get along. A 2...