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Relationship Issues

Who's The Boss In Your Relationship?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 08.26.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa Firestone

At a recent dinner party, I witnessed a group of friends teasingly ask one another who was in charge in their relationship. The question was meant to ...

7 Signs You're The Real Problem In Your Relationship

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.02.2016 | Divorce

When things start to go south in a relationship, it's easy to place the blame squarely on your partner's shoulders. But chances are, you're not comple...

8 Things Your Friends Would Never Tell You About Your Relationship

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.11.2016 | Divorce

When you need tough love advice, sometimes your friends and family aren't the best people to consult. You need someone to tell it like it is, not some...

7 Pieces Of Marriage Advice For Realists, Not Romantics

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.30.2016 | Divorce

Sick of reading the same tired relationship advice about never going to bed angry and the importance of date night? We hear ya. Below, relationship a...

9 Types Of Couples Who Are Fated To Divorce

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.04.2016 | Divorce

Like Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward or Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, some couples are so well-matched, they almost seem fated to be together. Others are...

The Money Issues That Drive Couples Apart In Every State

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 02.03.2016 | Divorce

Your relationship with money could ruin your chances at having an actual relationship. Personal finance site GOBankingRates recently asked Americans ...

8 Glaring Signs Your Relationship Isn't Likely To Last

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 01.13.2016 | Divorce

Every day, marriage therapists talk to couples who want to work on making their relationships stronger -- as well as those who check-in as a last ditc...

10 Ways Having Kids Changes Your Relationship For The Better

Glamour | Posted 08.26.2016 | Weddings
Glamour

We've heard plenty about how having a baby can add stress to a relationship, but not so much about the rewarding ways in which things can change. I spoke to 10 women about how having a baby impacted their relationships...for the better.

How to Know When It's Possibly Time to Get a Divorce

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 05.25.2016 | Divorce
Jennifer Twardowski

Deciding whether or not to get a divorce is hardly something to be taken lightly. Overall, I do generally think that relationship issues can and should be worked out before making the decision to separate and do any filings.

WATCH: How To Know When To Move On From Your Relationship

Matthew J. Dempsey | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew J. Dempsey

2015-02-03-ScreenShot20150203at4.00.04AMsmall.jpgIn my latest video on relationships, I speak about how to effectively figure out when it's time to move on from a relationship and how to do it in the name of love. I describe how we can know where our stuff ends and our partner's begins, as well as the unique challenges that can come up for gay men when it comes to drawing the distinction.

Couples Ask Each Other 'Am I The Best Sex You Ever Had?'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 11.06.2014 | Women

Mainstream media offers few portrayals of romantic partners discussing the actual sex part of their sexual history. Why would they, when the vast majo...

5 Things I Know for Sure About True Love

Melissa Chapman | Posted 09.14.2014 | Weddings
Melissa Chapman

Ultimately when it comes to marriage whether it is arranged or not -- true love in a marriage develops over time and is not about lust, attraction or how much time you have known this person -- rather it is when you cannot see your life without your partner for better or worse.

Why Doesn't He Want to Have Sex With Me?

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 06.02.2014 | Women
Dr. Gail Gross

You're lying in bed bumping up against that body next to you, seething with hurt and anger. You haven't been touched or reached for in more months than you care to count.

10 Signs You're In The Wrong Relationship

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.06.2014 | Divorce

Let's face it: When we're newly coupled up, we tend to look at our partner -- and the budding relationship itself -- through a pair of proverbial rose...

5 Ways To Deal With Boredom In Your Marriage

Posted 02.13.2014 | Divorce

The first few years of a marriage are usually thought to be some sort of extended honeymoon period, filled with great sex, good communication and the ...

Stuck in a Sexual Slump? Here's an Experiment for You to Try

Kristen Mark | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kristen Mark

Desire ebbs and flows, both throughout an individual's life and throughout the context of an individual relationship. So, I think it is useful to come up with strategies to minimize the impact this may have.

Customizing Your Relationship

Michael S. Broder, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael S. Broder, Ph.D.

Next, compare your actual relationship -- as it now exists -- to the one that you have visualized. Identify every specific thing you can that separates where you now are, from what you have envisioned as ideal.

21 Reasons People Stay In Unhappy Relationships

Posted 07.22.2013 | Divorce

For many husbands and wives, a deep sense of unhappiness just isn't a good enough reason to end their marriage. Why? According to recent study by U...

24 Red Flags I Overlooked Before Marriage

Posted 07.19.2013 | Divorce

Ever since we launched HuffPost Divorce, we've been asking readers to share the moment they knew their marriage was over. But as anyone who's been ...

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...

Spiritual Sex: The Transformative Power of Feeling Safe

Linda E. Savage | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda E. Savage

Feeling safe in a relationship is a process, and couples will need to develop tools and ways of communicating, much of which is non-verbal, to return to the secure feelings once the inevitable flare ups occur.

10 Signs Your Marriage Is Doomed

Posted 04.16.2013 | Divorce

By Susie and Otto Collins for YourTango.com Have you ever wondered whether or not something your partner just said or did is normal and okay? Many ...

WATCH: Why We Nag Our Spouses

Posted 04.12.2013 | Divorce

In a HuffPost Divorce blog post earlier this month, author Monique Honaman wrote about how detrimental nagging can be in a marriage. "The cycle of...

How To Divorce-Proof Your Marriage

Posted 04.10.2013 | Divorce

Once the honeymoon period ends, how do you keep the spark alive with the one you love? On Tuesday's episode of "Katie," relationship expert and Hu...

21 Reasons You Shouldn't Be In A Relationship

Posted 04.09.2013 | Divorce

There are plenty of reasons to throw in the towel on a relationship, from a lack of communication to simply growing apart. On Tuesday, tweeters use...