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10 Pieces Of Tough Love Advice From Marriage Therapists

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.31.2015 | Divorce

A marriage therapist's job is to listen to couples' frustrations and try to help each spouse work through his or her issues. Sometimes, that requires...

This Is What An Emotional Affair Is -- And What It Isn't

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 08.27.2015 | Divorce

It's a scenario that happens all the time: You've met a new friend or co-worker and you instantly feel a connection. The two of you just click and so...

5 Things You Should Never Do During an Argument and What To Do Instead

Andrea Cairella | Posted 08.18.2015 | Women
Andrea Cairella

One of the main internal struggles that many people face in their relationship at times is the inability to love and understand their partner when they are dealing with their own intense emotions, racing thoughts or even the physical discomfort when their own needs are not being met.

Why Divorce Brings out the Lawyers (And How to Avoid It!)

David Wygant | Posted 08.13.2015 | Divorce
David Wygant

There's a men's support group I speak to once in a while. I really enjoy it. It's full of other dads who have experienced divorce, and it's a chance f...

Marriage Advice: 6 Ways to Stay in Love Forever

Shlomo Slatkin | Posted 08.06.2015 | Weddings
Shlomo Slatkin

Relationships don't coast by on autopilot. They need active effort to keep the love alive. Here is a sampling of marriage advice to stay in love forever

What You're Both Thinking (But Not Saying) During A Breakup

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.28.2015 | Comedy

  It's hard to say which type of breakup is preferred. You have the angry ones where everyone's being totally honest and the other pers...

7 Things All Unhappy Couples Do (And What You Should Do Instead)

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.17.2015 | Divorce

 We all know that couple: The one that bickers at dinner parties and makes snide remarks behind each others' backs. The one that prompts the que...

No, You Can't Divorce-Proof Your Marriage (But Here's What You Can Do Instead)

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.01.2015 | Divorce

The first rule to follow if you want to "divorce-proof" your marriage? Stop thinking it's even possible. As comforting as it may be to believe...

Shot Through the Heart: Relationship Trauma's Real Effects

Uloop | Posted 06.05.2015 | College
Uloop

You feel like someone's just punched you in the gut. You feel your heart drop. Tears begin to well up in your eyes as they walk away for the last time. It's done. You're finished. Your relationship has ended.

Your 'Perfect Partner' Isn't Supposed to Be Perfect

Grace de Rond | Posted 05.27.2015 | Divorce
Grace de Rond

My first husband and I divorced after 11 years. I believed that getting a divorce would end my problems with him. Big surprise! Divorce ended the marriage but not the problems. I took them with me and continued resolving them through other people.

9 Things You Can't Change About Your Partner

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.22.2015 | Divorce

Love can move people to do things they never thought possible: Who among us ever believed they'd find someone worthy of sharing an order of fries?...

The 10 Most Dangerous Phrases In A Relationship

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.14.2015 | Divorce

You're on your best behavior when you first start dating someone: polite to a fault, quick to suggest sharing dessert (later, you enter "order you...

Stay Off Social Media (Or Risk Divorce), New Survey Says

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.30.2015 | Divorce

Want to keep your "in a relationship" or "married" status on Facebook? You might want to log off Facebook. One in seven people said they'd conside...

10 Reasons To Keep Your Relationship Problems Off Social Media

Divorced Moms | Posted 06.27.2015 | Divorce
Divorced Moms

They who post have their intentions and they who read have their opinions. For nearly everyone but the writer, there is a car crash effect that's hard to deny.

Brittany Wong

Your Marriage Counselor Can Predict Whether Or Not You'll Divorce. Here's How

HuffingtonPost.com | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.22.2015 | Divorce

Therapist Becky Whetstone has seen hundreds of couples for pre-marital counseling through the years. If she thinks an engaged couple needs more time t...

7 Signs You're Stuck In A Loveless Marriage

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.14.2015 | Divorce

You knew the heady early stages of your marriage weren't going to last forever. But when you find yourself stuck in a stagnant, unsatisfying relations...

5 Signs You Shouldn't Be Getting Married (Even if the Wedding Is Already Planned)

Sandy Malone | Posted 05.26.2015 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

Some couples weren't meant to be married to each other. Ever. That's a cold, harsh thing for a wedding planner to say - heck, I need clients - but I think it's important for brides and grooms to realize that the simple act of having planned a wedding doesn't actually mean they have to get married.

9 Signs Your Marriage Was Doomed From The Start

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.24.2015 | Divorce

Sometimes, cold feet are a sign of something far more serious than a case of pre-wedding jitters. What doubts are particularly foreboding prior to ...

Are You Giving Up On Love?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 05.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

So be free in flaunting your romantic feelings. Connect with them on a daily basis. No matter what our inner critic tells us, there is nothing foolish about allowing ourselves to be lovesick. There may be more to lose, but there is also much more to live for.

I Knew My Relationship Wasn't Going To Last When My Ex Said This

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.03.2015 | Divorce

After a relationship ends, you can usually look back and pinpoint a few moments that should have signaled it wasn't going to last. For some HuffPo...

Are You Sabotaging Your Relationship?

Lisa Firestone | Posted 03.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

Most of us treat love like an external force. It's something that happens to us, strikes us like an arrow or overcomes us like a storm. There is a problem with thinking of love this way, and that is that it can slant our focus outward.

The Top 10 Reasons People Stay In Unhappy Marriages

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.16.2014 | Divorce

One in four married couples are only staying together for the kids' sake and plan to divorce once they're grown, a new survey from a UK law firm sugge...

12 Love Lessons Men And Women Learned The Hard Way

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.09.2014 | Divorce

No relationship from your past is without its worth. Regardless of how things ended with your ex, being together undoubtedly taught you something abou...

16 Red Flags Men And Women Ignored Until It Was Too Late

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.04.2014 | Divorce

It's easy to overlook your partner's flaws when you're in a new relationship. You're in that heady, honeymoon phase and any behavior or character flaw...

10 Staggering Lies That Ruined Relationships

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 11.26.2014 | Divorce

If there's one thing most people refuse to tolerate in a relationship, it's catching a partner in a major lie. On Tuesday, women on the Ask Women b...