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7 Reasons Men Leave Their Marriages, According To Marriage Therapists

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.25.2016 | Divorce

Most men who go to marriage therapy are invested in saving their marriages. But when couples allow their problems to fester, there’s not much that c...

8 Things You've Been Taught About Marriage That Are Totally Wrong

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.14.2016 | Divorce

A word to the wise from marriage therapists: Don’t buy into every piece of relationship advice you read in a magazine or hear from a well-meaning au...

9 Things Men Hate Hearing From Their Wives

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.13.2016 | Divorce

You’re bound to say some tone-deaf things to your spouse every so often ― but there are some phrases you should absolutely never say. We asked co...

The 9 Most Obnoxious Things You Can Say To Your Wife

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 07.11.2016 | Divorce

Sometimes, marriage and family therapist Becky Whetstone can't help but cringe when she hears the things men say to their partners. "Every marriage th...

Anatomy Of An Affair

Amy Begel | Posted 07.05.2016 | Divorce
Amy Begel

The extra-marital affair, or an affair which occurs in any committed, intimate relationship,  ranks as one of the most traumatic events in the lives of a couple.  The sexual violation and, more than that, the dishonesty and betrayal make the recovery process a fragile one.

16 Secrets Married Men And Women Are Keeping From Their Spouses

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.27.2016 | Divorce

Everyone knows that open, honest communication is the cornerstone of a happy marriage. But that doesn't stop people from lying to their spouses, wheth...

The 6 Most Overlooked Reasons People Get Divorced

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.27.2016 | Divorce

Why do couples drift apart and separate? There are the usual suspects -- fights over money, infidelity, differing views on parenting -- and then there...

6 Vital Pieces Of Relationship Advice If You're The Jealous Type

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.22.2016 | Divorce

Jealousy can unhinge even the most rational-minded partner. Luckily, with some work and close monitoring of your emotional triggers, you can get a ha...

Burlesque, Beyoncé, and Healing from Heartbreak

Sara Avant Stover | Posted 06.16.2016 | Women
Sara Avant Stover

"You gonna wear heels?" she shouted from beside the stereo in the back of the darkened studio. Her brown eyes locked into mine in the mirror. Pausing to think, I pursed my lips together. "No, I think I'll be barefoot. In stockings," I called back, nodding my head to myself as I envisioned the fishnets, the garter belt.

7 Signs Your Partner Is Too Selfish For A Relationship

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.14.2016 | Divorce

Not everyone you find yourself attracted to is necessary cut out for a relationship. Unfortunately, some people have a long way to go until they're co...

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...

5 Problems Husbands And Wives Have While Arguing, Solved By Therapists

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 06.01.2016 | Divorce

When you've been together for years, sometimes even figuring out how you'll resolve an argument becomes an argument. We recently asked our readers to...

9 Conversations Married Men Dread Having, According To Therapists

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.18.2016 | Divorce

What conversations do guys really wish they could avoid having with their spouses? Below, marriage therapists share nine things men complain about whe...

It's Time to Have the Conversations

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Maria Rodale

Lately, I've noticed that there are many people who would rather live quietly and comfortably miserable in their dissatisfaction than muster up the co...

7 Qualities You Should Never Settle On In A Relationship

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.18.2016 | Divorce

You can settle on plenty of things in life: Where to have dinner for your mom's birthday, for instance, or booking the less expensive, but just as nic...

6 Fights That Are A Total Waste Of Time In A Relationship

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.11.2016 | Divorce

We've all gotten into fights with our partners we instantly regret: a conversation about where to go for dinner becomes an overblown argument about yo...

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...

This Behavior Is The #1 Predictor Of Divorce, And You're Guilty Of It

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 05.12.2016 | Divorce

Ever catch yourself rolling your eyes at your partner or getting a little too sarcastic during a conversation? Those seemingly small behaviors are not...

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...

Watch This Couple Get Totally Candid About Their Relationship Fears

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 04.25.2016 | Divorce

Joy and Andrew have both been touched by divorce: Andrew's father was married four times, and Joy's dad re-married five times. How does that affect th...

Is It Possible To Spend Too Much Time With A Significant Other?

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 04.22.2016 | Divorce

Hanging out 24/7 can, in fact, cause relationship issues -- just ask Judge Lynn Toler of the television show Divorce Court. According to Toler, people...

The 10 Most Deadly Phrases In A Relationship

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.21.2016 | Divorce

When you're married or in a long-term relationship, some things are better left unsaid. Below, marriage therapists and other experts share 10 phrases...

7 Signs Your Significant Other Is Entirely Wrong For You

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.18.2016 | Divorce

In the early days of a relationship, it's tempting to overlook the warning signs that you and your partner may not be right for each other. But there ...

7 Problems Every Couple Inevitably Faces, According To Therapists

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.20.2016 | Divorce

When a relationship is brand new, loving your partner comes easy. You're still hyper curious about each other and growing as a couple every day. But e...

8 Relationship Problems You Just Can’t Fix

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.05.2016 | Divorce

Some problems in relationships can be tackled as a couple: Not spending enough kid-free time together? Call a babysitter. Prioritizing screen-time ove...