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The 4 R's of a Kick-Ass Apology

Sheri Meyers | Posted 03.23.2014 | Women
Sheri Meyers

When we make mistakes, it's normal to want to protect ourselves and retreat from the very uncomfortable and embarrassing feelings that come up, especially with those we love, care about or depend on.

This Comforter Is Proof That Women Sort Of Have Issues Sharing A Bed

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

Sure, you love your girlfriend or wife, but what is going on with her inability to stay on her side of the bed? It's a low-level threat as far as reas...

15 Marriage Regrets We Can All Learn From

Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce

"Don't dwell on the past," your friends and family tell you after you've divorced. But the truth is, whether you're newly separated or decades div...

What It Means to Be Loving

Lisa Firestone | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

While love seems to be a universally valued attribute, defining love in behavioral terms can be a challenging undertaking.

5 Reasons Spouses Cheat, According To The Adulterers Themselves

Sheri Meyers | Posted 01.24.2014 | Divorce
Sheri Meyers

As much as the cheater would like to cast off their guilt by blaming their partner for their bad behavior, it really doesn't work that way.

16 Relationship Statuses That Give New Meaning To 'It's Complicated'

Posted 09.10.2013 | Divorce

After divorce, it's nice to hide behind the "it's complicated" relationship status on Facebook. It's mysterious and non-committal at a time when the l...

3 Reasons Decades-Long Marriages End In Divorce

Posted 09.10.2013 | Divorce

By Laura Seldon for When Ann Morgan James’ husband asked her for a divorce just two months shy of their 18th wedding anniversary, she...

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.

Divorcées Reveal Their Top Marriage Regrets

Posted 08.30.2013 | Divorce

Hindsight is 20/20, and that's arguably never more true than after divorce. It's unfortunate, but sometimes you can't pinpoint the mistakes and behavi...

Is It Okay To Go To Bed Angry At Your Partner? (POLL)

Posted 08.19.2013 | MarloThomas

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3 Signs He's Not Really Sorry

Posted 08.15.2013 | Divorce

Find yourself in a marital spat, again? If you and your spouse are arguing about -- and apologizing for -- the same things over and over again, it ...

The Biggest Relationship Problems, According To Readers

Posted 08.05.2013 | Divorce

When you're in a relationship that's on the outs, it can feel like you and your partner are the only couple dealing with your particular set of proble...

20 Marriage Problems Real Women Face

Posted 08.06.2013 | Divorce

Written by Ericka Souter on CafeMom's blog, The Stir There is one thing every married person will tell you: marriage is hard. Anyone in the midst ...

11 Surprising Things We Let Our Exes Get Away With

Posted 07.25.2013 | Divorce

When you're in love, you tend to let some otherwise intolerable bad behavior slide. On Friday, The Stir writer Ericka Sóuter outlined 15 of the mo...

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 ...

WATCH: How Neediness Almost Destroyed Their Marriage

Posted 07.17.2013 | Divorce

Can neediness destroy a marriage? Wall Street Journal reporter Gwendolyn Bounds recently spoke with married Utah couple Randy and Janet Brown, who ...

What Couples Really Want When They Argue

Posted 07.11.2013 | Women

What do you really want when you argue with the person you're in a relationship with? For the other person to relinquish power, a new study out of Bay...

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...

The Marriage Advice Only Divorced People Can Give You

Posted 06.07.2013 | Divorce

If you want quality marriage advice, we suggest you ask a divorced person. Why? Because who's more equipped to give you some real talk about marri...

The One Thing I No Longer Worry About Since My Divorce

Posted 06.05.2013 | Divorce

Few things are more stressful than being in a marriage or a long-term relationship that's no longer working out. And though divorce brings its own...

25 Things You Should Never Do If You Want To Stay Married

Posted 06.03.2013 | Divorce

What drives a couple to divorce? On Monday, relationship coach Teresa Atkin weighed in with some of the most common marriage issues she sees among ...

Should Spouses Be Allowed To Check Each Others' Cell Phones?

Posted 05.30.2013 | Divorce

Would you let your spouse or significant other comb through your cell phone whenever they felt like it? It's a complicated question for many, but...

For the Betrayer: 8 Things You Must Know and Do to Rebuild Trust After an Affair

Sheri Meyers | Posted 07.14.2013 | Divorce
Sheri Meyers

You've made a terrible mistake. You got caught up in a flirtation that led to an affair. It felt so good at the time and it all happened so quickly.

4 Tips for Dealing With Marital Boredom

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

It's just possible that if you do some or all these things, your relationship and your life in general will become less boring and more exhilarating. It might also become more challenging and stimulating. But who knows? You might get to enjoy living on the edge.