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To Resolve or Manage Conflict, You Must Address the Actual Cause of the Problem

Mark Baer | Posted 04.21.2015 | Divorce
Mark Baer

I recently had the most fascinating consultation with a gentleman who was interested in the possibility of my representing him as his lawyer.

The Day I Decided to Stop Treating My Partners Like the Enemy and My Relationships Like Minefields

Michelle Martin | Posted 04.07.2015 | Fifty
Michelle Martin

Romantic relationships are wonderful. They make us feel alive, dynamic, validated and loved -- when they work. They can also make us feel deficient, undesirable, depleted and broken when they don't.

Why Long-Married Spouses Should Write A Singles Ad

Shira Dicker | Posted 04.07.2015 | Fifty
Shira Dicker

Want to stay married past the exciting but perilous Empty Nest stage of family life -- when incidents of divorce spike like the polygraph printouts of pathological liars? Perhaps the solution is to write a Singles Ad.

Love Is Found in the Simple Moments

Neely Steinberg | Posted 03.31.2015 | Women
Neely Steinberg

If you're coupled, recognize and appreciate the seemingly insignificant moments between you and your partner, because that is where love truly lives.

5 Things Dads Can Do To Raise Emotionally Healthy Children

Michael Ascher, M.D. | Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Michael Ascher, M.D.

As men are now being called upon to spend more time and participate in the direct care of their kids, they often find themselves emotionally overwhelmed trying to balance work, relationship and family demands.

10 Steps to Moving Beyond the Friend Zone

Susan Winter | Posted 03.10.2015 | Women
Susan Winter

Flipping from a friend to lover doesn't work in a text or email. It may seem like the easy way out, but don't do it. You will fail. They need to either see your face or feel the warmth and conviction in your voice to make your statement work.

5 Signs Your Relationship Is in Trouble

Phoebe Fox | Posted 04.20.2015 | Women
Phoebe Fox

Now that Cupid's wings are out of your eyes, it could be time to reassess your relationship for any of these five warning signs that your love may be on the wane.

4 Signs You Are in the Wrong Relationship

Sandra Bienkowski | Posted 04.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Sandra Bienkowski

Take back your power by opening your eyes to who is really in front of you. Decide if YOU want to be with that person. And then give yourself a voice.

Seniors At Jewish Home Give The Best Dating Advice

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.10.2015 | Fifty

What do residents of the Los Angeles Jewish Home have to offer when it comes to dating advice? Based on this video produced by the home, plenty! As a ...

Go Fishing for Closer Conversations

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.08.2015 | Good News
Kare Anderson

I swear, my dear. Sometimes our conversations remind me of a broken sword. She raised an eyebrow. Sharp as hell, he said, but lacking a point, wrote B...

The Hidden Reason Why Your Relationship May Be Struggling

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 03.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

There is something that you can do even in these situations where the person doesn't really tell you how you can help them. It is one of these hidden reasons that we may not always think of or realize unless we choose to really sit back and focus on the big picture.

Complete Me Dot Com

Tricia McCallum | Posted 03.25.2015 | Comedy
Tricia McCallum

In the Bronze Age, before Twitter and speed dating and online match-ups, men and women met each other one of two ways: at church, or via the newspaper classifieds.

Finding Love: How You Can Get Ready (VIDEO)

Matthew J. Dempsey | Posted 03.22.2015 | Gay Voices
Matthew J. Dempsey

2015-01-17-matthewjdempseyfindinglovesmall.jpgStruggling to meet the right person and have a relationship that clicks for the long haul? You've dated enough to get a sense of what you're after, yet you keep coming up against the same relationship issues and beating your head against the wall.

On Dealing with Drunk Guys

Kathleen Buckstaff | Posted 03.15.2015 | Women
Kathleen Buckstaff

I shouldn't be surprised, but I am. I recently read a story that confirmed that women have been dealing with drunk men for thousands of years.

3 Things to Remember When You're Trying to Fix Your Breakup

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.28.2015 | Women
Jennifer Twardowski

When breakups happen, we have the tendency to go into a mode where we obsess over all of our mistakes and wish that we had done things differently.

Introducing Your New Partner To Family Over The Holidays

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 02.17.2015 | Women
Dr. Gail Gross

No matter how old we get, we somehow still revert back to our childhood roles and need for approval when we return home to our original family unit.

How Do You Know When Something Is Right?

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 02.13.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

When you've found something that's right for you, you want to be better without force. You get this instant internal drive and motivation to become a better person, to do better work, and to achieve greater things. You feel inspired.

Holiday Magic--When You're Coping With Separation & Divorce

Sharon Zarozny | Posted 02.10.2015 | Divorce
Sharon Zarozny

Traditions create the magic of holidays. They keep us grounded. Change, on the other hand, often knocks us off our feet. So how do you cope?

4 Steps To Diffuse An Argument Before It Even Starts

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

Remember to be open and receptive. Don't necessarily expect an apology or a reconciliation right away, as that will take you out of a place of love and back into ego. But simply remember to be open and ready to receive so that if it does happen naturally then you are ready to receive it.

6 Steps to Setting Boundaries in Relationships

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 01.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

Depending on your upbringing and past experience, setting boundaries in relationships may be easier or more difficult for you.

A How-To Guide to Parent-Child Relationship Repair

Andrea Nair | Posted 01.18.2015 | Parents
Andrea Nair

Leave lots of space for your child to respond. The more she is able to talk about what is going on in her mind and body, the more she will process the event, leaving less to hold as a grudge later.

5 Ways to Stop Attracting Toxic People

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

A while back I found myself in a conversation with someone about the topic of being around toxic people -- or, as I prefer to call it, people who exhi...

People Are Listening and You Haven't Said a Word Yet

Jagneet Singh | Posted 01.05.2015 | Business
Jagneet Singh

This means your appearance, your body language, and the way you carry yourself are identifiers of what you are about. Think of it like being the front cover of a book; the content could be extraordinary, but if it doesn't scream "pick me up!" only a select few actually will.

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...

7 Simple Secrets to an Amazing Relationship

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Of all the relationships we experience, love relationships are perhaps the most complex. They are strenuous in that they take a real toll on our emoti...