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A Valentine for Grief

Mark Liebenow | Posted 02.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark Liebenow

A year later, after I've forgotten about her and have begun talking to other women, she sneaks up, whacks me behind the knees, and down I go, sobbing. I wail that I missed her, but she brushes me off. Tells me not to forget again. And she's gone.

Could Faking the Big O Delay Finding Mr. Right?

Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC | Posted 02.11.2016 | Women
Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC

In this day and age, women have won the right to vote, to burn our bras, and to climb the corporate ladder. Why do we still find it a challenge to be honest in the bedroom? And could this duplicity potentially lead us astray when looking for Mr. Right?

10 Valentine's Day Ideas That Won't Break the Bank... or the Romance

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 02.10.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

My wife and I always try to celebrate with something that isn't too extravagant. This year, consider a more creative approach that relies on a little thoughtful pre-planning instead of digging into your savings.

#BeforeFacebook I Didn't Know I Was Such A Loser!

Janet Eve Josselyn | Posted 02.05.2016 | Fifty
Janet Eve Josselyn

Before Facebook existed, I had no idea how clever and smart and photogenic all of my friends were. I had no idea that the food you all cooked looked so delicious. I had no idea you knew how to cook and I had no idea you liked cheese tamales smothered in green goop. Who knew?

Vacation: All We Ever Wanted. Vacation: Miles to Getaway!

Stacey Gish Wallenstein | Posted 12.29.2015 | Parents
Stacey Gish Wallenstein

We booked this trip half a year ago as a 10th wedding anniversary present to ourselves. It was just what we needed and just what we wanted.

5 Married Sex Habits You Absolutely Must Break

BRIDES | Posted 11.24.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

by Elizabeth Mitchell, BRIDES Whoever said relationships were hard work was right, and yes, that includes your sex life too. Turns out old habits d...

Faced With Unwanted Behavior? Ask, 'What Does it Mean?' Not, 'What Do I Do'

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 10.28.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Children of all ages demonstrate unwanted behaviors that are puzzling. They don't always do what good hearted parents wish. Babies cry after they've been fed, changed, stimulated and hugged. Toddlers make messes after you've just cleaned up. Two- and three-year-olds thrive on saying, "No."

4 Embarrassing Married Sex Questions, Answered

BRIDES | Posted 10.19.2015 | Weddings
BRIDES

by Jillian Kramer, BRIDES Courtesy of CNP Montrose When it comes to sex, there's a lifelong learning curve that doesn't stop just because you tied ...

10 Open Enrollment Mistakes to Avoid

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

As open enrollment approaches at your workplace, here are some mistakes you might want to avoid.

I Know My Husband Loves Me Because He Gave Me His Password for His Cell

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.08.2015 | Style
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Some people are very private with their cell phone passwords. Other people wish they didn't even have to have one. I'm not sure why different people f...

Starting a Business With Your Spouse? Define Your Roles and Stick to Them

Nellie Akalp | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Nellie Akalp

Running a business with your significant other creates an incredible sense of teamwork and togetherness that many couples don't get to experience. But don't let anyone fool you: working with your spouse is like riding a roller coaster. It's not for the faint of heart.

Working With Your Spouse

Nicole Williams | Posted 08.04.2015 | Business
Nicole Williams

Working with a significant can be a dream come true -- or a disaster. Here are tips for working side-by-side with your sweetie.

Ashley Madison Hack: What To Tell Your Wife If Your Data's Been Exposed

Michael Levin | Posted 07.24.2015 | Comedy
Michael Levin

Hackers have, er, penetrated AshleyMadison.com, a website dedicated to online dating but targeted at married people looking to have affairs.

20 Ways To Become Your Spouse's Superhero

Meredith Masony | Posted 06.16.2015 | Weddings
Meredith Masony

What is it about superheroes that make our husbands, or significant others want to secretly be these characters? Why do they dream about a meteor falling from the sky, causing intergalactic gel to ooze into the water system, thus giving them secret powers that they can use to fight crime?

The One Thing You Should Do More of Before It's Too Late

Danielle Posa | Posted 06.10.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Danielle Posa

Just hug. My Grandma died one year ago today. I don't believe anyone really truly dies, because I believe we are a spirit encapsulated in a physic...

Science Explains How Your Spouse's Personality Affects Your Career

Amy Morin | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

If you're not yet married -- and you're ambitious about your career endeavors -- a potential mate's conscientiousness may be worth considering.

6 Rules For Fighting With Your Spouse

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ellen Breslau | Posted 05.22.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com If you think avoiding arguments is the key to a happy marriage, most experts would say you're wrong. "I actually don'...

A Marriage Vow to Remember

Marshall Cannon | Posted 05.14.2015 | Weddings
Marshall Cannon

When I got married in 2012, my wife and I wrote our own vows. It is the vogue thing to do these days. What I soon learned is that the writing of one's vows can be intimidating and extremely personal.

Divorce Confidential: The Fight for the Family Residence

Caroline Choi | Posted 06.24.2015 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

Many divorcing couples stay in the family residence and live together pending the finalization of the divorce. While this might make sense for some families, it also creates an environment of stress and tension, not only for the divorcing couple, but also for the children.

10 Signs You're Married To A Nurse

Shelly Lopez Gray | Posted 05.26.2015 | Weddings
Shelly Lopez Gray

There are many tell-tell signs you are married to a nurse. These are just a few of them. God help our poor spouses!

Alzheimer's Caregivers: What to Do When Your Spouse Finds a New Love

Marie Marley | Posted 04.14.2015 | Fifty
Marie Marley

The fact is that sometimes people with Alzheimer's find a new love interest. If this happens to you it will probably be one of the most painful situations you will ever face. It's right up there with your loved one not recognizing you anymore and with engaging hospice care near the end of their life.

The 2-Minute Phone Call That Changed My Life Forever

Honey Good | Posted 03.30.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

I lost my husband and my daughters lost their devoted father in a short two-minute telephone conversation. The next few days were a blur.

Own Your Mother Power

Marva Soogrim | Posted 03.17.2015 | Women
Marva Soogrim

The new year means so many different things to many people. In 2015 and beyond, I would like to help moms own their mother power. Starting a family is an incredibly big deal and mothers across the world must rise to the challenge in order to enjoy the gifts in-store for their families.

My Husband's Split Personality: Dr. Jekyll and Corporate Guy

Susan Maccarelli | Posted 03.15.2015 | Parents
Susan Maccarelli

On one occasion, he actually spoke these words: "Our trash process is ad hoc. We need a new one." Number one, don't use terms like 'ad hoc' after 5 p.m.. Number two, do not, under any circumstances, use the word 'We' when suggesting that 'I' do something.

Three New Books on the Theme of "It Isn't Easy Being Gay"

Janet Mason | Posted 02.08.2015 | Books
Janet Mason

I have never been one to complain about my lot -- after all coming out as a lesbian was, for me, a kind of freedom (and I wouldn't trade my life for any other). But I was reminded of the fact that it is still hard to be gay by three new books that I recently read.