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Introverts And Grief

Mark Liebenow | Posted 10.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark Liebenow

People expect you to be emotional at the beginning of grief. Now is the time to share, because two years from now they won't be so willing to listen.

Dating After Death

Mark Liebenow | Posted 09.07.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark Liebenow

Sometime after the death of your spouse, you will think about dating, especially if you liked being married. This may be in a month; it may be in five years. Whenever you start, you'll probably feel guilty, like you're cheating on your wife, husband, or partner.

Your Blended Family Is Going To Fail Over And Over Again

Candice Curry | Posted 08.29.2016 | Divorce
Candice Curry

Being a blended family is tough work. You don't just have to figure out how to make life inside your home work, you also have to figure out a way to make life between two or more homes work.

5 Things Wives Should Know About Mistresses

Michelle Zunter | Posted 08.24.2016 | Divorce
Michelle Zunter

Let's be clear. There's never a good excuse for engaging in an affair with someone who is married. But it does happen. And at the end of the day, women who become mistresses or "the other woman" are our daughters, sisters, aunts, mothers, wives, and neighbors. They are women within our communities.

The Spouse: The Straw That Stirs The Drink

Dean Sioukas | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

Starting or running a successful business takes a certain type of person: strong, determined, unfazed by pressure, and, generally, unable to stop until the task at hand is completed.

Love And Sex For Women In Their '60s

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.03.2016 | Fifty
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

Remember to have no expectations, judgments, or worries. Just relax and enjoy the one you love.

How You Argue Could Make You Sick

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 06.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

New research from UC Berkeley and Northwestern University, based on how couples behave during conflicts, suggests outbursts of anger predict cardiovascular problems later in life.

6 Keys To Keep The Magic In Your Relationship

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 06.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Most couples simply stand by and allow the spark of their relationship to fizzle out in time, partly because they believe there's nothing to be done. But with the right actions and added awareness, both partners can rekindle the romantic fire so that it burns more strongly than even in the beginning.

To Vote Or Not To Vote: That Is The Question, and I Have The Answer

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.19.2016 | Politics
Maggie Van Ostrand

If you're one of the many who don't like any presidential nominee this election cycle, don't waste your energy trying to decide whether to vote or not to vote, focus your thinking on which nominee's spouse you could tolerate in the White House.

These Comics Perfectly Capture How Relationships Evolve Over Time

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 05.11.2016 | Weddings

Relationships tend to follow a certain pattern: In the beginning, you're preoccupied with things like what to wear and what to eat. Fast forward a yea...

Today I Positively Celebrate My Ex-Wife

Bill Douglas | Posted 04.14.2016 | Divorce
Bill Douglas

April 14 is National Ex Spouse Day. Who knew! I didn't, and now that I'm enlightened I want to positively celebrate my ex. Sounds crazy, huh? You probably think I'm a lunatic to do this given all I've written about recovering from divorce, being a divorced entrepreneur, a single dad, etc.

I Miss My Wife, But I Am Comforted Knowing Her Organs Saved 4 Lives

Mark Liebenow | Posted 04.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Mark Liebenow

Knowing that part of Evelyn is still alive and walking around in four women brings me a great deal of comfort, as does the thought that I might meet them one day.

The New Man In My Life -- My Retired Spouse

TueNight | Posted 04.13.2016 | Fifty
TueNight

Before my husband retired, I worried about what would happen after 40 years of high-intensity medical practice at a relentless pace. But he longed for retirement. He'd been on the front lines, as he called it, for over 40 years, and he was exhausted.

Stonewalling Your Spouse

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 04.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

Live and let live. Let each person take responsibility for his or her behavior. Each person should do his best to improve himself, not the other.

Why My Husband Is My Biggest Diabetic Supporter

Brittany Gilleland | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Brittany Gilleland

I couldn't have done it without his support. Till this day, he continues to be my rock. My husband is my biggest supporter, my biggest fan, my best friend -- my everything

Images: How They Help and Hinder

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 03.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Success often depends on our ability to present a socially acceptable image. Ideally, our social image aligns with our authentic self or essence.

Tips for Dealing With a Difficult Person

Marcia Naomi Berger | Posted 03.17.2017 | Women
Marcia Naomi Berger

Perhaps such reframing of "difficult" to "normal" can help us relax a bit when it comes to thinking about constructive responses to people by whom we feel besieged.

This Is How Happy Couples Manage Their Money

O, The Oprah Magazine | Joann Pan | Posted 03.22.2016 | OWN

Money can't buy you love, but it sure can put your warm and fuzzy feelings to the test. Nearly a third of American couples report that money is a majo...

Would You Wear Your Spouse's Ex's Hand-Me-Downs?

Diane L. Danois, J.D. | Posted 03.01.2017 | Divorce
Diane L. Danois, J.D.

My husband's ex and I actually have a lot in common... We share the same struggles with our teenagers, we enjoy similar hobbies and activities, we talk regularly about the kids and their futures. Why not share a shirt or two?

A Valentine for Grief

Mark Liebenow | Posted 02.11.2017 | 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 02.10.2017 | 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 02.10.2017 | 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 02.05.2017 | 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 12.29.2016 | 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 11.24.2016 | 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...