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Healthy Relationships

Keeping Love Alive at Sixty, and Any Age

Cheryl Saban Ph.D. | Posted 04.18.2012 | Fifty
Cheryl Saban Ph.D.

When love comes into your life, and you feel it in your bones, nurture it and cultivate it, because it is something we all long for, and we want it at every age.

Having "The Talk" With Your Kids

Elizabeth Miller, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 04.09.2012 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Miller, M.D., Ph.D.

Have you had "the talk" with your children? If this question instantly makes you think of the classic birds-and-bees chat, I was actually talking about the healthy relationship chat.

25 Tips For A Healthier Relationship

Posted 02.04.2012 | Healthy Living

You've tamed the laundry, hit a home run at work and dished up a family dinner. Forget anything? Oh, right -- your partner! It's easy to simply c...

Are You Really 'Just Kidding?'

Linda Lipshutz, MS, ACSW | Posted 03.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Lipshutz, MS, ACSW

We all know that teasing can be a good-natured way of having good times and showing affection among close friends and family. We may lovingly poke fun at an unusual or annoying habit or attribute of another person with no intention of causing hurt.

How to Get Along With Your Teen: Talking, Rules, and Conflict

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 03.11.2012 | Parents
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

Parents, do not despair. You are every bit as important in your teens life now as when they were younger.

The Gift of Presence: An Uncommon Practice in a Busy World

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 02.20.2012 | Parents
Akoshia Yoba

My greatest gift to my children this holiday season will be to practice being fully present when I am with them. I will wrap myself in a bow and regularly give them my undivided attention.

Embrace Your Age

Sophie Keller | Posted 02.19.2012 | Women
Sophie Keller

There is a moment in all our lives when the feeling that we are getting older hits us for the first time.

The 10 Types of Friends Who Will Ruin Your Relationships Part II

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 02.07.2012 | Black Voices
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Our friends mean well and want to see us happy. We also have friends that don't want to see our relationship succeed. Sometimes taking their advice isn't a good idea, and their suggestions may cause more harm than good.

Detroiters: Don't Let Money Woes Ruin Your Relationship

Dr. Terri Orbuch | Posted 01.21.2012 | Detroit
Dr. Terri Orbuch

As the holidays approach, Detroit families might be feeling plenty of financial strain and pressure. With the economy putting a crimp in everyone's budget, are you and your partner constantly disagreeing about money?

Creating A Conscious Relationship:7 Principles, 7 Practices

Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks | Posted 03.13.2012 | Home
Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks

Early in our relationship, we set some big intentions: We wanted to get free of the old patterns that had plagued us in past relationships, such as criticism, blame and secret-keeping.

'Dirty Girl': A New Movie Shines a Light on an Old Problem

Laurel Kaufer | Posted 12.26.2011 | Women
Laurel Kaufer

The film "Dirty Girl" highlights a form of abuse for which there is no obvious evidence, bruises or broken bones, only the remnants of a tortured and broken spirit.

Why We Fall Out Of Love (And What To Do To Prevent It)

Sadhguru | Posted 12.25.2011 | Healthy Living

If you are looking for sameness between two people, the relationship will always fall apart.

Bullying: It's Time for Parents to Step Up

Kelly Valen | Posted 12.10.2011 | Parents
Kelly Valen

It's time to realize that "bullying" incorporates more than the hideous abuse and high-profile suicides of other people's kids, and more than the over-the-top, often cute and clever nastiness depicted in movies and television.

Are You Ready for the Booty Boycott?

Charreah K. Jackson | Posted 11.30.2011 | Black Voices
Charreah K. Jackson

When I was given the details on "The Booty Boycott," I was intrigued. And after sharing it on Facebook and Twitter, the immediate response told me I wasn't the only one.

How Office Stress Invades Our Homes

BNET | Posted 11.07.2011 | Women

Former President Bill Clinton was famous for his ability to compartmentalize-to keep stresses from one area of his life from bleeding over into others...

Why All People Are Jerks Until Proven Otherwise

Daylle Deanna Schwartz | Posted 11.02.2011 | Women
Daylle Deanna Schwartz

The expression simply means take your time to get to know someone well -- male or female -- so they can earn your trust instead of giving it away. It's about protecting yourself from potential disappointment.

Are You in a Healthy and Committed Relationship?

Roya R. Rad, MA, PsyD | Posted 10.10.2011 | Women
Roya R. Rad, MA, PsyD

Are you in a healthy and committed relationship? Healthy relationships are something we all desire since we are innately designed to interact with ot...

The 5 Truths About Relationships (That No One Ever Tells You)

Melissa Lafsky | Posted 10.02.2011 | Women
Melissa Lafsky

You can find 10,000 ways to be dysfunctional, but if you want any kind of happiness, the same principles always apply. So here goes.

SURVEY: Does Sexual Satisfaction Affect Your Relationship Satisfaction?

Good In Bed | Posted 09.28.2011 | Women

Does sexual satisfaction affect your relationship satisfaction? Does orgasm matter more to men than to women? Have you ever faked it? If so, why? ...

It's (Not) Complicated

JD Roberto | Posted 09.17.2011 | Home
JD Roberto

Don't get me wrong, there are any number of things in the world that are legitimately complicated -- multidimensional string theory, Middle East peace, a Charlie Sheen tox screen -- but a healthy relationship is definitely not.

Becoming Reacquainted With Emanuel Swedenborg

Vaishali | Posted 09.10.2011 | Healthy Living

Through a technique of controlled breathing, Swedenborg could enter a state of concentrated focus. This trance-like state enabled him to literally master every known science in his life.

Is Leaning On Others Essential To Our Survival?

Joel and Michelle Levey | Posted 09.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel and Michelle Levey

Life is all about relationships. As paradoxical as it may seem, the more deeply balanced we are within ourselves, the more objective, empathetically attuned we can be with others.

Can Your Parents' Divorce Cause Your Own?

Deborah Moskovitch | Posted 09.01.2011 | Divorce
Deborah Moskovitch

Uncover your issues and find out what you didn't receive growing up. Then you can fix it and move forward, because you understand the why, and how this changes your reactions. Remember you're not alone.

Reconnecting After a Painful Breakup; Can It Be Better the Second Time?

Margaret Ruth | Posted 08.27.2011 | Women
Margaret Ruth

An answer to an email question about reconnecting after a painful breakup. -MR Hi Margaret Ruth I don't know if you'll receive this or not, but I ju...

Would You Rather Get Pity or Peace at Home?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 08.07.2011 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

I believe we already know everything we need to know in order to succeed in every area of our lives. That's not the problem. The problem comes with the challenge of following our own good advice.