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5 Signs You're Settling For Less Than You Deserve In A Relationship

Posted 02.19.2014 | Divorce

By Terry Gaspard for DivorcedMoms.com Are you in a romantic relationship or marriage that’s just not right but you’re not willing to risk endin...

30 Ways To Be A Better Spouse

Posted 02.18.2014 | Weddings

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com Flowers, candy, and back rubs are all great gifts to give to your partner, but if you don't bring the compassion...

6 Reasons Marriage Is Better The Second Time Around

Posted 02.15.2014 | Divorce

Written by DejaVow for DivorcedMoms.com There are so many reasons why second marriages should work better than first marriages (should we call it a...

Tried-And-True Marriage Advice From Couples Married A Long, Long Time

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 02.25.2014 | Weddings

The best people to go to for marriage advice are the couples who have been at it for decades -- our parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, friends a...

How Letting My Wife Go Brought Us Closer Together

Seth Adam Smith | Posted 04.16.2014 | Weddings
Seth Adam Smith

No, we're not getting a divorce and no, we're not separating. Truth be told, the practice of "letting go" has actually brought us closer together. But in order to understand what I mean by "letting go," you must first understand that Kim and I are two very different people.

Just Keep Swimming

Maria Rodale | Posted 04.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Renee James, essayist and blogger When Lynne Cox was a little girl on her swim team in New Hampshire, she never wanted to get out ...

The #1 Secret To Saving A Troubled Relationship

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Sally Stich | Posted 02.18.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Anyone who's been married a long time will tell you: If you want to keep the peace in your marriage, it’s better to...

One Wife I'll Always Be: That's Why Polygamy Is Not for Me

Jenny Triplett | Posted 04.16.2014 | Religion
Jenny Triplett

What would you do if our husband decided to take another wife? Yes, that is the question. That has been the elephant in many of rooms in which I have had a presence. Yes, I have been asked this question more times than Jay Leno has retired.

An Academic Takedown Of 'Princeton Mom's' Many Misguided Arguments

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 03.20.2014 | Women

"Princeton Mom" Susan Patton burst onto the Internet last March when she wrote a letter to the Daily Princetonian urging women to "find a husband on c...

So This is Marriage

Galit Breen | Posted 04.15.2014 | Weddings
Galit Breen

I didn't want him to go, missing him and needing his presence here -- with me, with our babies -- trumped everything else. But this time things were different; we're different, and so is our marriage.

What Valentine's Day Can Teach Us About the True Meaning of Love

Winifred M. Reilly | Posted 04.14.2014 | Weddings
Winifred M. Reilly

Valentine's Day is the relationship equivalent of standing in a fluorescent-lit dressing room trying on swimsuits: every dimple, flaw and bit of flesh out of place is magnified tenfold.

This Is The Ultimate Valentine's Day Date, According To Science

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 03.11.2014 | Weddings

Valentine’s Day is upon us, which means one of two things: You’re either stressing about being single on Feb. 14, or you’re stressing about plan...

No Offense, Honey, But I Can't Wait to Go on My Solo Parenting Vacation

Dr. Kate Roberts | Posted 04.14.2014 | Parents
Dr. Kate Roberts

When we're on a family vacation, my husband thinks he's helping by inserting himself into the parenting role where he doesn't belong.

Thirty-Three

Liza Monroy | Posted 04.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Liza Monroy

With the husband I'd called the man of my dreams, I shrunk, folded up inside myself, becoming skittish and fearful. And so my 20s consisted of a happy divorce and a sad divorce, a gay husband and a straight one.

9 Tips For A Great Relationship From Wildly Happy Long-Term Couples

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 02.12.2014 | Fifty

Those of us who've managed to make it past the seven-year-itch milestone and go on to enjoy long-time -- and satisfying -- relationships know how hard...

Valentine's Day: Time to Reconnect Using Your Holiday Photos for Foreplay

Rebecca Dakin | Posted 04.13.2014 | Divorce
Rebecca Dakin

Being intimate and reconnecting isn't about necessarily having sex, although it is a great way to bond. It's more about making each other feel good.

5 Reasons I Waited Until 30 To Marry

Evelyn Lauer | Posted 04.13.2014 | Weddings
Evelyn Lauer

Love is not part of a checklist to life. But marriage is. This is a reality -- and if you deny this, then you're not watching "Say Yes to the Dress" or flipping through bridal magazines. I'm not thrilled about this fact; it's one of the reasons I avoided marriage for so long.

To My Wife at Valentine's Day

Doug and Leslie Gustafson | Posted 04.11.2014 | Weddings
Doug and Leslie Gustafson

I'm faced again with whether I'm sick, whether I'll live longer and all that good stuff. But mostly, I'm worried about those I love and what I hope and pray I'll leave my wife in terms of memories. And how she'll move on.

6 Habits of a Hot Marriage

Kristen Welch | Posted 04.12.2014 | Weddings
Kristen Welch

I can confirm the temperature because I have known the extremes: a cold marriage, filled with contempt and misery. A lukewarm marriage, perhaps the worst, filled with idle days, stagnant affection and distant intimacy. We have lived every season.

How A Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis Put My Marriage In Perspective

Posted 02.09.2014 | Weddings

By Diana Frustaci for YourTango.com I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2012. I was 27, turning 28 a few weeks later at the time, and engage...

7 Surefire Ways To Kill Your Marriage

Posted 02.08.2014 | Divorce

Despite what fairy tales would have us believe, marriage is so much more than the "happily ever after" ending at the end of every story.

'My In-Laws Think He Can Do Better'

Posted 02.07.2014 | Weddings

Written by Anonymous Bride for Bridal Guide I come from a family that isn't what you would call close. We all keep to ourselves and we only meet up...

5 Ways to Recharge Your Marriage

GalTime | Posted 04.09.2014 | Weddings
GalTime

Married couples know the "for better or for worse" vow well, but what about the often boring in between times? Waiting for tense or lackluster phases of a marriage to just pass is one tactic but can lead to permanent indifference or unhappiness. Couples can also choose to take the reins and recharge their marriages with some work.

Why You Should Treat Your Husband Like Your Boyfriend

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 04.07.2014 | Weddings
Jenny G. Perry

We make it a must to hug every day. We don't believe in having a perfect life, but rather perfect moments. We're not a sitcom.

The 5 Days I Fell Hardest For My Wife

Posted 02.05.2014 | OWN

By David Schickler One man shows how all of us can see our long-term loves as exciting and unforgettable -- all over again. (He's written a memoir ...