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Part II: Kisses Sweeter Than Wine

Mari Lyles | Posted 07.23.2014 | Women
Mari Lyles

Kissing seems like it would be one of those instinctive things humans do like yawning, stretching or scratching. After all, what is the big deal about two pairs of lips locking together? However, some kisses can be relationship-ending turnoffs.

To Bring Him Home to Mom, Or Hang Him Out to Dry?

Kate Endres | Posted 09.20.2014 | Women
Kate Endres

May I introduce to you: The "boyf." Simple, just like the name. It isn't for everyone, and it is crucial to keep the communication open about the situation to avoid broken hearts (or windows) on either side.

The Bride's Guide to Powerful Persuasion and Getting Everything You Want

Elinor Robin, PhD | Posted 09.20.2014 | Weddings
Elinor Robin, PhD

As a professional mediator I've learned that persuasion is not about dragging someone along. And, it's not about manipulating or tricking them either. Instead, persuasion is about getting people to see a bigger picture and buy into your ideas.

10 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Relationship

YourTango | Posted 07.21.2014 | Divorce

By Dave Elliot for I've assembled a list of non gender-specific ways that couples sabotage their relationships. Hopefully, this list ...

The Moment That Reminded Me What Marriage Is All About

Sarah Kooiman | Posted 09.19.2014 | Weddings
Sarah Kooiman

All at once, I was overcome with the weight of the moment and I found I couldn't take another step. Suddenly very aware of my frizzy hair and rumpled t-shirt, I retreated to behind a tree, my destination all but forgotten, and watched.

Part I: How To Get A Guy To Kiss You

Mari Lyles | Posted 09.17.2014 | Women
Mari Lyles

So, you've been going out for a while now. You're really feeling this guy and you can tell there's a mutual attraction. The vibes... my God, the vibes. He drops you off at your door, smiles that little smile, says he had a great time and leaves. No kiss. Ugh!

50 Kind Things We Should Be Telling Others More Often

Joyce Marter | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Joyce Marter

Make a choice to consciously nurture your relationships with verbal communications of love. Be kind and sincere. Ask open-ended questions with an open heart. Listen empathically and non-defensively. Remember, there are no conditions, no strings, no expectations, and no manipulations. Simply, love to love.

3 Ways To Help Heal a Lonely Marriage

GalTime | Posted 09.16.2014 | Weddings

One of the greatest perks of getting married is the whole "till death do us part" clause. Having someone who's always got your back, a partner who's there to listen, and a friend and lover who will cherish you through sickness and in health -- or so you had hoped.

An Open Letter to G-d

Mimi Minsky | Posted 09.16.2014 | Religion
Mimi Minsky

This letter is a reminder; a reminder for myself. A reminder that there is a bigger picture than the picture we're certain we've seen before. This here is reminder that there is more to life than dollar bills and shiny cars. A reminder that we still have so much more living left to do.

The No. 1 Song This Summer

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 09.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

There is one way to ensure the music of the summer reverberates into the fall and beyond. It is by discovering the song of the soul. The No. 1 hit will not be found on Billboard's charts or iTunes but inside of you and is waiting to be sung. It is music that will last forever.

My Facation (Facebook Vacation) Time

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 09.16.2014 | Technology
Howard Steven Friedman

It is a cliché that your true friends are those who support you through troubled times. Similarly, a measure of friendship is the willingness to invest in the relationship -- investing time, effort, and emotion.

3 Questions That Can Help Affair-Proof Your Relationship

OWN | Posted 07.17.2014 | OWN

Even the strongest relationships have their ups and downs, but what truly takes a couple to their breaking point? For many, the quickest answer is inf...

Top 20 Dating Tips For Finding Love Again After 50

Lisa Copeland | Posted 09.15.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

1. Put in writing what type of relationship you hope to find -- both short term and long term.

Letting Go of Your Memory Ghost

Emily Hall | Posted 09.14.2014 | Women
Emily Hall

If they aren't the person you used to know and love (and you can't get on board with who they are now) then let them go.

4 Ways to Deal With the Dreaded 'Haters' in Your Life

Carol Morgan | Posted 09.14.2014 | Women
Carol Morgan

Luckily, most people in the world are nice. But when that occasional 'hater' pops up, what should you do? I'll have some suggestions for you here in a bit. But let me first give you an example from my life.

3 Simple Steps to Getting 'Unstuck' and Becoming Your Better Self

Melinda Blau | Posted 09.14.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Melinda Blau

If you practice telling yourself the truth on a regular basis and in everyday interactions, it will strengthen your better self, and it will become easier to make conscious choices that feed the relationship, even when things get out of hand.

Lessons I've Learned From My Parents' Happy Marriage

Nina Friend | Posted 09.13.2014 | Weddings
Nina Friend

Growing up with parents who aren't afraid to be themselves around each other has shown me how necessary it is to feel comfortable around your spouse or partner. It's shown me that trust follows honesty, and honesty is only possible if both parties work for it.

Love And Miracles With Ease

Karena Virginia | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Karena Virginia

When we are in a peaceful state of mind, we attract exactly who we need in our lives at exactly the right time with ease. Slow down, observe the synchronicity in moments, and trust that there is a flow of grace that draws us directly to where we are meant to be.

5 Signs That You Should End Your Relationship

GalTime | Posted 09.13.2014 | Women

It's right out of a Sandra Bullock movie. Two completely opposite people meet and, in spite of their polar opposite personalities, they fall in love. Opposites attract! Well... sort of.

A Therapist's Top 5 Secrets to a Happy Relationship

KnowMore TV | Posted 09.13.2014 | Women
KnowMore TV

Take these to heart if you want to start repairing the damage that's been done and work on creating a happier future together.

6 Signs Your Relationship Is Really Over

Corri D. Fetman | Posted 09.10.2014 | Divorce
Corri D. Fetman

The fact that you are even reading this post should be evidence enough for you that your relationship is heading down an unhealthy path. But since coming to that realization can be scary on your own, allow me help ease you into accepting your potential breakup.

10 Signs You've Fallen In Love With Your S.O.

The Huffington Post | Kelsey Borresen | Posted 07.09.2014 | Weddings

What they say about love is true -- when you know, you know. But pinpointing the very moment that your feelings went from serious attraction to fu...

Do Married Friends Exclude You Because You're Divorced?

Emma Johnson | Posted 09.06.2014 | Divorce
Emma Johnson

My social life is different now that I'm not married. When I was married, there were times I went out with my girlfriends, and there were times when my husband and I went out as a couple with other couples.

How to Make That Sexy Summer Feeling Last Year-Round

GalTime | Posted 09.08.2014 | Women

June 21st marked the summer solstice, the longest day of the year, which is commonly associated with kicking off the harvest season. But did you know that it also has a history of instigating some frisky behavior?

10 Tips for Asking Someone Out on a Date

Arthur Samuel Joseph | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Arthur Samuel Joseph

Never seek approval, as in "I want to go out with you, I hope you like me." Whether your first or fifth, the date is much more likely to be successful when you are true to who you are and not seeking approval from others.