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What Does Having Sex Mean to You?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 07.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Sex means different things to different people, and what it means to you might be having a big effect on your relationship.

7 Days to A Better Breakup

Laura Dave | Posted 07.21.2012 | Women
Laura Dave

Here is a seven-day plan to help make that first week after a breakup as pain-free as possible.

5 Myths Women Believe About Men

Jill Di Donato | Posted 07.21.2012 | Women
Jill Di Donato

It's sad what passes for courting these days. Think about how much effort it takes a guy to "like" one of your Facebook photos. We're not exactly talking the prowess of Lord Byron here.

I Told Everyone About My Breakup -- Except Him

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 07.21.2012 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

There's no reason I shouldn't tell him. She and I are seeing other people now. I'm over it. And yet I still can't bring myself to say the words.

What Losing My Luggage In Italy Taught Me About My Husband

Cathy Alter | Posted 07.20.2012 | Weddings
Cathy Alter

All this overzealous preparedness was probably a way of managing my anxiety, a belief that as long as I packed those fourteen tubes of lipstick, I'd avoid another kind of travel emergency.

Fight Fearlessly: Learn To Resolve Conflicts With Courage (VIDEO)

Terri Cole | Posted 07.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Terri Cole

Fearless fighting is a skill that I have no doubt you can learn. Resolving conflicts with empathy and kindness is deeply satisfying and supports the pure potential of your relationship.

Submission: My Health Choice

Amy Shiner | Posted 07.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Amy Shiner

A part of my life I sometimes struggle with is my need of submission. I have had discussions more than once with people on this and have been told th...

Love, Intimacy, And Mantras

Logan Lynn | Posted 07.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

The point is to show up, to be fearless about letting him know I see him and love him, and to stay put long enough for him to see and love me, too. If mantras help us get there, great. I'm open to it... but when all is said and done, it's up to me and my darling to live out the words therein.

Ultimatums and the Irrational Economics of Relationships

Cristen Conger | Posted 07.18.2012 | Women
Cristen Conger

To puzzle out whether this kind of romantic bargaining is worth the risk, it might be wiser to consult an economist than a relationship expert.

He Didn't Call When I Wanted Him To!

Holly Sidell | Posted 07.16.2012 | Women
Holly Sidell

Many women get upset when a man doesn't act on her time line. But here's the thing -- he doesn't know about our time line unless we tell him about it

Ask Michael Cohen: How to Deal With Someone That You Used to Know

Michael Cohen | Posted 07.15.2012 | Style
Michael Cohen

Sometimes with friends, as your life or their life habits change, you just have to  change your social activities with them before you get sucked into their downward spiral.

Erectile Dysfunction: Why it May Be a Sign that He Really is into You

Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T. | Posted 07.15.2012 | Women
Alexandra Katehakis, M.F.T.

When a woman faces erectile dysfunction in her partner, her number one fear is usually "he's just not that into me." Guess what? It's time to stop taking it personally.

Top 8 Dating Red Flags for Real-Life Single Girls

Maryjane Fahey | Posted 07.15.2012 | TV
Maryjane Fahey

My maternal instincts were outed yet again as I watched another episode of Girls. I know these girls. I am surrounded by them in real life. I want to save them all.

4 Things I Learned About Marriage From My 2 Divorces

Stacey Nelkin | Posted 07.14.2012 | Divorce
Stacey Nelkin

Between me, my mother and my father, we have racked up a whopping seven divorces -- all of them before anyone turned 40 years old. Two of them are mine.

The Key To A Successful Post-Split Relationship

Karen McMahon | Posted 07.14.2012 | Divorce
Karen McMahon

Attempting to make your life better by changing your outer appearance is like cleaning a mirror and expecting the image reflecting back at you to change.

Traditional Gender Roles, From Lauren Frances (WATCH)

Posted 08.27.2013 | MarloThomas

Are men still looking for a women who is a good homemaker? Is the way to a man's heart through his stomach? Love coach Lauren Frances reveals what she...

Help! My Fiancé Has Too Many Female Friends, From Lauren Frances (WATCH)

Posted 08.27.2013 | MarloThomas

Love coach Lauren Frances gives her advice to a woman who is upset that her fiancé is in constant contact with his female friends. var src_url="...

Top Myths About Dating After 50, From Lauren Frances (WATCH)

Posted 08.27.2013 | MarloThomas

Love coach Lauren Frances debunks some of the top myths about dating after 50. var src_url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?playList...

Maintaining Friendships While Breaking Away From 'The Group'

Noah Kass | Posted 07.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

To be an essential member of a personally fulfilling group can be very empowering. However, it can also keep you stuck. In order to experience real growth, we need to challenge the sometimes staid comfort of staying put.

A Mother: A Parent, and a Friend -- A Powerful Combination

Michele Hunt | Posted 07.11.2012 | Parents
Michele Hunt

I have never understood the rational that mothers should not be friends with their daughters (or their sons). Who else can our daughters trust to have their best interest in mind?

10 Rules Of Relationship Conflict Resolution

Rory Vaden | Posted 07.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Rory Vaden

Great relationships develop not from the absence of conflict, but from determining an agreeable pattern for how to resolve conflict.

How To Get Rid Of Divorce Guilt

Linda Lipshutz, MS, ACSW | Posted 07.10.2012 | Divorce
Linda Lipshutz, MS, ACSW

Those of us who have been through divorce often struggle with low-self esteem, keeping ourselves stuck in a guilty, unworthy place.

6 Simple Ways To Show Love To Your Loved One

Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW | Posted 07.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW

We all benefit from being grateful and we all want to feel appreciated. So shower the gift of appreciation on your loved one and watch intimacy bloom.

7 Things You Need To Know Before You Get Married

Justin Halpern | Posted 07.09.2012 | Books
Justin Halpern

There is no definitive guidebook on how to pick the right partner, and even if there were, I'm way too dumb to write it.

How To Attract The Right Mate After Divorce

Maddisen K. Krown | Posted 07.09.2012 | Divorce
Maddisen K. Krown

List all of the qualities you do desire in yourself and your partner. Enjoy this list of what you desire to have in your life. Read, picture, feel, enjoy, and embody these qualities.