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What Time Apart Did To My Marriage

D. A. Wolf | Posted 05.11.2012 | Divorce
D. A. Wolf

Sometimes, years pass before we have that lightbulb moment -- noting situations we neither predicted nor imagined -- something like separate vacations or separate activities which, taken to an extreme, may lead to separate lives.

How to Stop Your Discussions From Turning Into Arguments

Sophie Keller | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

If you ever talk over each other, if your discussions have a tendency to turn into arguments or if you feel you are not being heard, then the talking stick is an excellent way to communicate and can save enormous amounts of time, energy and heartache within your relationship.

7 Signs He's Never Going To Propose

Bree Maresca-Kramer | Posted 05.07.2012 | Weddings
Bree Maresca-Kramer

It is very important for a woman to know how the man she is dating feels and whether he will eventually step up and propose. These 7 signs help you clarify if he thinks your relationship is for keeps or just fun for right now.

When Friends Don't See Eye-To-Eye

Judith Johnson | Posted 05.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

Did you ever have a really good friendship where everything was just rolling along until one day you hit an impasse that you couldn't seem to get past? I've been hearing a lot of stories like this lately and have had my fair share as well. So let's take a look at what could be happening and the options for resolution.

How to Write a Different Type of Resume

Janet Blair Page | Posted 05.07.2012 | Women
Janet Blair Page

When you imagine your dream job, you are likely assess what you've chosen in the past in order to gain a better idea of what you need in the future. It's time for you to put the same care into your personal life.

50 Percent Of Men Have Said THIS By Accident

Posted 03.06.2012 | Women

There comes a time in a relationship when three words can mean a new level of trust and intimacy or profound embarrassment. It's a moment immortalized...

Looking for Commitment? Here Are 30 Dating Do's

Janet Blair Page | Posted 05.06.2012 | Women
Janet Blair Page

Do acquire a multitude of subjects you're able to talk about. Women who talk about their work all the time are no more interesting than men who talk about their work all the time.

What To Do When People Gossip About Your Split

Linda Lipshutz, MS, ACSW | Posted 05.05.2012 | Divorce
Linda Lipshutz, MS, ACSW

If you've been involved in a public, contentious divorce, it may feel like you're the subject of everyone's curiosity or scorn

'You're Not Meeting My Needs'

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 05.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

How did we get the idea that marriage is about the other person meeting our needs, or about our meeting the other person's needs?

Is It Ever OK To Date A Friend’s Ex?

Courtney Stovall | Posted 05.05.2012 | Divorce
Courtney Stovall

The world is divided into two groups of people: those who think it's OK to date a friend's ex and those who believe it's completely off-limits.

Do You Need More 'Chore-Play' In Your Marriage?

Monique Honaman | Posted 04.22.2012 | Weddings
Monique Honaman

I realized that she didn't say she needed more "foreplay." What she did say was that she needed more "chore-play." What a concept!

Changing the Blame Game

Dr. Fran Cohen Praver | Posted 05.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Fran Cohen Praver

A common problem that married couples encounter is what I call the "blame game." By the blame game, I am referring to fights in which each spouse insists on being right and that the other is wrong.

How To Get Your Stuff Back After A Breakup

Jezebel | Posted 03.02.2012 | Women

One of the worst parts of a breakup is when you come to from the initial crying and yelling and flouncing off and realize that your can opener/DVD pla...

10 Things No One Wants To See In Your Profile

Pamela Gross | Posted 05.01.2012 | Women
Pamela Gross

Don't post pictures of yourself with a dolphin. I don't really get it? Is it to show a "sense of adventure?" A love of fish?

Ten Ways to Distinguish Yourself From a Hooker

Tamara Shayne Kagel | Posted 05.01.2012 | Comedy
Tamara Shayne Kagel

I'm starting to think more and more about taking my boyfriend's money. So if he does start paying my rent, have I crossed the line into the murky waters of prostitution? I decided to look for signs.

What You Should Be Doing If You Want To Get Married

Janet Blair Page | Posted 04.10.2012 | Weddings
Janet Blair Page

First, do your best to change whatever needs fixing. Second, whatever isn't fixable, don't let it show until the man you are interested in is interested in you.

12 Things Never To Do On A Date

Janet Blair Page | Posted 04.30.2012 | Women
Janet Blair Page

Keep these don'ts in the back of your mind to avoid some of the most common dating mistakes.

Myth Of Male Weakness And The Three Date Rule

Posted 02.28.2012 | Women

Hugo Schwyzer | Role/Reboot We baby men. For all the very real progress we've made in recent years in breaking free of unhappy sexual stereotypes...

3 Reasons You're Still Single

Amy Chan | Posted 04.27.2012 | Women
Amy Chan

Men want to sleep with you but don't want to date you. The cute guy you slept with from the bar still hasn't called. The guys that do contact you only text, (and only after midnight).

Should I Give Up Me To Not Lose You?

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 04.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

How far can you afford to bend your values to preserve your relationship? How far can you go in giving yourself up to avoid losing your partner? Most relationships require us to bend to a certain extent, but how much can we bend without a loss of self? There is an inherent paradox in these questions.

Is It Okay To Lie On A First Date?

Posted 02.24.2012 | Women

First dates are inherently awkward, and with all those get-to-know-you questions, you may be tempted to make yourself seem ever so slightly more succe...

How To Stop Holding Grudges

Real Simple | Posted 02.23.2012 | Women

"You're doing it again," my friend Sally whispered to me one night, not long ago. "Doing what?" I asked her, feigning innocence. We were at dinner ...

See Friends for Who They Are, Now

Ken Solin | Posted 04.24.2012 | Fifty
Ken Solin

The next time you talk with a friend, consider looking at that friend with beginner's eyes. You might notice some pretty terrific positive changes if you're willing to see your friend anew, as he or she is, right now.

10 Tips For Keeping Your Relationship From Ending Up In The Dumpster

Limor Blockman-Michelman | Posted 04.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Limor Blockman-Michelman

Over time, even the strongest long-term relationships can become routine. By addressing your issues and breaking patterns, you can keep things from souring and reintroduce some passion into your lives.

4 Things I Learned About Dating From Craigslist Missed Connections

Megan Baldwin | Posted 04.23.2012 | Women
Megan Baldwin

A few friends offered the obvious, caring response: You're honestly going on a date with someone who posted a Missed Connection that wasn't even about you on Craigslist? WTF. But I'm a believer in embracing the unexpected.