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Relationship Problems

10 Surprising Secrets People Are Keeping From Their Spouses

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 04.09.2014 | Divorce

If you're married (and you value that marriage), you know there are some things that are just not worth telling your spouse. They don't need to know a...

'I Should Have Known My Relationship Wasn't Going To Last When...'

Posted 04.07.2014 | Divorce

Here's a sad reality of breaking up: Most of the time, it's not until after the relationship has ended that we're able to take stock of all the red fl...

Why Doesn't He Want to Have Sex With Me?

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 04.02.2014 | Women
Dr. Gail Gross

You're lying in bed bumping up against that body next to you, seething with hurt and anger. You haven't been touched or reached for in more months than you care to count.

I Almost Had An Affair -- But Didn't Because Of This

Posted 03.22.2014 | Divorce

By Lizzy Smith for DivorcedMoms.com In case you’ve missed it in my other posts, I was married to an alcoholic. A highly functioning alcoholic,...

Why Breakup Sex And Makeup Sex Are Overrated

Posted 03.21.2014 | Divorce

We've all been there: You get into a heated argument with your partner, and then, before you know it, you find yourself having crazy intense makeup se...

Ask Yourself These Questions Before Marrying If You Want To Avoid Divorce

Posted 03.20.2014 | Divorce

"Till death do us part" is not a pledge you should take lightly. Take it from people who've experienced the emotional and legal minefield that is div...

7 Terrible Reasons To Rush Into Marriage

Posted 03.11.2014 | Divorce

Written by Jenny Erikson on CafeMom's blog, The Stir People get married every day, and some of them even for a good reason. Of course most everyone...

10 Signs You're Having An Emotional Affair

Posted 03.10.2014 | Divorce

Written by Jenny Erikson on CafeMom's blog, The Stir You’re just friends. You love your husband. It’s not like there’s anything going on. It...

10 Signs You're In The Wrong Relationship

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 03.06.2014 | Divorce

Let's face it: When we're newly coupled up, we tend to look at our partner -- and the budding relationship itself -- through a pair of proverbial rose...

What If Cheating Actually Made Your Relationship Better?

Molly Fosco | Posted 02.26.2014 | Women
Molly Fosco

What if infidelity, the very opposite of what defines the nature of your relationship with this person, could somehow be the key to saving it?

5 Ways To Deal With Boredom In Your Marriage

Posted 02.13.2014 | Divorce

The first few years of a marriage are usually thought to be some sort of extended honeymoon period, filled with great sex, good communication and the ...

The 4 R's of a Kick-Ass Apology

Sheri Meyers | Posted 03.23.2014 | Women
Sheri Meyers

When we make mistakes, it's normal to want to protect ourselves and retreat from the very uncomfortable and embarrassing feelings that come up, especially with those we love, care about or depend on.

This Comforter Is Proof That Women Sort Of Have Issues Sharing A Bed

Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce

Sure, you love your girlfriend or wife, but what is going on with her inability to stay on her side of the bed? It's a low-level threat as far as reas...

15 Marriage Regrets We Can All Learn From

Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce

"Don't dwell on the past," your friends and family tell you after you've divorced. But the truth is, whether you're newly separated or decades div...

What It Means to Be Loving

Lisa Firestone | Posted 02.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

While love seems to be a universally valued attribute, defining love in behavioral terms can be a challenging undertaking.

5 Reasons Spouses Cheat, According To The Adulterers Themselves

Sheri Meyers | Posted 01.24.2014 | Divorce
Sheri Meyers

As much as the cheater would like to cast off their guilt by blaming their partner for their bad behavior, it really doesn't work that way.

16 Relationship Statuses That Give New Meaning To 'It's Complicated'

Posted 09.10.2013 | Divorce

After divorce, it's nice to hide behind the "it's complicated" relationship status on Facebook. It's mysterious and non-committal at a time when the l...

3 Reasons Decades-Long Marriages End In Divorce

Posted 09.10.2013 | Divorce

By Laura Seldon for GalTime.com When Ann Morgan James’ husband asked her for a divorce just two months shy of their 18th wedding anniversary, she...

The Difference Between Happy And Unhappy Couples

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 11.05.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

Everyone fights. If a person claims he or she never argues in their relationship they are either lying or they are lying. Disagreeing and arguing and fighting in your relationship is inevitable.

Divorcées Reveal Their Top Marriage Regrets

Posted 08.30.2013 | Divorce

Hindsight is 20/20, and that's arguably never more true than after divorce. It's unfortunate, but sometimes you can't pinpoint the mistakes and behavi...

Is It Okay To Go To Bed Angry At Your Partner? (POLL)

Posted 08.19.2013 | MarloThomas

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3 Signs He's Not Really Sorry

Posted 08.15.2013 | Divorce

Find yourself in a marital spat, again? If you and your spouse are arguing about -- and apologizing for -- the same things over and over again, it ...

The Biggest Relationship Problems, According To Readers

Posted 08.05.2013 | Divorce

When you're in a relationship that's on the outs, it can feel like you and your partner are the only couple dealing with your particular set of proble...

20 Marriage Problems Real Women Face

Posted 08.06.2013 | Divorce

Written by Ericka Souter on CafeMom's blog, The Stir There is one thing every married person will tell you: marriage is hard. Anyone in the midst ...

11 Surprising Things We Let Our Exes Get Away With

Posted 07.25.2013 | Divorce

When you're in love, you tend to let some otherwise intolerable bad behavior slide. On Friday, The Stir writer Ericka Sóuter outlined 15 of the mo...