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Introducing Your New Partner To Family Over The Holidays

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 12.18.2014 | Women
Dr. Gail Gross

No matter how old we get, we somehow still revert back to our childhood roles and need for approval when we return home to our original family unit.

How Do You Know When Something Is Right?

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

When you've found something that's right for you, you want to be better without force. You get this instant internal drive and motivation to become a better person, to do better work, and to achieve greater things. You feel inspired.

Holiday Magic--When You're Coping With Separation & Divorce

Sharon Zarozny | Posted 12.11.2014 | Divorce
Sharon Zarozny

Traditions create the magic of holidays. They keep us grounded. Change, on the other hand, often knocks us off our feet. So how do you cope?

4 Steps To Diffuse An Argument Before It Even Starts

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

Remember to be open and receptive. Don't necessarily expect an apology or a reconciliation right away, as that will take you out of a place of love and back into ego. But simply remember to be open and ready to receive so that if it does happen naturally then you are ready to receive it.

6 Steps to Setting Boundaries in Relationships

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 12.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

Depending on your upbringing and past experience, setting boundaries in relationships may be easier or more difficult for you.

A How-To Guide to Parent-Child Relationship Repair

Andrea Nair | Posted 11.19.2014 | Parents
Andrea Nair

Leave lots of space for your child to respond. The more she is able to talk about what is going on in her mind and body, the more she will process the event, leaving less to hold as a grudge later.

5 Ways to Stop Attracting Toxic People

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

A while back I found myself in a conversation with someone about the topic of being around toxic people -- or, as I prefer to call it, people who exhi...

People Are Listening and You Haven't Said a Word Yet

Jagneet Singh | Posted 11.05.2014 | Business
Jagneet Singh

This means your appearance, your body language, and the way you carry yourself are identifiers of what you are about. Think of it like being the front cover of a book; the content could be extraordinary, but if it doesn't scream "pick me up!" only a select few actually will.

Couples Ask Each Other 'Am I The Best Sex You Ever Had?'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 11.06.2014 | Women

Mainstream media offers few portrayals of romantic partners discussing the actual sex part of their sexual history. Why would they, when the vast majo...

7 Simple Secrets to an Amazing Relationship

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Of all the relationships we experience, love relationships are perhaps the most complex. They are strenuous in that they take a real toll on our emoti...

5 Ways To Know It's Time To Move On

James Russell Lingerfelt | Posted 10.30.2014 | Women
James Russell Lingerfelt

Having an optimistic approach to dating isn't necessarily a bad thing. It only becomes problematic when we can no longer see a situation for what it truly is and recognize when it's time to walk away.

Why You Shouldn't Apologize For Loving Someone

James Russell Lingerfelt | Posted 12.22.2014 | Women
James Russell Lingerfelt

I've made it a rule in my personal life to never apologize for loving people, even if that love is never returned. To be unloving is the other person's problem, not mine.

Why NOT to Put Your Best Foot Forward on a Date

Phoebe Fox | Posted 12.20.2014 | Women
Phoebe Fox

There's a strange phenomenon that can occur when talking to someone we might be romantically interested in, versus conversing with almost anyone else -- friends, coworkers, clerks, servers: Alien life-forms take over our mouths. We clam up. Or we say inane things.

Are You In A Walking Dead Relationship?

Joshua Pompey | Posted 12.15.2014 | Women
Joshua Pompey

These horrific and terrifying relationships surround us every single day, often forcing us to question the true nature of humanity as we know it. With divorce rates aggressively rising each decade, perhaps its time we attack this problem at its core.

After the Breakup: 'How Did I Miss the Signs?'

Sara Eckel | Posted 12.09.2014 | Women
Sara Eckel

No one can ever really know what's in another person's heart or brain, and everyone, single or married, is at risk of being devastated by love. It can happen to anyone at any time. If you can remove the self-blame, then you can start to be curious about what's developing between the two of you rather than be worried about it.

3 Ways To Get Out Of Your Relationship Rut

Posted 10.08.2014 | OWN

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes -- routine. Behold three ways to change your point of view -- and get out of a rut. By Alex...

Here's How To Be A Perfect Couple Like Sheldon And Amy

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.07.2014 | Entertainment

Sheldon Cooper and Amy Farrah Fowler are basically a perfect couple, at least according to science. In "Big Bang Theory's" Season 8 episode "The Fi...

What Habits Do Happy Couples Have?

Quora | Posted 12.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Quora

What habits do happy couples have?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from expe...

The Truth About 'Settling'

Phoebe Fox | Posted 11.08.2014 | Women
Phoebe Fox

It comes down to expectations. If we think the person we pair with is supposed to read our minds and hearts and always understand us so that we shall live in perfect accord at all times, how can we not be disappointed when life and human nature get in the way?

A Conversation on Lesbian Marriage

Kathryn Hamm | Posted 11.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Kathryn Hamm

After 28 years together Kim and Renate celebrated their legal marriage in the fall of 2013 and remain passionately thoughtful and engaged in questions of coming out, falling in love and helping couples move from the first blush, butterflies and excitement of a new relationship to the mutual respect, understanding and intimacy that grows after years of togetherness.

How to Kiss and Make up the Right Way

GalTime | Posted 11.02.2014 | Women
GalTime

During a heated argument, words can fall from your lips before you think about their impact. Even when you're extremely angry, you should never resort to dirty fighting.

6 Crucial Questions To Ask Before Moving In Together

Damona Hoffman | Posted 10.29.2014 | Weddings
Damona Hoffman

Although 48 percent of women now move in with their mate as a first step before getting married only 40 percent of cohabitating couples actually tie the knot. So, if you want to get the keys before the ring, here are the six crucial questions to ask before moving in to avoid becoming a shacking up statistic.

When Did 'Unacceptable' Become 'Good Enough'?

Phoebe Fox | Posted 10.11.2014 | Women
Phoebe Fox

Most of us are raised on fairytales and Hollywood (mostly the same thing). For years we believe that our perfect someone is out there, our singular soul mate -- and we wait for him (or her).

4 Truths About Women Who Put Up Emotional Walls

Galit Breen | Posted 10.04.2014 | Women
Galit Breen

Here are four reasons why putting up emotional walls is my worst trait and one that I'm openly, willingly and continually working on.

4 Ways to Handle Workplace Frenemies

GalTime | Posted 09.28.2014 | Women
GalTime

Playing the diplomat isn't always possible, especially if a frenemy clearly crosses a workplace line. Feelings of tension can also hinder productivity for both parties, so it can be helpful to clear the air.