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Why 'Marriage Meetings' Are a Must

GalTime | May 28, 2015 | Weddings
Once a week we have a "Marriage Meeting." This is a time that we set aside once a week to talk about things that might be bothering us, or to just tell the other something that we appreciate about them.
Cheryl Seidel

How Much Should You Spend on a Wedding Gift?

Cheryl Seidel | May 28, 2015 | Weddings
Interestingly, there's a myth that continues to circulate among some guests. They're under the impression that they should base the cost of the gift on how much they think the couple is spending on food and entertainment. This modern myth is simply not true.
Gracie X

How to Create Marital Bliss: Make a Love Template

Gracie X | May 28, 2015 | Weddings
If you have just 10 minutes and you want to create some relationship bliss -- make a love template on your spouse. What is a love template?
Patti Murin

I Do, I Do, I Freaking Do!

Patti Murin | May 28, 2015 | Weddings
Scene 1: My fiancee and I inside our local Bath, Kitchen & More Crap store, enveloped in a Wedding Wonderland of extremely breakable crystal wine glasses and china, sitting at a desk in front of a smiling Bath, Kitchen & More Crap employee.
Georgia Kolias

Lessons From an Arranged Marriage

Georgia Kolias | May 28, 2015 | Weddings
My parents wed on a September morning in 1960 in a small farming village in Greece. My mother learned the news when the busses started to arrive delivering the guests. She was just two months past her seventeenth birthday.
Renee Strauss

5 Tricks for Making Your Wedding Different From All the Rest

Renee Strauss | May 28, 2015 | Weddings
After you've attended a number of weddings, you might start realizing that many of them look and feel the same. Sure, they celebrate different couples, have different colors, and be made up of different guests, but the general outline of events and logistics may seem very similar.
Monica Mandell, Ph.D.

Is The Person You Are Dating Marriage Material?

Monica Mandell, Ph.D. | May 28, 2015 | Weddings
As April showers give way to May flowers, our collective mood is on the upswing with the approach of summer. In this most optimistic time of year many who are in relationships may be pondering if the moment is right for taking steps towards the next level of commitment.
Lisa Copeland

Is He Right For You? Here's How To Know For Sure.

Lisa Copeland | May 27, 2015 | Fifty
When it comes to choosing men, especially online, are you looking for men who are 'your type'? As we age, we are going to want more in a partner than just his looks and we will more than likely need more, especially in our golden years.
Pam Costa

What a Strawberry Taught Me About Sex

Pam Costa | May 26, 2015 | Women
So how can a strawberry teach me to be present? In the past, I relied heavily on touch to keep me immersed in a sexual encounter. But the reality is that I have four other awesome senses that can help keep me present and connected with my partner
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

Is it Possible to Get Past an Affair?

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. | May 26, 2015 | Women
Making a promise to stay faithful to one person and then breaking it is less about sex and more about lying. Affairs are a dilemma of integrity. If we are at heart a moral person, as most of us like to think of ourselves, how do we preserve our integrity in the face of our desire for variety?
Rosie Noesi

Why I Decided To Propose To My Boyfriend

Rosie Noesi | May 26, 2015 | Divorce
I did it! I popped the question to my boyfriend. Why, you may ask? I had a really intimate conversation with Tashera Simmons, DMX's ex-wife. Who!? DMX, the rapper. Yes, the rapper.
Dennis S. Lerner

Getting Married This Month? That's What You Think

Dennis S. Lerner | May 27, 2015 | Weddings
Marriage isn't an event, it's an achievement. You have to work at it. It takes years, typically many years to become truly married. The best description I've found comes out of the old, tobacco growing, south.
James Michael Sama

10 Small Acts in a Relationship That Are Actually a Really Big Deal

James Michael Sama | May 26, 2015 | Weddings
People who do pay attention to details are the ones who you can trust to stand by your side and weather the storm. So what are some examples of these smaller romantic acts that, in reality, speak volumes?

11 Things Happy Couples Don't Do

YourTango | May 26, 2015 | Weddings
Happiness in a relationship takes much more than luck.
Donna Gorman

Crossing Continents: How to Move a Marriage

Donna Gorman | May 27, 2015 | Weddings
"Never take a damaged marriage overseas," they told me at the spouse orientation the year my husband joined the Diplomatic Security Service. Diplomatic Security, or DSS, is a little-known branch of the State Department that is responsible, as the name suggests, for keeping diplomats and other Americans safe overseas.
Lisa Katz

Strength in Our 22 Years of Marriage

Lisa Katz | May 27, 2015 | Weddings
With today being my 22nd wedding anniversary, I am consumed with feeling nostalgic and hopeful; nostalgic for the wonderful years of memories we have had and hopeful for all of the new memories we have yet to create.
The Knot

The 10 Hottest Trends For Spring Weddings

The Knot | May 23, 2015 | Weddings
Pretty pastels, sky-high cakes, bold brows and gold foil paper are all trending for spring. Here's how to make them yours.
Beth Leipholtz

9 Signs You're Finally in a Mature, Adult Relationship

Beth Leipholtz | May 23, 2015 | Women
For years, I bought into the idea that a relationship needed some type of drama to be legitimized. As I'm settling down, I'm realizing how truly wrong and exhausting that mentality was.
Rebecca Perkins

The Dos And Don'ts Of Writing An Online Dating Profile

Rebecca Perkins | May 23, 2015 | Fifty
There is such a lot of conflicting advice out there on how to write your online dating profile. And let's be honest, it is important to get it right. I've found it helpful to think about your profile rather like a cross between a CV and a great piece of PR. Does that sound tough?
Amber Harrison

Going to a Wedding? Don't Be That Guest

Amber Harrison | May 22, 2015 | Weddings
Regardless of the situation, you can be sure that you don't want to be that guest! You know the one. Avoid anything that makes you the center of attention. It's never fun to have regrets the next morning.
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