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how to have a happy relationship

6 Things You Can Do to Better All of Your Relationships

We have one job in this life and that is to be authentic in who we are. It is easy to get pulled away from our commitment to ourselves in the world of relationships as we experience the demands of other people’s thoughts and expectations of who they would like us to be. The greatest gift you […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships
breaking up and nasty exes

How to Cope with the Ex Who Wants to Punish You

None of us like to think about the harsh reality that someone who once loved us is now out to hurt and even punish us, but it’s true. Bitter, disgruntled and dismissed ex’s seek vengeance in any number of ways, including acts of violence, bullying, intimidation, harassment, passive aggressive behavior, silent indifference and using the […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationships
relationship advice for married couples

Do You Know the 5 Secrets to Creating a Lasting Love?

Developing the secure, fulfilling bond you deserve with your partner is hard work, but it is not impossible. Below are five characteristics of every strong bond and what you can do to help create a deep, loving connection. 1. You And Your Partner Must Truly Become Best Friends But what is a best friend? A […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships, Success Couples Advice
how to know if person is trustworthy

15 Ways to Know if Your New Partner is Trustworthy

Your new relationship is off to a positive start, and your hopes are getting higher this one may last a long time. But these days, it’s hard to know if you can really trust someone. How can you know for sure? It’s true that a person’s trustworthiness can only be measured over time, since words […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships
ability to let go of others

How to Let Go of Others (When You Really Want to Hold on Tighter!)

When friends and family members are going through a rough time, often our immediate reaction is to try to resolve the situation for them. To ease their pain. To make life better. If a romantic relationship isn’t going the way we want, a common reaction is to cling harder, trying to convince the other person […]

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About You, Expert Advice, Mind, Body And Spirit, Relationship Advice, Relationships
how to argue better

The One Relationship Skill that Minimizes Arguments and Increases Closeness

Every couple argues but what distinguishes happy and unhappy couples is how they argue. There is one relationship skill that when used correctly, has a practically magical ability to calm things down, reduce tension and anger, and even increase closeness—emotional validation. Validating someone’s emotions involves taking their perspective and conveying you ‘get’ why they’re upset […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships
how to tell someone you love them

15 Ways to Help Your Partner Feel Loved

You’ve fallen in love, and now you want to make sure your partner is assured that your feelings are genuine. Saying the words “I love you” is music to the ears, but there are other ways to demonstrate through actions and attitudes the feelings you have. Consider these: 1. Attend to the small stuff. When it […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships, Success Couples Advice
difficult people

15 Ways to Handle Difficult People

As much as we hope to surround ourselves with only pleasant, positive people, that is wishful thinking. The fact is, we all encounter difficult people … more frequently than we want. Since you can’t avoid difficult people completely, here are ideas for how to deal with them: 1. Don’t take it personally. Difficult people are that way […]

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About You, Expert Advice, Relationship Advice
why people stay in bad relationships

Why Do We Stay with Partners Who Are Not Good for Us?

Unfortunately, it is all too common to stay in an unhealthy or toxic relationship. In fact, most people can relate to over-staying in a relationship with a partner who was not right for them, who displayed major red flags, or treated them poorly. Many admit to staying in a relationship even though their gut repeatedly told them […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationships
marriage without sex

Can You Have a Healthy Marriage Without Much Sex?

Once the thrill is gone, is it possible to stay together? While experts agree that sex is the an important part of the glue that holds couples together, it is possible to have a long lasting relationship without sex. Over time, sex tends to be overrated and overhyped as couples mature, says marriage & family therapist […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationships, Sex