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What They’d Wish They’d Known: The Fallout from Infidelity

Most people who make the extremely unwise decision to be unfaithful do not realize all of the ways their lives (and their loved one’s lives!) will be impacted. A good amount of women might, at some point, have had a passing thought about an affair – but only a fraction of them actually go through with it. We talked to women who did make this […]

Infidelity, Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationships
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Nine Secrets to a Happy Marriage — with Children!

Yes, it’s possible to keep the romance alive, even after you have kids. Here’s how… 1. Put Each Other First (Yes, Before the Kids) When it comes to building a healthy (and sexy!) marriage when you’re not only husband-and-wife but mom-and-dad, too — what should come first? Your spouse or your kids? Relationship expert Charles […]

Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships, Success Couples Advice

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Four Main Reasons Couple’s Therapy Fails

Stacy and Jorge walked out of the marriage counselor’s office angrier than when they arrived. It was their third session and the last fight over his ex-wife wasn’t going away. The fifty minutes embroiled in a detailed outline of the battle only charged up their anger and the counselor’s request to remember how much they […]

Dating Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationship Tips, Relationships, Success Couples Advice
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Five Ways to Deal with the ‘Blindsided’ Breakup

You’ve been dating someone special for several weeks. Or months. Or even years. How long you’ve been together isn’t as important as the fact that you thought you were happy. No wonder this breakup came as a surprise. And to make matters worse, their reasons for breaking up just don’t make sense. Like out of left […]

Breaking Up, Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationships

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Ten Big Relationship Blunders to Avoid

“I love him (her), but I don’t like him (her).” That’s a comment I hear in my couples mediation practice from wives and husbands alike. As I investigate the sentiment behind such comments, it turns out that the couple might love each other, but they aren’t very nice to each other. Betrayals of confidence, unnecessary […]

Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationship Tips, Relationships, Success Couples Advice
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Nine Things No One Tells You About Getting a Divorce

Even when ending your marriage is the right choice, it’s still hard — and not always in the way that you expect it to be. We all know that about half of marriages end in divorce, but not a single one of us ever thinks it will happen to us — which is why it […]

About You, Dating Tips For Men, Dating Tips For Women, Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems

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The Ten Biggest Reasons People Fall Out of Love

Love. Sometimes it doesn’t last a lifetime. Here are ten reasons why people fall out of love: 1. They stopped communicating. Conflict went unresolved, needs went unexpressed and affirmations went unspoken. If good communication is key to building a healthy relationship, the lack of it can surely dissolve one. 2. They took each other for granted. It’s easy […]

Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationships
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Is Your Relationship an ‘Online Overshare’?

With Valentine’s Day (thankfully) behind us, this social media moderate is making a specific appeal to all you social network fanatics out there: Get a room. Before you call me the green monster, I can honestly say that this plea does not come from a place of jealousy. In fact, I love seeing my friends […]

Dating Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships

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Ten Reasons You Can’t Be Friends when the Relationship is Over

“Let’s be friends.” It’s an easy line to drop during a break up, as it intends to ease the pain of a breaking heart. But should you be friends with your ex? Here are 10 reasons why you can’t be friends when the relationship is over: 1. It’s torture. You’re hanging out “as friends.” He does […]

Breaking Up, Dating Advice, Dating Issues, Relationship Advice, Relationships
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Ten Excellent Reasons to Break Up

Breaking up might be hard to do, but sometimes it’s also the right thing to do. Here are 10 excellent reasons to break up: 1. You know the relationship has no long-term potential. After dating for a while, if you realize that the relationship will eventually run its course, ending it is likely the best thing […]

Breaking Up, Relationship Advice, Relationships