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thingsyoudonttexttoyourex

Ten Things to Never Text to Your Ex

Maybe you need to ask your ex something. Maybe she still has your stuff. Maybe his dad is ill and you want to check in. Before you text an ex, try to honor a month-long “no contact rule” first. When you do send that first text, accept that you may not get a response — or […]

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Date Tips, Dating Issues, Dating Tips, Relationship Tips
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 forgive

Why Forgiveness is so Critical in Every Relationship

Forgiveness in its most basic sense is letting go of the desire, the need, and the “right” to require punishment or restitution for the perceived offense. In forgiving, we renounce the right to hold resentment; we stop fanning the flame of anger, and instead seek to restore that which has been lost. The alternative to forgiveness is […]

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About You, Expert Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships
whydoichoosethesametypeoverandoveragain

The Relationship Repeater: How to Stop Seeking Out the Wrong Partners

Everyone has had a relationship that doesn’t work out, but not everyone repeatedly starts and ends relationships that so closely resemble the last one that failed. What separates people who have good relationships from people who have bad ones? The degree of repetition and frustration. If you’re someone who keeps feeling frustrated that you’re not […]

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About You, Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationship Tips
thingsmenneedtoknowbeforegettingmarried

Three Questions Every Man Must Ask Their Bride-To-Be

There are over two million marriages in the United States each year and if you are considering joining the ranks of the married, be sure that you know what you’re getting into. Before you pop the question to your beautiful bride-to-be, you may be considering all the things that make you smile about this person—great […]

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Dating Advice, Dating Tips For Men, Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships
marriedchildrenandbeinghappy

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 […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships, Success Couples Advice
doesmaritaltherapywork

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 […]

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Dating Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationship Tips, Relationships, Success Couples Advice
relationshipblunders

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 […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationship Tips, Relationships, Success Couples Advice
long distance relationship tips

Four Ways to Make a Long Distance Relationship Work

So you’ve met someone online or at the birthday party of a mutual friend. Great! You’ve spent a significant amount of time with them, and you both decide you’re ready to commit to a serious relationship. Sounds fantastic except for one “minor” glitch: he/she lives 3000 miles away. What can you do to make your […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships
therapyforcouples

When Your Partner Needs Therapy — But Won’t Go

How to deal with a person who’s reluctant to address issues… Jenna had finally found the man of her dreams. Well, almost. Her boyfriend, Chad, was a creative director for a New York ad agency. With a great sense of humor to match his sense of adventure, Chad was wonderful to be around…except when his […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationship Tips, Relationships