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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
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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
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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationship Tips, Relationships, Success Couples Advice
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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
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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
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Five Ways to Deal with an Insecure Partner

Just about anyone who has felt the rush of falling in love would agree that the experience is like being strapped into an amusement park thrill ride — a swirling blend of conflicting emotions. Excitement and anticipation compete with a little trepidation at being in the grip of forces beyond one’s control. But for many people, ordinary […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationship Tips, Relationships
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‘Help, My Relationship Has Lost Its Spark’

After moving in with her boyfriend Eric one year ago, following their college graduation, Emily, who is 25 years-old and working as a film editor’s assistant, plopped herself down on my couch and complained of boredom. She wondered if she was in the wrong relationship because she didn’t feel that spark of excitement anymore when […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationship Tips
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The Real Reasons Men Are Remote

Here are four things to keep in mind when your man seems distant… When talking about the inner workings of human beings, it is dangerous to generalize. Exceptions will always confound simplistic answers to complex questions. Still, nearly all women share a frustration at some time or another in romantic relationships. They express it something […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationship Tips, Relationships