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wedding and marriages

When Did the Wedding Become More Important than the Marriage?

Matched Dior gowns. Orchid covered archways. Spectacular mountain settings. Magicians. Balloon releases. Fireworks. Photo booths. Wii games. Free all-night bar. Casino games. Lobster bakes, island bike rides, “event” stations where you scan a QR code to receive a secret surprise, go cart centers, yard games, massages, a multi day party on a remote Asian island. What […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationship Tips, Relationships, Success Couples Advice
marriage and death of a child

The Death of a Child and the Strength of a Marriage

On the first Friday of the new millennium, the phone rang just as we were leaving for dinner.  Since our three kids were grown and gone, this was the new normal:  work hard all week, then dinner on Friday night to get back in touch. “I’ll get that,” Becky said, and picked up the phone […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships, Success Couples Advice
whatishealthysexlife

5 Components of a Healthy Sex Life

Despite being surrounded by popular notions about sex, it can be difficult to decipher healthy sexuality from dysfunction and differentiate between appropriate sexual behaviors and unrealistic expectations that can tarnish our love lives or cause us to feel inadequate. Sexuality is much more than the act of sex — it is an emotional bonding experience for […]

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Relationship Advice, Relationships, Sex, Success Couples Advice
cesar-rev-4

Cesar Millan: How I Embraced Uncertainty and Found Love Again

Cesar Millan has been through a lot of life changes over the past few years. He got a divorce, found new love, and took ownership of his TV shows and affiliated businesses — and the best part is he isn’t shy about talking about his experiences in order to help others. One such way he is […]

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About You, eHarmony Feature, Mind, Body And Spirit, Relationships, What I've Learned About Love
dating advice re someones past and future

Love’s Crystal Ball: How to Keep Their Past from Ruining Your Future

A central task each of us faces when choosing a partner is loving ourselves. And as science would have it, a crucial aspect of loving ourselves is setting boundaries for whom we’ll let in our lives — and who gets shut out. A big shut-out?  Anyone whose past might ruin your future. I have lost track […]

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Dating Tips, Expert Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationships
rejection and how to deal

Why Rejection Isn’t All about You

When someone you care about ends a relationship, it can evoke feelings that range from disbelief to despair and everything in between. “How could this happen?” you think.

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Breaking Up, Mind, Body And Spirit, Relationships
self esteem and relationships

5 Ways to Lessen that Relationship Baggage (and Improve Self-Esteem)

Your relationships with others mirror your relationship with yourself. The way you feel about yourself directly influences the quality of your relationships with others, as well as your behaviors and roles. With a healthy view of yourself that includes self-acceptance, self-love, forgiveness, and insight, dating and relationships will feel easier, more satisfying, and more loving. […]

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About You, Being Single, Expert Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationships
how to know if you are exclusive

17 Ways to Tell if You’re Exclusive

So you’ve been dating one special person for a few months now, but haven’t had the courage to have “the talk” about exclusivity. While some people make their intentions known and agree to becoming exclusive at a certain point, others go with the flow with the hope that they’ll become his or her one and […]

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Dating Advice, Dating Tips, Expert Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationships
emotional affairs

Are You Having an Emotional Affair? Take this Quiz

A soul mate relationship is based on trust, commitment, and a strong desire to be together. Still, despite this powerful bond, it’s also true that your hearts will be stretched in countless ways. The danger, especially during challenging times, is that you may be vulnerable to having an emotional affair. This can damage trust and […]

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Expert Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationship Tips, Relationships
zimzum of love advice

Rob and Kristen Bell: How to Create the Zimzum of Love

So, you’re dating. You’re meeting people, you’re getting to know them, you’re wondering whether one of these people you’re meeting is The One you could commit to. You’re doing this because you want to share your life with someone, you want someone to witness to your life while you are witness to theirs, you want […]

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About You, Being Single, Dating Tips, Expert Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships