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Three Must-Haves of Every Great Relationship

Are you living the good life? Would you like to? These are the penetrating questions that visionary psychologist Carl Rogers asked throughout his career as a passionate proponent of what he termed a “people-centered” approach to psychotherapy. He believed that everyone had the capacity to orchestrate their own change and growth and to become the […]

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Seven Ways to Ensure Your Relationship Will Last

Author, speaker and pioneer in personal transformation, Dr. Ken Druck, and his partner, Lisette Omoss, reveal their guidelines for fostering a healthy relationship. We’ve both grown up on the job, learning from our relationships. To make our new love everything we wanted it to be, we had to take the next step. Learning how to […]

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Why Good Manners Matter for Couples — Forever!

I know I am not the only person who has friends that I really enjoy spending time with one-on-one but who I dread socializing with when their partner joins the party. Sometimes, their sweetheart just isn’t my “cup-of-tea.”  But more often than not, I can’t tolerate the way they behave towards one another when they’re together. […]

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It’s Over: Should You Give Back the Engagement Ring After a Breakup?

As a relationship coach, it’s definitely not my job to publicly weigh in on celebrity disputes when I don’t even know the people involved. It is my job, however, to look for “teachable moments” and try to provide value to people that will help create more conscious, loving and productive relationships. This is one of […]

Breaking Up, Dating Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationships

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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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Dr. Ken Druck: Six Ways to Become an Exceptional Listener

There are very few things in life as powerful as the experience of feeling understood. Looking into someone’s eyes after telling them how we really feel — and seeing that they get it, they really understand, is the basis for trust, caring and respect. It’s also how we get to really know one another. Successful relationships […]

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Reasons Couples Move in Together Before Marriage…and Why They Shouldn’t

In generations past, couples met, fell in love, got married and began building a life together. But times are changing, and these days, it’s more common for couples to spend some time living together before taking a trip down the aisle. While co-habitation can be convenient and easier on your wallet, it isn’t always a step […]

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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 […]

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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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