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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 […]

Dating Advice, Dating Tips For Men, Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships
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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 […]

About You, Communication, Dating Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationships, Success Couples Advice

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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 […]

Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationships
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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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He Said I Was Fat…Now What?

When reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian told boyfriend Scott Disick that she was struggling to lose weight, his response left something to be desired. “Ugh, I feel like 93 (pounds) is the dream,” Disick told the petite 33-year-old, sparking a public backlash. In Kardashian’s case, it was pregnancy weight that was making her feel insecure, […]

Relationship Problems, Relationships
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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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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