"Age does not make a difference."
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What are your plans this Valentine's Day? If you want to treat that special someone to a dinner that will fill their heart (and stomach) with love, then we can help.
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Perfect as a romantic gesture, or a special something to make the day of a teacher, a friend, and of course the kids, there is nothing like a homemade gift to show someone you're thinking about them. And let's be honest -- who can resist a sweet treat? So get ready to make hearts melt with these perfect little recipes.
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Try taking a break first.
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If you're evaluating your current relationship based on the guidelines listed below, keep in mind that these are ideals to strive for. They are standards that can spark productive conversation with your partner.
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Unconditional love is hard, it can be uncomfortable and frustrating at times, but in the end I believe it will be the most rewarding practice you can do for yourself and select loved ones. I say select loved ones, as this type of love doesn't mean to neglect self-care or selfishness.
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Intimacy requires authenticity, because if you're not real, the other person can't see you for who you are. If you're never authentic, other people will be interacting with a persona, and you won't be loved for your true self. Even if you're in a relationship, you'll be terribly lonely.
If you have had one or more serious breakups, your journey to finding your perfect mate will likely require a serious shift. We call this a shift to a "no compromises, no settlements mindset." It incorporates several elements, but we will zero-in on a specific one: your personal "laws."
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Betty and Lawrence have been married 63 years, this is their story.
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My parents have been married for 45 years and I was with them this past weekend and they are definitely still in love -- they hold hands, tease one another and they have that special gaze when they look at each other when they think nobody is watching. I believe in real love -- I witnessed it my whole life. Here's what I think I know.
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Worried that you're settling? Not sure if you're in love or just going through the motions? Speaking from experience, here is your guide to the Art of Settling.
A big wedding celebration preceded by few romantic relationships for both the bride and the groom could be a positive sign that they will be happy together years down the road, according to researcher...
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Who would have thought something as innocuous as Twitter could be the very thing that brings our generation of lovers down? It's time to stand up to the dark forces of social media and leverage them to our relationship advantage.
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Many times we come into a relationship expecting others to create our happiness, and many times we end up being disappointed. Why? Because it's not someone else's job to make us happy. Happiness begins within. If you want and desire love, you have to begin by first emitting love, and that journey begins within.
All dressed up and no one to celebrate date night with? We list 5 tips on how to find (and keep!) true love that go well beyond Valentine's Day. How to find true love tip #1: Get out of your comfort...
I was married two years ago. No one asked me to have or to hold my groom as per the traditional Anglican wedding vows at our wedding. I am half-Jewish and an atheist but growing up in Canada "to have and to hold" were the only marriage vows I heard. I think the author was talking about protecting a safe space no matter how heavy the abyss.
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The motivator for me to try online dating in the first place was Patti Stanger. Stanger is an American matchmaker and television personality, known for starring in the reality series The Millionaire Matchmaker. Stanger shared with me the top tips for women over 40 looking for love.
If my email inbox is any indicator, it's clear that modern men and women are clueless about how to behave on a first date. If you want to attract a quality person, you need to behave like a quality person. So check out these 1940s-inspired dating tips that might bring a little timeless sophistication to your dating M.O.
When it comes to a happy marriage, in both the long and short term, a new US study says that wives hold the power. University of Berkeley researchers have found a wife's ability to keep calm and quick...
Your partner is the most important person in your life -- but how often do you make them feel that way? Surprising your significant other with concert tickets or spoiling them a day at the spa makes...
As a couples' mediator, I see many women who have stopped having fun in their relationships. This year, I'm going back a couple thousand years to excavate some ancient advice from history's most cunning women, such as Cleopatra. How'd she do it? If it worked for the Queen of Egypt in 41 BC, it may work for you in 2013 AD.
There is a very prevalent hostility between the sexes, constantly reinforced by today's no-strings-attached dating game. No one has to commit. No one is responsible. Everyone is out for himself or herself. Everyone is on the defensive. So many options and no need to choose. Immediate gratification coupled with complete lack of empathy.
So, you're happily married. Really, truly! But you meet someone who just...pushes your buttons. Ever consider a polyamorous relationship? Opening up your marriage to the possibility of another partner can be very complicated, but rewarding -- as long as the lines of communication stay open, and honesty is the focal point.
There are three common relationship mistakes that many of us make, which can get in the way of our happiness and success in love. Understanding what these mistakes are and why we're prone to making them can help us learn to avoid them in the future. If we recognize and let go of these, we're likely to have a lot more success in our current and future relationships.
It's just so typical. You spend all this time complaining about being single, and then when you find a great new guy you start freaking out! All your old baggage starts reappearing, and you're not quite sure how to deal. Follow these tips, from self-reflection questions to a mock-conversation with your partner, to banish the past where it belongs!