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Life after a divorce can be painful, mostly because ending a relationship with someone you once cared about feels like a loss, and let's face it losses hurt. However, life does go on, and eventually the pain of losing your loved one does go away.
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As strange as it sounds, I was uncomfortable that I felt uncomfortable. It was a feeling I had experienced only a few times before. But, on that night, when my boyfriend gave me flowers, opened the door for me and acted like a perfect gentleman, the truth was, I didn't like it. And it bothered me that I could not identify why.
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I was married to a liar for 25 years. At a very personal level, I have first-hand knowledge of the devastation lying creates in people's lives. I know that liars can be clever, charming, smug, and thoroughly convincing. There is a reason for their lying. In my case it was to hide a very big secret.
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How does the real connection happen when those involved are at opposite ends of the age spectrum? How do people at such different points in their lives and from different generations find common ground?
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Now that you're pregnant, you're saddled with making decisions for both yourself and your unborn child about how to respond and react when things get stressful. You know that you want to minimize stress -- so as to have a healthy pregnancy -- so you may choose tactics like avoidance.
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I am writing this article on a return flight from Los Angeles, where I am currently participating in an exciting documentary movie project about coaching. Passenger boarding here in L.A. just took pla...
My husband and I were friends before we were a couple. But we don't wait for a day to express our love and gratitude for each other. For us, every day is special. And with two toddlers, this is not easy. But here's how we commit to everyday happiness.
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The first step in getting into a meaningful relationship is to believe that your perfect partner is out there. Believe that you are worthy and deserving of not only meeting this perfect partner, but of also sustaining a meaningful relationship.
If you didn't lock down a life partner around 2007, you've probably experienced how laughably difficult dating is for single young professionals (YPs) in our big, yet ever-so-small cities. It seems no...
While it appears that many of us are seemingly 'living the dream', most young adults share many of the same worries. Through countless conversations with friends, coworkers, and acquaintances, it's q...
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When you're in your early 20s and moving in with your boyfriend for the first time, you're both just starting to build your lives. In many ways it's a lot easier, a lot less risky, than moving in with someone when you're in your 30s and starting to settle yourself down independently.
The perplexed interviewer asked what every man wanted to know, "But what about the man's sexual needs? Isn't he going to walk away with 'blue-balls'?" In my head I was screaming, "Why can't men understand that most women walk away from the sex with 'blue balls' -- unsatisfied and unhappy with the experience?"
For some people, the terms dating and relationships are synonymous, while for others, "dating" is not that serious, whereas "being in a relationship" represents commitment and exclusivity. So, how do you know if you're dating or in a relationship? Here are five signs you're not just dating.
Anger rarely ever brings out the best in us. When we feel our blood boiling, we often regress to a state that's childlike, emotional and even tantrum-y. What's more, conflicts are further complicated by the fact we don't all handle conflict the same way. I've come up with four conflict styles as I see them.