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Are Open Marriages The Future Of Relationships?

Is the ideal of an open relationship as much a fantasy as an idealized monogamous marriage?

Shira Myrow, M.A., LMFT
July 28 2017

This Is Why I Paid For Half Of My Engagement Ring

Best decision I ever made.

Leigh Weingus
July 27 2017

4 Steps To Forgiving Those Who've Hurt You (Even When It Seems Impossible)

"Forgiveness means that you are willing to cancel the debt you feel someone owes to you, to surrender the hurt that you feel, and make peace with...

Dr. Danielle Dowling
July 27 2017

The Practice That Helped Me Leave An Abusive Relationship When Nothing Else Could

"In a healthy relationship, there's a balance of power. With emotional abuse, the scales are tipped. It started slowly. I lost my confidence little by...

Alex Alder
July 24 2017

6 Things You Need To Know Today (July 21, 2017)

All the wellness news you need to know, including the real reason dogs are so friendly, guilty pleasures, and scary news statistics on plastic.

Gretchen Lidicker
July 21 2017

Unhappy In Your Relationship? Here's How To Find Out If It's Abusive (And If It's Time To Leave)

Like most people, I’d always told myself, "I will never stay with someone who abuses me." But the truth was, when I found myself in that situation, I...

Dr. Perpetua Neo
July 20 2017

How Does Casual Sex Actually Affect Your Emotional Health?

Is it healthy to have casual sex?

Rob Weiss
July 16 2017

The One Thing That Turns Ordinary Sex Into Extraordinary Lovemaking

"The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same."

Wendy Strgar
July 15 2017

How Much Sex Are Real Couples Actually Having?

"I think I'm really lucky that I have a partner who has seen my body go through some crazy contortions through pregnancy, childbirth, post-pregnancy,...

Leigh Weingus
July 13 2017

10 Reasons You're Not Enjoying Sex

"Women take sex and they turn it into art." —Louis CK

Bez Stone
July 11 2017

7 Qualities Of A Spiritual Relationship

This kind of relationship stands the test of time.

Vishnu Subramaniam
July 9 2017

6 Strategies For Walking Away From A Fight That'll Leave Your Relationship Better Than It Was Before

Whatever you need to sort out with your partner, your main reckoning is with yourself.

Jaya Ialita
July 9 2017

How To Navigate The Aftermath Of A Breakup With A Narcissist

It's difficult and it's scary, but you can get through it.

Dr. Margalis Fjelstad
July 6 2017

Why Holding On To Past Relationships Is The Worst Thing You Can Do For Yourself, Period

"I had anxiety about the decision, naturally—severing ties with my past and obliterating a huge comfort zone. But I had a future to step in to. I had...

Daniel Dowling
July 6 2017

The REAL Reason You're Fighting With Your Partner

Every disagreement or disgruntled moment my husband and I have experienced in our marriage falls into one of two categories: pseudo-issues (arguments...

Jen Francis
July 5 2017

7 Ways Your Sex Life Can Show You What's Wrong In Your Relationship

Most fights between partners who like each other and intend to stay together are a symptom of the desire for more intense contact.

Bez Stone
July 1 2017

I Convinced My Brand-New Boyfriend To Train For A Marathon With Me: Here's What Happened

Forcing a new boyfriend to run a marathon with you doesn’t seem too romantic—but I did it anyway.

Katina Mountanos
June 30 2017

If You Can Fall In Love With Anyone, How Do You Choose?

"I chose to fall in love with Mark because it felt safe. But I did not account for how that love would grow, for what it might be like to be loved by...

Mandy Len Catron
June 27 2017

The Real Reasons Women Keep Dating Married Men

What drives a successful, attractive, intelligent woman to start and continue a relationship with a married man?

Carmen McGuinness
June 25 2017