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communication

Why Love Isn't About Finding The "Right" Person

All my life, no one told me what love really was. No one ever taught me what a relationship was supposed to be like. I had only two models.

Neil Strauss
April 27 2015

When Fighting With Your Partner Is A Good Thing

Nothing says more about the strength and resilience of a relationship than how the two people handle conflict with one another.

Amita Patel, LMSW
April 24 2015

10 Game-Changing Tips For Handling Tough Conversations

People often complain that no one communicates clearly, or enough, nowadays. But the truth is that there is plenty of communication — most of it is...

Lise Leblanc
April 23 2015

5 Things You Shouldn't Say To Someone With Depression

I've had depression for years, and have been in several situations where I've tried to exchange words with someone who clearly didn't understand how...

Kiesha Frue
April 21 2015

6 Tips For Getting Along With Your In-Laws

It's no surprise that the tagline for TLC's newest reality show Surviving the In-Laws acknowledges this less-glamorous part of the marriage...

Hayley Hobson
April 15 2015

5 Questions To Ask Before You Get Married

Who better to query than two professionals who have witnessed hundreds of relationship successes and failures? We not only drew upon our...

Monica Parikh
April 14 2015

5 Ways To Rekindle The Spark With Your Partner After Having A Baby

Having a child with your partner is one of the most intense and intimate experiences you'll ever share together. And yet our culture tends to think of...

Dr. Parie Baharian
April 11 2015

10 Tips To Ease Your Dating Jitters

If you’re back in the dating game after a long-term relationship or a marriage, the prospect of going out on a date can feel unsettling if not...

Patti O'Rourke
April 9 2015

5 Couples Yoga Poses To Strengthen Your Relationship

The basic definition of yoga is yoke or union — the work of uniting your mind, body and spirit.

Sarah Barnes
March 30 2015

Signs You're Making Sacrifices For All The Wrong Reasons

Were you told as a kid that self-sacrifice is noble? Many of us were, even if it was indirect. For one, our culture tends to think of directly...

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
March 18 2015

5 Reasons Putting Yourself First Is The Opposite Of Selfish

There is a huge myth in our culture that it's time to shake up — the idea that putting yourself first is selfish.

Tracy Thomas, PhD
March 17 2015