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3 Simple Communication Shifts That Deepen Intimacy & Connection

When we project our interpretation of reality onto others, there is an increased possibility for confusion in a relationship. But we can avoid this....

Amelia Broughton
August 2 2017

Why Giving Up Hope For My Addict Son Was The Best Decision I've Ever Made

"I am the father of an addict. It’s a painful thing to say out loud. But it needs to be said."

An anonymous father
July 29 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...

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

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 5 Stages Of Divorce (And How To Turn Your Relationship Around Before It's Too Late)

Is your relationship in a rough patch? Find out what signs to look for (and how to get your love back on track) from this relationship therapist.

Debra Campbell, Ph.D.
June 20 2017

Want To Get That Honeymoon Phase Feeling Back? It's Not About Communication, It's About This

"In my 25 years of conflict-resolution work, I've come to believe that working on communication to fix a struggling marriage is a waste of time....

Jeff Forte
June 17 2017

These Are The Most Common Reasons Relationships End (And What You Can Do To Resolve Them)

"If you're in a long-term relationship, it's not a question of whether you'll encounter these challenges but when. What you do next makes all the...

Peter Kowalke
June 15 2017

18 Transformative Wellness Books To Read This Summer

Before you start packing for that tropical vacation, scroll through this hit list for a buzzworthy book to stash in your carry-on.

Allison Daniels
June 12 2017

Don't Get Married Until You've Asked Your Partner These 6 Questions

Here are the six most crucial things you have to ask your spouse before tying the knot.

Nicole Mayer
June 7 2017

9 Ways To Rise In Love After Falling In Heartbreak

If you have fallen hard in heartbreak, here are nine ways to rise in love.

Vishnu Subramaniam
June 5 2017

Hooray! Another Reason To Masturbate

Not masturbating often enough? Here's what you're missing out on. (It's good.)

Wendy Strgar
June 3 2017

12 Truths About Drinking Everyone Should Know

"My wife and I were on the brink of divorce, and now we're more in love than we've ever been. Friendships rooted in shared vices have fallen away, and...

Ruari Fairbairns
June 1 2017

How To Deal With An Angry Partner: A Relationship Therapist's Best Advice

When your partner gets angry, do you get angry back, shut down and withdraw, or give yourself up, or freeze? Here's how to escape your lizard brain...

Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
June 1 2017