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When Couples Fight

It's late, you're tired, and you're fighting mad at your mate.  No matter how much you both try to explain your points of view, you find yourselves at an impasse, and that makes you that much more ang…

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Stalling on Divorce Until the Economy Improves

I have two friends who have been married for over a decade, and who are now desperately trying to claw their way out of the shambles of their marriage. The marriage collapsed over a year ago under the…

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Tantric Sex for Beginners: 4 Easy Tips!

My friend Sean recently wowed me by casually mentioning that he had just attended a three-day tantric sex workshop where the end goal was, well, for no end goal. “The point,” he said, “is to channel …

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Love and Balance

"To lose balance sometimes for love is part of living a balanced life." - Elizabeth Gilbert Sometimes we give up one kind of balance for another. Our work lives take over our personal life, our new…

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Sex and the Power of Language

Language is the metaphor we use to communicate our deepest feelings. A couple's sexuality is the most profound vehicle of communication available. The words we use and our physical language of love …

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Learning to Feel

Our feelings are like weather patterns. They are changeable and act on the environment with great power. They inform and distract with their intensity. They reflect the nature of the moment with gr…

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It’s All About Your Heart This Valentine’s Day

When it comes to happy love relationships, it's all about your heart. No, not your loving heart, your beating heart. Turns out, when you and your mate disagree, your heart rate can jump to 100 beat…

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6 Love Affirmations

These six positive affirmations, devised by renowned couples' counselors, can help you reprogram yourself to invite more genuine love into your life. You can print the affirmations out and post them i…

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