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A Lesbian Mom On Lessons In Parenting

No girl starts life thinking, "I'm going to be a lesbian mom when I grow up!" As a child, if you're thinking about having kids, the phrase you use in your head is, "I want to be a mother!" or "I want …

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What Mental Illness Means for Your Marriage

The heartbreaking realities of divorce include the high split rate for people with mental illnesses. A multinational study of mental disorders, marriage and divorce published in 2011 found that a samp…

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How Marriage Can Save The Global Love Crisis

Right now, across the globe, love is at risk. Not only is the marriage rate declining, but the birth rate is also falling at an alarming pace. It's a serious problem not only for those living now, but…

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Reflections On My Dad

I'm nearly 40 years old and my parents have been divorced most of my life. My relationship with each of them is unique--crafted by their human experience and mine. Just like everyone else, we are affe…

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What Married Couples Can Learn From Divorced Parents

Divorced couples admit that having down time away from their kids allows them to be better parents. Kids have fuller schedules today than they did in their parents' generation. These parents juggle…

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3 Ways Couples Delay The Decision To Divorce

A therapist I know once posited that staying married is a choice you make on a daily basis. She said that every morning when you wake up and look over at your snoring spouse, you're deciding—on some l…

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Are You Legally Divorced But Still Feel Married?

The new Rashida Jones film "Celeste and Jesse Forever" highlights a common phenomenon in the world of divorce: couples deciding to end their marriages in the legal sense but remaining each other's mos…

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5 Ways to Fight Fair With Your Partner

In an article on Time.com, divorced couples offer lessons about what it takes to sustain a solid marriage. Relationships are tough; they require a whole lot more than love to make them succeed. The…

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Is Marriage Healthy For You?

Valentine's Day is still fresh in our minds as is Obama's State of The Union Address, where among other things, he has promised healthcare for all. So to me it seems only logical to ask, "Is marriage …

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4 Unfortunate Ways Your Parents’ Divorce Could Impact Your Love Life

Have you wondered why you are attracted to certain people? The link between the relationship role model provided by your parents in your formative years and the choices you make in love are directl…

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