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7 Regular Things That Happy Couples Do Together

If you truly want the best relationship possible, don't leave the fate of your "happily in love" connection to luck or chance. Trust me, couples who thrive for the long-term actively choose behaviors …

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The 9 Most Overlooked Threats to Marriage

I feel bad for marital communication, because it gets blamed for everything. For generations, in survey after survey, couples have rated marital communication as the number one problem in marriage. It…

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6 Solutions to Divorce’s Most Common Problems

Ex still trying to make your life miserable even post-divorce? Here's how to make peace and move on. You tried to take the high road during your divorce. You didn't badmouth him to the kids. You di…

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What My 89-Year-Old Grandma Taught Me About Being Single

My role model for being single and fabulous? My nana. "Never marry for anything other than love," Nana said to me from across the dinner table on one of our Sunday date nights. We clinked wine glas…

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4 Reasons Why It’s OK to Fall in Love with a Failure

What doesn't kill you ... really does make you stronger. Especially when it comes to love. Fourteen years ago when I met my husband, we were both failures. Relationship failures, that is. He was divo…

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6 Reasons the ‘Hookup Culture’ is a Myth

I'm not going to lie. I definitely believed the hype of the "hookup culture" when I first got to college. I thought that most people would be single because of the hectic life of being a full-time stu…

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Adultery May Soon Be Legal in New Hampshire

Technically, it's a crime to cheat on your spouse in New Hampshire, though the anti-adultery law hasn't been enforced in more than 10 years. But soon, you may only need to worry about the moral ramifi…

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Real Men Explain Why They Cheat

By Charles J. Orlando for YourTango.com. "Cheating" and "celebrity news" seem to be synonymous these days as a microcosm of our society. We have a huge interest in the "lifestyles of the overindulg…

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How Has Gay Marriage Helped Gay Relationships?

By Mary Malia, Rick Clemons, J. Cameron Gantt, Dr. Frankie Bashan and Melanie Gorman for YourTango.com. More from YourTango: Top 10 Misconceptions About Gay People There's been much celebra…

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A Heartbreaking Conversation With a Housemaid

She began working for me as a kitchen maid five days ago. "What is your name," I asked her. "I have two," she said. "One is the name my parents gave me, the other is what my in-laws gave me. Which one…

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