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What if Marriage Isn’t Your Thing?

You walk past bridal mags and flinch. Or you’re content just living together. Or maybe you prefer a bohemian, nontraditional, independent lifestyle free from any societal influence. Or maybe you haven…

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How Do Gay Marriages Affect Straight Marriages?

"Same-sex couples form deep emotional attachments and commitments. Heterosexual and same-sex couples alike face similar issues concerning intimacy, love, equity, loyalty and stability, and they go thr…

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3 Ways To Get The Commitment You Want

By Jane Garapick for YourTango.com. This isn't an ultimatum — it's just a way to tell your partner what you want in your relationship. We all want to feel like our partners are committed to us. …

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How To Rekindle The Romance In Your Relationship

By Dr. Karen Sherman for YourTango.com. As a relationship expert, one of the most common complaints I hear from couples is that they just don't have the same feelings they did in the beginning of t…

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Weeding the Relationship Garden

“You must weed your mind as you would weed your garden.” ~Terri Guillemets   I learned about weeds before I learned anything about gardens. For my 40th birthday my husband built me a beauti…

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10 Ways to Reap the Health Benefits from Your Marriage

By Mary Jo Rapini for YourTango.com. Since it was recently heart awareness month, a study in the European Society of Cardiology caught my eye. It says that being unmarried increases the risk of fat…

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A Technique to Solve Conflict in Relationships

“When in doubt who will win, be neutral.” –Swiss Proverb   One of my husband’s most reliable responses to my often high level of emotionality is: “Can you just be neutral?” He is a psychia…

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5 Ways to Fight Fair With Your Partner

By Dr. Karen Sherman for YourTango.com. 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 …

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9 Signs You’re In A Toxic Relationship

By Mika Maddela, Dr Marian Stansbury, and Keri Nola for YourTango.com. We recently surveyed more than 100 YourTango Experts and discovered that 89% of them felt that half (or more!) of all people …

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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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