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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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Gain and Loss

Death is an ultimate event, but before it happens there are many minor losses along the way. If you take a moment to think about it, you can easily see the pattern of gain and loss that runs througho…

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6 Signs Your Marriage Could Fail

By Leslie Petruk for YourTango.com. Maintaining a marriage requires intentionality. Just like other relationships, if your marriage doesn't receive the necessary time and attention, it will deterio…

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My Parents Divorced: Will My Marriage Fail Too?

By Lesli Doares for YourTango.com. The divorce statistics have fluctuated some but basically, they haven't moved much in years. The rate of divorce for first marriages is close to 50%; for second m…

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Do You Have the Courage to Love?

The latest episode of Super Brain on The Chopra Well YouTube channel features a conversation between Deepak Chopra and neuroscientist Rudy Tanzi on love and the brain. If you're alive and breathing,…

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