Distrust and Stress

In What Makes Love Last? John Gottman writes about the importance of trust in relationships. ...more

Cookie Lyon Is A Better Woman Than I Will Ever Be

Cookie Lyon is a better woman than I will ever be. The second season of Empire is back and messy as ever, but there are a few things that are moving my spirit and not in a good way. Image via FOX ...more
Love her character, Taraji P. Henson is great in the show.more

Do You Ask Your Spouse’s Permission…

I agree with your calling it being considerate, and with your husband's definition. That's what ...more

I'd Make You Most Unhappy, Most. That Is, I'd Do My Best

Let’s stroll back in time. Our darling neighbors are back on the mountain....more

The Science of Happy Relationships

The secret to a happy marriage isn't really a secret. Scientists have spent decades studying every aspect of intimate relationships, and we now know a lot about what makes the difference between long-term bliss or ultimate divorce. ...more
Just Beet It Thanks, Aarika. I love good quality research because it can really help relationships.more

5 Things Stopping You From Getting Married

Sometimes Love is just unnecessarily weird.It seems as if when we’re in desperate search of it we can’t find it and when we’ve finally learned to live without it, love knocks on our door unannounced, heart-in-hand with a box of chocolates like it never left. If you’ve ever truly loved then you know just how amazing it feels and to want that feeling forever is completely understandable. If you’ve been dating FOR-EV-ER and you’ve wondered why you’re not married here are five important things to consider:1.You’re dating the wrong person....more

What Is Romance?

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Thinking About Divorce?

I came across a website that featured a link entitled "Thinking about divorce? Contact an attorney for the right advice." Somehow, that struck me as wrong. Sure, if you must get divorced, a good attorney can help you come to a fair financial settlement, work out custody arrangements, and process the paperwork. ...more

5 Ways to Balance Marriage and Being a Work-At-Home-Mom

I don't think I'll ever forget the look on my husbands face when he came home from work shortly after I decided it was time for me to start working again. My youngest was only a few months old at the time and I was ready to get back into my work at home mom routine. I knew what it looked like for me but my husband hadn't experienced it full force. He saw the part time, "I'm slowing down because I'm pregnant" work at home mom routine. So when he came home to see me running around the house, making dinner, taking photos and responding to emails, he expression was priceless. ...more
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Wedding Stories

Every wedding has a story. It usually isn’t told in the design of the dress or the Pinterest perfect decorations.  The story lies beneath all the careful planning and the high expectations of the day. They are the simple moments, the quiet corners, the small gestures, and the hilarious goofs that aren’t disclosed in the perfectly staged wedding photos. These are the stories we tell and retell over family dinners. We laugh and even shed a few tears over these anecdotes. They complete our total wedding narratives....more
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