Why Couples Fight: The Real Cause of Conflict

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All couples disagree, most argue, and some slug it out with words day after day. Thomas Fiffer reveals the real source of discord, how it escalates to conflict, and how to stop it from derailing your relationship.

Boredom Is A Choice

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A young man suggests that a table’s boring and there’s nothing he can do about it.

Red Herrings: They’re Just Like Hitler

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A red herring isn’t a fish, but rather the stinkiest method to blow a discussion off course.

A Letter to My Wife: Please See Your Behavior As I Do and Our Children Do

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“If our children had only the words we speak to each other, to describe our relationship, what would they say about us?”  —   My love, I know you love me and today especially I appreciate that we usually connect in lots of little ways that remind us of our love and our care for […]

Conversation Hack: Speaking of I

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Gregory Jaquet shares useful tricks that can help improve relationships through more peaceful conversations.

No Sex Please – We’re Newlyweds.

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Can you guess how many couples fail to consummate their marriage on their wedding night?

Thoughts on Happiness and Fear

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Atalwin Pilon knows he isn’t happy 100% of the time. But is that even the point? If not, what is?

Words: More Powerful Than I Ever Knew

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As Christian Coleman searches for the right words in his marriage, he learns the way they can destroy and heal.

Twelve Words I Never Want To See Again

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These words completely poison online discourse, and destroy the credibility of the person using them. Cut it out.

Online Anger: Where It Comes From and How to Control It

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You don’t want to be one of those screaming jerks online, but anger lives in all of us. Andrea Weckerle provides some practical advice on not being that jerk.

“Conversation is always a good thing. Ignoring a problem has never resulted in a solution.”

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This comment was by John Weeast, on Tom Matlack’s post This Much I Know To Be True

The Circumcised Poet and Other Tales

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No matter what has been cut away, what remains is whole.

“Black Rage” and “Self-Restraint”

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How do you dismiss a black man’s argument? You call him angry.

“Most think women ‘withholding’ sex must have a good reason, so everything starts with ‘men are wrong’.”

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These are comments by FlyingKal and Dan on the post “The Truth about Porn and Relationships”.

When Feminism Flames: A Twitter Conversation Gone Wrong

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Neely Steinberg just wants to talk.

Opinion: The Commentary Track for the September 15th Buy Pile, Issue #10 [@cbr] “Now, That’s The Way To Relaunch!”

An analysis of elements from Hannibal Tabu’s reviews column on Comic Book Resources.