A Note To The Good Man I Married

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Shanna Anderson has a few things her husband needs to know and they can help any blended family.

The Art of Growing Apart with Grace


Growing apart can be painful, but it can also open the door to new depths in your relationship.

5 Traits of a Lasting Marriage


The stats on lasting marriages these days is pretty grim. These traits can help your marriage beat the odds. — Marriage is tough work. If you have been married any length of time, you will completely understand this statement. One thing I have learned in nearly fifteen years of marriage is this: forgiveness and communication […]

6 Money Myths Guys Should Avoid Falling Victim To


Your goal may not be riches, but how nice would it be to enjoy freedom without financial stress?

4 Words That Hurt Your Relationship


 Your words have the power to draw your relationship closer together or tear it apart.  — “I need my space.” However many times have you said that? Does this work? Over the years, I’m sure being together has been quite a journey. You’re used to each others idioms and quirks. You know when to back […]

Why The Men I Want to Date Don’t Care About My Income


Love, money, and what matters in dating. — Emma Johnson wrote a controversial article this week in Forbes.com; Why High-Earning Women Should Disclose Their Income on Dating Sites. Divorced and dating on OKCupid and Match.com, 38-year old Johnson is a wealthy woman who at first did not disclose her income on dating sites. After four […]

How Losing My Business Made Me Feel Less Than a Man


At the lowest point in his life, he learned a lesson that led him to freedom. — Men have standards to uphold; many have something to prove, but when the bottom drops out, it can feel like your life is over. Memories of inadequacy became real again of always coming up short of my goals. […]

Easing Into Retirement


Enjoying life and eventual retirement are not about the pursuit of possessions. — “God rested and He wasn’t tired” Anonymous Sometimes change doesn’t come easy for us. Why? Our life can be viewed as a book with many chapters. I had a decision to make about when to retire from a position I had enjoyed. […]

The Only Relationships We Obsess Over Are the Unfinished Ones


Unfinished relationships are the most difficult to recover from. You’re not sure why they ended, you still have feelings, and you can’t find closure.

Love in the Time of Social Media: How to Not Ruin Your Relationship with Facebook

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Relationship expert Krista Hapaala on how to have a healthy relationship AND an active online social life.

6 Things About Love You Can Only Know After Being Cheated On


Being cheated on is the ultimate betrayal. But you will survive, and you will learn how to find love again.

My 5 Biggest Fears as a Divorced Parent


#1: Has divorce ruined love for me?

I’m Getting Old. Never Had a Girlfriend. Give Up?

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If you’ve NEVER been in a relationship, should you throw in the towel? Allana Pratt, Intimacy Expert dares men to dance with defeat…

Five Don’ts to Help You Recover From a Toxic Marriage


The end of a marriage is rough, especially if the relationship was toxic. Here’s how to recover.

Mark Rees: All the Support They Need

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Welcome to Portraits of Fatherhood: We’re telling the story of today’s dads. __ There is no better place to witness the changing roles of men and women in the larger culture than through the lens of parenthood. But rather than speculate on what and how contemporary fathers do what they do, we’d like to bring […]

The Importance of Fathers

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Karen Jones shares two personal stories on the presence and absence of fathers in their children’s lives.