10 Lessons for a Lifetime Marriage

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“If you go into a marriage thinking you’re going to change the other person, you’re setting yourself up for failure.”

My Wife Is My Best Friend, Why Am I Not Hers?

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Cody Mullins on friendship, family, and love.

Hey Scary Mommy, Stupid Dad Jokes Aren’t Funny

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Mike Cruse points out that if we remain tolerant of idiot dad jokes, we’re marginalizing the role that fathers play in the life of their children.

Don’t-Tell-the-Wife Secrets That Men Keep

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Ty Wenger on sharing the stuff men aren’t supposed to share.

How Do I Respond When He Shuts Down?

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Bryce Mathern helps a GMP reader by teaching her how to stay present when her husband exits.

How the Pain of a Pending Divorce Might Save Your Life

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“You feel helpless and desperate. You feel like you’re not “good enough”. You want the magic words that will undo everything that’s been done and said and make it all whole again. And nobody can give them to you.”

How to Leave Your Wife Without Leaving Your Children

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How to end the relationship but keep the kids: advice from Limpet Girl.

Marriage Advice You Can’t Get Anywhere Else

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Relationship advice rarely includes men in the conversation. Bring your questions to GMP writers and readers. Get advice that respects men.

Am I on the Right Path?

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A woman on the path to ending an abusive relationship asks Dear James for guidance.

When Your Partner is Depressed: 5 Truths

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Heather Gray offers insight on how to be supportive without giving yourself away.

When is Divorce Really Final?

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“And then, there we are on the curb in front of his house with no children left to raise together and nothing left to work on….”

28 Things Men Have Done for Love

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Men do a lot for love but we don’t always get to hear about it. We asked men: “Tell us something you’ve done for love” and they answered. Beautifully.

The 30 Day Sex Challenge…and 9 Reasons You Aren’t Doing It

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You may want to have sex with your partner…but are so blocked with anger, fear, shame, or self-protection that “just doing it” doesn’t feel like an option.

Dear Dedee, On Our 26th Anniversary

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“I didn’t even try to kiss you until our third date, in large measure because I was completely unconvinced someone like you would want to kiss someone like me.”

An Open Letter to My Now Ex-Wife

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“It was an honor to have you for 20 years. It will be my privilege to be a close friend the rest of your life.”

Competition From Another Man Or Woman? Bring It On!

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“It’s human nature to want someone more when someone else wants them, too.”