Forget the Listicles: A Happy and Successful Relationship Depends on Just One Thing

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Couples in solid relationships know it isn’t easy but this is how they do it.

The Big Secret To Opening A Woman’s Heart

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Jayson Gaddis finds a simple solution for men to make a woman’s emotions feel validated.

It’s Not Just Sex That He’s Longing For. It’s This.

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Steve Horsmon shares what many men secretly crave and have a hard time asking for.

Ladies, You Are All Goddesses

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Whether you know it or not, you are all beautiful.

7 Important Ways the U.S. Army Made Me a Better Dad and Husband

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The U.S. Army developed me to be a leader domestic and abroad; I also learned to lead in my home.

11 Traps That Hold You Back After Divorce

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You thought getting through the holidays would mean feeling better. If you’re not, Lisa Arends offers some insight as to why.

How’d You Bring Your Marriage from the Brink?

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Not every marriage can be saved. If yours was, GMP wants to learn from your experience. Now accepting submissions.

When She Uses Your Feelings as a Weapon

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“Let her know how I feel? Are you crazy? The last time I did that, she threw it in my face the very next time we had an argument. I felt like a fool for letting my guard down with her.”

Dear Spouse: I Can’t Get Close Until You Back Off

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She chases. He retreats. This pattern destroys marriages. Steve Horsman intervenes.

Why Some Happily Married People Cheat

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“Routine and predictability, the two pillars of stability, tend to stifle erotic spontaneity and creativity.”

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.”