The Pressure to Partner

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There is a decidedly frustrating “pressure to partner” that exists in nearly every generation. Christian M. Lyons declares that it ‘ain’t necessarily so.’

When’s The Right Time To Stop Mid (Consensual) Sex? Any Time Your Partner Says “Stop”

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Life is not like Temple of Doom. If she wants to get away you can’t crack your whip, reel her back, and expect her to be grateful.

12 Times It’s Time to Call It Quits on Your Relationship

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Here’s a list of looming trouble. And if it hits too close to home, you might be in a dead-end romance.

Your Significant Other Is Not A Crutch For Your Growth

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Jordan Gray says that, no matter how hard you try, you can’t outsource your growth to your partner.

A Successful Relationship Looks More Like 60/60 Than 50/50 Effort

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Relationships, just like anything else important in life, require maximum effort.

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.

The Simple 3-Step Relationship Reboot

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Just in time for New Year’s, you can resolve to reboot your relationship now, and the best part is, it’s easy.

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.”

3 Ways You’re Killing Love By Trying to Save It

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Thomas Fiffer teases out three behaviors that feel like they strengthen relationships but actually destroy them.

10 Ways to Help Your Relationship Survive the Pressure of the Holidays

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The goal is to approach the holidays as a team, without driving yourself crazy in the process.

7 Everyday Things That Couples With the Relationship You Want ALWAYS Do

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Did you know you can transform your relationship in 20 seconds? Dr. Jim Walkup explains.

7 Reasons Why Independence Is The Best Way To Help Your Relationship

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It may seem selfish at first, writes Chris Riotta.

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.”

He Has a Female Friend Who Won’t Respect Boundaries

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She thinks real friendships don’t have boundaries. The GMP Relationship Rx. Team begs to differ.

Attraction to Masculine and Feminine Faces May be Less Evolution, More Urban Jungle

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How humans choose a mate is often put down to evolutionary theory. But when you look further than Western groups, it doesn’t look so simple.

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.