A Simple Shift to Make Your Marriage Better

A Simple Shift by David Goehring

Quentin Hafner suggests celebrating your spouse with as much enthusiasm as you celebrate your kids.

What 100 People Said Their Ideal Love Life Looks Like

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Jordan Gray interviewed fifty men and fifty women about what their ideal love lives would look like. Here’s what they had to say. —– I recently asked 50 men and 50 women a simple question regarding their ideal love lives. I asked them to each complete a single “sentence stem” five times. That sentence stem […]

7 Reasons For Being In A Committed Relationship

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Post Valentine’s Day musings by Steven Lake on the value of a long-term relationship.

5 Ways To Be A Better Live-In Partner

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Jordan Gray says that living with your significant other can kill the passion in your relationship… unless you decide to do these five things.

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.’

10 Tips For Fighting Fair(ly)

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Steven Lake examines practical ways of being that help in managing conflict with your partner. Not always easy, but well worth it.

How to Avoid Ending Up with the Wrong Mate

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Here’s how to avoid the trap of instant attraction and find your perfect mate without breaking a sweat…

14 Marital Tips on Our 14th Anniversary

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If you are lucky (and you work your ass off) your marriage could last for a very long time. With that thought looming over your head, it’s good to have some guidelines as you attempt to live with the same person for years on end.

10 Pro-Tips For Keeping Your Marriage Happy, In Spite Of In-Laws

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Heather Gray doesn’t think your marriage has to resemble a sitcom scene. You all really can just get along.

Five Ways to a Failed Marriage

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Dad Under Fire is learning the hard way how easy it is to lose a marriage. He wants you to learn from his mistakes.

The Dead Zone: On Relationships That Drag On

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Carlette Norwood shares some advice for those times when you feel locked in an unfulfilling relationship.

Long Live Rock: A Dad, on Being the Front Man to a Much Smaller Band

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Andy Koehn never made it as a rock star. And that’s a really really good thing.

Deciding What To Do With Your Marriage?

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Why Do We Believe the Solution to an Unhappy Marriageis to Fix or Replace our Spouse?

“My marriage didn’t survive after hitting rock bottom. It wasn’t about getting rid of her, it was about figuring out what parts of me lead to her departure.”

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These are comments by Steve Horsmon, Rachel @ Reality Chick, and wellokaythen on the post “If You Think Your Marriage Is Over, Give It One More Year”.

“Helicopter parenting breeds resentment between couples. If we ONLY focus on being parents we should just find genetically compatible spouses and mate.”

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These are comments by Trudi and Nate Graiano on the post “It Can’t Be All About The Kids”.

The Dangers of Christian “Marriage Worship”

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You can be married and use someone. You can devalue and denigrate someone without ever touching them.