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What do you do when you want a baby and your significant other doesn't? We know this is not an easy question to answer, so we asked Joann Paley Galst, Ph.D., an individual and couples...

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In the run-up to your wedding, there are a lot of decisions that need making. Will you hire a band or a DJ? Can you seat your siblings together or is...
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Marriage is a journey, one that will be incredibly exciting and incredibly trying at the same time. It's okay if you don't feel like you're getting it right all the time, and it...

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Trying to think of fresh date night ideas that won't break the bank can be tricky. We found ten easy adjustments to make for your next date night, from staying in and cooking an intimate...

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In a long-term relationship, you see the absolute best and absolute worst of your partner. If you haven't tied the knot yet, you probably don't know exactly how your S.O. lives every...

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Sometimes you see photos of newly engaged couples on Facebook or on those trendy save-the-date magnets that melt your heart and make you go, "Awww! Good for them!" Yeah, these are not...

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At times, it may seem that the easier road to take is one without your spouse. Giving up on a marriage is not always the answer—taking the time to remember why you started in the first place and...

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The idea that half of all marriages ends in divorce has become so embedded in our national consciousness that even total strangers feel like it’s perfectly okay to point out that your marriage is...

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Everyone wants a happier marriage yet few people know what to do to achieve it. So many times people look to their spouse to “complete” them instead of looking inside themselves to figure out how...

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Wedding planning can be stressful. It doesn't have to be, though—you have the support of family and friends before, on, and after your wedding day. Make sure to include your guests in your...

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When is the last time you reminded your S.O. just how much they mean to you? If you're wondering how to keep your man happy, you've come to the right place. These nine tips will ensure a...

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Do you think of a relationship with conflict as an unhealthy relationship? You couldn't be farther from the truth. Healthy relationships benefit from occasional conflict—in fact, it makes...

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Your grandmother might still consider it scandalous, but living together before marriage is more common than it’s ever been. Thirty years ago, people who cohabited were breaking some serious...

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Does the entire wedding industry these days seem like one big racket to you? In your lifetime, how many thousands of dollars have you spent flying all over the country (or out of it) to watch...

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When an old boyfriend wanders back into your life, he's bound to bring old feelings back with him. The 4-way discusses dowsing old flames, stoking new ones, and living in the present.

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When is the right time to marry somebody? Before you have a chid together? After the baby is born? Never? The 4-way tries to clear up one woman's confusion about responsible marriage and...

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Since people today marry later than in previous generations, many couples are finding they already have a toaster and matched luggage and tend to feel guilty about requesting more “stuff.” We don’...

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Saving yourself for marriage is a big decision for many religious couples, but what happens when you change your mind? The 4-way discusses communication, in and out of the bedroom.

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These days, people love characterizing everything as an addiction, from the frivolous to the frightening. In pop culture parlance, you can be a rage-aholic, a shop-aholic, and a choc-aholic....

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The practice of exchanging anniversary gifts dates back to the middle ages, with traditional gifts such as silver for the 25th anniversary originating in the Germanic region, when a husband gave...

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Over the past few years, I have spoken to dozens of happily married couples ... with marriages that have lasted for fifty years or more. Here are the fifteen pearls of wisdom, they all seemed to...

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Everyone has a past; memories, mistakes, lessons. But what happens when the past muddles with the present? Our relationship experts weigh in on what's kosher and what's, well, not.

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Can you pursue a relationship with a mutual friend of an ex? What about an ex-husband? One reader turned to the 4-way panel for some advice on dating her children's godfather and close family...

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Well, it happened. He cheated. You found out. Before you throw something, stage an elaborate plan for a hit team, or do something equally drastic, we've got some tips. We sat down with dating...

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Eliot Spitzer recently joined the long line of male politicians—Bill Clinton, Jessie Jackson, Newt Gingrich, Gary Hart, Larry Craig—that can’t seem to keep a certain body part in their pants. The...

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