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  • Building a Healthy Relationship

    21 September 2009

    Building a Healthy Relationship How well is your relationship doing? How regularly do you maintain your relationship with your partner? Is your relationship on a smooth ride or is it on a bumpy surface? Here are some tips to help you build a sound partnership...

  • Making Marriage Work

    21 September 2009

    Making Marriage Work What's Happening to Marriage Today? Many couples today simply don't put the time into making their marriage work. Research indicates that as many as half of all first marriages fail. Often as a result of either one or both partners...

  • How to Talk to Your Ex-Wife as a Divorced Dad

    22 September 2009

    How to Talk to Your Ex-Wife as a Divorced Dad As a divorced dad, you're probably frustrated with the challenges you're facing--being a father to your kids while adjusting to being divorced. Talking to your ex-wife is probably the hardest challenge of...

  • How to Handle a Harassing Ex-Spouse

    22 September 2009

    How to Handle a Harassing Ex-Spouse Dealing with a harassing ex-spouse can be emotionally draining. It's crucial to stop the harassment as soon as possible for the health of the family. This is especially important if there are children involved. Children...

  • Could You Be Having an Emotional Affair?

    22 September 2009

    Could You Be Having an Emotional Affair? A client I'll call Fiona knew that something was missing in her marriage. She and Charles used to be passionate about each other, she said, but after 12 years and two children, she felt removed. Charles never asked...

  • Rules for Talking and Listening

    22 September 2009

    Rules for Talking and Listening Insist on emotional integrity You gotta tell it like it is! You must insist that everything you say, imply, or insinuate is accurate, and if your partner challenges you on those messages, you must step up and own them....

  • Don't Nit-pick at One Another

    23 September 2009

    Don't Nit-pick at One Another Nit-picking is finding fault with your spouse over petty, inconsequential issues or tasks. Don't do it! If and when you nit-pick about what one another has done or not done or how your spouse accomplished a task or said or...

  • How to Maintain a Healthy Marriage When You're Sick

    23 September 2009

    How to Maintain a Healthy Marriage When You're Sick Chronic illness and serious health conditions can wreak havoc on a marriage. Both the sufferer and the healthy spouse may experience frustration, depression and anger. Often, both the patient and the...

  • How to Convince a Spouse to Have a Baby

    23 September 2009

    How to Convince a Spouse to Have a Baby You've got baby fever, and you've got it bad. Your spouse, on the other hand, needs a little more convincing. Maybe some tender encouragement is all that is needed. Follow these steps to help ease your spouse into...

  • How to Keep Dad Plugged into Parenting

    23 September 2009

    How to Keep Dad Plugged into Parenting Have you ever chosen an online chat with another mom over an offline cuddle with your hubby? While Web communities can be lifesavers for new moms, providing much-needed support and advice, a study in the Journal...

  • What His Cuddling Body Language Reveals

    24 September 2009

    What His Cuddling Body Language Reveals He pulls you onto his chest. While this dude may present himself as a tough guy, he's really a big softie. "By bringing you close to his heart, he's symbolically showing you that he's attached," explains communication...

  • His Biggest Turnoffs

    24 September 2009

    His Biggest Turnoffs It may be tough for you to think of your dude's dwelling as anything more than a showplace for his autographed sports memorabilia. But ladies, don't assume you can walk in and take over just because of his low-key attitude. A man's...

  • What If His Parents Don't Like You?

    24 September 2009

    What If His Parents Don't Like You? You’ve met Mr. Right, and everything is damn near perfect. There’s just one problem: Mama and Papa Right. Put simply, they don’t like you — and they’re not exactly shy about it. “Not only is it unpleasant for you to...

  • Kinds of Sex Every Couple Should Try

    24 September 2009

    Kinds of Sex Every Couple Should Try The hottest couples don't just have great sex — they have embarrassing sex, and make-up sex, and wild, can't-walk-the-next-day sex, and more. And the thing is, every kind of sex is crucial for your bond — yes, even...

  • The Surprising Things That Attract Her

    25 September 2009

    The Surprising Things That Attract Her It’s not just David Beckham abs or a face like Johnny Depp’s that she finds sexy. There are other characteristics women are attracted to -- and it might not be what you expect. You probably don’t find anything particularly...

  • Impress Her Family

    25 September 2009

    Impress Her Family Meeting her family is one of the most important hoops you’ll have to jump through during the early days of a new relationship. The whole idea probably makes you nervous, and honestly, it should. You only get one chance to make a first...

  • Secrets to Make Sex Sizzle

    25 September 2009

    Secrets to Make Sex Sizzle Want to make your husband's head spin? These kisses, caresses and steamy mood setters will make him feel like the luckiest man alive Take an orange wedge and slick the juice onto your lips so they're wet and enticing. Then give...

  • Dealing with Depression

    26 September 2009

    Dealing with Depression Depression drains your energy, hope, and drive, making it difficult to do what you need to feel better. But while overcoming depression isn’t quick or easy, it’s far from impossible. You can’t beat it through sheer willpower, but...

  • Emotional Intelligence

    26 September 2009

    Emotional Intelligence Emotional intelligence (EQ) is a different type of intelligence. It’s about being “heart smart,” not just “book smart.” The evidence shows that emotional intelligence matters just as much as intellectual ability, if not more so,...

  • Jealousy, the Monster 

    27 September 2009

    Jealousy, the Monster Your sweetheart calls you by another's name. His eyes linger too long on your best friend. He talks with excitement about a girl at work. And the fire catches. Jealousy — that sickening combination of possessiveness, suspicion, rage,...

  • Conquer the Beast Within

    28 September 2009

    Conquer the Beast Within It's been tailing you for years—depression, a hot temper, an irresistible urge for cupcakes—appearing here and there, with no rhyme or reason. Or so it seems. Martha Beck calls this a bête noire, and she's developed an easy way...

  • Are Butterflies in the Belly Really a Sign of Love?

    28 September 2009

    Are Butterflies in the Belly Really a Sign of Love? My boyfriend has given me a lot in the year-and-a-half we've been together: a belly rub when I ate an entire pepperoni pizza in one sitting, a flat-screen TV when my '80s model finally self-destructed,...

  • Excerpt from The Female Brain

    29 September 2009

    Excerpt from The Female Brain Cassandra was a busy little bee, flitting around the playground, connecting with the other children whether or not she knew them. On the verge of speaking in two- and three-word phrases, she mostly used her contagious smile...

  • The Real Way to Romance a Guy

    29 September 2009

    The Real Way to Romance a Guy True Romance Webster's defines romance as trying to influence someone with personal attention, gifts or flattery, but any guy I know would simply explain it as "doing stuff that feels good but isn't sex." Surprisingly, it's...

  • The Male Brain, Explained 

    30 September 2009

    The Male Brain, Explained Women have puzzled over it for years—why the heck do men do the things they do? Why do they profess their love for you one minute, then ignore you the next (say, when an Attila the Hun special turns up on TV)? Why can they not...

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