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How Do You Know When You Are In Love? [EXPERT]
Is it love or just infatuation?
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How Do You Know When You Are In Love?

Ruby and Jim had been dating for 11 months and were considering marriage. Ruby, 32, felt "head over heels" in love with Jim, but she had felt head over heels in love with Adam, as well as with Mark. "That feeling didn't last with Adam or Mark. How do I know it will last with Jim? How can you tell when it's the real thing?"

Beautiful Pieces of my Broken Heart -episode 2
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Beautiful Pieces of my Broken Heart -episode 2

Continued from episode 1 Started thinking how all this happened in last three months …... Me and Becky missed each other even when we were at work. I use to look on my phone to see if have a romantic text from Becky. But in last three months it wasn't the case. We didn't had much to talk; may be just a quick kiss with how was the day? She was spending more time on face book and I was making myself busy with after work drinks with colleagues or some time with old mates. It was getting bit boring living the same life for long.

Can You Take A Compliment? [EXPERT]
Don't let two little words ruin your relationship!
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Can You Take A Compliment?

Accepting a compliment, especially from a man, has never been easy for me. In fact, I probably spent most of my life shutting their compliments down before they could even get the words out. "You look amazing," he would say. My response: "Oh god, what are you looking at? You need to get your eyes checked." Does this sound like you?

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How does marriage relate to memes? One writer is about to tell you.
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Of Memes And Marriage: How These Internet Sensations Can Help You

Can memes have any power during marriage? In a word, yes. (Stay with me now.) According to Dr. Martin Seligman, who was a past president of the American Psychological Association, positive psychology can use memes to "flourish" relationships. To flourish in the psychological sense is to live life abundantly by actively cultivating positive connections.

Why You Should Stop Trying To Change Him [EXPERT]
Have you found a man who was not living up to his potential?
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Why You Should Stop Trying To Change Him

I once had a friend who was on the constant hamster wheel of "almost-men." She continuously dated men who were not her match, but whom she thought she could fix to become her match. She was miserable and exhausted most of the time from all her failed efforts.

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Want a strong bond? Jesus' lessons of love and sacrifice can be applied to relationships.
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3 Powerful Marriage Lessons From Easter

We will soon be celebrating Easter. Many of us will be gathering with family and friends to remember Jesus' sacrifice on the cross, and the good news of Sunday morning. Leading up to that day, though, I'd like to reexamine the lessons. There is always something new to learn about Easter, especially when it comes to love. I see several practical marriage lessons in the death and resurrection of Jesus.

6 Life Lessons For Finding Fulfillment
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6 Life Lessons For Finding Fulfillment

1. Without risk, there cannot be life.
 During youth and the years of building educational, professional and personal lives it is necessary to reach out and try new things, sometimes facing deep obstacles. Perhaps we yearn to follow a path that our parents object to, either personally or in other ways. Perhaps we need to move on when rejected by one we loved. This is the time of life when we learn how necessary it is to face our choices and our defeats with as much courage as we can.

It's Not About Him, It's About You
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It's Not About Him, It's About You

To live your best life with your true love, it’s all about YOU… YOUR peace of mind, your mindset, your vibrational level, your joy. YOU. I recently read a true story about a woman who was single and sick of it. She had been doing all the “inner work” to magnetize her soulmate. She had read all the books, set up her vision board, and her love altar, she even had her list complete, but nothing was happening in the love arena.

Ladies, Stop Busting Your Mans Package!
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Ladies, Stop Busting Your Mans Package!

“I love you. You're the best. I love listening to you. I love everything about you. You do no wrong in my book. Oh my god, you're so amazing. Oh my god, it's so cute the way that you eat your cereal. I love the way you roll over in the middle of the night and mumble in your sleep—it's so cute.” Now fast forward a year later.

Common Causes Of Relationship Problems
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Common Causes Of Relationship Problems

Common Causes of Marital Discord -- Including Infidelity -- and Their Resolution Although no two situations are alike, there are some common patterns that often result in marital conflict and sometimes in infidelity in a marriage or committed relationship. Note that they are not mutually exclusive. They are described below. I. Unacknowledged or Unresolved Anger or Resentment

My Ex Just Got Remarried; How Can He Move On So Quickly?
My Ex Just Got Remarried; How Did He Move On So Quickly?
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My Ex Just Got Remarried; How Can He Move On So Quickly?

Ever wonder why some people seem to rebound from relationships right away while others might take months to recover from a broken heart? What would you do if your ex had a new partner while you were still wiping away the tears? In this video, Psychotherapist, Author & YourTango Expert Julie Orlov explains this very phenomenon for one reader whose ex-husband not only moved on quite quickly after 15 years of marriage, but remarried before the ink on the divorce

How To Behave When Arguing With Your Partner
It is so important to listen to your partner!
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How To Behave When Arguing With Your Partner

In a relationship, it is not unusual for couples to have conflicts that result in heated arguments. There is nothing wrong with this. Arguments, if observed at a positive angle, can actually be healthy for the relationship. But, just like everything else, too much of something is not good and can easily lead to relationships breaking up.

The Breakup Bible
Rachel Sussman's ultimate survival guide for women going through a divorce or breakup.
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10 Tips To Help You Get Over A Breakup Or Divorce

About four years ago, psychotherapist Rachel Sussman started witnessing love-life chaos from every direction. Her sister's five-year relationship hit the rocks. Some of her closest friends' marriages ended in divorces. She had an influx of clients in her practice dealing with devastating breakups. And Sussman got a front-row glimpse into how women handle that horrible road through Splitsville—a topic she felt she had to tackle. She felt instantly compelled to write about it.

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What if connecting to your husband was as easy as taking relationship quizzes online?
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Too Busy To Work On Your Relationship? This Site Is For You.

My husband and I have been married for (almost) five years. We've been together for more than seven. I'd say that we're pretty close, and that the state of our union is solid. We love each other, we're committed, and we even like each other after all this time.

10 Reasons why he's just not that into you!
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10 Reasons why he's just not that into you!

TIME TO MOVE ON? The powerful maxim, 'He's just not that into you,' has exploded over the past 10 years from a cute line on Sex and the City to a book... to a movie. Why is there so much hype around this simple, seemingly obvious statement? Because so many women still don't get it!

5 Tips To Divorce-Proof Your Marriage
Jeff Bridges has kept his marriage away from the glare of the Hollywood limelight.
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5 Tips To Divorce-Proof Your Marriage

Today, one in two marriages will end in divorce. So, how can any couple, well-known or not, keep their marriage divorce-proof? In honor of the Academy Awards this weekend, here are five tips that have guided my husband and me through the years. Follow them and you're more likely to have a marriage like Oscar darlings Streep and Bridges, instead of one that would easily fall victim to the Best Actress curse.