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What would love do?…. Take Action!

What would love do?…. Take Action!

True love is real…it can happen and does happen, especially when there is a strong intention and a focus on magnetizing love… “But wait”, you may be saying, “I’ve watched The Secret, I’ve been meditating and praying and looking at my vision board daily for months (years) now…and… nothing! What’s up with that?”

4 Ways To Help Your Man Fight Depression [EXPERT]
About 16% of Americans will experience Major Depressive Disorder some time in their life.

4 Ways To Help Your Man Fight Depression

Depression isn't only hard for him — mood disturbances also have a big impact on your relationship. But how do you bring up the subject? As the saying goes, "People don't care what you know until they know that you care." So what can you do to help?

What's on Your Relationship Bucket List?

What's on Your Relationship Bucket List?

Alex was badly shaken up when one of her co-workers unexpectedly lost her husband in a freak accident. She feels sad for the other woman's loss and is now re-evaluating her own relationship too. Watching the grief and regret that her co-worker is struggling with has put into perspective the petty disagreements and hard feelings that are between Alex and her live-in boyfriend.

The Heart's Message

The Heart's Message

For centuries the heart has been considered the seat of the soul and emotion. In a way it feels as if the heart creates these feelings or that our emotions somehow arise from the heart. Isn’t the heart just a muscle, an organ that moves blood through our bodies? We know that lifestyle choices contribute to the wellness or disease of our hearts but do our emotions affect the heart? To get the answers to these and other questions about the heart I went to the source.

No APP Required!

No APP Required!

When you’re behind the wheel, in most places you aren’t allowed to (or shouldn’t) use a hand held cell phone, an iPad, Blackberry, or other device that can distract you from the road ahead. If you play Angry Birds while negotiating a road in the mountains, you can be no better than a squashed pig. So what do you do when you’re facing a 600-mile stretch of highway on your next vacation? Play the “License Spelling Game.” It gives your brain a bit of fun to keep from falling asleep while you focus on the road ahead.

Dear Dr. Romance: What Is Wrong with Me?

Dear Dr. Romance: What Is Wrong with Me?

Dear Dr. Romance: What is wrong with me? Angry, sad, blah? It's 5 am and I'm still awake. I'm 29, single (I don't mind), I go to school, an ok job, pets. I'm not starving, as long at there's a roof over my head i'm good to go. So many things I really want to do. I get into it then I don't feel like it and do nothing. I sometimes feel a little bit of despair or sadness or anger not too often but enough. Then I go back to being 'ok' and all gung-ho about the future.

Online Dating Safety: 7 Signs He's A Criminal [EXPERT]
What you see isn't always what you get.

Online Dating Safety: 7 Signs He's A Criminal

Online dating is generally safe, and most people you find will be normal, good-natured men and women who are simply looking for love. You also may bump into a small number of strange people (e.g. men who show up on a date with their wedding rings on, or the supposed-to-be Brad Pitt look-a-like who shows up looking a little bit aged and 100lbs heavier than his photo suggested) and they will probably be harmless. But, criminals are around and the Internet is open to them to use and abuse, too. And unfortunately, we can’t do background checks on the people we agree to go on a date with. Nothing is ever 100% fool proof but these seven tips should definitely help you spot a criminal more easily when dating.

Top 5 Reasons To Try Premarital Counseling [EXPERT]
We live in a world where more than 40% of all marriages fail.

Top 5 Reasons To Try Premarital Counseling

Premarital Counseling gets a bad rap. The popular belief that there is something wrong with your relationship if you need counseling just isn't true. Most premarital clients are very happy and not having doubts about their wedding. They simply seek skills to prepare for predictable challenges of marriage. Yes, marriage is challenging, but most of the challenges are easy to overcome.

Married & Gay: Talking with Your Children Pt. 4

Married & Gay: Talking with Your Children Pt. 4

Speaking with your kids about an impending divorce is scary enough; adding to that the news that your sexual orientation is changing and the stress involved doubles. If there is no burning need to tell your children about your coming out, take the time to come to your own place of self-acceptance before discussing it with them. It’s important that when you decide to share your new orientation with them, you are not speaking from a place of shame and guilt. If shame comes through in your communication, you’re sending a message to them that it is wrong or embarrassing.