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Taking your marriage from boring to blissful; in the second half

Taking your marriage from boring to blissful; in the second half

  Boomers have always been independent and have made their own way.  Nowhere is that showing up more than in marital status. Since 1990, the divorce rate has gone down in the United States for everyone but the boomers. Those over 50 years of age have seen divorce rates double, and if you’re over fifty, you probably have seen several of your friends split after the kids are gone. The reasons for divorce are many: living longer, no kids to stay together for, and more women working and out earning their spouses. It doesn’t end there.

Dr. Romance on: 11 things people won't tell you about divorce

Dr. Romance on: 11 things people won't tell you about divorce

There's a lot of misinformation about divorce, and Dr. Romance would like to clear up some of the confusion. Here are 11 things people will not tell you about divorce. 1. Divorce will not make you happier, unless you’re leaving an abusive relationship. 2. Divorce sometimes seems easier than fixing your marriage, but it’s usually not. 3. Many divorced couples get back together later.

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Cheating might have less to do with your relationship than you think.

5 Reasons The Other Woman Slept With Your Man

There's more to extra-marital affairs than meets the eye. After your guy cheats, bashing the other woman to your girlfriends might be the first thing you want to do. Move beyond the cattiness, and find out the real reasons she slept with your man.

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Yea...you pretty much blew it with that one buddy.

The 10 Biggest Mistakes Men Make In Relationships

Men ultimately think they've got home handled and that they have it in control because hey, they're men. The consider themselves the head honchos, the big dogs in charge, and not to say the least, her one and only super hero. But sometimes men don't even measure up half way. Relationship coach Dave Elliott educated men on the 10 biggest mistakes they make, and how to overcome them in the future.

Divorce: How Soon Is Too Soon To Move On?

Divorce: How Soon Is Too Soon To Move On?

So you’re getting a divorce.  It’s a bummer, no matter what the reason.  Even if you know you’ll be happier moving on, the feeling of failing at something so monumental, something that your friends, co-workers and family were all there to witness, something you just knew would last forever…is beyond overwhelming. Sooner or later you’ll even start dating again.  But when?  How do you even know if you’re ready?  Is it too soon? We’re going to tackle that ever important question right here.

“When Is The Right Time To Have Sex”

“When Is The Right Time To Have Sex”

I get this e-mail all the time, yet I seem to always be writing posts about it that no one seems to be reading. Time to let go and clarify this one last time. Got an e-mail from somebody that said: Dear David, I've been chatting with this guy online for three months. He's finally going to come and visit me. Should I sleep in separate rooms? Shall I have sex with him? I'm so confused. I don't know what to do. Signed,

He Treats Me Like A Maid!

He Treats Me Like A Maid!

One of the common complaints in a marriage is when the wife feels as if her husband treats her like a maid.  This may not sound like a real problem since it concerns housework and household chores, but these are the kinds of aggravations that can build up until they turn into major arguments.  Household chores require day-to-day diligence.  The chores always need to be done and that means plenty of opportunities exist for misunderstandings

Relationship Rituals You Shouldn’t be Without

Relationship Rituals You Shouldn’t be Without

Having a relationship that is long lasting and secure is about helping you and your partner know that they are the most important part of your life .Your partner needs to feel more important to you than anyone else.  Spending time and energy on the relationship is necessary in order for your words and actions to be consistent and therefore your partner feeling loved by you. Relationship Rituals are not just about spending time together