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What is an Emotional Affair?

What is an Emotional Affair?

Could you be cheating on your partner without even knowing it? If you’re engaged in an emotional affair, then the answer is yes. Emotional affairs can be difficult to pinpoint, because from the outside they simply look like close friendships, and it’s easy to convince yourself that you’re not doing anything wrong because you haven’t crossed the line physically.

Love & Addiction: Helping Your Partner Turn Toward Recovery
You can provide support, but your partner must also have a strong desire to recover.

Love & Addiction: Helping Your Partner Turn Toward Recovery

According to a YourTango Experts study, addiction is the biggest mental health challenge couples face. Armed with this knowledge and some advice from mental health professionals, you can work toward a healthier future with your partner.

When Mental Illness Leads To Divorce: What You Should Know
Is an issue like depression or anxiety wrecking havoc on your marriage?

When Mental Illness Leads To Divorce: What You Should Know

The heartbreaking realities of marriage dissolution include a high divorce rate for people with mental illnesses. Why is this? Issues like depression, anxiety and bi-polar disorder can put heavy strain on the healthy partners. Learn how to navigate this complicated issue.

It's Not You, It's Me: Turning A Breakup Excuse Into Love Advice
Take this clichéd excuse & use it to save your relationship!

It's Not You, It's Me: Turning A Breakup Excuse Into Love Advice

It's easy for us to identify issues in our partners and seemingly difficult to pinpoint them in ourselves... even though we claim the problem is us! For lasting partnerships, the focus needs to shift away from how to "fix" the other person and towards a broader view of how to repair the relationship.

Homosexuality & Feminists:  Can't We All Just Get Along?
Attacks on the lesbian community are coming from a surprising place.

Straight Feminists & Lesbians: Can't We All Just Get Along?

Recent Twitter attacks have some bloggers thinking that straight feminists are anti-lesbian. A YourTango expert and lesbian dating coach joins a panel on HuffPost Live to debate the issue. Can homosexuality and feminism coexist in harmony?

Get him to treat you right (without begging or pleading)

Get him to treat you right (without begging or pleading)

There's a wise saying... Many a man has fallen in love with a woman as she walks out the door. It's sooo true. After corresponding with thousands of men across the globe...I know this is stark reality. It took a major shake up, break up or divorce before the guy realized what he had was so special. Now... What if there was a way to make a man realize how much he really loves you and start treating