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Engaged? 5 Rules For Keeping Your Friendships Intact [EXPERT]
Best friends forever or best friends for now?

Engaged? 5 Rules For Keeping Your Friendships Intact

As you transition from being single to married, your friendships will have to transition as well. This transition can be a major alteration of your relationship or a minor change. But, it is always important to keep a strong bond with your single friends, especially when planning your wedding. Here are five tips on keeping good relationships with your single friends as you plan your big day.

5 Reasons to Keep Your Relationship Troubles a Secret

5 Reasons to Keep Your Relationship Troubles a Secret

Sharing your relationship troubles with friends, family or coworkers may give you a release from frustration, but it also imprints mental notes in other’s brains. If you say he's a jerk, then they'll have no choice but to believe you. By the next day, he's sorry, all's forgiven and life is good, but the imprint has already been etched. The next day you may have moved on, but the damage has already been done.

How To Ensure Marriage Success The Second Time Around

How To Ensure Marriage Success The Second Time Around

This guest article from Psych Central was written by Kalman Heller, PhD Divorce rates have long been overstated, and that for more educated couples who are over 25 when they marry, the rate of divorce is probably only about 30 percent. While data for second marriages is currently very limited, the early indication is that the frequently stated 60 percent divorce rate is also a gross exaggeration and that divorce rates for second marriages may not be any higher than for first marriages.

6 Keys To Healing A Broken Heart After A Divorce

6 Keys To Healing A Broken Heart After A Divorce

Going through a divorce can be similar to experiencing the death of a loved one. Sometimes it is quick and sudden or slow and gradual. In any case, the person you dreamed about growing old with is no longer a part of your everyday life. This is a huge loss no matter how dysfunctional the relationship was. Not only have you lost your life companion, but your sense of security, financial stability, parenting partner, and much more.

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Spank Your Kids [EXPERT]
Practicing abusive parenting now can have harmful effects on your child's future.

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Spank Your Kids

A new study reveals a connection between spanking in childhood and mental health diagnoses later in life. Whether or not you agree with the findings, I'd like to present you with ten reasons spanking is never a good idea.

Divorced & Dating? Why You Haven't Met Mr. Right [EXPERT]
You don't have to be so lonely.

Divorced & Dating? Why You Haven't Met Mr. Right

Do you think all single men are the same? Many women who are dating after a divorce (or any time) don't respect men. They don't value, like or appreciate men. You can tell by how they speak about men ... and it's understandable. Divorce is very hard, and many women have been hurt, disappointed, cheated on, controlled and/or lied to. Yet, these are the same women who are dating after divorce and want to find a loving man as a romantic partner.

Single? Why Men May Ignore You [EXPERT]
Do you ever go out to bars alone?

Single? Why Men May Ignore You

Picture this: It's Friday night and you are dressed up, ready for a night out on the town with your friends. You hit the best night spots and have a blast, but you are bothered by the fact that all night, not one guy made a pass at you.

Male sexual problems, how to understand them and fix them

Male sexual problems, how to understand them and fix them

There are a growing number of men that have sexual problems, from not being able to maintain an erection, rapid ejaculation, and areas of performance anxiety. Some are health related but most are mental. The basic biological function of the penis is to have an erection long enough to penetrate, ejaculate and procreate that is the easy part. Most sexual problems are not biological but psychological concerning sexual emotions, intelligence and performance of the sexual act rather than just the function of the orgasm.