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The Importance Of Breaking Up With Your Ex

You may realize the healthiest thing for you to do is to really break up with your ex. Stop calling. Stop texting. Stop driving by his house, his job or his hangouts. Ask yourself, "Do I really want this person if she or he stays exactly the same?" If you realize the answer is no, it's time to break up with your ex!

3 Reasons You're Not Receiving Second Dates With Women

  Another first date.  Another voicemail.  Another unreturned phone call. Does this crushing disappointment sound familiar to you?  If it does, not too worry.  You are far from alone.  With women having more options than ever these days due to the emergence of online dating, second dates aren’t exactly easy to reach.

Do Money Chats Kill The Romance Of Getting Married?

Do Money Chats Kill The Romance Of Getting Married?

Avoiding the ‘money chat’ prior to saying ‘I do’, is an accident waiting to happen. At that intersection of money and truth, the clock is ticking; that avoidance will control every decision you make in that marriage.  The decision to get married is huge, topped only by the decision to have a baby. Getting married becomes legal from the get-go; a blood test is required and a license and a third party to perform the ceremony. Humph! What is this telling us?

Make A New Year's Resolutions Last Past January

Make A New Year's Resolutions Last Past January

If you’re like most people, the beginning of the new year caused you to look back and see what you didn’t accomplish in the year that just passed, and look ahead to think about what you want to accomplish in the year ahead. You probably spent the days leading up to New Year’s Eve contemplating your choices and forming resolutions based on things that were most important to you.

10 Ways To Add Joy To Every Day, No Matter What

10 Ways To Add Joy To Every Day, No Matter What

For many of us, life has been taken over by duties and goals, with occasional weekends offering relief from the treadmill of daily requirements. You can be so in tune with responsibilities that you forget the healing powers of pleasure and play. For times when you forget the restorative benefits of self-indulgence, keep this list handy.

Your Kid Is Already Good

Your Kid Is Already Good

I was walking to my car the other day and passed by a mother with her child of 2-3 years. They were sitting at a table finishing up what appeared to be their lunch.  When I was a few yards away, the child quietly asked the mother for something, to go somewhere.  The mother's reply: "If you're good, then we'll do that."  She not only said it once, but for some reason (perhaps at the child's insistence) repeated herself a couple more times.

On Grief & Marriage: Lessons From Downton Abbey

On Grief & Marriage: Lessons From Downton Abbey

Whether it is 1921 or 2013, there is probably nothing harder on a marriage (or on the soul) than the death or serious illness of a child. Sunday's heart-wrenching episode of Downton Abbey demonstrates how easily grieving parents can alienate one another through blame, disengagement and emotional paralysis. The show carries two important messages about grief and marriage: couples must grieve together rather than separately to get through it, and the support of families and community is essential.

Why You Should Put Off The Relationship Talk

Why You Should Put Off The Relationship Talk

By Terri Trespicio for GalTime.com So you're wondering what's going on between you and the person you're dating. You want to know what the deal is. Where things stand. You think it's time to have the conversation.   Don't do it. In fact, delay that conversation as long as you possibly can, maybe indefinitely. Why? Because the first person who brings it up loses.