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5 Tips For Replacing Your Ex ... Kelly Ripa Style [EXPERT]
Who will replace your ex?

5 Tips For Replacing Your Ex ... Kelly Ripa Style

Ex-NFL star, Michael Strahan, will be Kelly Ripa's new Regis Philbin. Well, sort of. Just like Regis, your ex is irreplaceable. But while you won't have the exact same relationship with a new person that you had with your ex — there may be similarities or patterns that crop up. Here are 5 lessons from Kelly Ripa's process of finding a new co-host that can be applied to "replacing" your ex!

How Dating Over 50 Is Like Playing Golf [EXPERT]
Golf sounds fun. Dating? Not so much.

How Dating Over 50 Is Like Playing Golf

When you haven't dated for some time, the idea of getting back out there can feel overwhelming. The best dating advice I can give is to take the pressure off yourself and the dating process. Sure, it sounds simple, but it can completely change your experience and improve your odds of success. Here's how.

How to Write a Flirt-Ready Online Dating Profile

How to Write a Flirt-Ready Online Dating Profile

Oh, the all-important online dating profile. If you’re like me, the first time you approached one of those blank templates on Match or OKCupid or JDate or wherever, you flashed back to college admissions essays. “Am I well rounded enough to enrich the student body?” you asked yourself at 17 or 18. But, more importantly,“Will they like me? Will they? Huh huh?”

Come on Moms You Know You Want To "SCREAM!"

Come on Moms You Know You Want To "SCREAM!"

Yesterday I met my friend for coffee and we shared our “War” stories about our children. My friend reported to me that she had to eat dinner one night on the toilet, yes ladies the toilet, to have a little piece on mind. “It was one of those days” she said and I knew exactly what she was talking about. I’ve had plenty of those days as a Mom. You know, the days when you feel as though every last nerve in your body is being squeezed to the point where they will pop.

Be Nice To Yourself

Be Nice To Yourself

Every day you have over 60,000 thoughts. The vast majority of them are negative. And too often, that negativity is directed at the one person who deserves it least – you. It’s okay to admit, you are harder on yourself than anyone else could be. You beat yourself up for all the things you think you should do better, should be able to get done in a day, should be able to figure out. You blame yourself and judge yourself way more than you acknowledge and appreciate yourself.

Why Couples With Kids Are So Dang Happy [EXPERT]
Our experts agree: Couples without kids are NOT happier than couples with kids.

Why Couples With Kids Are So Dang Happy

Couples without kids are probably so much happier than couples with kids. After all, couples without kids have fewer financial constraints, fewer responsibilities and more time to themselves. Plus, waking up to change diapers in the middle of the night must make coupled parents totally miserable, right?

Anger takes a toll in our relationship with our kids

Anger takes a toll in our relationship with our kids

How many times have you felt frustrated with your child’s behavior and simply exploded in anger, saying things that you regretted later? How many times have you asked yourself if you were in the right track raising your child? I always ask my client’s parents what they want for their children as they journey into adulthood. It is very clear to me that they all want the same thing: a reliable, responsible and happy adult. Someone who is accomplished, emotionally balanced, socially and emotionally intelligent.

3 Things You Need To Know About Attraction

3 Things You Need To Know About Attraction

Physical attraction is one of the most important aspects of a relationship, particularly in the early stages. We all know that feeling when we see that guy we’ve been lusting over at the gym or experience that instant pull to our partner – the feeling that something beyond our control is attracting us to that person. What we don’t always realize is that there’s science behind this! Physical attraction is actually influenced by a series of chemical reactions and hormones that help us choose a mate.

What Truth Are You Withholding From Your Partner? [EXPERT[

What Truth Are You Withholding From Your Partner? [EXPERT[

"He will be so angry if I tell him that." "I'm afraid of losing her if I'm honest with her." How often have you said to yourself, "I can't say that because he/she will get angry, shut down, get hurt, or leave"? How do you feel when you are not open with your partner or others about your feelings, needs, wants and actions? I have noticed that when I don't speak my truth, I feel angry or depressed inside. My inner child really hates it if I allow fear to stop me from being fully myself.