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How To Handle Your Mother-In-Law During The Holidays [EXPERT]
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How To Handle Your Mother-In-Law During The Holidays

Family problems can be difficult to manage at any time, but during the holidays, the stress that surrounds them seems to be worse. All around us, we're bombarded by images of happy families and there seems to be a societal pressure for everyone to live up to these images. Sometimes though, that's just not possible to do.

In Sickness and in Health?  That Depends.

In Sickness and in Health? That Depends.

One would think wedding vows are unambiguous.  Straightforward.  No subtext, no exceptions.  Love is love. Right?“ "Not so,” say some men.  “If you get really sick or disabled, I’m outta here.” A study published in the journal Cancer reported that, of the 515 married patients with serious cancer or multiple sclerosis followed over 5 years, the divorce rate was about the same as among the general population, 11.6%.  The difference was that women were 6 times more likely to be the ones bei

Plan a "Play Date" With Your Partner

Plan a "Play Date" With Your Partner

Growing up doesn’t have to mean losing your inner child or playful spirit, although we can easily forget how to be carefree and fun-loving while carrying out the responsibilities of adulthood. Being playful with your partner can lead to a killer relationship boost. According to researchers at Penn State, playfulness may serve an evolutionary role in human mating by signaling certain positive qualities in prospective mates.

A gift that a husband can enjoy long after the giving

A gift that a husband can enjoy long after the giving

The holidays are approaching; you’re busy buying presents for the family, friend’s relatives, with little time at all to think about your husband.  You have been married for so many years, and what possibly could you get him this year.  The fact is you’re not entirely happy with him or the marriage all together but you still love him and like the idea of the “family”.   Have you ever thought of giving the gift of you? 

The Dog That Won't Fetch

The Dog That Won't Fetch

Riding my 3-wheeler on a Sunday morning bike ride with David, we pedaled a mile to get donuts (a reward for exercising).  We pass by a huge grassy field on our route and paused to watch a man throwing a ball to his dog.  A golden retriever, she looked to be a mature animal, but what do I know about dogs.

The Dog That Won't Fetch

The Dog That Won't Fetch

Riding my 3-wheeler on a Sunday morning bike ride with David, we pedaled a mile to get donuts (a reward for exercising).  We pass by a huge grassy field on our route and paused to watch a man throwing a ball to his dog.  A golden retriever, she looked to be a mature animal, but what do I know about dogs.

Gratitude: The First Line to a Healthy Relationship

Gratitude: The First Line to a Healthy Relationship

What are you most thankful for this holiday season? Is it your relationship with your family, spouse or other significant persons? If so, have you told them how much you appreciate their support and the compassion they share? But most importantly, how have you expressed your “gratitude?” Was it in the form of words, gifts or services that reflect you heartfelt thanks? 

How Gratitude Can Save Your Sex Life [EXPERT]
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How Gratitude Can Save Your Sex Life

I have been studying gratitude lately. In keeping my first gratitude journal, I have learned that paying attention and recording the gifts of life actually fills you up more quickly than you can fill up a journal. It is like a system reset, coming back online with a clearer vision of what is good.