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What We Learned About Love

What We Learned About Love

Through working with clients who grew up in fairly healthy environments, it’s become increasingly clear to me that the blueprints of beliefs and experiences we absorb about love are not only connected to how we were directly treated by our parents, but also by how they treated each other and, perhaps even more importantly, how they treated themselves. For example, if we witnessed a mother who suffered from worry and anxiety and never addressed it directly, it’s quite likely that the worry and anxiety would have been passed down to one or more of her children.

War On Sex? An Interview With Dr. Marty Klein [EXPERT]
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War On Sex? An Interview With Dr. Marty Klein

In light of some timely events — including North Carolina's recent ban on gay marriage, President Obama's newfound support of it, and the fact that May is National Masturbation Month — Senior Vice President of YourTango Experts Melanie Gorman sat down with Dr. Klein recently to discuss his book, and why he's concerned about America's sexual trajectory.

10 Ways To Tell If Your Marriage Is Over [EXPERT]
Has your marriage hit a dead end?

10 Ways To Tell If Your Marriage Is Over

Despite divorce being so common, many couples are caught off guard when it actually happens to them. They believe that if they just begin to love one another again, everything will turn out fine. This myth, however, lulls them into missing the warning signs that suggest that their marriage is in trouble.

What would love do?…. Take Action!

What would love do?…. Take Action!

True love is real…it can happen and does happen, especially when there is a strong intention and a focus on magnetizing love… “But wait”, you may be saying, “I’ve watched The Secret, I’ve been meditating and praying and looking at my vision board daily for months (years) now…and… nothing! What’s up with that?”

4 Ways To Help Your Man Fight Depression [EXPERT]
About 16% of Americans will experience Major Depressive Disorder some time in their life.

4 Ways To Help Your Man Fight Depression

Depression isn't only hard for him — mood disturbances also have a big impact on your relationship. But how do you bring up the subject? As the saying goes, "People don't care what you know until they know that you care." So what can you do to help?

What's on Your Relationship Bucket List?

What's on Your Relationship Bucket List?

Alex was badly shaken up when one of her co-workers unexpectedly lost her husband in a freak accident. She feels sad for the other woman's loss and is now re-evaluating her own relationship too. Watching the grief and regret that her co-worker is struggling with has put into perspective the petty disagreements and hard feelings that are between Alex and her live-in boyfriend.

The Heart's Message

The Heart's Message

For centuries the heart has been considered the seat of the soul and emotion. In a way it feels as if the heart creates these feelings or that our emotions somehow arise from the heart. Isn’t the heart just a muscle, an organ that moves blood through our bodies? We know that lifestyle choices contribute to the wellness or disease of our hearts but do our emotions affect the heart? To get the answers to these and other questions about the heart I went to the source.

No APP Required!

No APP Required!

When you’re behind the wheel, in most places you aren’t allowed to (or shouldn’t) use a hand held cell phone, an iPad, Blackberry, or other device that can distract you from the road ahead. If you play Angry Birds while negotiating a road in the mountains, you can be no better than a squashed pig. So what do you do when you’re facing a 600-mile stretch of highway on your next vacation? Play the “License Spelling Game.” It gives your brain a bit of fun to keep from falling asleep while you focus on the road ahead.