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5 Signs Your Man Is Addicted To Porn [EXPERT]
What's he up to anyway?

5 Signs Your Man Is Addicted To Porn

People who are addicted to porn now have the option to logon to websites, discuss their desires and preferences and have immediate and free access to any images, videos or video chats that they want. While people are generally pretty open about viewing pornography online, it is still, to some extent, a hidden addiction in many relationships.

4 Important Tips To Help Your Children Excel At School

4 Important Tips To Help Your Children Excel At School

The summer of 2012 has come to a close and it is back to school time for parents and children all over the country. It is time to awake your children early, give them a good breakfast and send them off to school in their new clothes. I know as a mother of two that these tasks can certainly be challenging at times.

Why Your Parents' Divorce Doesn't Predict Your Future [EXPERT]
Marriage is a lifelong commitment; knowing that is half the struggle.

Why Your Parents' Divorce Doesn't Predict Your Future

While experts say that the risk of divorce is 50 percent higher when one spouse comes from a divorced home, and 200 percent higher risk when both of them do, adults don't have to let their parents' divorce dictate their futures. While the numbers may appear against them, research shows that adult children of divorce can learn skills that help them to be great marriage partners. In fact, some even argue that children of divorce have happier marriages, based on the findings from a 2011 PEW Research Center report.

Dating and Weight Gain: Why We Pack on the Pounds

Dating and Weight Gain: Why We Pack on the Pounds

For me, my weight has always been a bit of a challenge. Having a childhood nickname of “Buddha Baby” should kind of explain it it all, but, in essence, I’ve always loved food…and struggled with keeping a trim figure as a result. By no means am I overweight, but I can’t help but notice those few pesky extra pounds when I look in the mirror or slip on my skinny jeans.

7 Tips For Finding The Perfect Wedding Dress [EXPERT]
Gowns galore!

7 Tips For Finding The Perfect Wedding Dress

As a former costume designer and image consultant, I have dressed many brides and bridal parties in real life and on television. While there is usually more drama behind the scenes of television shows, everyone faces real challenges. Here are seven tips to keep in mind when shopping for your wedding dress.

5 Ways You Know You Set Up Your Diet For Failure

5 Ways You Know You Set Up Your Diet For Failure

A desire to lose weight can be something we think about several times a day. Upon waking, when standing on the scale first thing in the morning, when selecting what to wear, when going to the cafeteria for lunch, when thinking about ‘deserving’ that new dress (or not), when regretting that pair of smaller jeans we bought for motivational purposes - the list goes on.

Mars Venus on Balance Parent vs. Friend

Mars Venus on Balance Parent vs. Friend

Mars Venus feels you should love and cherish your children. Every child is different and should be treated per their personality in order to obtain positive results. However, there is always those moments when parents should have the confidence to lay down the law in order to gain their child's respect and raise a capable young adult. The key is to find the balance between strict and lenient. If your child is walking all over you, here are some tips for reclaiming your rightful role as head of the household:

How To Make The First Move [EXPERT]
Why wait for him to do it?

How To Make The First Move

Yes, it's the 21st century and yes, plenty of women are in this frustrating situation. While a lot has changed in terms of gender dynamics in heterosexual love relationships, a lot has stayed the same. Many heterosexual women still leave it to the man to make the first move, whether it's asking her out on their first date, having sex for the first time or moving their relationship to the next level of commitment.