Shela Dean - Author, Relationship Coach, Speaker/Presenter, YourTango Expert Partner - Richmond, VA
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Shela Dean (JD)

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Turn Everyday Events Into Intimacy Rituals

A good marriage has the attributes of friendship. There’s someone to zip your dress, give an opinion about what tie goes with the jacket, get aspirin for your headache, or laugh at your jokes. Good stuff. But what sustains a marriage and makes it GREAT is Emotional Intimacy. That’s what makes living together on a ...

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Unconditional Forgiveness: Is It Possible?

Forgiveness. It’s a topic we hear a lot about when it comes to marriage and relationships. Lord knows there’s plenty to forgive and I, for one, am grateful for a partner who has a generous and forgiving heart. Human beings are imperfect people and, therefore, forgiveness is critical to any ...

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Touch and the 20-Second Kiss

Touch is essential to intimacy. Okay, I know you think I’ve just stated the obvious but I’m not talking about "that kind" of intimacy. I’m talking about emotional intimacy and the hand holding, arms around the waist, bear hugging, back rubbing, cheek kissing, fist bumping, high fiving, shoulder rubbing, bottom ...

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When to Keep it Zipped

You’re annoyed. It’s your sweetheart’s fault. Sometimes, just as you’re about to open your mouth, you hear that little voice, that aggravatingly-always-right little voice, that says, “Keep it zipped.” Ignoring that voice (aka your intuition) will get you into trouble every time. It pays to listen. But what if that ...

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Prenuptial Agreements: Not Just for Divorce

The laws and regulations that govern our life are staggeringly complex. No one, not even an attorney, can know them all. But, like it or not, your marriage is subject to a myriad of rules and restrictions imposed upon it by the jurisdiction(s) in which you live, beginning with whether you “qualify” to be legally ...

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Shela Dean

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Credentials:

JD

Time in Practice:

6-10 years

I practice in:

All areas, please inquire

Additional Expertise:

Relationship Coach

Speaker/Presenter

YourTango Expert Partner

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Expiration 12/31/14
Number 83245

Articles by Shela Dean
Turn Everyday Events Into Intimacy Rituals

Turn Everyday Events Into Intimacy Rituals

A good marriage has the attributes of friendship. There’s someone to zip your dress, give an ...

couple holding hands blue ring bridge outdoors

Unconditional Forgiveness: Is It Possible?

Forgiveness. It’s a topic we hear a lot about when it comes to marriage and relationships. ...

Touch and the 20-Second Kiss

Touch and the 20-Second Kiss

Touch is essential to intimacy. Okay, I know you think I’ve just stated the obvious but I’m not ...

When to Keep it Zipped

When to Keep it Zipped

You’re annoyed. It’s your sweetheart’s fault. Sometimes, just as you’re about to open your ...

Prenuptial Agreements: Not Just for Divorce

Prenuptial Agreements: Not Just for Divorce

The laws and regulations that govern our life are staggeringly complex. No one, not even an ...

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