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Dear Dr. Romance: How can we find low cost counseling?

Dear Dr. Romance I am in a same sex relationship of a year and 3 months. My girlfriend Phyllis and I have a constant communication problem that we want to address. Neither of us are currently working. I do get unemploymnet but my bills out weigh my income. Do you ...

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Dr. Romance: 3 Ways To Save A Struggling Marriage

Every relationship has its ups and downs. Is your marriage struggling right now? If you're trying to get it back on track, here are tips to help. 1. Don't Hold A Grudge Talk about what's bothering you in a rational way. Ask clearly for what you want, and let your partner know why it's ...

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Dr. Romance: It’s a Dirty Job

Dr. Romance writes: Richard and I have been married since 1982 It hasn’t always been easy, but it’s definitely been worth it. In the first year of our marriage, after a difficult struggle between us, I gave my husband a card. On the front it said, "I ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: Should I stay in this relationship?

Dear Dr. Romance: I had a really bad ending on my last relationship we were engaged. I moved into another relationship a month after he ended it. I was very lonely and my new relationship seemed perfect. Now I'm starting to get mixed emotions about my man. We ...

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3 Tips To Maintaining Your Sanity During Your Divorce

Divorce is not pleasant but sometimes it's inevitable. In times like this, it's important to keep your head up and get through the difficult time. Read on to learn Dr. Romance’s three tips to maintaining sanity during divorce.  1. Know Your Rights If you're even considering divorce, ...

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Dear Dr. Romance: How can we find low cost counseling?

If your bills outweigh your income, you are wise not to pay high fees for therapy. There are low-cos

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Dr. Romance: 3 Ways To Save A Struggling Marriage

Three tips to getting your marriage back on track!

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Dr. Romance: It’s a Dirty Job

"It's a dirty job, but someone has to do it."

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Dear Dr. Romance: Should I stay in this relationship?

Dr. Romance on when it's a good idea to leave a relationship

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3 Tips To Maintaining Your Sanity During Your Divorce

Divorce is never a fun experience to deal with. Here are some tips on how to keep it together.

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