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Understanding Three Types of Marital Relationships
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Understanding Three Types of Marital Relationships

In the years that I have been working with couples, I have seen that there are three basic kinds of marriages.  There can be some overlap in the types; but it helps to understand all three, and their uniqueness.  I share this categorization because it can help individuals to understand some of the reasons why they may not be fulfilled in their marriages. 

I Hate My Husband - How It Happened & How To Fix It
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I Hate My Husband - How It Happened & How To Fix It

The day you wake up and realize to yourself that "I hate my husband" is not a fun one. Nobody goes into a relationship with the hope that they will end up hating their partner...but sadly it happens and today I'm going to show you how to get out of this circle of hate. By the way, if you are looking for tips on how to talk dirty to build sexual tension and turn him on, then you may find this dirty talking tutorial video to be very useful.

girl looking into the mirror.
How can I keep my identity?
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Can I Be A Mom And Still Be Me?

Have you ever found yourself so wrapped up in being the perfect mom and wife that you end up feeling as if you are losing yourself? How can you maintain your identity and still help your family thrive?

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You can be happy as you are, single or taken.
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What's The Rush? 5 Reasons To Wait To Get Married

As wedding season approaches, it strikes me that considering the reasons why not to rush into marriage is timely. I distinctly remember being a college student in the 1970's and feeling pressured to tie the knot while many of my friends were racing to the altar with record speed. I didn't feel that I had much of a choice. Hopefully we are free of the stigma attached to being single in the 21st century and can openly refute the notion that marriage is the solution to personal unhappiness or loneliness.

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Vacation should be a fun time for the parents, not just kids.
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5 Ways To Have The Best Sex Ever On Vacation

My family just returned from our first vacation to Disney World. My sister met us in Orlando to explore the happiest place on Earth with us. While I enjoyed having another adult to help out with the kids, having their Auntie stay in the same room with us also meant that my husband and I didn’t have any "happy endings" at the happiest place on earth. Sad, I know. Here's what I'll do during our next family vacation to make sure we have plenty of opportunities to get intimate.

woman upset at husband
On those days that you wish you could bring him back for repairs.
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You Can't Change Your Husband. Can You?

Maybe the media blows it out of proportion but it seems like we often spend a lot of time trying to change others around us. Although most of the time we mean well, is this actually hurting our loved ones?

Doing Your Wife...and letting your wife do you
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Doing Your Wife...and letting your wife do you

As a couples therapist, I talk about sex a lot throughout my day. How much sex is happening in relationships, what kind of sex is happening in relationship, what kind of sex is being fantasized about in relationships…but mostly what kind of sex is NOT happening in relationships.

What’s Cluttering Up Your Marriage?
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What’s Cluttering Up Your Marriage?

If the de-cluttering bug has you sorting through drawers, closets and your garage and basement, you’re in good company. As spring takes root, many of us feel the urge to go through our possessions and get rid of what’s broken, collecting dust, hasn’t fit for years or doesn’t match anything else in the house. It’s a satisfying feeling to fill boxes and bags with unwanted items and then donate them to charity or a local thrift store. It’s even better to have more space in your home and a clearer, cleaner living environment.