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How To Kill Communication In A Marriage
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How To Kill Communication In A Marriage

Negative and hurtful statements can have the power to cut through the very fabric of the bond between two people in love. Words can damage and potentially destroy the foundation of your relationship. Make no mistake about it, words matter. While we have learned many lessons over the past 30 years from the thousands of happily married couples we have interviewed, one of the most interesting is about the importance of the words to our relationships.

3 Secrets to a Successful Marriage
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3 Secrets to a Successful Marriage

A long hard day dwindled down to me walking my sorry butt into a car service station in Park Slope, Brooklyn and buying a ride home. An older women, in her mid-late 60s, is the driver. She wears her bleach blonde hair in a small high pony tail atop her head with a bright pink scrunchie and has these fantastic thick black glasses with a hearing aide. She is stunning. Oh and she has a GPS, as she states several times throughout the ride home, because 'I get lost all the time.' 

Technology Rules for Couples Who Want to Stay Connected
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Technology Rules for Couples Who Want to Stay Connected

Compare what you can do today with a phone, computer or another electronic device with what was possible 5 years ago and you'll be amazed! From opposite ends of your city (or even further), you can coordinate with your partner about who will pick up the dry cleaning or where you want to go for dinner. The two of you can share about amusing or thought-provoking events from your day immediately after they happen. Communication has been made so easy....and so difficult.

The Depth of a Man
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The Depth of a Man

The Depth of a Man I was greeted this morning by a love note from my beloved.  He had written an essay about love, and read it to me. Of his love for me, he said, “It is deep and profound, like the ocean." I felt undulating waves of affection rise up through me as I heard his words. I embraced his tenderness, his love, and the depth and glory of him.  Every woman wants to be loved this way!

How To Make Your Marriage Last
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How To Make Your Marriage Last

Do you fear making the wrong choice in marriage and have anxiety about making your relationship permanent, even though you feel in love? You are not alone.  One of the most frequently asked questions I hear as a relationship coach is, "How will I know without a doubt this person is the right one to marry?"  

Has It Gotten to THAT Point?!
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Has It Gotten to THAT Point?!

Jessica and Cal have barely spoken to one another since their nasty argument 3 days ago. If they’re honest about it, they’ve barely spoken a kind and loving word to one another for several months. This latest disagreement about whether or not to move is just more of the same and it’s tearing them apart. Both wonder what happened to their marriage and if anything can be done to save it.

Does Your Brain Contribute to Your Arguments?
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Does Your Brain Contribute to Your Arguments?

Ever reflect on an argument and ask yourself, “What on earth was I thinking when I said that?!”  Well, the field of social neuroscience is providing answers to help us understand our outbursts.  Our brains have two almond-shaped masses called amygdalae that are in charge of processing our emotional reactions.  The amygdalae regulate our fight or flight response, which was created as a survival mechanism to allow us to react quickly to stimuli before giving our rational brain time to interpret the stimuli.  In critical situations, our amygdalae respond

4 Secrets From Couples Who Maintain Intimacy and Ecstasy
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4 Secrets From Couples Who Maintain Intimacy and Ecstasy

Do you ever wish you had a 'marriage cheat sheet'?  ... a few 'easy to remember' tips that would help keep your love strong?  In a world that squeezes out fun and crams in more demands ... what are the secrets of those that stay 'in love' and those that 'fall out of love'?  In a recent love and marriage survey of over 8,000 participants over 50, couples who were the happiest shared these tidbits ...

The importance of dating when married
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The importance of dating when married

Getting through some off-times brings couple closer together. Certainly, when the addition of kids is considered, spending valuable times together can be stressful again. Many changes happen in a woman's body during and after pregnancy. Men are frequently not concerned with some of these changes, and this oftentimes brings the words flying and the tears flowing. Moreover, finances can be a pretty strained as well. Marriage counsellors or therapists, family solicitors, relatives, and friends sure have a difficult job, but maybe all you need is a homemade repair.

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You might want to shop for one of these relationship-saving gadgets.
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8 Products To Save Your Marriage

Take a hint from these couples. They turned to a simple product or device to help them solve an exasperating problem — and drew closer as a result.

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How do you figure out why your spouse is so angry all the time?
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Is Anger Destroying Your Marriage?

Is your relationship on the rocks because of your spouse's anger? Do you fear that all of this fighting is going to destroy your marriage? If so, help is on the way.