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Nutritional Correlates Of A Healthy Marriage [EXPERTS]
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Nutritional Correlates Of A Healthy Marriage [EXPERTS]

"If the head and the body are to be well, you must begin by curing the soul." (Plato) Make no mistake about it – what we eat, drink, and otherwise ingest into our bodies has a significant effect on both our physical and mental health. The couples we have interviewed around the world who have great marriages know the importance of being healthy in BOTH a physical AND mental sense. Don’t shortchange your relationship by thinking otherwise.

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What annoys you the most?
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How To Tolerate Your Husband's Most Annoying Traits

Most of us can list (at least) ten traits we dislike — or even hate — about our spouses. Whether they are always late for appointments or they spend too much time working, the traits we hate the most usually become the focus of our worst fights, mainly because resolution feels impossible.

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Is your marriage at risk?
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5 Marriage Mistakes That Lead To Divorce

With over 50 percent of marriages in the U.S. ending in divorce, it's important to take a look at the marriage mistakes that can lead to divorce. While researching this subject for my book, "Secrets of Happy Couples," I asked happy couples what their "non-negotiables" in marriage are. One hundred couples responded about the dealbreakers in their marriages. Here is what I learned.

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Is your marriage in a danger zone?
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The 3 Danger Zones In Every Marriage

Unfortunately, research shows that half of all marriages end in divorce with a spike in the divorce rate at the two-year, seven-year and twenty-year anniversary dates. What's happening within the relationship during these phases?

Happy Hubby
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Happy Hubby

  This past Valentine’s Day, when my husband opened his present he started laughing uncontrollably and then he exclaimed,  “Oh Honey! This is the best present I’ve ever received!” I was totally unprepared for his reaction, but I felt pretty darned proud of myself. 

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Does your man do household chores?
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When Men Do Chores, You Have Less Sex

What woman wouldn't want her husband's help with daily chores? After all, even if your husband thanks you and expresses gratitude for your housework, words only go so far. Plus, no one wants to feel taken for granted, and an overload of household chores can easily dampen the desire for romance.

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How do you prevent infidelity?
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The Trick To Preventing Infidelity In Your Relationship

When a marriage or any romantic relationship sours, an affair is a painful yet convenient way to escape. It's easy to blame the affair, blame the person the affair was with or basically blame everything except the real problem: that someone's needs were not being met, so that person found a way to have them met elsewhere.

How To Develop A "Happiness Habit" In Your Relationship
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How To Develop A "Happiness Habit" In Your Relationship

As you may have noticed, happiness is not the mind’s priority. It is far more interested in survival and creating familiarity than it is in happiness. Happiness is something that we have to decide to experience and then learn what are the internal levers that act to become our personal happiness generators. Happiness is an inside job. Period. End of story. It is truly a state of mind, and it is our responsibility as adults to finally get this then learn how to create states of mind that generate more happiness.

Don't Take ANYTHING Personally
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Don't Take ANYTHING Personally

Don't take ANYTHING at all personally.  This can be difficult advice to swallow.  Sure, when a complete stranger cuts you off in traffic while making rude hand gestures at you, it's pretty easy not to take it on. Most of us can chock a moment like that up to another person's bad day (or bad life) that has nothing whatsoever to do with us.  But, there are countless other occasions when it's far more difficult not to take personally what someone else says or does. 

How To A Have A Successful Marriage
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How To A Have A Successful Marriage

Dr.Harville Hendrix, one of the best-known marriage therapists, was recently interviewed about how to have a good marriage. Listening to Dr. Hendrix's advice, my husband and I reevaluated our relationship, which we do on a regular basis.