A new study says if you have financial fears of the future, you are not alone.
In this recession, it's no wonder that financial insecurity makes it hard for us to sleep well at night. So here are five tips for you to take charge of your own finances and life, without having to rely on a significant other.
Whether you want exclusivity or not, make sure you let your partner know the truth!
Statistics show younger people are more likely to have children than to get married. Older people who are getting involved romantically are finding less and less reasons to get married. Why has marriage gotten such a bad reputation?
Many of us dream of living happily ever after just like what happens in the fairy tales. We like to believe that after kissing many frogs and finding “the one”, everything would be smooth sailing. Completing this fantasy would be a perfect wedding followed by a romantic honeymoon to an exotic destination. It wouldn’t hurt to have a house with a white picket fence, 2.2 children and perhaps a pet dog. Years later, this illusion of happiness would shatter with the D-word.
Narcissists are harmful to your health. The Wizard of Oz gives you reasons not to date/marry one.
I went to see the new Disney movie, Oz the Great and Powerful, as soon as it came out. I wanted to see it for all the reasons that the millions of people – who paid over $80 million the opening weekend – wanted to see it. But I wanted to see it for personal reasons as well. I wrote a book on the Wizard of Oz (entitled Follow the Yellow Brick Road: How to Change for the Better When Life Gives You Its Worst) and I wanted to see how the Wizard that I wrote about compared to Wizard in the movie … and I did (See Article entitled, Oz the Great and Powerful Relationship
Every marriage has three phases that correspond to the times couples typically get divorced.
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?
Five important services to expect from a divorce or mediation counselor.
When the romance in the relationship is gone but both partners still care for each other's happiness and well-being, it is important to make the best decisions regarding divorce, especially when kids are involved. Marriage Couples and Relationship Counseling's collaborative divorce coaching can help reduce conflict and manage emotional reactions for couples facing divorce.
Marriage isn't easy, but that doesn't mean you can't work things out.
Insurmountable marital problems that lead to divorce for one couple may in fact lead to a healthier, stronger relationship for another. The difference lays in the commitment of the pair to make their marriage work. It only takes one person for divorce, but it takes both partners to sustain a marriage.
3 signs that it’s time to leave your relationship...
It’s been a rough month for Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy, Britney Spears and Jason Trawick and Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez.
All three of these celebrity couples have announced that they’re breaking up.
Making the decision to end a love relationship or marriage is usually not made on impulse. It’s rare for a person to be madly in love one day and ready to pack up and leave the next. Usually, it’s something that’s been building for quite awhile.
It wasn’t too long ago that my phone rang and my good friend shared with me that one of the fathers in our town; the father of one our kids’ friends has been having an affair. She was almost breathless with excitement as she shared the story with me and I became increasingly uncomfortable hearing about the crumbling of this marriage taking place in the fishbowl of our suburban community.
Three reasons why getting laid off may be linked to divorce.
At first I thought my situation was uncommon. But as I met more divorced men through my company, I was surprised to learn just how common it was. Being laid off seemed to increase the chances of getting divorced.
The effects of divorce on kids, and your sex life.
There’s no one reason couples get divorced, but unfortunately there are multiple effects.
Aside from the psychological and emotional stress divorce can inflict on the couple, alone, it can also deliver a huge blow to children in the family. A new study by UK’s Economic and Social Research Council found that children of divorced parents were more likely to develop social and psychological problems as adults than those whose parents stayed married.