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Why You Know Your Marriage Is In Trouble
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Why You Know Your Marriage Is In Trouble

I’ve been working with women in all stages of divorce for a long time now, and regardless of whether she was aware of it or not, every woman deep down inside knew that her marriage was in trouble before the divorce ever became a reality.  My guess is that men experience the same thing.

3 Prevalent Myths About Sex, Debunked [EXPERT]
You'll be surprised!
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3 Prevalent Myths About Sex, Debunked

In the United States, the average life expectancy for men is 76 years. For women, it's 81. But, a sex satisfaction poll conducted earlier this year showed that both men and women considered the best sex of their lives to have occurred in their early 30s!

6 Ways To Keep Your Self-Esteem When Dating A Bully [EXPERT]
Is your partner a big bully?
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6 Ways To Keep Your Self-Esteem When Dating A Bully

Let's face it — when the guy you are dating acts like a bully, it can be very intimidating. It seems like he loves you and most of the time you get along well. Yet, there are times when the bully shows up and you wonder about the choice you've made. Dating a bully can chip away at your self-esteem and confidence which is never good for you or the relationship.

The Ovulation Kit? Ingenious!
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The Ovulation Kit? Ingenious!

I must say I am shocked!  I was dating this young lady and right before we were about to have sex, she says, “You know, I can get pregnant today or tomorrow, so if you have sex with me, there is a great possibility I could get pregnant.”  But, like 98 percent of the male population, we are thinking of the days of yore, when everything was pretty much a guess. I did not realize the seriousness of the statement, especially since it was right before we were going to have sex. Why did she wait for that moment to make this announcement?

Keep Passion Alive as You Weather the Seasons of Your Marriage
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Keep Passion Alive as You Weather the Seasons of Your Marriage

It's fall! In the Midwest, trees' leaves are beginning to change colors creating a gorgeous palette of red, yellow, purple, brown and green.  It is a season for bundling up and cheering on your favorite football tea and for drinking apple cider.   Just as our calendar year has its seasons, so too does your marriage.  When you notice that your relationship has changed, it can be disconcerting.  You might worry that love has died or doubt your partner's feelings for you. 

Your Husband Or Your Kids? Why Not Both? [EXPERT]
Why choose?
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Your Husband Or Your Kids? Why Not Both?

The decision to become parents is a big one, to say the least. Many couples consider the financial responsibilities that raising children entails, and many also ask themselves if they are emotionally ready to be parents. What takes a lot of couples by surprise is this sense that they have to choose to either be focused on their children or on one another and their relationship.

Hate Sports? 5 Tips For 'Football Widows' [EXPERT]
How does football affect your relationship?
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Hate Sports? 5 Tips For 'Football Widows'

The term "football widows" was coined to describe how women feel when their men park themselves in front of the TV or are off to the stadium for — what feels like — the whole weekend. Fortunately, your partner's love of the game doesn't have to tear you apart.

Could Your Relationship Use A Break? [EXPERT]
Do you need some time apart?
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Could Your Relationship Use A Break?

There are times when friction between two spouses or an unmarried couple can be so intense that the only wise, mature choice is a separation. When two people truly want to work out their differences but can't, my clients and I call this type of separation an intermission.