Staying married for a long time isn't easy, but neither is couples therapy.
If there's one thing those of us who have been married for a while know, it's that staying married over the long haul ain't always easy. Thank goodness for couples therapy, right? Or ... not? An article in The New York Times this weekend kind of blew apart the notion I had of couples counseling being the THE ANSWER.
Real men advise on how to tell if they're crushing. It's not as hard as we thought.
Dating and mating are SO much work sometimes! The guesswork of whether or not the guy you're crushing on is crushing on you back can leave you spiraling around, second-guessing his every interaction, trying to understand if he's actually into you. Well, ladies, I'm here to help.
Most relationship problems are caused by poor communication. Here's how to address this issue.
No relationship is perfect. We all know this. We're not perfect and therefore our relationships will never be perfect either. That's okay. That's normal. But success in relationships — romantic and otherwise — have a lot to do with proper communication. In fact, most relationship problems are caused by poor communication.
Nothing says Valentine's Day like a half-eaten bag of M&Ms... or getting dumped.
Last year, after celebrating 15 years of me griping about the price of flowers and returning jewelry I didn't like, my husband finally got the hint and got me ... nothing. Unlike most of my friends, I really didn't mind. Plus, compared to some of the whoppers on this list, nothing seems like the best gift ever.
Taking a break from your relationship is frustrating and sad, but can be necessary for some couples.
Taking a break is one of the most challenging, frustrating, and saddening parts of a relationship. No one wants to feel as though their relationship has failed or that they themselves have somehow failed. But sometimes, a break is necessary. Not only is it necessary, sometimes, it's a good thing.
Don't let January be the reason you break up or get divorced.
According to a recent study, January is the most depressing month of the year. In fact, a study of 1,000 couples in Britain found that in January, couples fight for more than eight minutes a day and have 20 arguments during the month, compared to about 15 fights in the other months.
Project Runway judge Tim Gunn revealed that he hasn't had sex for 29 years.
Yesterday's episode of The Revolution on ABC was all about "jumpstarting your sex life." When the conversation turned to how 15 to 20 percent of people are in no sex or low sex relationships, and the knee-jerk reaction was "That's saaaad," Tim Gunn interjected and admitted that he's been celibate — and is NO SEX, absolutely none! — for 29 YEARS.