How to Keep Social Media From Ruining Your Relationship

Social media is supposed to keep you in touch with friends and loved ones. It’s meant to keep you from missing out and being left out. It reunites you, informs you, and gives you a platform to keep up...

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Premarital Counseling: 5 Steps to Take Before Marriage!

Congratulations! You are committed. Officially making the promise to do life for better or for worse. It’s a wonderful time. Enjoy! And do keep in mind, too, that there are some vital next steps to take. This is the time to...

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Do You Have a High EQ? 5 Ways to Tell If You’re Emotionally Intelligent

What attributes do you ascribe to someone who you think of as intelligent? Do you think of them as really smart? Do they have to know a lot? Do they have to have a great memory? Understand math? Speak...

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How Not to Break Up When the Going Gets Tough

No couple is immune to tough times. Every relationship suffers some level of stress, loss, transition, upset, and negativity. What is your marriage facing? Poor health or a career crisis? The loss of a parent or child? Is a financial crisis...

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The Top 10 Tips to Creating a Great Relationship

Lack of communication is one of the most frequent complaints cited by couples coming to counseling offices. Communication of course is multi-faceted and may mean different things to different people. It is clearly not just the words partners say to...

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Not Enough Time? How to Slow Down and Achieve More

You set your goals, prepared to meet personal challenges and geared up to win professional battles. Ready to run down the path to success, you resolved to get more done and achieve your dreams. This was your time. So,you began to...

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Why Valentine’s Day Matters and How to Make the Most of It

Google Valentine’s Day and you will be struck by a wealth of Valentine's articles, advice, and discussion not really focused on couples at all. Instead, the headlines read this way:       "Valentine’s Day: Just another Way to Prolong Holiday Spending"       "How...

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Anger is Not Sexy…Tips to Stay Calm and Save Your Relationship

Think about the last time you really lost control in your partner’s presence. Maybe you were mad at your partner. Maybe you were railing at the world. What did he or she witness? Were you red-faced and loud? Were your sarcastic and sulky...

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