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Should You Stay or Should You Leave Your Relationship?

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UPDATED April 20th, 2018 If you are asking yourself whether or not you should leave your relationship, that in itself should be a red flag. But breaking up isn’t so simple, especially if you have kids. Asking your friends for advice…
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17 Things Women Do That Turn Men Off!

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UPDATED April 18th, 2018 We admit, we had some fun with our list of 17 Things Guys Do That Turn Women Off. So to be fair, and as promised, here is our take on some of the things women can do to make a guy head for the hills. I have talked…

6 Things Men & Women Say and What They Really Mean

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UPDATED April 18th, 2018 Why is it so hard for women to say what we really feel or ask for what we want from the men in our lives? On the other hand, we are great at sharing the most intimate details and thoughts with our girlfriends.…

Growing Pains: 15 Signs Your Husband (or boyfriend) is a Serious Man Child

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UPDATED April 15th, 2018 We all know the types: the ladies’ man, the mama’s boy, the commitaphobe, and the nice guy who just wants to be friends (to name a few). Adding to the non-candidates for adulthood is the man-child. Emotionally…

4 No-Nonsense Tips For Happier Relationships

UPDATED March 26th, 2018 By many measures, my relationship with my current boyfriend, known to y'all here as The Cowboy, is the first healthy relationship I've had. Though it's easy to sit back and look at the failed relationships of my past…

Disagreements Over Discipline May Be Sign of Something Deeper

UPDATED January 12th, 2018 Yvette, a Manhattan mother of two, recounts a day recently when her husband accused her of being a negligent mother because she took one of the boys, who at the time was running a dangerously high fever, out…

Who's Wearing the Pants?

UPDATED November 16th, 2017 Women are taking over the world, quite literally. From the corridors of colleges, universities and law schools to the arenas of construction and mining, the number of women has increased exponentially and organically.…

Marriage & Thermostat Wars

UPDATED November 14th, 2017 I'm a big girl and I live in Southern California, so I don't get cold too often. I welcome the chilly temps. I embrace the cool, brisk air. I like when it gets "nippy' outside. That said, I see little to…

Session Control: 10 Ways to Approach Your First Couple Therapy Meeting

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 In the wonderful world of Frozen, love is an open door. According to Pat Benatar, love is a battlefield. One of the greatest movies of all time, Love Actually, argues that love actually is all around us. Relationships…