Relationships

Connecting to families and friends who live far away

2018-12-10T21:22:16+00:00

By Richard Asa, Special to Tribune Newspapers According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Americans move a lot: About 45 million did in 2010. That's as if nearly everyone in Spain moved in one year. Of the people who moved, 6.7 million had lived in a different state the year before, the Census Bureau reports. The point, [...]

Connecting to families and friends who live far away2018-12-10T21:22:16+00:00

6 Commandments of a Successful Marriage

2018-08-16T18:02:42+00:00

By Jenn Sinrich | Photography by: Rachel Havel Photography Whether you just got engaged, newly-married, or are thinking about taking the plunge in the near future, there's much to learn—and love—about this exciting time and the journey you're about to embark on. First things first: Marriage is beautiful, but it's hard work. It requires both partners to give 150 percent as [...]

6 Commandments of a Successful Marriage2018-08-16T18:02:42+00:00

How to Repair Your Marriage After One Partner Cheats

2018-08-16T17:59:30+00:00

By Jeremy Brown Affairs are atom bombs. They implode marriages, upend lives, ruin careers, and wither reputations. The fallout is awful. But, if you’re genuinely sorry and willing to put in the effort, it is possible to save your marriage. This requires humility, self-awareness, hard work, and, most of all honesty. Even before an affair reaches its explosive place, [...]

How to Repair Your Marriage After One Partner Cheats2018-08-16T17:59:30+00:00

7 Unexpected Benefits Of Being Newly Single

2018-07-23T20:18:47+00:00

By Laken Howard When you've recently gone through a breakup, it's totally understandable if you're having a difficult time looking on the bright side of life and finding things to be excited about. Breakups are painful, emotional experiences that will take time to heal from, but one thing that can really help speed that process [...]

7 Unexpected Benefits Of Being Newly Single2018-07-23T20:18:47+00:00

Why a relationship ‘break’ could help you and your partner

2018-07-23T20:17:13+00:00

By Marisel Salazar You may know it's time to call it quits in your relationship, but pulling the trigger can be tough. "I'll just take a break!" you think. But is there even such a thing as taking break from a relationship or is just code for breaking up? Yes. And no. There's no clear [...]

Why a relationship ‘break’ could help you and your partner2018-07-23T20:17:13+00:00

6 Mindless Habits That Are Strengthening Your Relationship

2018-07-10T21:32:42+00:00

By Jenn Sinrich When you've been with your boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, or wife for a while, it can be easy to fall into a sort of groove. You start doing the same things together, having the same conversations, and even eating many of the same meals. This is entirely normal when you're in a serious relationship—the experts call it a [...]

6 Mindless Habits That Are Strengthening Your Relationship2018-07-10T21:32:42+00:00

Is It Lust Or Love?

2018-06-15T21:46:23+00:00

By Jenn Sinrich You might have had an ex that you once said “I love you” to but, years down the line, you realized that you really felt a different kind of “L” word: lust. Whether you came to this conclusion after a bout of serious soul searching or because you finally found “the one” who you feel [...]

Is It Lust Or Love?2018-06-15T21:46:23+00:00

9 Bad Habits That Could Ruin Your Marriage

2018-06-04T20:08:26+00:00

By EverydayHealth Do you pay more attention to Facebook and your smartphone than to your husband? Have you been avoiding sex? Do you hide big purchases from your partner? These behaviors hurt your marriage. But it’s not too late to change bad habits. Here are the 9 worst relationship mistakes and how to start fixing [...]

9 Bad Habits That Could Ruin Your Marriage2018-06-04T20:08:26+00:00

Will I Cheat on My Wife? If You’re Worried, You’re Fine

2018-06-04T20:08:22+00:00

By Lauren Vinopal Men who worry that they might impulsively cheat on their wives are less likely to do so than men who exhibit full confidence in their restraint. That means that, paradoxically, men who don’t worry should and men who do worry shouldn’t. But of course it’s not that simple. Research shows that men who worry are [...]

Will I Cheat on My Wife? If You’re Worried, You’re Fine2018-06-04T20:08:22+00:00

15 Reasons You Actually Want an Open Relationship

2018-05-10T17:40:30+00:00

For starters, you may find yourself between the sheets more often. By Julia Malacoff The thought of your wife or girlfriend in bed with someone else probably curdles your blood. And if we had to guess, she probably doesn’t exactly love the idea of you and a swimsuit model having a romantic rendezvous, either. But believe it or not, there’s mounting evidence that more [...]

15 Reasons You Actually Want an Open Relationship2018-05-10T17:40:30+00:00