Relationships

Is Domestic Discipline Loving Correction or Domestic Violence?

2019-11-19T15:47:25+00:00

The domestic discipline (DD) movement encourages wife-spanking as discipline and is condoned and supported by some religions and religious leaders. But it's been argued that giving husbands this type of authority in a marriage can lead to spousal abuse and can destroy the self-esteem of the person being spanked. Here's a look at whether the [...]

Is Domestic Discipline Loving Correction or Domestic Violence?2019-11-19T15:47:25+00:00

13 Things to Never Say to a Stepparent

2019-10-08T15:24:01+00:00

  Parenting is the most difficult aspect of stepfamily life, especially if the kids are adolescents, according to the American Psychological Association (APA). Naturally, a stepparent may feel overwhelmed. But if you happen to be on the receiving end of a venting session and feel the urge to say, “Hey, you knew this was a package [...]

13 Things to Never Say to a Stepparent2019-10-08T15:24:01+00:00

THE JOYS — AND PAINS — OF ‘LIVING APART TOGETHER

2019-10-08T15:23:49+00:00

Gwyneth Paltrow’s un-cohabitation is nothing new. For these couples, the ‘LAT’ lifestyle is what keeps their relationships strong Earlier this week, Gwyneth Paltrow took a break from slingin’ Goop to tell the Sunday Times that she and her husband, Brad Falchuk, don’t live together. “All my married friends say that the way we live sounds ideal and [...]

THE JOYS — AND PAINS — OF ‘LIVING APART TOGETHER2019-10-08T15:23:49+00:00

6 New Ways to Cope with Rejection

2019-06-13T16:59:00+00:00

By Colleen Stinchcombe 6 New Ways to Cope with Rejection Anybody with a pulse knows just how rough it is to get rejected. One study has found that the sting of rejection is often as bad as physical pain. Whether it was a date, a job, a friend, or an opportunity that is no longer [...]

6 New Ways to Cope with Rejection2019-06-13T16:59:00+00:00

How to Deal With Jealousy Like an Adult

2019-06-13T16:59:10+00:00

By Colleen Stinchcombe How to Deal With Jealousy Like an Adult When’s the last time you felt jealous? For many of us, dealing with jealousy is like a poky little feeling deep in the gut. It could be a regular visitor in your romantic relationships (why can't my husband be as thoughtful as Lisa's?), or [...]

How to Deal With Jealousy Like an Adult2019-06-13T16:59:10+00:00

Five Signs Your Partner May Need More TLC

2019-06-13T16:59:20+00:00

By Jenn Sinrich Five Signs Your Partner May Need More TLC Expressing affection for your significant other, physically, mentally, and emotionally is essential for the health of your relationship. But as everyone knows, there are times during any courtship where you're more or less able to provide your partner with the TLC they need—and that's [...]

Five Signs Your Partner May Need More TLC2019-06-13T16:59:20+00:00

The 7 Stages of Emotional Affairs

2019-06-13T16:59:33+00:00

By Lisa Bahar The Emotional Affair and the Eventual Path to Divorce An emotional affair is an emotional connection between two people who agree to keep their relationship secret due to one or both of them being in a committed relationship or marriage with another person. Most emotional affairs are not physically sexual, but rather emotionally [...]

The 7 Stages of Emotional Affairs2019-06-13T16:59:33+00:00

How to Deal With Loneliness and Feelings of Isolation

2019-06-13T16:59:41+00:00

BY COLLEEN STINCHCOMBE Maybe you're new to a city and struggling to make friends. Or the people you love seem to be in a different phase of their lives than you. Or you've got all the friends you could possibly want, but you still don't feel connected. At one time or another, everyone has felt lonely. "It's something [...]

How to Deal With Loneliness and Feelings of Isolation2019-06-13T16:59:41+00:00

6 Commandments of a Successful Marriage

2019-06-13T17:00:23+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 Marriage2019-06-13T17:00:23+00:00

How to Repair Your Marriage After One Partner Cheats

2019-06-13T17:00:31+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 Cheats2019-06-13T17:00:31+00:00