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Relationships: Not arguing means you’re NOT communicating

Posted on May 22, 2017 by The Gottman Institute

A loving, healthy and connected marriage is a result of ongoing dialogue...

Transforming criticism into wishes: A recipe for successful conflict

Posted on May 18, 2017 by Kyle Benson

In the heat of an argument, it’s far easier to say what we don’t want than what we ...

5 Rules for dating in the workplace

Posted on May 17, 2017 by Carmen Harra

Workplace dating can be tricky to say the least. But love will find a way, as it often ...

Fairy tale no more: When love turns to hatefully ever after

Posted on May 16, 2017 by The Conversation

It’s often said that the opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. Why then are some of ...

There are 2 views in every conflict and both are valid

Posted on May 11, 2017 by Kyle Benson

Often partners see each other as enemies rather than intimate allies in a battle against misunderstanding...

“I don’t stay friends with exes, but this time, I didn’t have a choice”

Posted on May 9, 2017 by ANA Newswire

I’ve never attempted to be friends with any of my exes. Until the last break-up, when I didn’t ...

Not just friends: Recovering from an emotional affair

Posted on May 9, 2017 by The Gottman Institute

For Emma, it all started when she finally got on Facebook...

Help your partner understand your side of the conflict in 3 steps

Posted on May 5, 2017 by Kyle Benson

There’s no way around it: being misunderstood sucks. It can make you feel frustrated, upset and hopeless. It ...

This pre-conflict warm-up helps couples fight better

Posted on May 3, 2017 by Kyle Benson

One moment everything is fine in your relationship; the next, a fight breaks out. That’s why it’s important ...

What to do when you’re ready for marriage – but your partner isn’t

Posted on April 25, 2017 by The Gottman Institute

There is no simple answer when you and your partner are on different pages about marriage...

Relationships: What I learned from Kourtney Kardashian

Posted on April 20, 2017 by Carly Spindel

What I learned from Kourtney Kardashian's more-off-than-on relationship with her baby daddy, Scott Disick...

4 Solvable problems in relationships

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Kyle Benson

Here are solutions to the four most common solvable problems in relationships...

4 Things to never say to a woman

Posted on April 11, 2017 by The Gottman Institute

If you’re ready to understand what it is women want and need, let’s start with the four things ...

Is it normal not to want sex?

Posted on April 5, 2017 by Your Family

For many women, loss of desire for sex tops the list of sexual health issues ...

An affair does not have to mean the end

Posted on March 29, 2017 by The Gottman Institute

An affair, whether emotional or sexual, is devastating. Both partners suffer tremendous pain. But an affair does not ...

When online dating is a train wreck

Posted on March 28, 2017 by Yolisa Qunta

I have a friend. Actually I have many friends, but today I am here to tell you about ...

4 Of the hardest conversations to have

Posted on March 23, 2017 by Contributor

Difficult conversations require a lot of thought and preparation. You can’t have one of these conversations without knowing ...

Ask Annie: She lied to me about her age

Posted on March 23, 2017 by Ask Annie

Agony Aunt Annie offers advice to a heartbroken male reader in this week's column ...

How to handle a difficult mother-in-law

Posted on March 20, 2017 by Thembi Hama

The strain that a mother-in-law can put on a couple’s relationship can lead to the collapse of their ...

Separating or divorcing? How to tell the kids

Posted on March 16, 2017 by Leandie Buys

This is an unpleasant situation for everyone involved. There is no way to make a divorce or separation ...

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