A Different Marriage Equality – How to Have an Equal Marriage

A Different Marriage Equality – How to Have an Equal Marriage

One of the most important things that a marriage needs is equality between spouses. This type of marriage equality ensures that both partners are equally important, equally respected and have their needs met equally. In an article on HuffingtonPost.com this week, called “Marriage Advice On How To Maintain An Equal Partnership,” readers were asked to […]

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3 Surprising Ways to Save Your Marriage

3 Surprising Ways to Save Your Marriage

This blog seeks out good advice for married couples who are experiencing problems in their relationships and looking for ways to save their marriages. Friends and family members are always on hand to dispense marriage advice. TV talk shows and best-selling books are also filled with experts dispensing their wisdom. But in an article this […]

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One Simple but Powerful Tip for a Happy Marriage

One Simple but Powerful Tip for a Happy Marriage

There’s a very interesting article this week on Huffington Post’s LovePost50 page. Called “Marriage Advice: A Simple Tip For Maintaining A Long-Term Relationship,” the article cites some very interesting research that shows that how we approach conflicts with our spouses changes as we age and that one surprising difference may give us a very important […]

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Is It True That All Couples Fight?

Is It True That All Couples Fight?

We’ve all heard the assertion that all couples fight. Most of us have been told that as a way to reassure us when we ARE fighting with our spouses. But is this really what we need to hear and believe? Last week, Dr. Susan Heitler, PhD, the author of “From Conflict to Resolution,” responded to […]

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Watch What You Say – 5 Words That Can Ruin Your Marriage

Watch What You Say – 5 Words That Can Ruin Your Marriage

Most of us have heard advice such as “Watch what you say” or “Don’t say something you’ll regret later”. Those are both good pieces of advice and cannot be truer when it comes to your marriage. Words leave an indelible impression that lasts long after they’re said and long after you’ve forgotten you said them. […]

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3 Best Tips from Happily Married Women

3 Best Tips from Happily Married Women

On the HuffingtonPost.com website this week is a wonderful article called “Marriage Advice From Those Married A Long, Long Time.” It’s a great compilation of the best marriage advice from two women who have enjoyed long, successful marriages. Huff/Post50 editor Shelley Emling and senior writer Ann Brenoff have both been married for a total of […]

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3 Bits of Wisdom from Divorced People to Married Couples

3 Bits of Wisdom from Divorced People to Married Couples

The other day, HuffingtonPost.com posted the results of a poll they took, asking divorced readers what wisdom they had about marriage that they’d only learned AFTER they got divorced. It may seem like divorced people would be exactly the wrong resource for information on marriage, but some of the wisdom they shared was very telling […]

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Do You Need More Lust than Love for a Happy Marriage?

Do You Need More Lust than Love for a Happy Marriage?

As we all know, a healthy intimate life is essential to a happy marriage. Without that physical closeness, it is almost impossible to sustain a lasting and fulfilling marriage, but in most advice on marriage, the emphasis is on love, not lust. However, in a new article on Huffington Post.com, rabbi Shmuley Boteach, author of […]

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4 Elements to Make Love Last in Your Marriage

4 Elements to Make Love Last in Your Marriage

The phrase “love is all you need” sounds good in a song, but it doesn’t necessarily hold true for for marriage in the real world. Yes, you do need love, but according to experts, love alone is not enough unless it also has four specific elements. In an article this week in the Fort Wayne […]

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How to Nag in a Way That Actually Helps Your Marriage

How to Nag in a Way That Actually Helps Your Marriage

All wives nag their husbands to some degree. According to an article this week on the Fort Wayne News-Sentinel website, nagging is an historical practice. According to the experts that reporter James E. Sheridan sources, nagging can also help your marriage if you do it correctly. As Sheridan says, The Bible reports that 3,000 years […]

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