Do You Love Me? How to Stop Needing Reassurance in a Relationship

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Do you find that you’re constantly seeking and needing reassurance in a relationship? That was me just a few short years ago.  Do you love me? How much? More than anything? More than anyone? Will you never leave me? Promise? What if you change your mind? These were questions I put to my husband (then-boyfriend) …

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How to Flirt With Your Husband: 6 Ways to Kindle the Spark in Marriage

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Have you forgotten how to flirt with your husband?  Or more likely, you know how but you’ve let it fall to the wayside.  You might think, I’ve already got my husband, what would I need to flirty with him? Maybe your lives have become some habitual that the idea of flirting at all just doesn’t …

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10 Relationship Rituals That Will Help Your Love Grow Stronger

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Did you know that relationship rituals can be an amazing way to strengthen your love?  Throughout history, sacred things have been preserved and honored by ritual. Cultures and groups both religious and secular show deep appreciation for the power of ritual. Indeed, ritual continues even to this day. One thing that is undeniably sacred is …

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Tips for Couples Counseling: How to Get the Most from Your Therapy

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This post on tips for couples counseling was written by Alicia Sweyd, MA, LMFT Who here remembers that romantic comedy with Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey? The one where they start dating each other to prove opposite points about relationships? How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days! Seriously, it is one of my most …

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10 Rules for a Happy Marriage: How to Make Your Relationship Last

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What’s the secret to a great marriage? Ask husbands, wives, and relationship experts, and you’ll likely get many different answers. The truth is, there may not be ONE thing you can do to create your best marriage, but rather, there are many parts that go into building a loving partnership. These 10 rules for a …

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5 Boundaries in Marriage That Will Actually Make Your Relationship Stronger

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Should you have boundaries in marriage?  100% yes. All relationships demand boundaries for optimal success and health.  While the word boundaries can sound a bit intimidating, they actually serve a major purpose in a marriage or relationship. Indeed, boundaries should be present in all of our interpersonal relationships, not just our romantic ones.  And as …

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