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18+: Can You Turn Your FWB into Something More?

“You’re going to take the only person in your life that’s there purely for sex, no strings attached, and turn him into a human being? Why?” In any relationship there is always one person who wants to spend more time with the other. Even in the most loving partnerships there’s …

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18+: 7 Signs the Guy You’re Seeing Is Boyfriend Material

He’s a nice guy. Somewhere deep down you may hope that the brooding bad boy is going to suddenly change — perhaps order you a refill when you head to the bathroom instead of talking up the bartender. But really, he’s just looking out for himself. A nice guy is …

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12 Lessons Guys Have Learned from Being Married

ON CONFLICT “I’ve learned that when your wife vents about work/friends/life, don’t offer up solutions to her problems, just listen and say ‘That sucks, I’m sorry, I understand.” “Having serious conversations while drunk doesn’t help.” “While it’s great to make her a dinner, also then cleaning up and doing the …

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18+: 10 Real Things Guys Think You Lie About on Your Dating Profile

Here’s what guys think women might lie about online: Your Looks The number one thing the guys polled think a woman might lie about on her online dating profile is her looks. I am using “looks” as an umbrella term here that covers everything from your height to your weight …

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18+: Here’s why she won’t have sex with you

Whether you’re dating, married, or just met, here are some clues to help you figure out why—and how to fix the problem. You’ve probably heard the claim that men think about sex every seven seconds. While that frequency (more than 500 times per hour) seems extremely high, there’s no denying …

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18+: 12 Tips For Happy, Long-Lasting Relationships

​ Have you ever made silly mistakes that ruined great relationships? I can’t be the only one, can I? Well, since then, I’ve read a lot more about the science (link is external) on how to have happy and long-lasting relationships, whether with romantic partners (link is external) or family …

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18+: 10 Ways to Create a Strong, Intimate Relationship 

​ Before I married my wonderful husband, Idated a lot of men. For most of my 20s (and even my early 30s) I had a perfect fairy-ideal of what romantic love was, probably because I was an actress and loved drama back then. It took years for me to realize …

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18+: 5 Ways to Help You Find Your Passion

One of my mentors, Dr. David Viscott, said that happiness comes from finding your gifts and sharing them with the world. I think finding your passion can do the same thing. Let’s take a look at what inspires you, so you can use your gifts to ignite your passion. 1. …

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18+: Ten Tips to Re-Ignite Romance

Keeping romance alive is sometimes a challenge for couples. Here are my top ten tips for adding some fuel to your romantic fires. 1.Act romantic and you’ll feel romantic. Play the part by setting the scene with candlelight and soft music, softer words, lingerie and great smells. This creates a …

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18+: Relationship break-ups: truths, distortions, and negative emotions

Break-ups feel bad for a very good reason: it is in our nature to form attachment bonds with our partners – bonds that resemble in intensity those we made with our parents. When those bonds break, it hurts. One particular kind of breakup is the subject of this post: the …

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