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Spouses and Partners

Whether you're dating, in a relationship, or have been married for years, learn more about the lifelong challenge of maintaining successful romantic partnerships.

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5 love languages
What Are the Five Love Languages?
Physical touch love language
What Is the Physical Touch Love Language?
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How the Quality Time Love Language Impacts Your Relationship
Doing Laundry
How to Use Acts of Service in Your Relationship
young guy whispering to young girl
How to Use Words of Affirmation in Your Relationship
Gifts love language
What the Receiving Gifts Love Language Means for a Relationship
How to get over someone
How to Get Over Someone
Maintaining a healthy relationsip
Signs That You're In a Healthy Relationship
Unhappy couple sitting in a living room
Are You Sabotaging Your Relationships?
A couple hugging playfully in their new home
What Is An Open Relationship?
counselor advising young lesbian couple at their home
What You Need to Know About Relationship Counseling
texting in relationships
Understanding the Dynamics of Texting in Relationships
What Is Unrequited Love?
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Where to Get Online Relationship Advice
Couple taking selfie
The State of Millennials and Marriage
Is work affecting how well you connect with your spouse?
How to Connect With Your Spouse After a Long Workday
stay married keep spark
How to Be Newlyweds After Years of Marriage
girl leaving for college
When Do Empty Nesters Miss Their Kids the Most?
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How to Forgive Your Spouse and Let Go
Empty nesters having fun
Why Empty Nesters Need to Keep Planning and Dreaming
effective complaining
Getting Your Spouse to Finally Hear Your Complaints
couple relaxing in the grass
The Benefits of Having Sex More Often
Couple embracing in kitchen whilst preparing meal
Why the First Two Years of Marriage Are Critical
couple preparing food in kitchen at home
How to Build a Relationship Based on Interdependence
Annoyed couple
What to Do When Your Spouse Refuses to See a Doctor
Couple having conversation in living room
Conflict Resolution Skills for Healthy Relationships
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Married Couples and Sleeping Together
Couple talking in kitchen
Why Couples Should Be Talking About Their Feelings
How much sex do we need
How Much Sex Do We Really Need?
simple love phrases
10 Simple Phrases That Keep You in Love
married to mama's boy
What to Do If Your Partner Is a Mama’s Boy
man proposing
5 Signs Your Partner Is Marriage Material
headed for marriage
Is Your Relationship Headed for Marriage?
Sad woman and man in a hallway
How to Cope When Your Partner Has a Mental Illness
Man kissing, teasing woman over coffee
What Is Romantic Love?
surviving retirement
8 Tips to Survive Your Husband's Retirement
Closeup of mid 20's couple having fun during dinner party. The guy is feeding his girls with some chopped fruit, both laughing.
Tips for Men on Growing Intimacy in Marriage
Couple using the Happy Couple app
Benefits and Risks of Apps Like 'Happy Couple'
A couple with a little girl are sitting in a coffee shop enjoying a hot drink and refreshments.
Dating Sites for Single Parents
Senior woman placing flowers on grave in cemetery
Tips for Coping With the Life-Changing Loss of a Spouse
Couple hugging and kissing each other
Signs the Person You're Dating Wants to Get Married
couple on a trip
7 Ways to Stay Motivated in an Empty Nest
Intimacy in Marriage
40 Questions That Can Build Intimacy in a Relationship
Lesbian couple relaxing on bed, hugging, laughing
How to Keep Your Sex Life Healthy in Marriage
Same sex couple spending with child
5 Signs You're Not Ready to Date a Single Parent
a happy senior couple
Navigating the 4 Stages of a Relationship
Empty nester happy
Positive Aspects of Being an Empty Nester
Dating a single mom by the beach
8 Success Tips for Dating a Single Mom
stay connected to spouse
7 Small Ways Spouses Can Stay Connected
Couple having picnic on beach
14 Fun Things Couples Should Do Together
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Sternberg's Triangular Theory and the 7 Types of Love
Affectionate brunette couple hugging at kitchen sink
Here's How to Make Your Wife Feel Special
How to strengthen marriage and avoid divorce
Ways to Strengthen a Marriage and Avoid Divorce
Managing Conflict in Relationships: Communication Tips
Husband wins pillow fight
Peter Pan Syndrome: Signs, Causes, and Coping
how to break up the right way
How to End a Relationship the Right Way
Married couple in disagreement looking at plans.
Conflict Resolution Mistakes to Avoid
Man seated on an airplane
Can Long-Distance Relationships Work?
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Dealing With a Spouse Who Works Too Much
A senior married couple enjoys breakfast together.
Does Being Married Improve Life Expectancy?