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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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Your Relationship Might Be Salvageable, Consider These 9 Things Before Breaking Up
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Here's How to Cope When You've Convinced Yourself That Everyone Hates You
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10 Red Flags in Relationships
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What to Do When You No Longer Have Romantic Feelings for Your Partner
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Why Vulnerability in Relationships Is So Important
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Choosing Your Dating Dealbreakers as Delicately as You Would Your Fruit
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Things to Consider Before Remarrying
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What Is the Gottman Method?
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What to Do If You and Your Spouse Are Growing Apart
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How to Start Dating After Divorce
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How to Handle Moving Out After a Breakup
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How Fighting Can Improve Your Relationship
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How to Talk About Your Values in a Relationship
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How to Stop Lying
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How Flirting Is Good for Your Health and Well-Being
What To Do If You Feel Unwanted In A Relationship
What to Do If You Feel Unwanted In a Relationship
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Jealousy: Characteristics, Causes, and Coping Mechanisms
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What Is Premarital Counseling?
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What Is Lust?
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Are You an Introvert Dating an Extrovert?
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What to Do When Your Relationship Has No Chemistry
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How to Rekindle A Relationship
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How to Fall Out of Love With Someone
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How To Be Less Clingy In Relationships
We stick together like glue. Polyamory.
What Is Ethical Non-Monogamy?
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How to Talk to Your Partner About Your Depression
How to make your relationship stronger
7 Surprising Ways to Make Your Relationship Even Better
What to know if you're dating an introvert
What You Need to Know if Your Partner Is an Introvert
Codependency causes one partner to lose sight of their values.
How to Stop Being Codependent
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The Potential Health Benefits of BDSM
5 love languages
Everything You Need to Know About 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
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How to Use Acts of Service in Your Relationship
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Tips for Using Words of Affirmation in the Workplace
Gifts love language
What the Receiving Gifts Love Language Means for a Relationship
How to get over someone
11 Steps to Moving On After You Get Your Heart Broken
Maintaining a healthy relationsip
Are You In a Healthy Relationship?
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Are You Sabotaging Your Relationships?
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Tips for Getting Back With an Ex
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How Much Should You Try to Change Your Spouse or Partner?
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What Is Couples Therapy?
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What Is an Open Relationship?
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Everything You Need to Know About Relationship Counseling
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How to Text in a Healthy Way
What Is Unrequited Love?
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The Best Places to Get Relationship Advice Online
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Why More Millennials Are Choosing to Not Get Married
Is work affecting how well you connect with your spouse?
Is Work Affecting How Well You Connect With Your Spouse?
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How Couples Can Still Feel Like Newlyweds After Years of Marriage
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Empty Nesters Miss Their During Different Moments at Home
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Helpful Tips for Forgiving Your Spouse
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Parents Need to Keep Planning to Stay Happy After an Empty Nest
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How to Effectively Complain in Your Marriage
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Why Should You Have Sex More Often?
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Why Are the First Two Years of Marriage So Important?
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Interdependence Can Build a Lasting and Safe Relationship
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What to Do When Your Spouse Refuses to See a Doctor
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Effective Conflict Resolution Skills Are Key to Less Relationship Stress
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Solutions for Sleeping Problems When Married Couples Share a Bed
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