Relationship Advice

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Advice for keeping your relationship strong, building friendships, resolving arguments, planning date nights and being a single parent.
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As a social worker, Julia Pryce thought she would be immune to the stresses that a new baby brings to a relationship. "I've read all the books and know what we need to do to prevent problems from occurring...
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Date night? What's that? Can't remember the last time you had a "real" honest-to-goodness date night? You're not alone. Life moves at a frenzied pace, and so often we get caught up in our routine that...
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Lori Hick Mercer, a working mom of four, thought she was telling her neighbor how blessed she felt to have a flexible job that allowed her to get home by 4 p.m. most days and work from home on Fridays,...
Your Relationship with Your Partner
The kids are whining, the dog is barking and someone just spilled milk on the rug. Sounds romantic, doesn't it? Scenes like this are playing out in homes all over the country, starring harried, over-worked...
Remember when you and your partner used to go on date nights? It used to seem so easy. What happened? "It seems like when my wife and I were dating, we had no problem coming up with date ideas, but now,...
As a social worker, Julia Pryce thought she would be immune to the stresses that a new baby brings to a relationship. "I've read all the books and know what we need to do to prevent problems from occurring...
You're lying in bed with your hubby next to you. You wonder if he'll make a move. You hope he doesn't because you're soooo tired and you want to go to sleep. But you also kind of wish he would just so...
Date night? What's that? Can't remember the last time you had a "real" honest-to-goodness date night? You're not alone. Life moves at a frenzied pace, and so often we get caught up in our routine that...
As I've gotten older the finely etched memories of my childhood have become like frayed pieces of paper -- I  can still recall them -- but they're no longer as crisp and coherent as they once...
One afternoon while Nicole Kay of Westfield, N.J. was tidying up her home, her 3-year-old son shrieked. Panicked, Kay ran into her bedroom to find Alex holding her vibrator (which happened to have a smiley...
It's a tough moment when Mommy and Daddy get caught in... compromising positions. Lyss Stern, parenting expert and founder of DivaLysscious Moms, has been there and done that, and lived to tell the...
My husband and I recently ran an errand together, without the kids, to a local craft store to stock up on some school supplies. Driving with the windows down and the music up, we were both more relaxed...
Your Relationship with Your Family and Friends
Lori Hick Mercer, a working mom of four, thought she was telling her neighbor how blessed she felt to have a flexible job that allowed her to get home by 4 p.m. most days and work from home on Fridays,...
Candace Williams says nothing can prepare you for when your doctor turns to you and says 'you have cancer.' Yet, that's precisely what happened to her in March, 2011. The 36 year-old esthetician,...
Nothing is worse than hearing that someone you love has cancer. It's even harder when it's your parent. As children, we typically see our parents as strong and invincible. When they get sick,...
Tips for Single Parents
Dating is hard enough when you're single -- but what about when you're a single parent? No doubt having a little one in tow can raise the stakes, but it can also raise a lot of tough questions....
What do Angelina Jolie, Sandra Bullock, and Kate Hudson have in common, besides being goddesses of the silver screen?  They're all single moms, choosing to have children without a hubby by their side. ...
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