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Many Men Tend to Keep Relationships at Arm's Length | Psych ...

Many Men Tend to Keep Relationships at Arm's Length | Psych ... | marriage | Scoop.it
For women, happiness and contentment is intimately bound up in both their romantic partnerships and best friendships. In contrast, men remain at a.
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The 12 Ties that Bind Long-Term Relationships | Williamsburg ...

The 12 Ties that Bind Long-Term Relationships | Williamsburg ... | marriage | Scoop.it
What are the secrets to a healthy and lasting relationship. This article describes 12 things researchers have identified help us stay together, such as enjoying new things together and focusing on your partner's positive traits.
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I agree with some of the things-but boarderline creepy on others- "posessiveness', always knowing where your spouse is"-for some. red flags.

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Tests of Trust: Important Moments in Relationships

Tests of Trust: Important Moments in Relationships | marriage | Scoop.it
Three Situations When Trust is Built
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Has applications in many relationships- tiny moments can mean so much in our lives

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Marriage health check recommended for older couples - Marilyn ...

Marriage health check recommended for older couples - Marilyn ... | marriage | Scoop.it
Older couples should reassess their relationships, Relate advises.
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5 Ways to Grow Fleeting Contacts into Lasting Relationships

5 Ways to Grow Fleeting Contacts into Lasting Relationships | marriage | Scoop.it
Turning contacts into mutually beneficial relationships requires discipline, organization and generosity. Make it about them, not you.
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About all kinds of relationships- 

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A Technique to Solve Conflict in Relationships - Care2

A Technique to Solve Conflict in Relationships - Care2 | marriage | Scoop.it
One of my husband's most reliable responses to my often high level of emotionality is: “Can you just be neutral?”
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Important 'A' Words That Strengthen Relationships | P.M. NEWS ...

Important 'A' Words That Strengthen Relationships | P.M. NEWS ... | marriage | Scoop.it
Important 'A' Words That Strengthen Relationships | First with Nigeria News – Nigerian leading evening Newspaper -
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Appreciate, Give Attention, Admire- can't go wrong, can't get enough of these ways to build relationships with those you love

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5 Tips To Keep Passion Alive in Long Term Relationships | Care2 ...

5 Tips To Keep Passion Alive in Long Term Relationships | Care2 ... | marriage | Scoop.it
Most of my sexuality has occurred in a long term, mostly monogamous marriage of more than 30 years.
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Spontaneity - ans watch this-http://www.ted.com/talks/esther_perel_the_secret_to_desire_in_a_long_term_relationship.html

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Study: Romantic relationships may make you sick | FOX6Now.com ...

Study: Romantic relationships may make you sick | FOX6Now.com ... | marriage | Scoop.it
OHIO (WITI) -- Feeling insecure and anxious about your romantic relationship may harm your health. Ohio State University researchers studied nearly 100 couples. All reported their general anxiety levels and answered ...
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'Longest married' couple in US says key to a healthy relationship is just ... - Fox News

'Longest married' couple in US says key to a healthy relationship is just ... - Fox News | marriage | Scoop.it
'Longest married' couple in US says key to a healthy relationship is just ...
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John and Ann Betar weren't supposed to get married. Her father had arranged for her to wed another man, but she and John fled Bridgeport and eloped in New York.
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A healthy relationship is also the key to a healthy life, new study finds - PennLive.com

A healthy relationship is also the key to a healthy life, new study finds - PennLive.com | marriage | Scoop.it
A healthy relationship is also the key to a healthy life, new study finds
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marriage story pic.jpg View full size Dan and Heather Keefer of Newberry Township make a point of working to keep their relationship healthy.
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 Time for the two of you, Shared activities- key to healthy relationship, and your own health

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Good relationships lead to a healthier life, so working on your relationships, and making them a priority is worth it! 

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Shakesville: The Thing About Abusive Relationships

Shakesville: The Thing About Abusive Relationships | marriage | Scoop.it
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taking the blame- abusive relationships

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» Abstinence Can Lift Drinking-Induced Depression - Psych Central News

» Abstinence Can Lift Drinking-Induced Depression  - Psych Central News | marriage | Scoop.it
A new study clarifies that heavy drinking can lead to mood problems that often result in depression. Although experts have long known that heavy drinking can
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alcohol abuse/dependence or a major depression can occur when people drink heavily ... You may be depressed BECAUSE you drink heavily.

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Coping with long-distance grandparent relationships | BabyCenter ...

Coping with long-distance grandparent relationships | BabyCenter ... | marriage | Scoop.it
12 Responses to Coping with long-distance grandparent relationships. momoftwo says: April 6, 2013 at 1:17 pm. We're long distance (really long, like continents away), but we try to get home at Christmas and in the summer ...
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Nomalanga: Porsha & Kordell's Divorce Shows Ultimatums Have No Place In Healthy Relationships

Nomalanga: Porsha & Kordell's Divorce Shows Ultimatums Have No Place In Healthy Relationships | marriage | Scoop.it
By Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses So the latest news from the Desperate Housewives circuit (yes, I know they call themselves "real"; not "desperate") is that former Steeler, Kordell Stewart, is divorcing  Real Housewives star, Porsha Williams-Stewart.
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communication is two way- you have to have 'buy-in' to even have 1 follower

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Psychologists Discover What Gary Douglas Has Been Saying About ...

Psychologists Discover What Gary Douglas Has Been Saying About ... | marriage | Scoop.it
Men believe that if they get into a relationship, they'll get the sex they're looking for. Women think that if they have sex with someone, they'll get.
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Do you agree?

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Why Living in the Now Makes Your Relationships Say Wow - Ask Dr ...

Why Living in the Now Makes Your Relationships Say Wow - Ask Dr ... | marriage | Scoop.it
In this Ask Dr. Love radio show, Dr. Jamie Turndorf discusses the link between mindfulness (living in the now) and relationship satisfaction In this episod...
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A Technique to Solve Conflict in Relationships - Care2

A Technique to Solve Conflict in Relationships - Care2 | marriage | Scoop.it
One of my husband's most reliable responses to my often high level of emotionality is: “Can you just be neutral?”
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Neutral or disloyal?

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The Importance of Healthy Boundaries in Romantic Relationships ...

When healthy boundaries are not established in courtship or committed relationships, those relationships become ridden with rigidness and control. This is more difficult to do in relationships where a partner is struggling with ...
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8 Great Dates (for $10 or less): Investing in your marriage doesn't have to break the bank!

Investing in your marriage doesn't have to break the bank!

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Best memories are from dates like these~

 

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Love these creative ideas for super-cheap dates! Completely do-able!

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Are Online Relationships Healthy for Young People? | Dr. Jim Taylor ...

Are Online Relationships Healthy for Young People? | Dr. Jim Taylor ... | marriage | Scoop.it
Are Online Relationships Healthy for Young People?
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Missing crucial elements- too easy for dishonest people to hide who they really are- 

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10 Mistakes Companies Make That Destroy Employee Productivity

10 Mistakes Companies Make That Destroy Employee Productivity | marriage | Scoop.it
Does your company help or hinder employee productivity? Many workplaces present obstacles, rules, and distractions that keep workers from getting their job done. Don't let your company make these m...
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Is Marriage Making You Fat? 3 Ways to Stop Overeating - Health ...

Is Marriage Making You Fat? 3 Ways to Stop Overeating - Health ... | marriage | Scoop.it
My husband is generally a healthy eater, which is great for me because his habits are contagious. But I know if I were to eat the way he does all the time, I'd surely put on weight. For instance, if dinner is especially delicious, ...
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3 Things I Wish I Knew Before We Got Married

3 Things I Wish I Knew Before We Got Married | marriage | Scoop.it
Everyone who’s been married for even a short while will learn things they didn’t know going into it. Here’s three of those things.
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the more you give to your marriage, the more it gives back

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