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4 Healthy Resolution Tactics For Relationship Issues

Even the happiest of marriages and relationships can have occasional issues. Few people abstain from lovers quarrels, and those who do may be bottling up their feelings instead. Even if you always make up after you argue, some things you fight about can still go unresolved. This leads to resentment and growing problems. Arguing too much without getting anywhere or pretending all is well does not serve anyone. Here are my top 4 healthy resolution tactics for relationship issues.

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4 Ways To Prepare Your Child For A Hospital Stay

***This post is a collaboration and may contain affiliate links. If your child has to go to the hospital for treatment or tests, you will …

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Safe And Satisfying Sex For The Modern Woman

Despite the fact that most of the adults in this world have regular sex, it’s a topic that many don’t talk about nearly enough. That is unless it’s over cocktails with our absolute best friends. So, what do you say...shall we talk about sex? Here are 5 tips for safe and satisfying sex for the modern woman.

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Relationship Fulfillment At Every Stage

When it comes to love relationships, change can be terrifying. How do you know you are making the right choices with the right person? What if things don't work out? Unfortunately, you can't ever 100% know the answers until you take the step you are contemplating. That said, there are some things you can do to create relationship fulfillment at every stage.

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Is My Relationship Worth Fighting For?

Making the decision to end any relationship shouldn’t be done on a whim or in anger. And, if you find yourself on the receiving end of being unceremoniously dumped, you should consider what led up to it. If it was in the heat of the moment after an emotional throw down, you may want to step back and reflect before throwing the towel in. At this point, you may be asking yourself this: Is my relationship worth fighting for? Only you can answer that question, but here are some tips to navigating the tough road.

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3 Effective Ways To Save Your Relationship

Has your relationship been in the red zone for longer than you care to admit? Have you both had enough? It might be time to make some changes. A lot of the time we avoid confronting problems because it seems easier than facing them. However, not addressing those problems may save you from having an awkward conversation, but it makes life harder. Why live in misery when you could solve the problem? The longer issues go unspoken, the more damage they can cause. Not sure how things could improve? These 3 effective ways to save your relationship are worth a try, at least.

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“I Want A Divorce” 3 Things To Consider Before You File

Perhaps you’ve been unhappy for a while, or maybe in the midst of a heated argument, you caught yourself imagining what life would be like with someone else. You precariously utter those 4 words: "I want a divorce." Maybe you meant them, maybe you didn’t, but now you opened that door you hoped would always stay closed.

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3 Ways To Stay Emotionally Healthy Before And During A Divorce

You've lived through the warning signs that your marriage is in trouble. You're done snapping at each other and being miserable. It's time to make a new plan. But, you ask yourself, "Where did things go wrong" in an attempt to understand. The thing is, marriages and long-term relationships tend to go downhill over the course of time, so it can be difficult to pinpoint exactly when the decline started. However, when you do acknowledge that things are just not working well, and you've done all that you can, it's time to consider ended things. Here are 3 things you can do to stay emotionally healthy before and during a divorce.

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3 Signs Your Friend Has A Drinking Problem

There’s nothing better than having a glass of something strong to relax you on a Friday night. It’s harmless, right? Maybe so, but it can lead to something much worse. Alcoholism is a harmful, dangerous disease. If you suspect one of your friends is going down that path, it’s crucial you act fast to stop the spiraling. Before you can act, you need to be sure your suspicions are right. Don’t fall out with your friend by jumping to the wrong conclusions. Some people drink more than others, and it can be hard to detect when there’s a problem. Here are some signs you should look out for if you’re worried that your friend might have a drinking problem.

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Could A Long Engagement Be Better For Your Relationship?

A speedy engagement might be the best choice for some people, depending on their situation. But there are many couples who believe a long engagement could be just the thing to ensure that their relationship lasts. Is it possible that spending more time in the in-between state of engagement can make your relationship stronger? Let's take a look at some strong points in favor of it.

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Wanna Get Married In 2017? 4 Tips To Get Things Rolling

Are you always the bridesmaid and never the bride? Do you find yourself waiting, hoping and praying that your partner is going to ask that all-important question? Is it your turn? If you have answered yes to these questions then, perhaps, now is the time to take that next step with your partner and make 2017 the year you get married. But how do you go about doing that? Easy! I thought I would share with you some ideas on how you can take the next step in your relationship. I hope it inspires you to get things moving along.

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Writing Meaningful Wedding Vows To Remember

You and your partner have decided to declare your love for each other in front of your nearest and dearest, and you couldn’t be more excited to do so. You’ve got the whole day planned out, from where you’ll say “I do” to how you’ll celebrate afterward. Your special day wouldn't be complete without wedding vows to remember. Do I sense a subtle cringe? I get it, you're not a poet. Don't worry, I've compiled a few hints and tips to get you started.

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5 Ways To Support A Loved One In Difficult Times

There are few things in life more painful than watching the suffering of someone you love. Even worse, if you don't have the tools or information to help, you feel lost. Sometimes, you can do nothing but watch him or her drift away from you. If you've ever had extreme challenges, you know it can be difficult to ask for help or even admit that there is something wrong. So, how do you support a hurting loved one without creating a wedge or resentment? Even if it seems hopeless, there are things that you can do. Here are a few ways to help and support a loved one in need.

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4 Ways To Spend Quality Alone Time With Your Partner

Getting quality alone time with your partner can be challenging, especially if you have children. Yes, we parents said goodbye to spontaneous one-on-one adventures as soon as we left the delivery room. But, even childless couples can get into a pattern of neglecting the intimacy they once knew. No matter what the reason is for the neglect in this area, there are some solutions if you are willing to make some plans and stick to them. Try these 4 things out to spice things up and find that magical alone time you long for.

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5 Things Your Teen Daughter May Wish She Could Change

Girls can obsess about many different things, especially between the ages of 13 and 17. The hair, the clothes, the voice, the body...on and on they can go! Though most of these types of obsessions are normal and soon pass, some can lead to insecurity and low self-esteem. The fact is, most girls, including your teen daughter, have something they would change about themselves if given the opportunity. And, there is nothing wrong with that; however, it's important to help our daughters to understand the beauty of being themselves and owning who they are inside and out. Here are some of the most common things that your teen may be wishing she could change about herself.

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