Category: Relationships

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Are Internet Friendships “Real”?

“You don’t really have many friends, do you?” my boyfriend asks. “That’s not true, I have lots of friends!” I protest. “Internet friends don’t count,” he replies. This was a common opinion fifteen years ago, when the general public was first becoming aware of the Internet. Back then, if you made friends online, you were considered...

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When Jealousy is a Good Thing

Jealousy is an emotion meant to motivate. It is only a bad thing when you let it make you want to take away from someone else. It is okay to feel jealous as long as it makes you want to achieve more without harming anyone else. You can be happy for someone and jealous of them...

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When a Friend is Self-destructive

It may happen suddenly after a traumatic experience, or it might be a gradual drift: self-destructive behavior does not have one particular trigger. Excessive drinking or substance use, sabotaging relationships, and selfish, rash acts are all symptoms of a deeper psychological issue inside a person, and one or more of these symptoms can plague most of...

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What’s Love Got to Do With It?

The day I’d been warned about before I got married, came, and it was worse than I thought it would be. It was the day that my husband and I looked at each other and admitted we just didn’t feel the love anymore. We laid in bed that night and talked about it. “It feels like all of...

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What is the Effect of the Economy on Divorce?

In today’s world of unemployment and negative home equity, individuals contemplating or currently involved in a divorce are significantly affected. Many of these individuals are postponing their dissolutions in the hope of more favorable economic conditions in the future, while others are unable to sell their assets even once Judgment of Dissolution has been entered. According...

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Social Media Makeover: How to Give Your Profile Pic for FB a total Facelift In 5 easy Steps

Are you turning heads every time someone scrolls by your profile pic for FB? If you aren’t, it’s time to learn how to transform your profile picture so you can start making a lasting first impression. It isn’t just about making yourself look good. If you’re job searching, potential employers will see that you care about...

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The Pros and Cons of Reconnecting through Facebook

For many people, one of the most fascinating aspects of the Internet is the increasing ability to reconnect with people from your past. It used to be that hunting down long-lost friends was a time-consuming and often frustrating affair. In recent years, however, social networking sites such as Facebook have revolutionized the process by making it...

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The Pitfalls of Emotional Baggage

Unless you are very young, chances are that the relationship you are in now is not your first. This means that by definition, every relationship you’ve had up until this point has failed, for one reason or another. There is no need to feel ashamed of this, because life is a series of lessons. By going...