Category: Relationships

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Being Your Husband’s ‘Help Meet’: What that Really Means

I was talking with a young woman one day about the relationship she had with her boyfriend. “Is he the one?” I asked. “Oh, please,” she shuddered, “don’t bring up the ‘M’ word!” “Marriage?” I asked, somewhat puzzled by her reaction. She shuddered again, “Ugh.” “What’s wrong with marriage?” I asked her. “What wrong with marriage?”...

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Are you Sabotaging Your Relationship?

Are you sabotaging your relationship without knowing it? Here are a few key warning signs to look for that could be pushing your partner away, and how you can fix these issues. Adding Fuel to A Burned Out Fire Do you often find yourself hurling insults at your partner and bringing up past mistakes or issues...

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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...