Category: Relationships

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How My Mother Helped Me Choose the Right Man

Article by Sandra Marshall It is amazing how you can know someone for years, and yet it can take that long for their faults to surface. It is also amazing how you can meet someone and know almost instantly that they are all wrong for you. Choosing the right man is a trying process, made even...

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5 Relationship Myths You Should Know

If asked to define or describe a relationship, almost everyone will tell a version of a relationship that is at least a bit unrealistic. Some people picture good relationships in overly romantic fashion while never having anything like that in real life. These misconceptions sometimes lead to unnecessary troubles in relationships. Let’s look at the top...

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His Needs, Her Needs

heard them before I even met them. I was wrapping up a session when I heard the arguing coming from my waiting room. My client looked flustered and lost her train of thought.  I tried hard to stay on track with her as I thought, “Oh boy! This last session of the day is going to...

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Getting Past Rejection

So, you got dumped. Ouch. Yes, it’s rough. In between the sobbing sessions and the constant barrage of incoming advice, sometimes you wish the earth would open up and swallow you. In fact, often it’s difficult to know which is the most distressing aspect — the actual breakup itself, or the never-ending and conflicting counseling you...

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Friend Dates

It happens in even the most dynamic of friendships: you get tired of the hassle and expense of going out all the time, so you start hanging out at each other’s houses instead. Over time this becomes a habit: not doing anything, not going anywhere. It might be fun sometimes just to sit and chat, and...

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How Relationships Affect Health And Wellbeing

Whether you’re enjoying the first flushes of a new relationship after meeting on a date service like this, or have enjoyed a committed partnership for some time, there is so much more to being in love than a feeling of contentment. Relationships can have a profound effect on your overall health in so many ways. Positive...

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Decorating the Church for Your Wedding Day

It’s your wedding, and you want everything to be perfect; but perfection comes at a high price. After you’ve spent tons of money on invitations, your dress, and bouquets for yourself and your attendants, it’s now time to turn your attention to decorating the church. This could be another costly expenditure if you’re of the mindset...

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Dating Your Spouse

Do you remember when you met your spouse? Where you were, what you were doing, what they were wearing? How about your first date? How many outfits you tried on until you found the right one? Those feelings of excited nervousness you experienced until you saw each other? What about when you decided to continue to see...