I recently read an enlightening article in the New York Times, written by a woman who spent some time (after her divorce) sleeping with married men. These men were having no sex within their marriages. Desire had dried up – at least, as they described it, their wives’ desire. The author then discusses trying to…

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Worried the romance is fading from your marriage and looking for a ways to get it back. Rest assured there are plenty of little things you can do strike up that spark again. No matter deeply you’re love, romance tips can go a long way towards keeping “that lovin’ feelin’” alive for decades to come.…

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by Kate Dixon One-third of all marriages are battling some or the other type of sexual problems; if the passion in your marriage has dried up suddenly, for whatever reasons, you must be experiencing an overriding desire to play the blame game. If your spouse does not respond to your need for physical expression of…

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by Amy Waterman A few weeks ago, we received an email from Claire, a freelance consultant from Ohio, who told us that her marriage was in bad shape. She says: “Last month, my husband and I had a huge meltdown in the car while we were on an out-of-town trip. Apparently, he’s been harboring a…

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Amy Waterman says that the single biggest reason couples break up is due to poor communication. (For those of you who don’t know Amy Waterman, she is the author of Save My Marriage Today.) So many couples break up over issues that could have been resolved if they had only opened the lines of communication…

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by Amy Waterman We’ve heard the term ‘two old marrieds’ before. Most of us ‘younger marrieds’ harbor dreams of getting to that point. Some of us find it unappealing and unexciting. After all, what would you always prefer? A marriage as comfy as an old sock or the one hyped up in romantic novels and…

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by Jeffrey Levine Here’s a relationship question from a reader: “My husband makes plans without even telling me. Sometimes it’s something he wants me to do with him and he tells me at the last minute, but most of the time it’s something he does with his friends, or working out.He just does it, and…

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by Jeffrey Mark Levine Here’s a great question from a reader that just about sums up nearly every difficulty in a relationship or marriage: “How do I get my man to stop doing all this stuff he does that hurts our relationship, and start paying me more attention instead of spending his time doing things…

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Confronting the behaviors that bug our partners, with a lot of humor and goodwill, can result in a more honest and tolerant relationship where both positives and negatives can be fully appreciated. No matter how close we are to our partner, no matter how strong the bond and the mutual likes and dislikes, there are…

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by Amy Waterman When you look back to the moments in your marriage where you’ve – perhaps accidentally, and perhaps on purpose – hurt your husband, it’s common to wish that you could go back in time and do things differently. Sadly, what’s done is done; both of you need to live with the consequences.…

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