The challenge of making rational decisions in an emotional world.
I saw firsthand how those who learn from divorce enjoy amazing dating lives.
Partnering up is a matter of dumb luck. Sooner or later, your luck will turn.
Hate results from a powerful combination of two awful feelings.
5 Pieces of Inspiration to Keep You Out of Divorce Court
Managing money, sex, kids, time, work, and play—and what you post on social media.
What 1,000 divorces taught me about the truths underlying marriage.
How to really commit, and what you can do to create a good foundation.
Mining the existential truths and emotional skills of the poly set.
Look beneath the role you tend to play in relationship, then beneath that, and so on, until you see the hilarity of it all.
Marriage goes far beyond spouse and children. Your family, friends, and entire community have a stake.
How to figure out what you really want, and communicate it to your partner, before resentment sets in.
Fear kept private builds on itself, but share your fears and watch trust grow.
In the natural world, the strongest elements know how to bend and not break. Do you?
Taking on extra responsibility makes you no better than anyone else. Do it out of love or skip it.
Hope versus doubt, or the conundrum of cognitive dissonance for the engaged couple.
Stay focused, avoid extreme statements, lay off the character assaults, and remember the toothpaste.
Do you sometimes doubt your love? Great, that means you have a functioning brain.
Post this on your fridge. Walk to fridge during your next fight. Follow the directions.
Let’s face it—everyone wants something a little weird now and then.
Beneath the provoking, accusing, defending, and yelling lies an instinct telling you, “Be afraid. Be very, very afraid.”
You’re giving up a lot to be in this one particular relationship. But guess what? So is your partner.
If you want to really know (and love) someone, you have to learn to fight with them. Right?
The phantom image that comes between you and your partner-—your fantasy mate—is actually the cause of your pain.
We all want to avoid it, but when we do, we miss out on the perfect opportunity to get closer to our partner.
True stories and honest advice, because it’s time to get real about relationships.