Forgive and be forgiven.
Forgive and be forgiven.
Love is a lot to ask. Tolerance will do for now.
What happens when a sloppy woman marries a fastidious man.
Let’s do this gratitude thing.
It’s not just a guy thing.
Two months into our trip, I finally figured out why my boyfriend and I were fighting.
If we can stay connected, maybe you can too.
But unfortunately, my husband doesn’t see it that way.
On an idyllic weekend getaway, I learn once again that happiness can’t be planned.
I wanted the tradition of taking my husband’s name. I didn’t foresee the heartbreak.
It’s all your fault, then it’s all my responsibility, then we’re both just imperfect humans.
He wants to party, she wants to read. Fear not: You can still have fun.
I used to resist the transition from euphoria to real love. No more.
On the surface we looked like a talkative wife and silent husband. Underneath, ghosts were at war.
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Managing money, sex, kids, time, work, and play—and what you post on social media.
You think you and your husband are compatible. Then you have a kid and try to feed him.
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.
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You don’t need luck to enjoy a passionate, mutually reverent marriage. You need some fierce, wild love.
You can’t just blame your partner and walk away from crazy. You have to change.
How we co-create solutions instead of fighting to each get our own way.
Silence, conflicts, sexual disconnection—nothing is as dangerous as this emotion.
It took “I don’t respect you” to realize my impact.
Whoever said couples should solve every argument before bed? Sleep on it and you may forget the fight altogether.
There’s a very clear line between disagreeing with your partner and emotionally abusing her.
The surprisingly simple question that can turn an argument into a constructive discussion.
When words get in the way, use your intuition and your body to reconnect with your partner on a deeper level.
Stay focused, avoid extreme statements, lay off the character assaults, and remember the toothpaste.
If you want to stay married, look out for these four common behaviors and replace them right quick.
The way you start a fight says a lot about your relationship’s future, so when you come out swinging, keep it clean.
Post this on your fridge. Walk to fridge during your next fight. Follow the directions.
Beneath the provoking, accusing, defending, and yelling lies an instinct telling you, “Be afraid. Be very, very afraid.”
Simply saying you’re sorry isn’t enough. If you really regret your actions, take the time to do it right.
If you want to really know (and love) someone, you have to learn to fight with them. Right?
It’s not the most fun way to spend an evening, but the data is clear: Couples who argue are better off than those who never rock the boat.
We all want to avoid it, but when we do, we miss out on the perfect opportunity to get closer to our partner.