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Better Marriages™ Provides Answers and Support for Couples Committed to Sharing Their Journey Through Life

By Suzanne Wentley In the 1970s, the divorce rate in America began to climb, leading many observers to wonder whether the institution of marriage was doomed. Despite the celebrity splits that seem to dominate the news, the US divorce rate has […]

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Couples Guide to Finances

Our friends at www.ourstart.com research and write about the latest pregnancy and motherhood trends. They understand that money management between two people is crucial to any successful relationship. Whether dating, engaged or married, sharing financial responsibilities is a huge factor that should […]

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The Impact of Tiredness on Marital Conflicts

By: Tuck.com They say to “never go to bed angry,” but dealing with conflict while sleep-deprived can be a recipe for disaster. Tired couples may find themselves arguing more than when they are well-rested. One reason for this is that sleep deprivation not […]

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Married to Jekyll; Betrayed by Hyde

By: Caleb Anderson Caleb developed an opiate addiction after being in a car accident. He’s in recovery today and wants to inspire others to overcome their addictions.  Addiction and relationships Addiction changes people and they often feel and act as though they are […]

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CULTIVATING A HAPPY MARRIAGE: WHAT’S THE SECRET?

By Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott What do you picture when you imagine a happy marriage? Some people think of financial security, a nice house, physical beauty, good health, high-profile careers, a thriving social life, or societal status. Others picture a quiet […]

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How You Can Avoid Marriage Madness

By: Prepare/Enrich   March Madness, the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, is nearing its end. Whether you are on track to win your office pool or you just discovered that March Madness is not actually another name for spring fever, you have probably […]

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How stress affects your health

Stress: We've all felt it. Sometimes stress can be a positive force, motivating you to perform well at your piano recital or job interview. But often — like when you're stuck in traffic — it's a negative force. If you […]

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Financial Goal Setting With Your Spouse

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Patty Moore of Working Mother Life. For many couples, money is a major source of tension within a relationship. In fact, in a 2017 survey, 49 percent of all respondents considered money to be the most […]

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TED Talk: Dare to Disagree

Good relationships aren’t built on constantly agreeing with each other, as Heffernan, serial entrepreneur and “Beyond Measure” author, explains. Great research teams, relationships, and businesses allow people to deeply disagree, she says, but “the truth won’t set us free until we […]

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TED Talk: The Secret to Desire in a Long-Term Relationship

Esther Perel conducts research around the world on how couples can cultivate long-term sexual relationships. She says in her TED Talk that sustaining desire in a committed relationship comes down to reconciling our need for security and our need for […]

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