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Can Taking a Vacation Together Save Your Marriage?

In an attempt to rekindle those initial inklings of romance that first drove a couple to wedded bliss, a growing number of distressed married couples on the brink of separation or divorce are looking towards vacationing as an opportunity to save their broken marriage. Known as “save-cations,” these trips are regarded as a form of self-counseling and becoming […]

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How to Support Good Friends with Bad Choices

A good friend who sticks by you through thick and thin is a rarity these days. But if our friendships have taught us anything—and acclaimed HBO favorites like Entourage or Girls verify—certain friendships, where one friend continually makes bad decisions can be frustrating. We all have someone who is true blue, kind, and always caring but […]

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Entertainment Roundup: What Happened in March

February may be long gone, but there was still plenty of love in the air for Hollywood in March! This month was loaded with engagements, brilliant live television performances, and clap-backs galore. We break it all down in this month’s entertainment roundup! Without further ado, let’s March right into the biggest Hollywood headlines from this […]

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Guest Writer, Jenna Guerin: What to Do When You Have Your First Post-Wedding Fight

It’s not a matter of if, but unquestioningly, a matter of when. There will come a point after your wedding day when the euphoria of newlywed life nonchalantly subsides. It often happens in undetectable ways as reality forces its way back in your life. Months after you’ve framed the wedding photos and put away the registry items, you come to realize that you and your significant other have more differences beyond the differences you have already come to accept.

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Can Having a Baby Resolve Marital Infidelity?

Whether emotional or physical, many couples believe the number one quick fix to infidelity is by having a baby. Often assumed that the miracle of a new life will aid in a newly renewed bond between the couple for a better relationship and distract them from past conflict, a baby becomes the ultimate symbol of […]

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Going The Distance: The Importance of Marrying Your Best Friend

Being in love is one of the best feelings in the world, transcending eras, love songs, and a slew of Pinterest boards. But being in love with your best friend is everything love is truly about! As Friedrich Nietzsche said it best all those years ago, “It is not a lack of love, but a lack of […]

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‘Sweet Hearts’ — A Playlist for Valentine’s Day

Conversation hearts are a staple of Valentine’s Day confections. This year, Sweethearts celebrates 150 years of those sugary sweet, pastel colored, and heart-shaped candies stamped with fun, friendly, and flirty statements. If you’re not one for long declarations of love, candy hearts are a way to say more with less (while putting sweet words in your sweetheart’s […]

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Letter from the Editor: Love with Reckless Abandon

With the holidays approaching and another significant year ending, it’s hard to believe we will be starting afresh in just a few short days. From tragedies here at home and overseas, to a humanitarian crisis, to threats, disease, the rise of hate speech against minorities and of course, the insane politics of circus performers—the world has seen hard times this year.

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How to Deal With Being Ghosted and Ease the Heartbreak

Though it may seem like a new phenomenon, “ghosting” is quite possibly the most earth-shattering way to break up with someone and has become a huge part of our growing culture. Regarded as a way of cutting off all communication with an individual without any valid explanation, ghosting is not only the most disrespectful and […]

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Starting a Relationship: Friends Versus Friends With Benefits

There is no ‘best way’ to meet your partner. Sometimes you may come across your partner when (or where) you least expect it. Other times you may find yourself actively searching for a partner. For some individuals, being single may present an opportunity to realize that someone you considered a friend could become something more. For others a […]

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How Can I Be Ready to Find the One?

How do you find the person you are going to marry? There is no shortcut and sometimes finding your life partner can come with a lot of trial and error. As people continue to search for the one, they may have blinded themselves to the steps that they can take as an unattached individual. The right […]

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Figuring Out If You’re With “The One”

How do you know you want to marry someone? No matter how much you love your partner today, the idea of an eternal bond can seem overwhelming. As scary as marriage may seem, it is not as scary as trying to imagine life without the right partner. A lot of people get married for the wrong […]

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Examining the Warning Signs of Manipulation

Nobody enters into a relationship that they know will be damaging or cause abuse, be that physical or emotional. Despite not knowing it from the start, many relationships can become damaging in both obvious and subtle ways. No matter how negative the relationship may become, leaving your partner is never an easy decision. For those in emotionally […]

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