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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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3 Fatherhood “Facts” That Are More Like Fiction

Is there anything scarier to a guy than the birth of their first child? Most men who have been there will tell you point blank that it’s nothing like they’ve ever experienced. And while that’s true, that moment after you first hear your child cry makes it really easy to overlook perhaps the scariest thing of […]

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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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Keeping the Flames Alive: Exploring the Five Languages of Love

There is no universal way to show someone how you love them. While some people may love a grand spectacle, others may enjoy their love being expressed in more subdued ways. Some people use their words, while others prefer to show love through their actions. No matter how you express your love, the importance is that […]

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Moving On: The Signs To End Your Relationship

Breaking up with someone is hard to do. No matter what your reasons may be, the end of any relationship signifies the start of a new chapter in your life. My parents would always stress to me that just because you found a partner that you could not become complacent. To be the right partner takes […]

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Respexuality: The Role of Respect and Communication in Sex

What does it mean to have a healthy sexual relationship? When I was first taught about sexuality, it was not by some crumpled magazine or my sister’s Cosmopolitan—instead, it was from my fourth grade Catholic teacher. Sex was simply something to not be done, except with the person you marry and the idea of sexual […]

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How To Be The Best Bridesmaid

The holidays seem to bring on a slew of engagements, especially once you enter your twenties. It seems like every December, your Facebook timeline is flooded with engagement announcements and proposal pictures! That’s been my experience as someone in their mid-twenties, that’s for sure. In January, these couples will begin to plan their weddings—and along […]

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Living Again After a Breakup

Relationships are a lot of work. What might be even more work however, is learning to love yourself again and moving on after a relationship ends. Our writer shares tips to help you move on after a relationship ends and the strength that comes from that.

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The Evolution of Love and the Phrase ‘I Love You’ Over Time

Butterflies encompassed my entire core the first time I uttered the phrase “I love you” to my partner. Holy smokes I thought, these are the words! I stammered and hummed and hawed my way through my speech, but ultimately looked at my dear partner and simply stated “I love you”. Boy, was that fun to […]

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Stop Horsing Around! 4 Flaws That Can Hinder Any Relationship

World-renowned marriage therapist and psychology professor, Dr. John Gottman discusses four flaws, known as his ‘four horsemen’ and how these traits can help cause strife in any relationship. It is through a proper awareness of some of the negative emotions to avoid in relationships that you can gain a further understanding of what helps make the proper relationship work.

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