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Get Comfortable With The Uncomfortable. A Reason By Chödrön

Get comfortable with the uncomfortable, because it is the key to realizing happiness. The popular writer Pema Chödrön, who was born Dierdre Brown in New Jersey (but, hey, that’s another story) put it this way: “. . .the pain that you’re resisting cuts you off from...
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The Confines Of An Open Marriage

Let’s consider the confines of an open marriage. Yes, an open marriage. Yes, the kind where you and your spouse can date and have sex with others, outside the marriage. This past month, The Times Magazine published a challenging and intriguing article by Susan Dominus that...
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Long Marriages Breaking Up and Starting Fresh

Long marriages. “Breaking up and starting fresh, which everyone around you seems to be doing, can begin to look like a wonderful and altogether logical proposition. . .” Humph. The title was attention-getting enough when a few years back Ada Calhoun wrote those words...
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When To Seek Infertility Counseling

There are three slightly subtle scenarios for when to seek infertility counseling. Subtle only in that they creep in on us, and then they sound off like a wake-up call. Wouldn’t it be nice to detect the scenario before the sirens? But, wait. Even before these more common...
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Tripping Over a Vacation: What Parents Need to Know

It’s curious how few of us know that our vacation is not a vacation. It’s a trip. But, I am not the one who put words to this conundrum. Below is a guest post by M.Blazoned. After posting it on her own blog page, it was also shared at the Huffington Post  ba...
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Deciding or Sliding Into a Relationship

When it comes to a relationship, the majority of us seem to slide into them.  Unfortunately, sliding is not deciding. It is a route to mid-life crises. For instance, take living together: Researchers at the University of Colorado found that two-thirds of us just sort of slide...
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Economists Have Two Qs To Predict Divorce

Economists have two Qs for you to ask yourself: 1. On a scale of one to five, how do you think your level of happiness would be if you and your partner separated? One, being awful and five being better. 2. How do you think your partner’s level of happiness would be if the...
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Auditioning for Love and Attention

Ever feel like you might as well be auditioning for love and attention on NBC’s show The Voice? We might not be holding a mic, singing for a little t.l.c. and approval. But, we do long for affection, emotional support, solidarity, humor, undivided listening, sex and so on....
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Simple signs that you might be a power couple

We might have guessed it as kids, while eating our peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. There are simple signs that you and your best buddy could become a power couple. In other words, that you’ve the potential for greater creativity and fulfillment thanks to your...
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After An Affair: Do I Stay Or Do I Leave?

After an affair, you might think the first big decision is “Do I stay or do I leave?” It’s not. Of course, we don’t really need the Game of Thrones to teach us about marriage, passion, betrayal and rage. Then again, it’s fire-ravaging dragons and...
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