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How to Help a Friend Cope With an Unhappy Marriage

How to Help a Friend Cope With an Unhappy Marriage

Written by on April 8, 2013 in Friendship Tips, Relationship Tips with 0 Comments

A reader described her friend’s toxic marriage, and asked for ways to help her friend cope. Here are a few tips for women who are struggling with the pain of seeing their friends in unhappy relationships. Here’s my reader’s comment, on my article How to Stop Loving a Man Who Lies, Cheats, and Steals. “My […]

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My Boyfriend Slept With His Ex-Girlfriend – What Do I Do?

My Boyfriend Slept With His Ex-Girlfriend – What Do I Do?

Written by on December 1, 2012 in Breakup Survival Tips, Relationship Tips, Resilience with 2 Comments

Here are three questions to ask yourself before deciding what to do after you find out your boyfriend had sex with his ex-girlfriend. Yesterday I got an anonymous email from a reader. Here’s an excerpt: “My boyfriend cheated, plain and simple. I don’t know how to deal with it. Before we got together, he had […]

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How Do We Move Past Our Old Problems?

How Do We Move Past Our Old Problems?

Q: My wife is unhappy and depressed, and keeps bringing up our old problems from the past. I don’t want to lose my marriage or my daughters. We’ve been together since she was 15 and I was 17, high school sweethearts. We have had our ups and downs in our relationship dealing with infidelity on […]

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5 Ways to Help a Friend Get Out of a Bad Relationship

5 Ways to Help a Friend Get Out of a Bad Relationship

Is your sister or girlfriend going out with the wrong guy? Here are five ways to help a friend get out of a bad relationship – but don’t expect miracles! Even the worst guys aren’t easily dumped. Here’s a reader’s dilemma: “My sister started dating this guy, and he constantly texts her and if she […]

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Is It Too Late to Fix Your Relationship? It Depends…

Is It Too Late to Fix Your Relationship? It Depends…

Written by on May 6, 2011 in Relationship Tips with 34 Comments

Here are five signs you should stop wondering if you can fix your relationship, and start taking action in one direction or another. One reader says, “I now feel we have maybe out grown each other and that too much hurt makes it impossible to repair things,” says N. on my article called Is My Marriage […]

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How to Solve Family Problems – Solutions for Toxic Relatives

How to Solve Family Problems – Solutions for Toxic Relatives

Knowing how to solve family problems is the best way to achieve your goals! These solutions for toxic relatives will help you solve family problems. But you must remember that the right solutions to life’s problems are different for everybody…and finding the right solutions may require trying different things until you find what works for you! Before […]

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Why Couples Break Up – 10 Types of Relationship Problems

Why Couples Break Up – 10 Types of Relationship Problems

Why do couples break up? These ten types of relationship problems don’t just explain why couples break up, they help couples avoid the relationship problems that lead to Splitsville and the pain of letting go of someone you love. Remember: all couples face relationship problems, but not all problems lead to a breakup. Before the tips, a […]

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7 Ways to Tell If Your Husband is Cheating on You

7 Ways to Tell If Your Husband is Cheating on You

Written by on October 13, 2009 in Breakup Survival Tips, Marriage Tips, Relationship Tips with 0 Comments

“Is my husband cheating on me?” is a question I’m often asked. So, you’re not alone if you’re wondering the same thing! Recently, on my 10 Ways to Improve a Bad Relationship article, a reader asked for ways to tell if her husband is cheating on her. I rounded up a few tips to spot cheating spouses – which […]

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Extrovert and Introvert Love – Loving Different Personalities

Extrovert and Introvert Love – Loving Different Personalities

Extrovert and introvert love is different, but not impossible! Here are tips on loving different personalities — because introverts and extroverts can fall in love and build strong relationships. These tips for introverts and extroverts will help them love each other despite their different ways of thinking and being in the world. “We all use […]

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10 Quips and Tips for Mother’s Day

10 Quips and Tips for Mother’s Day

These quips and tips for Mother’s Day are a “two for one” deal! The quips will personalize your Mother’s Day card, and the tips are practical, fun ways to celebrate the moms in your life. Here’s a quip from Pablo Picasso to kick it off: “When I was a child, my mother said to me, […]

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