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Why Do Guys Assume I Want A Relationship?

“What in the hell did I do or say that made you think I wanted to be in a relationship?” I asked him.

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6 Ways We Sabotage Our Relationships With “Caretaking” Behavior

When we adopt the “caretaker” role, we minimize our partner’s contributions and exaggerate our own, which creates an unbalanced dynamic that prevents intimacy from developing.

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I’m A Rape Survivor; This Is How My Husband & I Handle Intimacy

Assault does not disappear because the new identities of “spouse” or “mother” accumulate in your wake. This is how my husband and I handle intimacy.

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If your partner is still connected to his horrible ex in a way neither of you can do anything about, here are six ways to cope.

6 Ways To Deal With Your Partner’s Horrible Ex

If your partner is still connected to his horrible ex in a way neither of you can do anything about, here are six ways to cope.

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I'm Glad I Chose Myself Over My Boyfriend​

I smiled and walked out the door, choosing myself over a guy, choosing my business over a person who wanted me to be someone I no longer was.

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Doomed by our matching tattoos?

I Got Matching Tattoos With My Husband Because I Wanted To Curse Our Marriage

It's over. I know it's over because at least three people have told me that if you have your partner's name tattooed literally anywhere on your body (but especially if it's visible), your relationship is going to fall apart.

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We texted day and night over weeks about novels, poems, single parenting, farming, teaching, and writing — proof positive of an extending courtship,

My Fantasy Online Courtship Went From Charming To Creepy Once We Met

We texted day and night over weeks about novels, single parenting, farming, and writing — proof positive of an extending courtship. But then we met!

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The author and her husband.

I’m Not The Person My Husband Married

This is not the person my husband married. We're all a little crazy. We're all trying. Tomorrow we will not be the people we are today.

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