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Ask Erin: Is My Depression Pushing My Boyfriend Away?

I have, at times, mistreated him due to letting my depression (and the anger it has caused) take over.  Read...
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Ask Erin: My Boyfriend Keeps Commenting On My Body

My boyfriend is normally funny and sweet...However, sometimes, when we are just chilling and cuddling, he will make comments about my body that seem to come out of nowhere. Read...
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10 Things You Don’t Learn About Marriage Until You’ve Been Married At Least A Decade

This article by AnnaMarie Houlis first appeared on Fairygodboss and has been republished with permission.


More than 90 percent of the population marries by age 50, according to the American Psychological Association. But just because people get married, doesn't mean they really understand marriage.

We asked women who've been married for at least a decade to share what they've learned about marriage. According to them, you don't truly get marriage until you've been married this long. Here's what there is to grasp...

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Ask Erin: I'm Jealous Of My Boyfriend's Ex-Wife

I feel so jealous, and I don’t know how to handle it. All the things I want, she gave him, and he doesn’t want those things again. Read...
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Ask Erin: How Do I Move Forward After An Abusive Marriage?

The people I date tend to be very nice people who I enjoy spending time with but are never people I would be serious about building a life with.  Read...
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Ask Erin: My Fiancé Feels Like A Roommate 

I feel like he is a roommate. It's not that we don't kiss or have sweet moments, but it's not enough.

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Ask Erin: Why Is My Boyfriend Avoiding Me?

My boyfriend is avoiding me. Am I smothering him? Did I do something wrong?

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Ask Erin: How Do I Stop My Feelings For Someone Other Than My Boyfriend?

My boyfriend and I are generally very happy... except for one thing — I have powerful, almost overwhelming feelings for a mutual friend of ours.

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