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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 Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   04.18.18   |   SHARE
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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! Read...
Simone B.    |   04.5.18   |   SHARE
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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. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   03.15.18   |   SHARE
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Previews for a showdown between Kenny & Lee marked a dark turn for Rachel's season of "The Bachelorette." (Image Credit: YouTube/Bachelor Nation on ABC)

Bachelorette Review: Weddings In Wisconsin & More Of Racist, "Alternative Facts" Lee

Due to racist Lee, the night continues to devolve into another series of stereotypes, as the non-Black bachelors in the house get into it with the Read...
Jagger Blaec    |   06.20.17   |   SHARE
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You and your partner need to connect over more than scheduling and chore lists. Here are some fun ways to stay in the romance zone. (Image Credit: Mariah Sharp aka @mightymooseart)

11 Ways To Connect With Your Partner When You’re Busy, Broke, Or Both

This week in Love Lessons, connecting with your partner over something more exciting than laundry. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   05.4.17   |   SHARE
Love Lessons
Slow and steady really does win the relationship race.

Why Jumping Into A Relationship Isn't A Good Idea

“Slow and steady wins the race.” It's a phrase I learned back when I was rocking pigtails and a Spice Girls sticker-book was my most prized Read...
Jessica Wendroff    |   03.13.17   |   SHARE
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Me, My Parents, Fox News, And A Screaming Match — Being An Adult Is Complicated

Becoming an adult didn’t magically open me up to their world and their psyche as I thought it would. Even having children of my own did little to Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   12.27.16   |   SHARE
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People tend to attract partners in their complementary attachment style in almost all of their romantic relationships. (Image: Thinkstock)

Are You And Your Partner Romantically Compatible?

Imagine you just went out with someone that you like, and have been out with a few times, but that you’re still not quite sure where things are Read...
Erin McKelle    |   09.22.16   |   SHARE
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