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If You’ve Been Diagnosed With Depression, You Need To Hear These 5 Truths

Have you recently been diagnosed with depression and struggling with making peace with that diagnosis? Or perhaps have you lived with depression for a long time but you still haven’t made peace with it and are having a hard time accepting it? Don’t worry! When figuring out how to deal with clinical depression, you are not alone. Every […]

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3 Things Couples In The Happiest Relationships Do — To Keep Things From Falling Apart

Have you ever noticed that the more you try to fight fair and work things out calmly with your significant other, the worse an argument gets? Why do your positive attempts to talk things through devolve so quickly into shouting matches, silent treatment or someone storming out? If we’re honest, most of us know what we’re […]

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The Smart Way Men & Women In Healthy Relationships Communicate

Do you wonder how to create healthy relationships grounded in mutual respect, compassion, and emotional safety? One effective approach — that works in both your personal and professional life — is called nonviolent communication (NVC) or collaborative communication. What is nonviolent communication? According to The Center for Nonverbal Communication, NVC is “based on the principles of […]

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If Your Partner Is Unfaithful, Science Says You’re Programed To Have This Reaction (But It’s Not Healthy)

A cheating wife or husband evokes a predictable sort of rage in the scorned spouse — including an intense urge to seek revenge. Whether they actually take revenge for the infidelity or not (and we certainly recommend they do not!) depends on a handful of outside factors. But experts agree that an urge to throw a laptop out a window or […]

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If These 5 Things Sound Familiar, It Means Your Relationship Is Unhealthy

Romantic relationships can be difficult, fulfilling, complicated, intense, bitter, burdening or stimulating — each of these things separately or all of them together. Still, the most important thing about each relationship is whether or not it makes us happy and if it is significant to us. Unfortunately, the sad truth is that there are too […]

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3 Smart Ways To Attract Your Soulmate (And Stop Spending Valentine’s Day Alone)

Make this the last Valentine’s Day you spend feeling lonely. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, followed by Singles Awareness Dayon February 15, it’s that time of the year when feeling lonely being single seems thrown directly in your face. You’ve just barely survived the holidays with family members asking the dreaded, “Why are you still single?” question. Now, […]

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Why Blaming Others And Pointing Fingers Will Kill Your Relationship

Is there a single quality that’s vital to the success of every relationship? Is there one element that both controls our behaviors and predicts their outcome? Yes, and the answer is a single word: trust. A relationship without basic trust has no security. Without trust there’s no way to predict another person’s behaviors, which can make […]