popular topics in healthy marriage

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    Healthy Marriage
    The 14 Rules of Long-Lasting Relationships
    To use these Rules effectively, you have to start out with someone who wants you to be happy and is prepared at least to meet you half way in making that happen. If you're approaching the relationship with the same attitude, you are well on your ...
  • Family Life
    Co-Parenting
    Becoming the Mother You Want to Be
    Becoming the Mother You Want to Be You probably have a good idea of how you want to mother your child. This usually comes from a combination of your life experiences and role models. Or perhaps you have singled out what you judge to be poor pa...
  • School and Learning
    Child's Advocate
    Part-Time Job: A Good Idea for a High School Student?
    Get exeprt advice on whether it's wise for a high school student to have a part-time job. ...
  • Behavior Checklists and Charts Printables
    Rate Your Date with Your Mate Quiz
    Take this quiz about you and your spouse's dating habits, and find out whether more passion is needed in your relationship. ...
  • Behavior Checklists and Charts Printables
    Gripes and Grievances Quiz
    This quiz can help you learn what bothers your partner and make the changes necessary for a successful relationship. ...
  • Behavior Checklists and Charts Printables
    Appreciating Your Spouse Quiz
    Take this quiz to see how you rate in various areas of your marriage. ...
  • Family Life
    Dealing With Infidelity
    Saving Your Marriage After Infidelity
    Saving Your Marriage After Infidelity When someone has an affair, it creates a division in your relationship. Your marriage is now divided into the time before and the time after the affair. You might idealize the time before the affair as a wo...
  • Family Life
    Dealing With In-Laws
    In-Laws from a Different Culture
    In-Laws from a Different Culture Words to the Wise Among people from Hispanic backgrounds, it is good manners for friends to embrace and simultaneously pat each other on the back. This is called the abrazo. Don't Go There A doctor was upset wh...
  • Family Life
    Marital Communication and Bonding
    Marriage: Looking Forward to the Future
    Marriage: Looking Forward to the Future When you are married, you have the special opportunity to look toward the future with anticipation. Sometimes that involves making day-to-day plans, and other times it involves planning something really wo...
  • Family Life
    Marital Communication and Bonding
    Marriage: Cherishing Every Moment
    Marriage: Cherishing Every Moment Your marriage will be stronger if you take the time to enjoy the intimate things in your daily lives. Make sure that you have fun together, do nice things for each other, and treat each other with kindness. If y...
  • Family Life
    Compatibility
    Are You and Your Spouse a Match Made in Heaven?
    Take the compatibility quiz to find out how you and your spouse match up on matters of finance, religion, family matters, and more. ...
  • Family Life
    Healthy Marriage
    Marriage: Treasuring Your Past
    Marriage: Treasuring Your Past The Spice Rack On a cold winter night, make a fire, pop some popcorn, and watch family videos together. You'll have a great time, and it'll make you feel like the soul mates you are. Think Twice Don't forget all ...
  • Family Life
    Healthy Marriage
    Having a GREAT Marriage
    Having a GREAT Marriage There are certain qualities that are part of every great marriage. The first letters of these five qualities spell the word “GREAT.” Let's review these qualities. “G” Is for Good Communication Communicating well w...
  • Family Life
    Healthy Marriage
    The Path of Kindness in Marriage
    The Path of Kindness in Marriage The Spice Rack Remember that every act of kindness is meaningful, no matter how small it may be. Complimenting your spouse's outfit or even just giving him or her a smile is an act of kindness. When you are able...
  • Are You Married to Work or Your Spouse?
    Healthy Marriage
    Are You Married to Your Work or to Your Spouse?
    Some people are fortunate enough to really love their work. They put tons of energy into their job and receive a lot of personal satisfaction from the results. They tend to work long hours and talk enthusiastically about their job to whomever wil...
  • Family Life
    Healthy Marriage
    The Importance of Personal Goals in a Marriage
    The Importance of Personal Goals in a Marriage When you are married and have a family, it's still important to keep in mind personal goals. Your goals might be small, such as reading a new book every month, or they might be larger, such as devel...
  • Family Life
    Marriage Counseling
    Finding a Couples Therapist
    Finding a Couples Therapist The best way to find a good therapist is through a personal recommendation. If someone tells you that a particular therapist helped save his or her marriage, then that therapist is likely to be very good. Also conside...
  • Family Life
    Marriage Counseling
    Common Myths About Couples Therapy
    Common Myths About Couples Therapy There are many situations in which seeing a therapist would be helpful. If you and your spouse keep getting in the same argument over and over again, or find yourself in a situation you can't get beyond, therap...