Avoiding Relationship Stress

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It really feels good to know that when you are in a relationship, you have someone to help you and make you feel better or simply be there for you when you need them. According to Judy Ford, author of Every Day Love: The Delicate Art of Caring for Each Other, stress affects relationships more than what most people know. Why, stress is such a normal part of a … [Read more...]

5 Things You Should Replace Before Your Significant Other Moves In

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Now that you have decided to take the next step of moving in together, you may want to consider ridding yourself of those worn-out or ancient items you have been holding on to. What should you consider replacing or eliminating when you are about to start anew? Your Toothbrush Before your special someone places his/her toothbrush in the drawer, you may want … [Read more...]

Dealbreakers that Can Sink Your Loveboat Before It Sets Sail

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Opening the door for your date shows good manners. Picking up the check demonstrates thoughtfulness. First impressions matter while dating, and respectful behavior signifies quality relationship material — until the red flags emerge. Once a red flag turns into a dealbreaker, courtship? Destroyed. If your love life is in turmoil, you may just be a victim … [Read more...]

Dating in Sobriety

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I don't know anyone who thinks dating or relationships are easy. It can be a challenge to find the right person to devote your time and energy to, but what if you are also in recovery? I've been sober for three years and have heard from many people how hard it can be to form a healthy relationship or to even find someone to go on a date with when you are … [Read more...]