Mark Ritchie

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This anti-inflammatory food pyramid will help you build the ultimate healthy diet

Inflammation is right up there with sugar in terms of scary wellness words. You’ve probably heard the laundry list of ailments it’s tied to: acne, …

6 Essential Traits of Healthy Intimate Relationships

Source: Helder Almeida/Shutterstock<p>Relationships are a lot healthier if you do more than just “show up.”<p>Many centuries ago, Aristotle described three …

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The 1 secret to keeping your relationship strong after having kids

Parenting can be hard on a relationship: Studies have long shown that marital satisfaction tends to go down and depression to go up after the birth of a first child. It seems parents might not even be in the clear once the kids leave the house, either. In recent years, although the overall divorce …

Parenting

The affair that saved our marriage

Tal Araim’s affair brought his 16-year marriage to Samara to the brink. But four years later, they are still together and closer than ever – how did they survive? Anna Moore finds out<p>If any couple can be credited with pulling their marriage back from the brink, it’s surely Tal and Samara Araim. …

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Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

Relationships

Parents Don’t Grasp How Negative They Come Off To Their Teens

Parents aren’t grasping how negative they seem to their kids — and it’s making teens act out even more<p>It’s no shock that research links the teen …

Psychology

10-year relationship contracts could replace marriages and prevent divorce, say relationship experts

When over one in three marriages ends in divorce, staying together ‘til death do us part seems unrealistic. With that in mind, couples are being …

Breakups

These 3 apps can help you monitor your teens' activities online

Typical teens live on their phones nowadays — and often their parents don't have a clue what they're doing on them, who they're talking to, or what they're typing.<p>But three apps that you can download onto your kids' phones right now can change that, by enabling you to monitor not just your child's …

Apps

If You're Thinking About An Open Marriage, Consider This First

The phrase “monogamish” was first coined a few years ago by sex writer Dan Savage, but open and “monogamish” marriages are nothing new. Couples have long been practicing forms of polyamory within their relationships.<p>Just like anything related to sex, an open marriage isn’t for everyone. While …

Relationships

Blood sugar Managements

HUNTINGTON — When the American Heart Association redefined what it considered high blood pressure in November, the first rewriting in READ MORE<p>It is …

The One Thing You Need To Know About Keeping Love Alive In A Relationship

When I was 24 years old I fell madly in love. I was madly in love for three weeks, and then spent the next 30 years struggling to regain and maintain …

Why Sex Decreases After Marriage and How to Increase It

Why Sex Decreases After Marriage and How to Increase It<p>Updated on March 7, 2018<p>Not all couples experience an exponential drop in their sex lives post …

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The Only Way to Stay in Love

Source: Maria Evseyeva/Shutterstock<p><i>“Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.”</i> ― Erich Fromm<p>Most of us have …

Relationships

15 Ways to fix a broken relationship and make it last

Post Views: 1,919<p>Not all relationships are doomed to fail just because they break. The truth is, you could be with your soul mate and things are just …

Confronting Issues without Being Confrontational: Effective Communication Skills for Any Relationship

Confronting Issues without Being Confrontational: Effective Communication Skills for Any Relationship<p>Updated on July 30, 2013<p>Direct vs. Indirect …

Self-help

Allowance for kids? Start early and don't tie it to chores, says finance expert

Giving your children an allowance and using it as a learning tool can help avoid costly financial mistakes down the road, a personal finance expert …

Kids

What Happens When We Repress Sexual Desires? (Spoiler: It’s Not Great)

Sheila was waiting until marriage. Raised by parents who speak parabolically about good and evil (“Emptiness begets emptiness,” her father says, turning circular reasoning into something poetic, “Nothing begets nothing.”), she accepted the inherited ethical choice without question.<p>This didn’t put …

Books

How to Naturally Reduce or Reverse Hair Loss: 6 Secrets from Dr. Axe | Shopswell

Here’s a great video by Dr. Josh Axe, on natural ways to reduce or reverse hair loss for men and women. Let’s face it, thinning hair is a big part …

5 Signs You’re Not Feeling Fulfilled In Your Relationship

Although the idea of being happy and fulfilled in your relationship forever is beautiful in theory, that’s no always how things turn out. …

The Advice Every Couple In A Sexless Marriage Needs To Hear

It’s incredibly painful when the person you love doesn’t want to be intimate with you.<p>Luckily, there are steps you can take to change that. In a new animated video from The School of Life, acclaimed philosopher Alain de Botton explains how therapy helped one couple fix their strained, sexless …

Relationships

The Best Relationship Advice I've Ever Gotten

It was 2004 and I had just ended a yearlong relationship with my girlfriend. It had been the typical relationship that I and many other people have …

Love And Making Relationships Work

<i>"Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not, nor would it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love." ~ Kahlil Gibran</i><p>My life has been turbulent lately. On top of feeling the collective angst occurring in the world right now, I've been experiencing, both, …

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Surprise: Good Communication Does Not Result In A Better Relationship

Couples often ask for advice about for how they can improve their communication. "If we could just find better ways to communicate with each other," they say, "we would have a much better relationship." So they seek couples therapy, they go to workshops for learning new relationship "skills;" and …

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What Do Women Really Want?

New from the "Love Lab" comes the book that I have been struggling to write for the past decade. This masterwork finally tells the story of what women want in a man, and how important men are in the fate of their relationships with women. Let me say upfront that this book is written for men in …

Immune System

Emotionally Intelligent Husbands are Key to a Lasting Marriage

In a long-term study of 130 newlywed couples, Dr. John Gottman discovered that men who allow their wives to influence them have happier marriages and …

Startups

A drug-free option to improve male sexual performance

For men struggling with sexual dysfunction, a drug-free shot may be a solution.<p>The Priapus Shot, or P-Shot, is designed to improve the sexual health of men, especially those struggling with performance due to factors such as poor circulation, prostate cancer, diabetes, surgery and medication side …