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Are You a Victim of Emotional Abuse? What You Need to Know

Emotional abuse in a marriage is such a covert form of domestic violence and abuse that many people aren’t able to recognize they are a victim. A …

Emotional Intelligence

9 Mindful Ways to Remain Calm When Others Are Angry

<i>When someone upsets us, this is often because they aren’t behaving according to our fantasy of how they “should” behave. The frustration, then, stems</i> …

Self-help

Woman Jailed for Baptizing Her Daughter In Violation of Court Order

A North Carolina woman was jailed Friday after baptizing her daughter, violating a court order stemming from a custody battle.<p>The custody battle …

Crime

You Want This Lawsuit Served When?

Imagine particular dates and holidays that bring you joy and that you associate with romance and pleasant memories. Now, imagine how you would feel …

Psychology

Easy Ways to Tell Whether You’re an Inadvertent Narcissist

It’s become very popular to use psychological principles to try to identify who’s a narcissist. As this is not a flattering term at all, it’s far …

Do You Have a Controlling Personality?

You may be causing your biggest relationship headaches.

Psychology

Six Keys to Developing Intellectual Character

Source: Creattve CommonsNot long ago I attended a talk by Walter O’Brien, whose name might sound familiar if you watch much television. Walter was …

Emotional Intelligence

Zombie spousal support: When death doesn’t end your obligations to your ex

When awarding spousal support under the Divorce Act, the judge is obliged to take into account the “condition, means, needs and other circumstances” …

Retirement

Enforceability of marriage contract considered

<b>This article was originally published in Law Times on November 13, 2017.</b><p>For many years now, the issue of enforceability of a Maher marriage contract …

5 Co-Parenting Plan Resources I Love

Co-parenting isn’t easy. But it can be easier when you remember that it’s not about you or your ex: it’s about your kids, and giving them the happy …

Parenting

Is contact with parents always best? Child mental health study challenges convention

Survey for Grandparents Plus charity shows that unsupervised meetings can harm young people’s mental health<p>Children brought up by extended family members should not always have contact with their parents as it could harm their mental health, according to new research.<p>Interviews carried out for the …

Ask Lauren: How to Survive a Breakup

In today’s <b>Ask Lauren</b> post, I’m going to share some tips that every girl can appreciate at one point in her life: How to survive a breakup. Heartbreak …

Why Men Cheat

A self-professed "ordinary" man takes on the impact and implications of cheating culture.<p>I was 29 when I got married, and I did not expect to be happy in my marriage. Now, 11 years later, my wife and I are one of the happiest couples I know of. A lot of this has to do with witnessing friends commit …

6 Signs It's Time To Let Them Go

<i>“You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them.”</i><p>― C. JoyBell C.<p>We …

How to Let Go of Thoughts and Feelings

Negative thoughts and feelings have a way of popping up at inconvenient times and distracting us from the good things in life. Before long, our minds …

Self-help

The Money Mistake That Puts Your Relationship at Risk

How you spend might be screwing with your bond<p>If you’ve ever lied to your partner about how much you <i>really</i> spent on that designer handbag, you might be putting your relationship on the line. Fifteen percent of people lie to their partners about credit card purchases, and one in 10 said that it’s …

Downplay

How to Stop Being Defensive in Close Relationships

Most of us are defensive in close relationships. If we're not, we have to interact with people who are. It is the relational disease of our culture and the one that imprisons and destroys intimacy, and prevents love and connection between partners and friends. Why are we so defensive and what are …

Spirituality

Relationships and Stress

<b>It's the stuff movies are made of...</b><p>Almost every good plot line includes something about relationships with friends, family members, colleagues or significant others.<p>And it's truly a gift to have people that care about you, who want to spend time with you and notice what you do or don't do. In a …

Time Management

5 Things to Try Before You Give Up on Your Relationship

It's a pretty common consensus that love takes work. Yet, 80 percent of Americans under 30 believe in a soulmate, the idea that there is one perfect person out there just waiting to be found. Even the expression "falling in love" makes it sound like love is out of our hands -- that it just happens …

Disarm

Stop planting flowers in peoples yards who aren't going to...

Pros and Cons of a Disappearing Act

Being abandoned sucks. The shock alone is enough to stop your heart. And then, once it starts beating again, all you want to to is yell at your …

Ina Garten Says Breakup Lasagna Will Mend Any Broken Heart

Ina Garten isn't just an expert on roast chicken and chocolate cake. She also knows a lot about love and relationships, as evidenced by her …

Cooking

Should The 'Other Woman' Ever Tell A Wife That Her Husband Is Cheating?

Six months after getting married in 2006, writer Tracy Schorn received a very unexpected call from a very unexpected person: her husband’s mistress.<p>“The woman hissed, ‘I bet you wonder where your husband is. He’s with me,’” Shorn, the author of <i>Leave a Cheater, Gain a Life: The Chump Lady’s Survival</i> …

Relationships
Relationships

Sex and finances are better for married people. Don't worry, singles — you win sleep

<b>(CNN) —</b> Each year when Valentine's Day approaches, our thoughts turn to love, relationships and coupling.<p>As some anticipate the holiday that others dread, the spotlight is split between two groups: Those in relationships, and those who're not. While there are certainly perks to both lifestyles, …

Relationships

Matrimonial Home | Ontario

Matrimonial Home; Gail Vaz-Oxlade on the matrimonial home in Ontario Typically the family home is sold – either to you, to your spouse or to a …

Ontario

How to Accept the Apology You Never Received

In an ideal world, everyone that causes harm to another, either intentionally or unintentionally, would immediately offer up a genuine apology: …

6 Powerful Ways to Create Your Own Closure After Divorce

Do you feel stuck after divorce? Are you waiting for an apology or an explanation? Do you want to be able to find closure from your divorce and move …

Rob Porter is my ex-husband. Here’s what you should know about abuse.

<i>Colbie Holderness was the first wife of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter.</i><p>White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Sunday that she has no reason not to believe statements that Jennifer Willoughby and I have made about our ex-husband, former White House aide Rob Porter. I actually …

Donald Trump