Lars Eldrup

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How to Talk Politics at Work Without Alienating People

Lunch seems pretty tame until your boss announces, “Build a wall, and deport them all! Who is with me?” or “Only lunatics want assault weapons – we should ban them all tomorrow!”<p>An awkward silence descends as your boss awaits your confirmation. Here’s the problem: you vehemently disagree, but you …

A couples therapist reveals why modern marriage is so hard

No longer do we get hitched because our dad told us to, because the guy is wealthy, or because the girl comes from a high-status family. (Gross.)<p>Instead, most of us get married if and when we feel like it, to someone we love and who loves us in return. (Awww.)<p>Except, in case you haven't heard, …

Self-improvement

Do You Have a Right to Privacy in Your Marriage?

<i>Privacy</i>, a new off-Broadway play starring Daniel Radcliffe at the Public Theater in New York City, contemplates all the ways in which the digital …

Privacy

Why Your Marriage Won't Be Perfect, and That's Totally OK

*For advice columnist Heather Havrilesky, wedding planning was easy compared to the actual marriage. She learned that when it comes to sharing a life, a home, and a family, there's no such thing as perfect. *<p>Wedding planning can be all encompassing, and at some point between picking out a dress and …

Overcoming Codependency: Breaking the Cycle of Unhealthy Relationships

<b>“A codependent person is one who has let another person’s behavior affect him or her and who is obsessed with controlling that person’s behavior.”</b> …

Loneliness

Courtship 101: 4 Ways to Facilitate Strong Relationships

Founder and CEO of TRUST<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The dance between agencies and clients is often a tricky, wavering spectacle - a mutual walk on a virtual tightrope, where two parties play give and take in order to achieve their goals. But how do they actually …

Leadership

13 questions to ask yourself before you get married

From a psychological perspective, love is mental well-being associated with affective, sexual and spiritual satisfaction.<p>The history of irrational …

William Shakespeare

Unhealthy Relationships: 16 Signs You Are in a Toxic Relationship

Most relationships begin with hope, anticipation, excitement, and optimism. The thought of two people sharing and building a life together can be …

Sustainability

11 Reasons Divorce Is Better Than Staying In A Bad Marriage

"Life is far too short to spend it immersed in an unhealthy relationship.”<p>When you’re considering divorce ― or reeling from your ex’s decision to end the marriage ― it’s easy to focus on the negatives: How will I possibly get by living on my own again? How will the kids be impacted by this? Am I …

4 Ways to Breathe New Life into a Stale Relationship

Source: Africa Studio/Shutterstock<p>Kim and Sam have been married five years—and it’s beginning to show. While they do a lot together with their two …

Biting

3 Relationship Myths (and Why We Need to Stop Believing Them)

<b>“Love isn't always perfect. It isn't a fairytale or a storybook. And it doesn't always come easy. Love is overcoming obstacles, facing challenges,</b> …

The Key To Mending Your Relationship Problems

Stalled relationships, curiously enough, are a topic of conversation these days, especially among my peers. These are the relationships that don't quite seem to take off or relationships that have taken off and then stopped moving forward in the trajectory that we expected. A lot of what we focus …

How This Single Mom Helped Her New Husband And Kids Get Along

"Your kids need to understand that they will still be a priority but so will your new spouse."<p><i>As part of our Blended Family Friday series, each week we spotlight a different stepfamily to learn how they’ve worked to bring their two families together. Our hope is that by telling their stories, we’ll</i> …

7 Things I Learned the Hard Way About Post-Divorce Etiquette — Life After Divorce for Women

For someone who had never thought about divorce, when I was going through my own I certainly talked about it enough and quickly made up for lost …

Marriage isn't for you

Having been married only a year and a half, I’ve recently come to the conclusion that marriage isn’t for me.<p>Now before you start making assumptions, …

Relationships

Surprising Things About First Month of Marriage

By the time you got married, you knew your partner through-and-through. But, according to our experts, a few things are still bound to take you by surprise after the big day. "Most people underestimate how the commitment to marriage changes their relationship, even if you lived together …

9 things that can make you less attractive, according to science

In 2015, Business Insider published a list of ways to make yourself more attractive.<p>We learned that walking a dog and playing good music are easy …

Healthy Relationships Require Healthy Boundaries

We need boundaries to experience healthy loving relationships. Yet so many of us did not grow up in families that exhibited healthy boundaries. In fact, we may have experienced quite the opposite and not even understand what a boundary is. If your relationship is facing crisis, while the …

10 Devastating Behaviors That Can Destroy Your Relationship

This article looks at the core relationship mistakes that can undermine even the strongest unions, offering potential solutions for those who are …

Health

10 Brutally Honest Things Everyone Should Know Before Getting Married

Marriage is a wonderful thing and everyone knows a real marriage needs work, compassion and compromise to be successful. However, with divorce rates …

Extreme Sports

5 Realities to Face When Moving In With Your Partner

Philippines

4 Things No One Ever Told Me About Marriage and Money

I’m technically still in the honeymoon stage after getting married about two months ago. My marriage hardly feels like a ‘new relationship’ however, …

Frugal Living

How To Fight If Your Marriage Matters

Love can be a battleground of mistakes, misunderstandings and conflicts. Oftentimes when we want to discuss a specific conflict with our partners, we also want the floor to discuss EVERY conflict with our partner; every one of their 617 boneheaded mistakes. After all, we are an "expert" analyst of …

5 Ways to Tell If Your Relationship Is Built to Last

Source: GeniusKp/Shutterstock<p>I often talk to people riddled with angst over whether all is going well in their romantic partnership.<p>For example, …

Sustainability

10 Signs You’re in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship

Some forms of abuse are less obvious than others, especially when it comes to love and relationships. Our film and literary heroes are guilty of …

12 Little Things That Can Improve A Relationship

People in relationships often think they have to do absolutely everything and make it big and bold to express their feelings for their partners. But …

5 Ways Couples Sabotage Their Relationships Without Knowing It

And how not to."I just want to be married," my friend Stephanie revealed in despair. Her shoulders shrugged. The pain in her voice was obvious. She …

Relationships

8 Common Myths (and 1 Truth) About Intimacy in Relationships

Source: Goran Bogicevic/Shutterstock<p>One topic in psychology that permeates the media is <b>intimacy</b>, which seems to trump almost all of our other …

Psychology

How to Comfort Someone Who’s Sad/Crying | The Art of Manliness

How not to comfort someone. For how to do it, see the tips below.<p>Have you ever had someone come to you crying?<p>Maybe your girlfriend had a brutal day …

Self-help