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5 Myths About Happy Couples

Lets get real: True love is not always roses and chocolates. It can get messy and complicated at times. Giving up fairytale fantasies means you won't be constantly dismayed when inevitably love's reality shows itself to be different than your internalized fantasy.<p>If you find yourself often …

7 Things Your Husband Isn't Telling You He Needs

What your tight-lipped spouse really needs from you.<p>What makes makes men truly content in their marriages? Below, marriage therapists share seven things husbands say they need from their wives.<p><b>1. Men w</b><b>ant their wives to say "I love you."</b><p>After years of being married, don't assume that your husband …

Counseling

11 Celebrity Quotes About Being Depressed

“I did do therapy & antidepressants for a brief period, which helped me.” - Jon Hamm

Mental Health

One Powerful Thought That Can Make All Your Relationships Easier

Spiritual teacher Marianne Williamson explains.<p>For years -- decades, even -- we've been ingrained to think about how we're all so different, each of us with our own circumstances that make us wonderfully unique. As children, we're told about how special we are; as angst-ridden teens, we feel like …

Relationships

The 3 Most Powerful Questions to Bring Back Trust, Intimacy and Love to a Dead Marriage

<i>MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: DO NOT ATTEMPT THIS IF YOU HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE, HEART DISEASE OR ARE PRONE TO STROKES</i><p>More often than not, the truth can set you free, but sometimes it can kill you if you can't take it. And this might be one of those times.<p>What you're about to read and try is likely to blow …

You Don't Have to 'Figure Yourself Out' Before You Can Love Someone Else

I've seen this scenario multiple times.<p>Girl is having problems with relationship with guy.<p>Girl goes to her friends for relationship advice... over... and over... and over again.<p>Girl's friends eventually start saying, "Maybe you should spend some time just trying to figure yourself out right now …

The Dating Life: Is Honesty the Best Policy?

If Shakespeare had written a play about men and women dating and becoming intimate in the year 2015, one of his soliloquys might have been, "To tell the truth...Or...not to tell the truth? That is the question!"<p>Many believe that "Honesty is the best policy. Others say, "Discretion is the better …

Couples who have sex just once a week are happiest

For decades self-help books and therapists have advised couples that the key to a successful relationship is sex…and plenty of it.<p>But a new study suggests that behind closed doors, the happiest partners are actually making love just once a week.<p>According to the University of Toronto-Mississauga …

Research

8 things you say all the time that could be holding you back from getting rich

Your thoughts, actions, and even your choice of words could mean the difference between living a wealthy life and an average life.<p>"If you spend time around the wealthy and the middle class, it's an eye-opening experience to hear the differences in how the two groups speak," writes Steve Siebold, a …

2.5 million men 'have no close friends'

Stark new research shows chances of friendlessness trebles by late middle age<p>It is among the most basic of human needs but stark new research suggests that more than two and a half million British men have no friends they would turn to for help or advice in a crisis.<p>A study of relationships in the …

3 secrets to dealing with anger the right way, according to neuroscience

And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that's not going to be good for anyone…<p>I've talked before about how to deal with others who are angry and irrational, but how can you control those emotions in <i>yourself</i>?<p>Looking at the neuroscience, there's a right way and a wrong way to do …

Money Secrets From Tony Robbins

With a net worth of $480 million, clearly the self-help coach is doing something right.<p>Tony Robbins is a magnetic life coach who has used his unique …

Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

Marriage Advice From Divorced People

It's terrific when happily married people give you love advice but the ones who really know the pitfalls of a life together are those that failed to avoid them.<p>"In a weird twist of fate my sister's divorce was final a week before my wedding. Right before I walked down the aisle Emily took me aside …

The Changing Vocabulary of Mental Illness

Why your doctor no longer says you’re “going mad”<p>On August 14, 1872, <i>The New York Times</i> ran an obituary for the Mexican president Benito Juarez, who had “succumbed to the consequences of a violent attack of neurosis.”<p>It was one of the first times that the word <i>neurosis</i> appeared anywhere in the paper. …

Your Mental Health is More Important Than Your Grades

Pursuing your degree? Feeling the pressure? It's that time in the term, when the heat is turned up-between deadlines, exams and everything <i>in between</i>. If you are a student of today, you likely have a lot going on in the <i>between</i>. Ideas about "traditional" and "non-traditional" students have flipped, …

A Reminder That Carrie Fisher Was An O.G. Mental Health Hero

She spoke out against stigma for years.<p>Carrie Fisher was a total badass.<p>The actress spoke out on mental illness many times during her life ― something almost unheard of in Hollywood at the time she began sharing publicly.<p>She gave honest testimonies of the trials and triumphs of battling addiction …

Mental Health

9 Compelling Reasons Why Writing a Book Is the Best Personal Development Program | Inc.com

Over the past couple of years I have helped over 200 people write and publish their first book. Without exception every one of them found it challenging but hugely rewarding. A common statement is, "I learned so much about myself by writing my book." I'm the same. As an author, I know that with …

Writing