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To the Guy Who Stopped Appreciating the Girl He Loves

<i>“That’s when I finally got it. I finally understood. It wasn’t the thought that counted. It was the actual execution that mattered, the showing up</i> …

50 Things We All Deserve From A Relationship

In life, you will find that you have to settle for many things, love should never be one of them. Here are 50 things we all deserve from a relationship:<p>Trust.<br>• Unending laughter.<br>• Adventures.<br>• Passion.<br>• A number one fan.<br>• An ability to inspire and teach one another.<br>• Safety and security.<br>• Late-night …

10 Things We’ve Learned in 10 Years of Marriage

Lessons about kids, arguing, sex, love, respect and more after a decade of marriage.About 10 years ago, before God and our assembled witnesses of …

Marriage

DO NOT GET MARRIED Unless You Ask Your Partner These 15 Questions. Or Else You'll Wish You Had.

The Wedding Specialists<p>We often hear friends wondering where they're making the right move in marrying their significant other. The New York Times …

A Way to Have Conversations That Will Lead to Deeper Relationships

When I was a mama of three very tiny, very messy, very beautiful rug rats, we had DAYS THAT WENT ON FOR LIFETIMES.<p>Craig left at 6:00 am every morning …

Parenting

The Best Cleanse for Every Health Goal

Your Video is Loading<p>Dr. Oz's Swimsuit Cleanse, Pt 1 (4:43)<p>Reach your health goal quickly with a cleanse! Dr. Oz picked the three best cleanses for …

Protein

Here's An Easy Gluten-Free Dinner For Busy Weeknights

A spaghetti squash and bacon dish even die-hard pasta fans will love. For four more easy dinners to round out the week, click here.<p>Serves 2<p><i>Recipe by Christine Byrne</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 medium spaghetti squash<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper<p>6 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces<p>1 …

Cooking

Why Your Brain Doesn’t Want You to Keep Weight Off—and How to Fight It

Imagine toiling away at your job every day knowing there was no raise or promotion in sight. It would be pretty hard to bring your A game all the time, right? Same goes for weight loss. “All behavior begins with wanting to change something," says Segar. "To keep doing that behavior, people need …

The 8 Best Exercises for Lower Abs

Moves to tackle that lower-belly fat and build a strong core.<p>The term "lower abs" is actually a misnomer—your rectus abdominis muscle, or abdominal …

His story: Cheating goes far past sex

CLOSE<p>How well do you really know your significant other's face?<p>Buy Photo<p><b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>You probably remember Anthony D'Ambrosio of Wall, who built a</i> …

5 reasons we can't handle marriage anymore

CLOSE<p>Press columnist Anthony D'Ambrosio shares his experiences and the emotions he has felt though relationships and a divorce.<p><b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>You</i> …

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31 Must-See Tricks That Will Make Your Bathroom Look Super Awesome

1. Wake up to your favorite lyrics with this very customizable stenciled shower curtain.<p>abeautifulmess<p>Are you more a T-Swift kind of person, or do …

Dinosaurs

Tracy Anderson Diet, Workout - Great Ideas : People.com

“Nutrition — like exercise — isn’t one size fits all,” explains fitness expert <b>Tracy Anderson</b>, who is responsible for toning the bodies of Jennifer …

Food

Can I Tone My Stomach by Walking?

Walking — it's simple, low-impact and doable just about anywhere, making it an ideal exercise. Like other physical activity, when done regularly, …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

6 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Marriage

<b>RELATED:</b> The Weird Thing That Lowers Your Divorce Risk<p><b>2. Happy Couples Don’t Argue</b><br>“A lack of conflict means you aren’t dealing with things that matter,” says Orbuch, who has followed more than 350 couples for 28 years and found that, yes, happy pairs fight. What’s more, research from the University …

14 Things All Healthy Couples Do

Article by Kimberley Hinderson via thoughtcatalog<p>1. Share the shower.<p>When your relationship advances, you eventually begin taking showers together. …

Relationships

12 Lessons Learned In 12 Years Of Marriage

In 12 years, my wife and I have covered a lot of ground.<p>We were married before I graduated college. Pregnant with our first child shortly after. I finished college. New baby. Two miscarriages. Four more children.<p>When the youngest was born, we had five children under 8 years old.<p>Owned four homes. …

10 Things That Make A Girl Beautiful Instead Of Hot

Beautiful. It’s a powerful word, one not thrown around as frivolously as hot, pretty or any of the hundreds of words we've come to describe women, …

It's Not Just Sex That He's Longing For. It's This.

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POWERED BY INSPIRATION

“Welcome to my digital home. I believe we all have a purpose and mission that are uniquely our own. It is our life’s work to articulate what that is …

20 Habits for Success I Learned Working for Two Billionaires

I have spent decades "being educated" -- in college, graduate school, numerous professional certifications, and now a Ph.D. program. All of that schooling and training helped shape the person I am today, but at no point in my life has there been a more profound education than my time working for …

9 Chivalrous Habits Of A True Gentleman That Make Women Melt

In a world filled with late-night booty calls, infidelity and a general “hit it and split it” mentality, it's easy to become jaded by today's dating …