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Tips for having a ‘work husband’ when you’re in a relationship

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We’ve all been there. We’ve found ourselves bonding with a person of the opposite sex at work, whether it be complaining about the boss to each other, or sharing a secret laugh over your cubicle mate’s unfortunate music choices. But if you’re already in a relationship, can having a “work husband” threaten your at-home relationship?  Where should the line be ...

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Falling in love with someone off-limits: What to do

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There’s a song that goes, “If loving you is wrong, I don’t wanna be right.” But falling in love with someone off-limits is undoubtedly complicated and rarely ideal. Until then, we’ve got 4 tips for navigating your own off-limits romance: 1) Determine if the person really is off-limits. People who are otherwise open-minded can be very judgmental about love, sometimes ...

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Why women fake orgasms during sex (according to some scientists)

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Some women fake orgasms during sex in order to increase their own arousal, a new study has suggested. Pretending to enjoy sex can actually make the whole experience more pleasurable, research published in the Journal of Sexual Archives concluded. Researchers from Temple University and Kenyon College asked 481 heterosexual females, who were sexually active but not in committed relationships, to ...

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What to do when you fall in love with an ex again

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Can you fall in love again with an ex and have it work out the second time around? As long as partners are able to identify and accept what went wrong the first time, experts say yes. The love never died. If you’re pulled toward an old relationship, there’s a reason, says psychotherapist Ken Page. “Be sure you are clear ...

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20 excuses women use to get out of sex with their husbands

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It’s a long running joke that the sex basically ends after you’ve been married awhile. It’s a notion that’s played up in just about every romantic comedy that hits the screen. And you know what, it’s not too far from reality. Recently, I ran into a neighbor-pal on Valentine’s Day and she had gotten pink eye (thanks to her 4-year-old ...

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Reasons you’re still with a jerk

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Sometimes it’s hard to know why you’re still with someone who isn’t good for you.Intellectually, you may be saying to yourself, “I need to end this relationship,” but for some reason, you can’t. I’ve heard from friends, “WHY can’t I let this guy go?” I’ve said it myself. Beyond the typical practical reasons of “I can’t afford to live on my ...

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12 other reasons not to get married

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When two people are deeply in love, marriage seems like the obvious answer. But let’s not kid ourselves, people marry for reasons other than love every day. If you’re ready to march down the aisle and find yourself wondering what’s love got to do with it, return the bridal shower gifts and reconsider. Seriously, no china pattern is worth a ...

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Ways to tell if your heart is in your marriage

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A lot of people say that they want their marriages to be better. But, I can tell that they don’t want it bad enough.  I can tell that their heart isn’t in it. When your heart is in something, it is a central part of who you are. When your heart is in something, your feelings, your emotions, your time, ...

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How money can make or break your relationship

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Relationships can be problematic, but when you throw in bad credit; things can go from bad to worse. Before you get serious with someone, experts recommend broaching the decidedly unromantic topic of money to make sure you’re on the same page. The New York Times even reports that several dating websites go so far as to allow members to view ...

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5 ways to let go of past relationships

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Don’t let your relationship history prevent you from finding love in the future. It can be downright challenging to get over your past relationships. Experiencing a bad relationship, breakup, or losing the one youlove can be overwhelmingly painful. We know how you feel. The simple truth is this — you entered into a relationship with another person expecting it to ...

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