Healthy Relationships

Why Do People Get Married? 3 Bad Reasons (and 4 Good Ones) – Personal Development Article

Years ago, I thought of myself as someone who would probably never get married. I thought I was just “wired” for relationships that were fun but ultimately short-lived. I dated a lot, slept around, and always had an exit strategy.Fast forward to today and as a happily married man, I’m honestly surprised by how easy it was for me to transition to a committed, life-long relationship. In fact, it feels damn good!The truth is, while I did a lot of…

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6 Healthy Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Toxic – Self Improvement Article

A while back I wrote a post titled 6 Signs You’re in a Toxic Relationship. In the months since I published it, the article has attracted a ton of comments–and you know it’s hit a nerve when big, grown-up websites who get paid to post smart grown-up things ask if they can copy/paste it, ostensibly to make a bunch of advertising money off people acting like assholes in their comment sections.(I know, I’m such a sellout.)But I think it’s helped…

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What Love Is (And What it Isn’t) – Self Improvement Article

We sit silently. My friend stares deeply into her empty glass, occasionally shuffling the ice around with her straw. “Wow,” she says. I sit and wait for her to say something else. What started out as a festive night somehow became a long, deep discussion about love, what it consists of, and how rare it actually is.Finally, I say, “Wow, what?”“I’m just thinking that I’ve never experienced that.”“Well, maybe you just haven’t met the right person yet,” I say —…

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