Has the Excitement in Your Marriage Gone Stale?

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Has the Sex in Your Marriage Gone Stale?  Once upon a time, you could barely keep your hands off each other. Red lights didn’t last long enough to complete the soulful kiss. Just the anticipation of being together was mind-boggling. But over time, getting together became just another item on the to-do list.  Can you spice up a stale marriage?  Of course you can if you’re both willing to turn up the heat. You’ve allowed too much of life’s issues to crowd out your enthusiasm for the relationship. Work stress, commuting, finances, children or career disappointment can be the slippery …

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Is Step-Parenting Becoming A Problem In The Family


Is Step-Parenting Driving a Wedge Between Your Family?  “Yours, mine and ours” makes for an amusing movie plot, but it doesn’t assure a harmonious home. With so many step families in America, you would think we’d know how to make it work, but we don’t. It’s a challenge to be a stepparent, no matter how good your intentions are. Maybe we’ve seen too many “wicked stepmother” stories that there’s an assumption of the stepparent as being the enemy. As soon as a new “parent’ arrives in the family, the children start carving out territory. Then the adults get in on …

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What Married Partners Want Most From Each Other


What Women Want Most from Their Husbands  What a girl wants is the easiest, least expensive gift a guy rarely thinks to give. It’s not from the jewelry store or the luxury car dealer. It doesn’t involve lingerie or even designer shoes. And no, it’s not about chocolate, truffles or cheesecake. What do women want most and get least from their husbands: TIME. Sounds simple, right? But the truth is, our lives get so crowded with work, commuting, children and home maintenance, there are barely enough hours in the day to get everything done. As the children get older they …

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