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What it Means When Your Partner Says You Always Make Everything About You
(Image/Big Think) I always made things about me in my marriage, even though I would have told you I thought…
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Save Your Marriage Using the Monster-Under-the-Bed Theory
Imagine getting a phone call. You answer. A stranger on the other end of the line identifies his or herself…
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The 2,000 Reasons I’m Glad I Didn’t Die Last Night
There haven’t been many days when I’ve wanted to die. Maybe zero. I felt really bad for a long time…
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This is Why Your Wife Hates You
“Why does my wife hate me?” My initial reaction was to tell you that your wife doesn’t hate you, but…
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Making Sense of Your Emotions After Divorce and Beyond
I walked into my ex-wife’s house following a quick knock as I do a few times every week to pick…
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Always Something There to Remind Me
There’s something appalling—nearly unforgivable—about the things we forget, like, 98-ish percent of our known existence. We forget that we breathe.…
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A Marriage Alternative: How Considering a Shift to Temporary Marriage Might Benefit Your Relationship
My brain and gut recoiled in disgust at the two words: Temporary Marriage. They were hyperlinked in my email to…
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Lonely in a Crowd: The Dangers of Modern Social Isolation on Health & Relationships
One of my newest friends and favorite people just moved about a four-hour drive away. He might as well have…
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My 9-Year-Old Accidentally Explained Why His Mom Divorced Me
“What do you want to have for dinner tomorrow?” My wife asked me that a lot and I didn’t like…
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Why Nonsense and Choosing the Wrong Thing Can’t be Ignored
“Feelings don’t matter.” I don’t think anyone currently or formerly close to me would accuse me of heartlessness, but I’ve…
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