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Insights From Couples in Arranged Marriages

Couples in Arranged Marriages Can Teach Us a Thing or Three (Warning: I’m about to write something that might be offensive. My blog; my prerogative.) I’ve informally interviewed a number of women who are in arranged marriages and who’ve had varying experiences with their husbands. Some wives were bitter and jaded without a hint of […]

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It’s Over But I’ll Stick Around

Why Do Men Who Say the Relationship is Over Stay in the Same Home? A few people have asked me why men stick around after the relationship is “over,” but to be fair, some women stick around, too. Short answer: Fear. Long answer: Fear. Men who say, “It’s over but…” stick around even after their hearts—and […]

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How To Avoid _ _ _ Holes!

Avoid Jerks? Yes, Please! We’ve all been in a relationship with a jerk, whether it was a romantic relationship or a friendship, so this advice applies to anyone wanting to avoid not-so-good-for-us folks. The 5 Simple Steps to Avoiding _ _ _ holes: Awareness: Know that we choose to begin or stay in unhealthy relationships […]

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Why There Are No Wrong Relationships

No Wrong Relationships? Really?? “But, Anna, if there are no wrong relationships, but I want my perfect partner, and I have to be perfect before I find them … um, hello, several, sad, solo years on a sofa with Ben & Jerry’s watching Love Actually. Again.” No no no, fellas! 😉 This isn’t your future. Actually, […]

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Do Opposites Attract?

Opposites Attract or Birds of a Feather …? So which is it: Do opposites attract or do birds of a feather flock together? When selecting a mate, is it better to be with someone who has the same interests and ideas as we do? Or is it better to be with someone who has opposite interests […]

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