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Christianne Judy

By asking yourself what's best for your marriage, you may change your relationship forever. more

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Maintain plenty of positive interactions throughout the course of your marriage for a lasting and happy partnership. more

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Make time for your spouse. Your family will be stronger for it. more

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It's perfectly OK to reevaluate a holiday tradition if it's no longer working for the entire family. more

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If you've noticed a significant change in a loved one's behavior for two consecutive weeks, it may mean that he or she is depressed. more

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Past experiences reveal a lot about who we are today. more

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Communicating what you need in a relationship is not an attempt to control your partner, as it's up to them to decide whether or not he or she can fulfill the need. more

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Imagine a large water pitcher surrounded by small cups. The water pitcher symbolizes your marriage. The cups symbolize other important areas in your life. The pitcher needs to be filled first so water overflows into the smaller cups. more

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To let go of emotional pain, try writing a letter. Express your feelings, don't hold back. Then, either burn the letter, bury it, or fill it with helium and let it go. more

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To build a better marriage focus on what you can do today. Leave the past behind you and don't worry about the future. more

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When you think of your marriage as a crystal ball being passed back and forth between you, you will likely think twice about what you say and do. more

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Retirement is a wonderful time in the life of a couple, but it's best to communicate expectations beforehand so that the transition is a smooth one. more

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Do you sometimes wonder if the relationship you’re in is a healthy one? If so, I’ve compiled a list of four signs that may indicate you’re in a no-win partnership. more

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Texting makes communication quick and easy. These days you don’t have to talk, call or even email people if you don’t want to. Just send them a quick text or FaceBook message with an emoticon and life continues at a runner’s pace. more

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Are there times when an argument with your spouse becomes a bit too heated? If so, it means emotions are running high and the brain won’t function the way it needs to in that moment. When that happens, it's time to take a break. more

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Have you made the decision to end your marriage? If so, you understand the emotional turmoil it takes to come to that decision. Follow this two-step process to help you stay focused on the future. more

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When’s the last time you and your partner talked about intimacy? Most couples would answer never. Often it’s a taboo topic in a marriage, and neither partner would know how to broach the topic even if they wanted to. more

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What do women really need from the man in their lives? In my practice, I often hear women tell me that needing a man is a negative thing. Needing a man isn’t healthy, but wanting a man is a wonderful thing. more

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Hanging out with a group of friends can be a nice change of pace for a couple. Involving other people in your social life is always healthy. There are plenty of benefits but there are some potential pitfalls too. more

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Being vulnerable to the one you love isn't always easy, but it's essential for a relationship to grow and blossom. more

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