Expressing Love


5 Signs You’re Emotionally Suffocating Your Partner – and How to Stop

Here’s what “intimacy overload” is, five signs you’re emotionally suffocating your boyfriend or husband, and eight ways to give him some breathing space. Have you heard of emotional boundaries in a relationship? The most important concept for women who tend to emotionally suffocate their partners is boundaries. If you haven’t read any of the “Boundaries” books by Cloud and Townsend, you […]

Signs You’re Emotionally Suffocating Your Partner How to Stop

Secrets Husbands Keep From Their Wives

5 Secrets Even the Best Husbands Don’t Tell Their Wives

What is the man you love hiding? All husbands keep secrets from their wives, says Dr Oz. These 5 secrets men don’t tell women are based on a Men’s Health magazine poll, and include reasons why husbands aren’t completely honest with their wives. Here, editor-in-chief David Zinczenko and relationship therapist Dr Laura Berman describe the most common secrets husband keep from the women they […]


6 Ways to Survive Your First Year of Marriage

Newlyweds, the first year might be the toughest of all your 85 years together! Here are six of the most important tips on how to love (not just survive!) your first year of marriage. If you’re still smooching on your first wedding anniversary, you’ll be ready to survive anything. Well, that’s not entirely true. In fact that might be an […]

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5 Sex Tips for Women With Ulcerative Colitis

These intimacy and sex tips are for women who have an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s, and who want more intimacy in their romantic relationship. I’m not a marriage therapist or a gastroenterology expert – but I am a woman with ulcerative colitis and a sexy husband 🙂 While writing 10 Natural Ways to Ease the […]


4 Ways to Create Love and Peace in an Unhappy Marriage

These tips on how to find love in an unhappy marriage are inspired by a reader’s comment. She and her husband are unhappily married, and she doesn’t want to tell her family or friends. Here’s part of her comment: “My husband and I have been together for 2 years and we have an eight month old baby boy,” says Lorraine on […]

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How to Stop Being Critical of Your Husband

4 Ways to Stop Criticizing Your Husband

Critical people don’t just criticize others, they’re also critical of themselves. These tips on how to stop criticizing your husband are inspired by a reader’s comment and question. John Gottman, author of The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work: A Practical Guide from the Country’s Foremost Relationship Expert, is a researcher who specializes in how couples communicate. He says being […]


How to Write a Love Letter

These questions and tips will help you learn how to write a love letter that expresses exactly what you need to say – even when you aren’t sure how to put your feelings into words. A gift isn’t required, but a heart-shaped symbol of your love – such as a Yellow Gold Diamond-Accented Heart Pendant Necklace – can be a beautiful […]

How to Write a Love Letter

How the Power of Love Can Save Your Marriage

How the Power of Love Can Save Your Marriage

Do you feel unloved, hopeless, or trapped in your relationship? Here’s how the power of love can save your marriage. Love isn’t all you need! You also need hope, faith, courage, and strength. Whether your marriage needs a complete makeover, a touch up, or just a new purpose, A Lifelong Love: How to Have Lasting Intimacy, Friendship, and Purpose in […]