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Archive for October, 2015

Living A Life in Alignment

  by Jackie Black, Ph.D., BCC www.DrJackieBlack.com We create our life and our love life through our beliefs, intentions, and the actions we take in the world. Every one of us has an inner guidance system that drives us and guides our choice-making whether we are aware of it or not. Our system includes: A […]

Why Argue? Keeping the Lines of Communication Open

by Jackie Black, Ph.D., BCC www.DrJackieBlack.com   A minor disagreement can get out of hand very quickly or a simple conversation can suddenly turn into a shouting match. Why? Because your fear of being abandoned, or disappointing your partner makes itself the primary consideration in the conversation. Hearing another person’s opinion or point of view […]

Dividing chores equally leads to a better sex life

by Heidi Stevens, Chicago Tribune Couples can be forgiven for not knowing whether to give chores the side-eye or the come-hither. A new study says that dividing them evenly — particularly child-care responsibilities — leads to a better sex life and all-around happier marriage. Still, a big, splashy New York Times magazine piece last year […]

Making A Marriage Last

by Sara Mastbaum Thomas – Contributing Writer A new report by the Institute for Family Studies suggests that couples who marry between the ages of 25 and 32 have the lowest likelihood of splitting up in the future. Even more intriguing, the study shows this to be true across all demographic factors. Why? It’s well […]