HOW TO AVOID RESENTMENT WHEN ONE SPOUSE RETIRES BEFORE THE OTHER

HOW TO AVOID RESENTMENT WHEN ONE SPOUSE RETIRES BEFORE THE OTHER

In marriage, you and your spouse will face countless life changes. With every new job, home, or child, there is an adjustment period. But the transition into retirement is often overlooked, especially when one spouse retires before the other.
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marital conflict

795: MARITAL CONFLICT

“In any conflict, be sure you know what you really want and whether what you are doing is actually helping you get there.” —Anonymous Marriage is two different people coming together to become one. As a result, marital conflict is inevitable. The good news is that you can choose how you handle conflict and move…
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28 ROMANTIC CONVERSATION PROMPTS FOR COUPLES

28 ROMANTIC CONVERSATION PROMPTS FOR COUPLES

Romance is for more than just Valentine’s Day! A well-timed romantic conversation can set the stage for deeper emotional intimacy, sexual intimacy, and beyond. With these 28 romantic conversation prompts for couples, you’ll never be at a loss for words again. 
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14 CREATIVE VALENTINE’S DAY DATE IDEAS FOR ANY BUDGET

14 CREATIVE VALENTINE’S DAY DATE IDEAS FOR ANY BUDGET

Elevate your Valentine’s Day experience this year with 14 creative date ideas!
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7 TIPS FOR WRITING THE PERFECT LOVE NOTE TO YOUR SPOUSE

Do you remember the last time your spouse gave you a handwritten love note? Maybe you have a stash of letters and cards saved to remember special moments from your relationship.  Love notes are a powerful way to build emotional intimacy with your spouse. Yet many couples forget about the art of love letters once…
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feel stuck

791: WHEN YOU FEEL STUCK

“When you feel stuck in life, remember that every obstacle is an opportunity to grow and learn.” —Anonymous At the beginning of your relationship, everything is new and fun. But after some time has passed, you look at your marriage and feel… stuck. 
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APATHY

790: THE GREATEST THREAT TO OUR MARRIAGE IS APATHY

“Indifference and neglect often do much more damage than outright dislike.” —JK Rowling Most people view infidelity as the ultimate threat to marriage. But there’s something far more dangerous because it’s so easy to ignore: apathy.
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3 MARRIAGE MYTHS HOLDING YOU BACK FROM DEEPER INTIMACY

3 MARRIAGE MYTHS HOLDING YOU BACK FROM DEEPER INTIMACY

How did you first learn about marriage? It likely began by observing marriages when you were growing up, whether in real life or fictional. From those experiences, you formed ideas about what it means to be married. But did you fall for some of the common marriage myths?
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