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Essential Steps to Recover Your Marriage After Infidelity

Healing & Recovery

Essential Steps to Recover Your Marriage After Infidelity Infidelity affects nearly 80% of the marriages in the US. Most marriages that are rocked by infidelity do not end due to the affair; if the marriage ends in divorce following an … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: How Making Demands Destroys Love

Couple Arm Wrestling

We all have needs: both physical and emotional. Some of these needs are met through other people, particularly in intimate relationships. We become quickly frustrated when our needs are not met. When our needs are not met for a length … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: Compatibility in Marriage

Compatibility in Marriage

Compatibility. Sounds so good. It’s a dream we all have, to find that one special person who will mesh with every part of our lives. Someone who will be there when we need them, laugh at our jokes, understand when … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: Love Takes Time

Love Takes Time

In the day-to-day stress of our lives, we often forget that love takes time. The alarm goes off and you hit the snooze one last time, until finally you begin the day five minutes behind schedule. At 5:45 am. In … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: The Myth of Unconditional Love

Unconditional Love

Many of us want to believe in unconditional love, as George Strait proclaims it in his perennially popular song, Our Love Is Unconditional: Our love is unconditional, we knew it from the start. I see it in your eyes, you … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: Falling In Love With An Affair Partner

Love Doesn't Excuse Infidelity

Falling In Love With An Affair Partner is one of the classic articles from Save Your Marriage Central’s founder Penny Tupy that Marriage Advocates is very proud to feature. Originally published as Love As An Excuse For Infidelity, this article addresses … Continue reading

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Save Your Marriage Central: The Marital Fidelity Health Check

Marital Fidelity

The Marital Fidelity Health Check is one of the classic articles from Save Your Marriage Central’s founder Penny Tupy that Marriage Advocates is very proud to feature. In this article, Penny provides a valuable tool to evaluate the health of … Continue reading

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So You Want To Improve Your Marriage: Avoiding Common Mistakes

Couple On A Beach At Sunset

You want to improve your marriage, or are at least considering it. How do I know? Well, I assume you are reading this article for a reason. First, please know that you are not alone. Many people – both men … Continue reading

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Unmet Expectations: The Killer of Romantic Love

unrealistic_expectations

I think the Hollywood/romantic novel idea is more prevalent in our culture than in others. Finding the right person, realizing s/he is your “soul mate,” riding off into the sunset to live happily ever after…it all seems to lead to unrealistic and unmet … Continue reading

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Unrealistic Expectations: The Dysfunctional Myth of “Happily Ever After”

Bride with a Knight or Prince

Prompted by last year’s news coverage of Prince William’s marriage to Kate Middleton, I’ve decided to explicitly tackle the myth of a “Happily Ever After” that occurs after the wedding. The implicit assumption seems to be that one finds love, … Continue reading

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