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Cellphones and relationships

Driving isn't the only thing individuals sometimes let cellphones distract them from. Individuals sometimes get distracted by their cellphone when they are spending time with their partner.

Getting divorced and big decisions

Divorce is typically an incredibly emotional experience. All sorts of strong feelings can arise when bringing a marriage to an end. The strong emotions related to a divorce can have the potential to affect a person's decision-making abilities. For example, the flurry of feelings from a divorce could cause a person to want to take rash actions that, under normal circumstances, they would not be inclined to take.

The importance of responding properly when feelings are hurt

Sometimes, within a couple, someone's feelings get hurt. When this happens, it is important for both members of the couple to not just default to a knee-jerk reaction, but to take time to understand the situation and how best to respond to it. How a couple reacts after one of the members of the couple does something that hurts the other one's feelings can matter considerably.

Gender trends regarding breakups differ between marriages and non-marital relationships

In heterosexual relationships, is one gender more likely than the other to initiate a breakup? A recent study indicates that the answer to this question may depend on whether or not the couple is married.

How You Can Benefit From An Amicable Divorce

In the celebrity world of divorce, amicable breakups have become the latest trend. We watched Gwenyth Paltrow and Chris Martin consciously uncouple in 2012, and just recently, Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck announced that mediation will be their method of divorce -- not the contentious litigation we typically associate with celebrities.