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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.

Why a DIY divorce is a bad idea

The internet has made it possible to learn how to do just about anything yourself, from cooking to home improvements to starting your own blog. However, there are some things that are best left to the professionals, including your divorce.

Does income inequality in a marriage make infidelity more likely?

In some marriages, one spouse makes a substantially higher amount of income than the other. Such income inequality can sometimes pose challenges in a marriage. A recent study underscores this. The study indicates that income inequality in a marriage may be connected to increased likelihood of infidelity in a marriage.