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12 Relationship Tips For Newlyweds  

12 Relationship Tips For Newlyweds by Brilliant Earth. The writers at Brilliant Earth did a fantastic job with this article! Click on their name to follow them on social media!


For many couples, there is no moment more magical than their wedding day. After months of planning and prepping and errands and tastings, everything comes together for the perfect celebratory event… But then, real life kicks in. No matter how wonderful your Big Day was, marriage comes with its own set of challenges.

Not every…

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3 Common Misconceptions About Romantic Love  

Love Is Not Enough by Mark Manson. Mr. Manson did a great job with this article! Click on his name to follow him on the social networks!


John Lennon wrote, “All You Need is Love” and beat both of his wives, abandoned one of his children, verbally abused his gay Jewish manager with homophobic and anti-semitic slurs, and once had a camera crew film him lying naked in his bed for an entire day.

Thirty-five years later, Trent Reznor from Nine Inch Nails wrote a song called “Love is Not Enough.” Reznor, despite…Read more

5 Regrets From His First Marriage 

5 Regrets From His First Marriage by James Russell Lingerfelt


I hung out with my pal Robert the other day. He was married when he was 21 and she was 19. They divorced eight years later. It's been over a year now, and he's dating again. We talked a good while about his past marriage, and I pulled 5 insights from our conversation. 

1. He wished he understood that he's in control of his reactions. 

No one can make us angry or irritable or short-tempered. These are all reactions we choose. 

2. He wished heRead more

6 Healthy Relationship Habits 

6 Healthy Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Toxic by Mark Manson. Mr. Manson did a great job with this article! Click on his name to follow him on the social networks!


1. Letting some conflicts go unresolved

John Gottman devised “thin-slicing” relationships, a technique where he hooks couples up to all sorts of biometric devices and then records them having short conversations about their problems. Gottman then goes back and analyzes the conversation frame by frame looking at biometric data, body…Read more

I Didn’t Love My Wife When We Got Married 

I Didn’t Love My Wife When We Got Married by Chassid in The Middle East.


I’m a ridiculous, emotional, over-sentimental sap.  I guess that’s why I told my wife I loved her on our second date. 

I had tried really hard up to that point to hold it back, honestly.  I wanted to tell her on the first date, but I knew that would probably be weird. I still remember her reaction.  She kind of gave me this half-shy, half-amused smile.  Then she nodded and looked off into the sky.

I wasn’t heartbroken by the…

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JR Lingerfelt's novels

The Mason Jar is a love story that teaches readers how to find healing after broken and severed relationships.

Alabama Irish is the sequel to The Mason Jar, and teaches readers the necessity of honesty and openness in the pursuit of loving, long-lasting relationships.


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