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7 ways to recognize if you are in a toxic relationship, according to a therapist

If your partner is hurting you over and over, whether by hurtful comments or repeated behavior, it's a sign that your relationship isn't healthy.
Caitlyn Hitt and her partner have been doing the long-distance thing for a year.

7 communication tips to keep your relationship alive during quarantine, according to a long-distance couple

Long-distance dating is a challenge, but it's doable. Here's how one couple keeps the spark alive during uncertain times.
Melissa Petro and her husband Arran.

My husband and I started couples therapy just before the COVID-19 outbreak — here’s why counseling is more important than ever if you̵...

I walk away from each session — even the difficult ones — with a feeling of "we're in this together."
:By paying down his loans, I was building our net worth as a couple," writes the author (not pictured).

I paid off $22,680 of my husband’s student loan debt in 2 years. Here’s how I did it — and why I would do it again.

People may say paying off someone else's debt is enabling them — but by paying down his loans, I was building our net worth as a couple.
Melissa Petro and her family.

Couples are fighting more during quarantine, but my husband and I have used the time to get better at handling conflict — here are 4 tricks that...

We don't have any energy left for bickering, so with the help of a therapist, we're learning strategies to help us resolve tensions when they arise.

My husband and I are still having date nights during the pandemic — here’s how we’re making it work

It's crucial to make quality time for your relationship, even during difficult times. Here's how one writer and her husband are getting creative.
Derek and Marissa Eligio are learning how to give each other space and time during quarantine.

9 people share the biggest thing they’ve learned about their partner while spending every day together in quarantine

One woman discovered that her husband needs alone time each day, while another realized her fiancé's work ethic is making her more productive.

5 common mistakes couples make that can hurt or end their relationship, according to a psychotherapist

Quarantining together can either make or break a relationship. And if things are a bit rocky, ignoring problems will make them worse.
Jersey Griggs.

A psychological technique my mom taught me when I was a teenager saved my marriage — here’s how

My mother, a clinical psychologist, showed me this method that works in any argument, no matter how serious or silly.
Marriage story depicts the struggles that come with divorce.

NOT A FAIRY TALE: How Americans can survive and thrive after a divorce

Many Americans face a bad relationship in their lives. Here are some tips when divorce becomes a reality.