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How To Get Your Marriage To Sizzle For Valentine’s Day And Beyond!

Happy almost Valentine's Day! I like how relationship expert Colleen Long uses the "chocolate/broccoli" analogy. Our long term, loving, secure relationships are the "broccoli." They are the things that, if we stay committed to, consistently over time grow us up. They make us healthier, more evolved, more balanced, well-rounded individuals. However, chocolate comes along in life (just like opportunities for affairs) and…

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Single and Happy for the Holidays

By Arlene Dickinson I decided to share this because, well, it's the holidays. Enough said. I can't imagine I am the only woman over 50, not married or in a serious relationship, that has been told by some well-meaning friend that it would be so good for me to find someone. Find someone? Is there a specific spot that I…

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How a Six Month Separation Saved a Troubled Marriage

By Guest Blogger Sylvia Smith Sometimes you need to take a step back in order to have the courage to walk forward and get what you want. In the case of Sandy (not her real name), she took a six-month break from her marriage and it not only gave her the space she needed, it gave her the marriage she…

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Single and Dating in 2015: 6 Ways Social Media is Ensuring We All Die Alone

By Guest Blogger Leila Glen Don’t get me wrong, our internet driven society and age of social media mania definitely has its perks; people can work remotely, re-connect with old friends and stay in touch with family all over the world – not to mention the ego-boost you get from a well-liked Instagram selfie… However, one thing that has most…

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Infidelity: The Cold Hard Truth About Cheating

By Guest Blogger Shawn Evans My name is Shawn Evans, and I am the co-owner Can't We Just Get Along Counselling. We specialize in couples counselling, family therapy, affair recovery and other types of personal and family therapy. I produced this info-graphic outlining the truth about infidelity. The recent news of the Ashley Madison website hack encouraged me to research the…

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Should Stay-at-Home Moms Demand A Postnup?

Postnuptial agreements - they're all the rage! Just kidding, no they're not. We've all heard of the prenup. But what about the postnup? Yes, that is what some lawyers are recommending for spouses who put their careers on hold to have their children. Prenuptial agreements have become so common among the 1 percent they are considered practically a given. But…

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F*ck Cancer: Life Lessons From My Mother

By Guest Blogger Julie Greenbaum It's funny what you remember from your childhood. Our earliest memories of events, interactions and people can stay with us and resonate for the rest of our lives. It's also cool how at the moment of conception, thousands of generations that preceded us, come together at that magical moment, and give us all the qualities…

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QUIZ: How Strong Is Your Work/Life Balance?

Hi Girls, and Happy Hump Day to you! We're smack in the middle of the week, which means we're still in WORK mode, but we're also approaching LIFE mode with the weekend a couple of days away. Work/life balance is something many of us strive for, but it's often hard to know if we've made it there. Are we balanced? Can…

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A Past Distilled

By Guest Blogger Cynthia Kazandjian We are born, so to speak, provisionally, it doesn’t matter where. It is only gradually that we compose within ourselves our true place of origin so that we may be born there retrospectively and each day more definitely." ~Rainer Maria Rilke You could argue that I came by my family unit for all the wrong reasons…

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Erica Diamond On Couch Talk: Career, Work Life Balance and Biz Tips

I was honored to be spotlighted on the Canadian local show Couch Talk on Bell Media. The episode aired live this week. I wanted to share it with you because towards the end, I share some insight on why I believe in the cliche, "You can have it all, just not at the same time," and I also give some biz tips for…

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