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Should You Merge Your Finances With Your Partner?

You’ve finally found the one, and now you have to figure out what to do about your finances. If happy couples on Instagram are any indication, you just mash every part of your life together and live happily ever after. And that mashing includes your money. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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What Expecting Parents Need Instead of a ‘Baby Prenup’

The idea of a “baby prenup” was first brought into pop consciousness by Porsha of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, and apparently, it’s now the latest (oh god) “momtroversy.” It is simply a written agreement between an expecting couple that lays out the childcare expectations for both parties before a baby is born. Read more… […]

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How to Get Your Relationship Back on Track After a Terrible Fight

It’s not easy to bring your relationship back to equilibrium after a major fight. Even if you and your partner have come to an agreement, the arguing can really put a damper on things. It might take some time to restore the romance and affection. Here’s how you can get your relationship back on track.Read […]

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I’m Writer Laura June, and This Is How I Parent 

In her acclaimed new memoir Now My Heart Is Full, Laura June writes about how becoming a parent has helped her make peace with the memory of her own mother, her mother’s alcoholism and their difficult relationship. Here, she talks about life with her daughter Zelda, from her belief that babies sometimes need to be…Read […]

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Learn From These Redditors’ Wedding Day Regrets

Redditors share wedding horror stories and hard-learned lessons in the Ask Reddit thread, “What’s the one thing you regret doing for your wedding day?” I had a perfect wedding, and my only regret is getting really tightly tailored suit pants. So get yourself some slacks with room to grow, and learn these wedding…Read more… Continue […]

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Keep Your Relationship Going Strong With a Daily Maintenance Text

There’s no magic bullet or divine secret to maintaining a romantic relationship—every couple is different. But if there’s one thing that’s almost always guaranteed to help, it’s more communication. And yes, even the silly, superfluous kind will do.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Successful Relationships Don’t Necessarily Last Forever

As a society, we tend to look at breakups and divorce as a failure. But a relationship ending doesn’t mean it wasn’t successful in some way. Sometimes a fling is ideal for both parties, sometimes a long marriage ending is the only chance for a new beginning, and every relationship teaches you something you didn’t […]

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How to Propose Marriage Without Screwing Up

A wedding proposal deserves a little spectacle. Not an obnoxious viral-video stunt, but something to make your partner feel special. Putting some planning into it is an act of love. I talked to January of Engaged by January, a proposal planning service, about what to do—and what not to do—when you propose. And it’s…Read more… […]

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The Myth Of The Happy Married Life

I recently searched “marriage” on ROK, assuming some of the top results would discuss reasons why men should opt-out of monogamy, an idea mentioned in ROK Community Belief #2. Instead, the top articles returned were predominantly pro-marriage, so I figured why not play devil’s advocate and give voice to the anti-marriage camp? Below I share […]

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