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Overcoming A Pornography Addiction

Great read on overcoming pornography addiction in a marriage.

Moving Past Pornography
Pornography is a true catastrophe, and it plagues our world each and every day. Here at The Dating Divas, we have tons of great articles on Why Porn Should Never Be a Part of Marriage, and How Pornography Affects Marriage. However, we recently realized that we've failed to answer one vital question: what do you do after you discover there is a pornography problem? How do you keep going? How do you continue to strengthen your marriage while it...

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6 Myths About Marriage

Great read on myths about marriage!

Happy Marriages DO Still Exist!
It's no secret that fewer and fewer people these days are tying the knot. When you ask why, they might say things like, "Marriage just ties you down," or "Half of all marriages end in divorce anyway. Why bother?" As firm believers in the power of marriage, the Divas decided it was high-time to debunk some of these common myths, because they are just that... myths!
We started by sending out a survey in our newsletter to figure out what...

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How to Keep the Love Alive When Apart

Work to keep the love alive even when apart.

Staying Strong When Miles Apart
Long-distance relationships are soooo hard.  We know, and we commiserate! Sometimes people try to make you feel better by saying yours isn't as bad/long/hard as what they had to do... we're not going to do that. No matter the days/weeks/years apart, we just want to help you get through it! The Divas have put their brains together for their best advice and the best tips and tricks to keep the love burning across the miles.

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Recovering From an Emotional Affair

How to overcome an emotional affair and grow back together.

Healing the Hurt of an Emotional Affair
Not all affairs are physical, but that doesn't mean that they don't hurt. Sometimes we feel like we are the ones who did something to encourage the emotional affair, sometimes you might be the one who had the emotional affair. Whatever the case - healing and recovery needs to happen for a marriage to survive. We have some advice from the Divas to give you some tips on how to recover from emotional affairs.

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Emotional Abuse in Marriage

Emotional Abuse in Marriage

Today we wanted to talk about something really important that has been on our minds for quite a while. You know that here, at The Dating Divas, we are passionate about enriching and strengthening marriages. We are most known for our fun date ideas, romantic gift ideas, and free love notes. However, we know that many marriages are struggling and are in desperate need of much more than a little added romance. That's why today we're tackling the tough topic of...
Recognizing...

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Tips for Couples in College

7 Tips for Couples in College

7 Struggles Married Student Couples Have - and How to Beat Them

Did you marry your spouse while still in college?
Believe it or not, you are not alone!
So many couples now choose to postpone tying the knot until after they walk across the big stage - and that is completely understandable. Being a young, married couple while still in college has a ton of challenges. Trust me - I know, I am one of those couples! In fact, a ton of the Divas have husbands who are still...

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Overcoming Obstacles in Intimacy

Obstacles in Intimacy

Find the Most Happiness in Your Sex Life
Happy couples have more sex! This is actually a scientific fact. There are so many physical and emotional benefits from having sex: looking better, feeling more confident, being healthier and feeling an increased attraction towards your spouse. And of course, good sex makes you smile because it causes your brain to release serotonin which is known as the "Happy Hormone" and an antidepressant.
Unfortunately, sometimes married...

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Marriage After Baby

Challenges come after adding baby - here are some solutions!

Changing Marriage Dynamics With Children
The Dating Divas have a few handfuls of children between them all and we have experienced some of the changes that come to a marriage after baby! We wanted to hear some advice from our dear readers about how a marriage changes with a baby, and some of their tried and tested solutions. We blasted out a survey through our newsletter and social media, the result is the 5 major challenges and 5 solutions to those challenges in...

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The Best Marriage Advice I Ever Heard

The Best Marriage Advice I Ever Received

One Super Easy Marriage Tip
10 Simple Steps for Resolving Conflict in Marriage

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The best marriage advice I ever received was at a bridal shower, but it applies to men and women alike!
You know how it goes, after the bridal shower games, everyone was asked to share a piece of marriage advice with the bride. As we went around the circle giving advice, there really wasn't anything...

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