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Helping a Spouse with Depression

Helping a Spouse with Depression

Overcoming Depression to have a Happy Marriage
Depression is a very important topic that hits close to home for so many people, including myself. It is true that depression in marriage can be a real trial for both the spouse with depression and the spouse that is trying to understand and help.

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Because this is such an important topic, we wanted to get real feedback from members...

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10 Things Husbands Wish Wives Knew

10 Things Husbands Wish Wives Knew

If there's one thing that pretty much everyone knows about marriage it's that communication is key!  It's really hard to improve your relationship if you don't know how your spouse is feeling or what he's thinking.  Right?  So we divas decided to find out!
We created a survey that asked husbands what they really wish their wives knew.  
Then we sent it out to all of our husbands to fill out.  {Anonymously, of course, so they could be completely honest without...

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Infertility Support: Tips for Marriage

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Find Support for Infertility and Strengthen Your Marriage
Most couples are able to conceive relatively quickly, but there are many who begin an uncertain and painful journey of infertility after an unsuccessful year.  While the causes of infertility are vast, the emotional roller coaster and unique set of challenges are universal.  Infertility is a major cause of divorce and requires effort and thought to keep the marriage strong, so today we bring you the advice...

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The Hint Box

The Hint Box

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to read your spouse's mind? Or have you wished that they could read yours?? 
Introducing...
THE HINT BOX
Problem solved!

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This is a simple and adorable craft that the ever talented Kiki from Kiki & Company helped us design, with tons of inspiration from Diva Gabby. The Hint Box takes some of that guesswork out of your relationship....

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Divorce-Proof Your Marriage

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It's AH-MAZING What Just 10 Weeks Can Do!
Any married/engaged/dating couple will agree - being in a relationship requires DILIGENT WORK! You love each other, sure, but it is work {lots and lots of work} to keep things interesting, keep the spark, keep the romance ... Most especially, it takes a lot of work to keep the love alive through the hard times, and come out stronger than ever! Sometimes, though, it's hard to know where to start and how to do this... That’s...

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Keeping the Romance Alive AFTER Kids

10 Ways to Keep the Romance Alive AFTER Kids

"Romance after kids - does it exist?"  
That's a question we get asked a lot.  And we get it!  It can be hard to keep the spark and romance in your marriage when you're up all night with a crying baby... and surrounded by dirty diapers.  The shift from husband and wife to mommy and daddy can be a tricky transition for some marriages.  But we strongly believe that you have to create your own happily ever after.  Love is a choice!  And here at The Dating Divas,...

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Most Embarrassing Mom-ents

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Celebrating Moms and Their Awesomeness!
It's that time of year again where we get to celebrate the most special women in our lives... our MOMS!  I love Mother's Day and the opportunity I have to let my mom know how much she means to me. I know without a doubt that I wouldn't be where I am today without my mom's guidance and direction.  Thank you mom!

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Is Your Spouse NOT Romantic?

What to do when your spouse is not romantic

HUBBY'S NOT THE NEXT NICHOLAS SPARKS?
Don't worry! It's one of the most common topics that comes up from our readers and we've got a few tips to help you navigate those unromantic waters.  These tips will help create realistic romance expectations in your relationships and help strengthen your marriage. Set your spouse up for success and create a lasting relationship!

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Create Your Own Marriage Resolution

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Create Your Own Marriage Resolution
My husband and I have really loved the inspirational, family-oriented movies that have been coming out lately. There is so much out there in the media that is demeaning to families and to marriages, that THESE films do just the opposite! Courageous is a film that depicts the real-life struggles of families and marriages, but also provides motivation that these relationships can be long-lasting, strong and worthwhile. This date night...

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