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  1. Don't Bother 'Faking It' in the Bedroom

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- "Was it good for you, too?" can be such a loaded question. Now a new study says you can't fool your sex partner by faking satisfaction. The study also found that women and men are equally able to determine their partner

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  2. Marriage Does Help the Heart, Study Finds

    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Marriage is good for the heart, yet another study has found. Married partners don't just have a lower risk of heart problems, the researchers said. They also have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease affecting the leg

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  3. For Happy Marriage, His Personality May Be Key

    By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, March 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term unions tend to stay happy if the husband has an agreeable personality and is in good health, according to a new study. Whether a wife is agreeable and in good health, however, doesn't play as big a role in pre

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  4. Fight the Good Fight: Turn Spats Into Solutions

    Want to dial down the unhealthy drama in your relationship? You can, once you know how to defuse blow-up arguments and unresolved feuds. “Massive, all-out fights are bad for you. They make your heart race, cause stress, and can trigger issues like migraines,” says psychotherapist Jonathan Alpert. “O

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  5. Emotional Cheating: Are You Guilty?

    Like many women, René (who asked that only her middle name be used), a writer from northern New Jersey, had two husbands: a regular spouse and a “work husband,” a man -- interesting, smart, funny -- with whom she spent 9 hours a day. The chemistry was obvious, but nothing ever “happened.” Or did it?

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  6. Supportive Mate a Good Match for Your Heart

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Every Valentine's Day, heart-shaped boxes filled with chocolates fly off the shelves as couples express their love for each other, but a new study suggests that a supportive spouse may be the real key to a happy and healthy h

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  7. Dating Deal-Breakers

    He’s rude to the waiter or downs too many drinks. She always wants to know where you are, or shows up late all the time. Are these things just annoying, or signs of relationship trouble ahead? “When you’re with that person at the beginning and something strikes you as odd or bizarre, and it sticks w

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  8. Kissing Secrets Revealed

    Whether it's your first kiss or your thousandth, whether it’s with someone new or with your longtime partner, kissing leaves an impression -- one that lingers long after your lips have disengaged. And, experts say, kissing plays an important role in relationships. "It fosters romantic compatibility,

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  9. 6 Ways to Get in the Mood

    You're both tired. The kids are light sleepers. You're not happy with your weight. You're stressed out over deadline pressures at work. There are many reasons people in long-term relationships find themselves reaching for the pillow or the remote control instead of their partner's body after the sun

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  10. Can Couples Counseling Help?

    You know to see a doctor for an ache or cough that won't go away. But where can you turn if your relationship needs a shot in the arm? For some couples, professional counseling is the answer. "Studies show that, in the hands of a good counselor, marriage counseling is successful 70- 80% of the time,

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