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Practical Solutions for Happy Relationships & Healthy Living

The single greatest predictor of happiness and success in life is a healthy love relationship. Yet more couples than ever before find it difficult to remain close and connected in a stressful world of busy schedules, unending demands, and high expectations.

Whether you’re struggling with your current relationship, wanting a more passionate sex life, or perhaps looking for a perfect mate, Dr. Pat Love offers professional, practical self-help for identifying issues and breaking down barriers that block you from having happy, healthy relationships and a fulfilling life.  More about Dr. Love.

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Sexual Reconnection in Long-Term Relationships

All long-term relationships have natural ebbs and flows in libido, but what happens when you go through long periods of time not wanting to have sex? The “I’m hot and you’re not” predicament plagues most couples at some point during their relationships. Some couples even mistakenly misread desire discrepancy as the end of the relationship.

In this video clip, Dr. Love offers research-based suggestions for sexual reconnection in your committed love relationship.

Are You Guilty of Helicopter Parenting?

Have you taken items to school that your child forgot more than once in a semester? Does your child consider you his or her best friend? Do you spend more time with your child’s friends than your own friends? Do you say yes when you should say no because you don’t want your child to be mad at you? If you answered yes to these questions you might want to check to make sure you are not over-functioning and blurring the protective boundaries between parenting and partnering.

Drawing from her top-selling book, The Emotional Incest Syndrome: What to do When a Parent’s Love Rules Your Life, Dr. Love discusses some dangers of over-involved parenting and why a healthy family structure is so important.