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Month: August 2018

5 Habits of Unhappy Couples and How to Avoid Them

Reading Time: 4 minutesShow me a couple where thank yous don’t flow liberally between them and I’ll show you a couple that has a lot of resentments lurking just under the surface. 

Politeness and appreciation are the two things that make the day to day business of sharing a bathroom sink and a closet with someone doable. 

Appreciation tends to flow very easily at the beginning of a relationship. However, as the newness starts to wear off, appreciation can drift to other things. The problem is, you get what you focus on. When you quit focusing on appreciation you find fewer and fewer things to appreciate. 

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Trump Predicts Violence, Google, Jordan Edwards: 3 Stories You Should Read 8/29/2018

Reading Time: 3 minutesConfluence Daily is your daily news source for women in the know. In the category of: Prediction or threat??? Trump warns evangelicals of ‘violence’ if GOP loses in the midterms President Donald Trump, facing scrutiny for hush money payments to a porn star and a former Playboy model, pleaded with evangelical leaders for political help during closed-door remarks on Monday, warning of dire consequences to their congregations should Republicans lose in November’s midterm elections. “This November 6 election is very much a referendum on not only me, it’s a referendum on your religion, it’s a referendum on...

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How to Stay Married

Reading Time: 3 minutesIf you are committed to staying married, and you are less happy than you want to be, that’s not normal and it’s not ok. The good news is it’s probably mendable because you can learn the skills it takes to be in a relationship. Sooner is better than later, because sometimes later is too late. Waiting too long might not mean divorce. There is a fate far, far worse than divorce. Waiting too long may mean spending the rest of your life in a soulless, loveless, lifeless marriage, and that is a recipe for slow, early death.

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We hereby reclaim our Mollie

Reading Time: 5 minutes“It is not your right to exacerbate this grievous act by hijacking Mollie and all she believed with your racist fear-mongering,” Tibbetts Murphy wrote. “You do not get to use her murder to inaccurately promote your ‘permanently separated’ hyperbole. You do not have permission to callously use this tragedy to demonize an entire population for the acts of one man.”

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