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Tinder co-founder Whitney Wolfe: 40 y/o men are ready to commit; Dating advice for recently divorced; Kids are boring

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In this episode, I interview Tinder co-founder and Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe whose insights on dating have me floored. For example, she confirms my hunch that men age 40 are ripe for the picking — they’re accomplished and ready for a cozy...

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Is Yelling at Your Children Verbal Abuse?

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I was asked to contribute to the new Jeremy Vine TV Show on Channel 5 about whether yelling or shouting at children is verbal abuse.
We all lose the plot at times & lose our temper & end up shouting at our kids, but what is the difference between the odd shout & consistent verbal abuse?
Shouting or constantly yelling at your children might strike you as a natural and an effective form of discipline if you were brought (more...)

Five Reasons Millennials Are Struggling to Get Ahead

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It’s Not the Avocado Toast
Hating on the millennial generation has become a favorite pastime of many social commentators. We are vain. We are delicate little snowflakes. We want to save the world but are too busy taking selfies. We would rather stuff ourselves with insanely expensive avocado toast than actually save for retirement.
Now, I’m a pretty big fan of avocados (pretty much required if you live in California), but the financial woes of (more...)

How Can My Spouse and I Avoid Going to Court When Filing for Divorce in Tulsa?

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Many couples do not realize that appearing in court and attending hearings is not necessary to obtain a divorce in Oklahoma. When a couple is amicable or has agreed to be cooperative in the divorce process, court can be avoided altogether. 
Couples that do choose to work together have the opportunity of taking part in two different processes Oklahoma offers. The first process is called the waiver divorce.  Couples are rewarded with a short divorce timeframe as (more...)

No-fault divorce rule mooted to end ‘blame game’ in break-ups

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Government proposes change to 50-year-old laws to avoid marriage breakdown acrimonyCouples who want to divorce will face a less confrontational process under proposals put out for consultation as the government seeks to end “the blame game” in a marriage breakdown.Divorcing couples are currently required to blame each other on the grounds of unreasonable behaviour, adultery or desertion or prove they have been separated for a minimum of two years – even if the separation is mutually (more...)

Infidelity Recovery Stages

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“Infidelity Recovery Stages.” That sounds so neat and tidy. The stages of healing after infidelity.  I thought to myself, “Is healing even possible after infidelity?”  Recovery from the damage and devastation that is caused by this kind of betrayal is never easy.  Infidelity is one of the most serious assaults on a marriage there

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My Ex-Husband Is Getting Remarried

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I’ve always thought the term “remarry” is confusing. I don’t know if remarried is even the right term for when our ex-husband is getting married again.  It seems if he was truly getting remarried, he would be remarrying me! But, of course, my ex husband remarried another woman. When our ex-husband is getting remarried,

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Dating Advice: 7 Questions To Ask On The First 3 Dates

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Here’s some dating advice to help you determine if you’re truly ready to go after your goal of having a long-term, successful relationship:
Picture this: You’re on the 3rd date with someone you really like – and who seems to like you. Can you imagine yourself saying something along these lines?
I think it’s pretty clear we like one another – and I think you’re a terrific guy/girl. (more...)

Having Girlfriend Problems?

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Girlfriend problems are pretty common, according to life coach, Dr. Lisa Kaplin. So common, that I decided to write my Love Essentially column on reasons why friendships can end, and how handle a girlfriend who decides she just doesn’t want to be your girlfriend anymore.
When Your Girlfriend Isn’t Your Girlfriend Anymore
by Jackie Pilossoph for Chicago Tribune Media Group
There’s nothing worse than the end of a romantic relationship. In a breakup, (more...)

Simplify your finances and reach your goals!

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  This post was created in partnership with the GM BuyPower Card®. Opinions are my own and do not reflect the views of General Motors or Capital One. If you are stressed about your money, chances are that you are...

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