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Held Hostage by Anger | 6 Steps to STOP an Argument

By Tamara Slocum on Mar 20, 2019 2:28:47 PM

There’s nothing worse than getting into the same argument, again and again and again. Amirite? The sheer repetition is enough to drive one MAD. And sadly, that tends to happen quite a bit in marriage. When we get really upset, we can go from zero to 60 in two seconds flat. We don’t want to fight. We don’t want to be angry. But WE ARE LIVID. And ya know what? We have every right to be! But.

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Communication, Conflict, Expectations, Relationships

Can You Hear Me Now?

By The NewlyWed Box Team on Mar 14, 2019 11:34:10 AM

How do you communicate? Are you soft-spoken or loud? Do you tend to shy away from conflict or embrace it wholeheartedly? Has anybody ever described you as sarcastic? When you are angry, are you more likely to fly off the handle or wait until you are calm to address the issue?

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Communication

How To Do Marriage Differently

By The NewlyWed Box Team on Mar 14, 2019 10:52:54 AM

What makes a marriage really work?

Is there any way to guarantee that love can last forever?

It has been said that those who fail to plan, plan to fail. Many people are in love with the idea of marriage. However, many couples fail to prepare for inevitable bumps in the road ahead. Some are just not ready to handle the tough times. So what's a Newlywed to do when marriage is just a bit harder than they thought it would be? 

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Subscription Box, Subscription, Communication, Tips, Expectations

For the Guys: Tips for Putting Your Wife First (Without Hurting Mom's Feelings...)

By The NewlyWed Box Team on Mar 7, 2019 9:41:41 AM

When you tie the knot, family relationships change. 

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Communication, Family

Help! We fight about money ALL THE TIME.

By Reggie Madison on Jan 28, 2019 12:13:39 PM

“Money, money, money. That’s all we seem to argue about.”

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Finance, Money, Communication, Conflict, Tips, couples, Challenges, values, Relationships

The 4 Communication Killers

By The NewlyWed Box Team on Jan 10, 2019 1:45:08 PM

According to Dr. John Gottman, the "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" are hostile forms of communication that put couples at high risk for divorce when these patterns take up permanent residence in the relationship.

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Communication, Conflict, couples, Challenges, Expectations

3 Secrets to Prevent Cheating

By The NewlyWed Box Team on Jan 10, 2019 12:29:48 PM

Extramarital affairs have rocked many marriages, and unfortunately, you might think that cheating is inevitable in marriage. According to psychiatrist and author Dr. Scott Haltzman, however, that is just not true.

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Communication, Needs, Tips, sex, couples, Expectations

Sex: From Sparklers to Fireworks in the Bedroom

By The NewlyWed Box Team on Dec 20, 2018 9:10:04 AM

Let's talk about sex. According to marriage experts, there are probably more fireworks going on outside the bedroom than inside. Shocker, we know.

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Subscription Box, Communication, Needs, Tips, sex, couples, Fun

6 Tips For Healthy Relationships During The Holidays

By John Daum on Dec 7, 2018 11:45:43 AM

As wonderful as the holiday season is, this time of year is particularly hard on relationships. Nobody likes to talk about it, but statistics show that more breakups, divorces, and infidelities happen around the holiday season than any other time of year. Happy holidays? Not for everyone...

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Communication, Tips, Holidays

The Number One Relationship Killer is...

By John Daum on Nov 30, 2018 2:24:50 PM

The Number One Relationship Killer Is… Unmet Expectations

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Topics: Marriage, Newlyweds, Subscription Box, Subscription, Communication

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