Martial Health After Baby

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Annual Women’s Health Section The birth of a first child can be a major adjustment for couples to navigate. Understanding Marital Health After Baby Over 3.6 million babies are born each year in the United States, and when born to first-time parents, usher in a season full of change. Bringing home a baby transforms daily […]

Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

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Annual Women’s Health Section While a woman’s libido fluctuates throughout her lifetime, a prolonged loss of sexual desire can cause distress. Understanding Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder (HSDD) refers to a loss of libido that lasts for longer than six months and causes personal distress. HSDD is the most common female sexual […]

How to Have a Fun & Effective First Date

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Dating Details First dates can be nerve-wracking. Between choosing the perfect location and wondering if you and your date will click, you may not have thought of things to talk about that go beyond small talk, but it’s a good idea to brainstorm conversation topics that will help you really get to know your date. […]

Communicating Through Conflict in a Romantic Relationship

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Good communication in a romantic relationship is essential for expressing your needs and desires as well as solving problems large and small. Here, we spoke to Karisa Kaye, a therapist at I Love Us Relationship & Intimacy Counseling, and Harrison Brown, a counselor at Roots Counseling Center, to learn more about communicating through conflict. Identify […]

A Meaningful Marriage

For most couples, a long and happy marriage is no walk in the park. Both parties have to exemplify love, support, and gratitude to create – and maintain – a strong and healthy relationship. Here, several local ladies share just a few of the ways true appreciation can be shown and the importance of letting […]

Spellbinding Spring Dates

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Spring Into Date Night With These Ideas From Local Ladies ‘Tis the season to pull out the picnic blanket, strap on your sandals, and head outside with your significant other. After a long winter, you’re likely itching to get out of the house and create new memories with the one you love most. The following […]

Surprising Your Spouse

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Relationship Tips from Local Ladies Marriage is a complex relationship that enriches many of our lives. However, coming up with creative ideas for ways to surprise your significant other can be a challenge during the constant hustle and bustle. Check out how these local ladies keep the flames of excitement flickering for a little inspiration […]

Communication Is Key

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5 Tips for Communicating More Effectively in Your Marriage Communication is a funny thing. You may think you are clearly communicating a message only to be misunderstood. If your marriage could benefit from a communication tune-up, here are five tips to help you out. Recently, my husband and I were out with friends. My friend […]

Small Gestures that Show You Care

Anita & Dr. Rob Headrick Riverview I believe in letting my friends and loved ones know how much I appreciate them. Although I don’t think you can go wrong with a heartfelt handwritten note, I also think that simply telling people daily that you appreciate them warms their heart. It sure makes my day when […]

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