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Laurie Puhn

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Laurie Puhn Articles (12)

What Working Moms Should Do to Help Keep an Eye on Her Kids

Parenting columnist Laurie Puhn, who is also a couples mediator, shares why sending a particular email is a must for working mothers.

Jul. 03, 2013

Are You a Love Optimist?

Having the right perspective helps in all areas of your life, including your relationship. Research shows that couples who remain together for a lifetime have the ability to highlight the positives of their relationship and downplay the negatives.

Apr. 19, 2012

5 Ways to Say 'I Love You' in 30 Seconds or Less

Let the new season heat up your life in more ways than one. Relationship expert Laurie Puhn doles out five easy ways to show your partner you love her or him in 30 seconds or less.

Mar. 21, 2012

The Importance of Liking—Really Liking—Your Partner

Our relationship columnist, Laurie Puhn, shares why it's important to like--really like--your partner, noting that many people are nicer to strangers than they are to their spouses.

Feb. 02, 2012

Keeping the Romance Alive

Do you even remember what 'romance' is? Keep your romantic connection alive with this advice that’s not schmaltzy, and that is realistic (schedules and kids be damned).

Jan. 20, 2012

Zip Those Lips: How to Avoid Dumb Arguments

Smart people often have dumb arguments about unimportant things, says our relationship expert. She shares her tips for sidestepping them.

Dec. 20, 2011

How to Give a Perfect Apology

Follow this three-step apology to make amends and get the forgiveness you want.

Nov. 01, 2011

How to Show Appreciation and Overlook the Small Things in Your Marriage

When a marriage is in trouble, the people in it are nit-pickers, but when a marriage is happy, they are over-lookers. Here are some tips on how to not let nit-picking about an unmade bed or an annoying bad habit impact your relationship.

Sep. 26, 2011

10 Habits of Happy Couples

Relationship expert Laurie Puhn, the author of "Fight Less, Love More," lists 10 tips for how to best mediate conflict as a couple.

Aug. 05, 2011

How Takeout Saved My Marriage

Laurie Puhn, relationship expert and couples mediator, recalls how an outing to get Chinese food was the spark that changed her marriage for the better, and offers advice on how best to communicate with your spouse about dividing child care and household responsibilities.

Jul. 13, 2011

How to Save a Financially Wounded Marriage

Relationship expert Laurie Puhn offers advice on how to salvage a marriage that's been strained by money issues.

Jun. 08, 2011

Fight Less, Love More: Tips from Relationship Expert Laurie Puhn

Five New Year's resolutions from famed relationship expert Laurie Puhn that will help you talk more effectively with your partner — and be a better role model to your kids.

Jan. 03, 2011

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