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3 Symptoms Your Husband Shouldn't Ignore


Your husband says he has a nagging pain below his ribs, chest tightness that won’t quit or has simply been feeling sluggish lately, but doesn’t feel like calling his doctor (or doesn’t have one). Here are three symptoms he (and you) should take seriously.
Posted 4/16/2014  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 10 comments   105,581 views
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Trying to Lose Weight as a Couple


You vowed to love each other for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health. But no one said anything about packing on the pounds together. Here's how to stop married life from going straight to your hips.

The Couple Problem

You've heard that husbands and wives begin to look alike, but the real resemblance may be the bellies both spouses start to develop. Putting on weight is a common problem for couples. According to a recent study in the American Journal of Human Biology, married people are more likely to be overweight than single people -- and the older they get, the more weight they gain. But why do the postnuptial years plump you up, and what can you do to defy the odds? Read on for the expert lowdown and slimming strategies. 
Posted 3/27/2012  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 16 comments   7,765 views
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9 Things You Should Never EVER Say to Your Husband


Communication is the foundation of any good marriage. When you're with someone day in, day out, for years on end, issues are bound to crop up. If you think a topic warrants a discussion, you should absolutely feel comfortable discussing it with your husband. But certain issues, like friends, weight and the bank account, might be hot-button issues that need to be treaded upon lightly. From serious to silly, here are nine things you should probably never say to your husband.  
Posted 9/5/2011  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 26 comments   1,114,641 views
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