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I regularly contribute as an emotional and relational health expert to a wide variety of popular publications. Below are some of the pieces I have contributed to. 

What Is Love? Infatuation? Limerence?

What Is Love? Infatuation? Limerence?

What they mean and why it's important to understand which stage you are in

It's Very Common to Have These 5 Fights During the First 6 Months of Marriage

It's Very Common to Have These 5 Fights During the First 6 Months of Marriage

Bickering with your new spouse over any of these topics? You're not alone. Head over to MarthaStewartWeddings to see what Crystal's has to say about first year challenges.

Things You and Your Partner Should Do Separately to Live Together Happily

Things You and Your Partner Should Do Separately to Live Together Happily

Read Crystal's suggestions over at MarthaStewartWeddings.

6 Things You Should Never Say to Your Partner, According to Psychologists

6 Things You Should Never Say to Your Partner, According to Psychologists

These phrases have no place in fair fighting.

17 Dating & Relationship Habits You Didn't Realize Were Toxic   See number 14 at  Bustle.com  for Crystal's suggestion.

17 Dating & Relationship Habits You Didn't Realize Were Toxic

See number 14 at Bustle.com for Crystal's suggestion.

Is Working Out Better Than Couples Therapy? Experts Weigh In  Crystal's tip was published in  Brides.co m

Is Working Out Better Than Couples Therapy? Experts Weigh In
Crystal's tip was published in Brides.com

Don't Tell Me What You Don't Want, Tell Me What You Do Want   Read Crystal's December Post for  NurturingMarriage.org

Don't Tell Me What You Don't Want, Tell Me What You Do Want

Read Crystal's December Post for NurturingMarriage.org

8 Incredibly Easy Ways To Be A Better Husband: No Expensive Gifts Or Grand Gestures Required   Check out this article from  Men's Health  to read Crystal's tip.

8 Incredibly Easy Ways To Be A Better Husband: No Expensive Gifts Or Grand Gestures Required

Check out this article from Men's Health to read Crystal's tip.

14 Awesome Things To Do With Your Partner Every Day   See #3 for Crystal's suggestion on what partners can do every day or at  Bustle .

14 Awesome Things To Do With Your Partner Every Day

See #3 for Crystal's suggestion on what partners can do every day or at Bustle.

16 Conversation Starters For When You Meet Someone New At A Party   Read #12 for Crystal's suggestion for conversation starters over at  Bustle .

16 Conversation Starters For When You Meet Someone New At A Party

Read #12 for Crystal's suggestion for conversation starters over at Bustle.

Is Working Out Better Than Couples' Therapy?   Check the article out over at  Refinery29

Is Working Out Better Than Couples' Therapy?

Check the article out over at Refinery29

17 Things To Do When You Get Bored In Your Relationship   For Crystal's tip on how to combat boredom in a relationship, see #14 over at  Bustle .

17 Things To Do When You Get Bored In Your Relationship

For Crystal's tip on how to combat boredom in a relationship, see #14 over at Bustle.

20 Conversations That Build Intimacy   For Crystal's tip on Building Intimacy, see #12 over at  Bustle .

20 Conversations That Build Intimacy

For Crystal's tip on Building Intimacy, see #12 over at Bustle.

9 Things You Need To Know About Apologies

9 Things You Need To Know About Apologies

Apologies are not about asking for something, but about giving something. Head over to NurturingMarriage.org to read Crystal’s posts.

Can Cheating Be Healthy For A Relationship?

Can Cheating Be Healthy For A Relationship?

Click here to read what Crystal has to say about infidelity's impact on a relationship. Askmen.com

Conflict is Growth Trying to Happen

Conflict is Growth Trying to Happen

Read Crystal's post at NurturingMarriage.org to learn how understanding what's driving conflict can be the key to resolving it.

The Biggest Hurdles Couples Face During the First Year of Marriage

The Biggest Hurdles Couples Face During the First Year of Marriage

Go in prepared to avoid conflict.

What Listening Style Are You Using?   Read Crystal's April post for  NurturingMarriage.org

What Listening Style Are You Using?

Read Crystal's April post forNurturingMarriage.org

9 Bad Pieces of Dating Advice to Quit Now   See number 7 at  eHarmony.com  for Crystal's tip.

9 Bad Pieces of Dating Advice to Quit Now

See number 7 at eHarmony.com for Crystal's tip.

Do These 9 Easy Things To Totally TRANSFORM Your Marriage   Read Crystal's tip for  Yourtango.com

Do These 9 Easy Things To Totally TRANSFORM Your Marriage

Read Crystal's tip for Yourtango.com

How Working Out Together Improves Your Relationship   Read Crystal's tip for  Women's Health Magazine

How Working Out Together Improves Your Relationship

Read Crystal's tip for Women's Health Magazine

9 Little Ways To Become A Better Spouse Right Now   See #9 for Crystal's tip on how you can become a better spouse right now over at  Prevention.com .

9 Little Ways To Become A Better Spouse Right Now

See #9 for Crystal's tip on how you can become a better spouse right now over at Prevention.com.

Dating Over 40: Relax. Now you know what you want.   Read what Crystal has to say about Dating Over 40 in the "Lets Talk About Sex' section in  Best Self Atlanta Magazine .

Dating Over 40: Relax. Now you know what you want.

Read what Crystal has to say about Dating Over 40 in the "Lets Talk About Sex' section in Best Self Atlanta Magazine.

When Should You Never Break Up With Someone? 13 Experts Weigh In   Read #6 for Crystal's tip on when not to break up with someone over at  Bustle .

When Should You Never Break Up With Someone? 13 Experts Weigh In

Read #6 for Crystal's tip on when not to break up with someone over at Bustle.

21 Ways Anyone Can Be A Better Partner   See number #6 for Crystal's tip on how anyone can be a better partner over at  Bustle .

21 Ways Anyone Can Be A Better Partner

See number #6 for Crystal's tip on how anyone can be a better partner over at Bustle.

What To Do When There's One Major Issue You & Your Partner Can't Agree On (And Everything Else Is Perfect)   For Crystal's tip on how to manage disagreements, see # 17 over at  Bustle .

What To Do When There's One Major Issue You & Your Partner Can't Agree On (And Everything Else Is Perfect)

For Crystal's tip on how to manage disagreements, see # 17 over at Bustle.

Is Working Out Better Than Couples Therapy? Experts Weigh In   Read what Crystal has to say about exercise and feeling connected at  ClassPass .

Is Working Out Better Than Couples Therapy? Experts Weigh In

Read what Crystal has to say about exercise and feeling connected at ClassPass.

Master the art of the apology

Master the art of the apology

Have you Apologized To Your Spouse Yet? Head over to NurturingMarriage.org to read Crystal’s post.

5 Things You Can Do When You Have Lost The Desire For Sex

5 Things You Can Do When You Have Lost The Desire For Sex

Read Crystal's August post on Desire Discrepancy And The Sexual Impasse over at NurturingMarriage.org

7 Things Happy Couples Say Every Day

7 Things Happy Couples Say Every Day

See #6 at Bustle.com for Crystal's Happy Couples Tip.

Read Crystal's May post for NurturingMarriage.org

How to Date When You Have Anxiety

How to Date When You Have Anxiety

Check out this article at teenvogue.com to read Crystal's advice.

The Second Time Around!   Tips and Tales About Taking Another Chance on Love and Marriage

The Second Time Around!

Tips and Tales About Taking Another Chance on Love and Marriage

A New Relationship For A New Year   Read Crystal's January post for  NurturingMarriage.org

A New Relationship For A New Year

Read Crystal's January post for NurturingMarriage.org

Do You Know The Difference Between A Criticism And A Complaint?   Read Crystal's October post for  NurturingMarriage.org

Do You Know The Difference Between A Criticism And A Complaint?

Read Crystal's October post for NurturingMarriage.org

6 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Relationship Without Even Knowing It   Read Crystal's guest post for  NurturingMarriage.org

6 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Relationship Without Even Knowing It

Read Crystal's guest post for NurturingMarriage.org

5 Things That Every Relationship Needs To Survive   See #5 for Crystal's tip on what a relationship needs to survive over at  The Cheat Sheet Health and Fitness.

5 Things That Every Relationship Needs To Survive

See #5 for Crystal's tip on what a relationship needs to survive over at The Cheat Sheet Health and Fitness.

What To Do If Your Partner Is Defensive All The Time, According To 10 Experts   Read #2 for Crystal's suggestion on what to do if your partner is defensive all the time over at  Bustle .

What To Do If Your Partner Is Defensive All The Time, According To 10 Experts

Read #2 for Crystal's suggestion on what to do if your partner is defensive all the time over at Bustle.

What To Do If You're In Love But Feel Incompatible   For Crystal's tips on what to do if you feel incompatible in your relationship, see the beginning of the article and #1 over at  Bustle .

What To Do If You're In Love But Feel Incompatible

For Crystal's tips on what to do if you feel incompatible in your relationship, see the beginning of the article and #1 over at Bustle.

13 Things That Are More Important In A Relationship Than Looks Or Money   For Crystal's tip on what's important in a relationship, see #9 over at  Bustle .

13 Things That Are More Important In A Relationship Than Looks Or Money

For Crystal's tip on what's important in a relationship, see #9 over at Bustle.