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Every marriage is bound to encounter a few bumps along the road, especially when you're first starting out. We're here to help you out with solutions to couples issues and common newlywed arguments. First, find out about the tried-and-true stuff your parents probably wish they'd known. We've sorted out the newlywed "rules" you can ignore from the relationship mistakes you need to avoid. Learn the right way to handle a fight and the solutions to the most common newlywed arguments. We've also got help for couples issues that are specific to the modern marriage. For example, the four rules of Facebook for couples, how to deal when you're married to a metrosexual, and handling coworker crushes. You can also read our expert Q&A for dealing with all kinds of couples issues. Find tips on making friends as a couple, managing work stress as a pair, and avoiding common newlywed arguments about stuff like cleaning and entertaining. We'll help you solve issues with everyone -- your honey, your couple friends, your in-laws -- and find solutions that work in every part of your life, from the bedroom to the office. From whether it's okay to tell friends about your issues to breaking out of a sex rut, we've got you covered. And don't forget your fellow Nesties! We've pulled together lists of real couple gripes and likes, Nesties' marriage secrets, and their most ridiculous fights -- you're sure to relate to something! Or find even more sympathetic ears with our relationships message board.

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Love Q&A: His Coworker Has a Crush on Him


The Nest Q&A

I think my husband’s coworker may have a crush on him. I’ve heard her say she thinks he’s great and wishes she could meet someone like him. Should I worry?


Before you start to fret, think about your husband: He is deeply in love with you, so why would he stray or even entertain the notion? He’s probably been given a nice ego boost since his coworker sees him as the ideal man, but odds are his feelings do not go beyond that. Unless you truly suspect there is something going on, it’s best not to make any accusations or suspicious comments to him. The next time she drops a compliment, reinforce how happily married you guys are. She should get the hint.

-- The Nest Editors

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