With online dating sites, apps and social media, technology has undoubtedly changed the way we meet and fall in love. But with its benefits, technology has its downsides. How else has technology changed the dating scene?
After spending years working with couples who have been through a breakup or divorce, it seems that there are problems that keep coming up over and over again.
Lately, it seems like more and more couples are opening themselves up to new versions of the old relationships. Still wanting to stay committed and bound to their primary partner, but open to exploring more avenues of truth and honesty by letting their partners know that 1) “Hey, guess what sometimes, I am attracted to other people,” (this in and of itself is such a great thing for couples to be able to share, even if they are and decide to stay monogamous) and, 2) “Hey maybe we can
Do you want to make some positive changes to your family dynamics or do you want to decrease communication and increase dysfunction? Family meetings can be functional and productive if you follow a few rules.
In the early stages of a relationship, it's easy to 'fall in love' with your partner because he behaves and acts in ways that please you. But as your relationship progresses, what was once endearing can become annoying or frustrating. So how can you accept those differences?
Faking orgasms has unfortunately become a typical aspect of many relationships. However, if a partner finds out it can cause more problems than what you may have been trying to prevent. Read on to see what our expert says about stopping the faking and creating a healthier relationship.
Words are powerful. They can cut you, heal you, inspire you, and stop you from certain actions. Learning the language of marriage takes time, but if you use any of these words, you should stop right now.
It's easy to get overwhelmed by the idea of giving your sex life an overhaul, thinking "oh I could be doing that more often" or "I wish he would do this without me telling him", but it isn't complicated to breathe new life into your sex life without to much effort.
May 3 is National Lumpy Rug Day which is basically means it' time to do some spring cleaning and get rid of a lot of your junk. Literally, the lumps in the rug usually come from the furniture that has been sitting around in the same place for ages but in close relationships, those lumps come from sweeping things under the rug.
Welcome To The Last Secret in 7 Secrets To Mastering Communication SECRET #7 - CELEBRATE YOU! Are you one of those people-pleasing women who puts everyone first? Do you have trouble carving out time for yourself? Maybe deep down you're wondering why others seem to shine and feel like something is terribly lacking in your life.
Welcome back to 7 Secrets To Mastering Communication! SECRET #6 - COLLABORATE “The secret is to gang up on the problem, rather than each other.” ~Thomas Stallkamp Change. Do you thrive on it or relish the status quo?
It's simple to talk to an old flame when you don't have to look at him. So, an email relationship post-divorce is ideal. But when there are children involved in your relationship, keeping things civil between the two of you is even more paramount. Keeping the emails free of judgement, blame and arrogance is key to keeping a rift in your adult relationship from causing a rift in the one with your kids.
Welcome to Secret #4 of 7 Secrets To Mastering Communication SECRET #4 - Quit Taking It Personally What someone says is about them. What we hear is about us. Kelly Bryson, MFT and author of "Don’t Be Nice, Be Real” gives some great tips inspired by Stan Dale, founder of the Human Awareness Institute who coined the acronym, Q-TIP, for Quit Taking It Personally.
Are you in a nasty doom loop with your partner? You know the kind where you ask for something, he says he’ll do it, he doesn’t do it right away, and then you keep asking, he calls you a nag, you yell at him, he eventually does it, and you both feel like crap? That one? Or do you really want to ask your partner for something or to have a serious talk yet you find yourself too nervous to do so, so you never do and then you get more and more resentful because you aren’t getting your needs met, and he’s completely not understanding what’s going
It was one of those magical encounters with a personal truth—you know how it feels. I was fifteen, in ninth-grade English. The teacher, Mr. Rizzutto, read us a poem, and it had such a profound effect on me that even five decades later, I’m still using it as a guide. The poem, “Outwitted,” by Edwin Markham, is simple: He drew a circle that shut me out; Heretic; rebel; a thing to flout. But Love and I had the wit to win: We drew a circle that took him in.
Welcome to my 7-Part Series, 7 Secrets To Mastering Communication SECRET #2 - Compassion “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” ~ Dalai Lama XIV Compassion means, “I understand and I get you.” It means I’m walking alongside you, not necessarily in your in your shoes because I cannot truly know what you are experiencing.
Find out how to tap into the sounds that your intimacy generates heightens both your passion and connection to your partner.