I have an interesting question for you today. Would you date an alien? If an alien decided to beam down from another planet, and landed in your bedroom, would you date him? If he looked at you with big alien eyes, and in strangely attractive alien language told you he could be the love of your life, would you date the little green guy?
It's easy — perhaps too easy — to say hurtful things when we're angry. If your relationships have been filled with tense arguments, follow these 6 steps for better communication. You'll learn to say what you mean, and be truly heard in the process.
You've been in relationships where you're really happy, but you don't feel or act like yourself. You've put off relationships because you were afraid of losing yourself. But don't worry, it is possible to balance your independence with a loving relationship.
Relationships are hard work, but they're extra tricky if you're dealing with anxiety. This expert offers advice for de-stressing and connecting with yourself and your partner on a deeper level.
The government can stress anyone out, especially during a shutdown — but trouble on Capitol Hill doesn't have to mean trouble at home. Use this expert advice for marital bliss... even through the hard times.
Email is a powerful medium that is subject to important limitations. People make the common mistakes associated with using it and actually abuse their relationships with friends, family and significant others.
When couples don't properly communicate, the result can be an unnecessary breakup. Learn how to stop things in their tracks before a communication breakdown goes too far.
In the previous blog, I wrote about the serial communication buster, wife number one of the man with two wives. Now it’s time to meet wife number two, Monica, who's also had a trying day at work. Her normal pumpkin sized patience has also withered down to the size of a pea. As she nears her front door, she hears a guitar playing. The first thing Monica does is STOP. She knows she’s feeling triggered and ready to fire. So she just STOPS and holds her tongue.
Despite the fact that most couples blame their divorce on financial wrongdoings, there are many factors that cause a divorce that don't involve a dollar.
(Today's article is about a tiny travel detour we experienced. This could have turned into a dissertation about the detour as a metaphor for life. Lucky for you, it's a bit lighter than that!) We were on our way home from the Poconos yesterday. This being the July 4th weekend, the traffic was worse than usual. I, for one, would rather drive a few miles out of the way and keep moving than sit in bumper-to-bumper traffic. So we took a left and found ourselves in beautiful rolling hills and farmland in northwestern New Jersey. And
Learn how to create an environment where you and your partner can be honest. When lies happen, learn how to talk about them, ask about the truth, and move on.
No, it's not a typo. It's the truth. Kids don't listen because we've trained them not to. Keep reading and you'll see that we parents have created the monster (and there's still time to tame it). See if any of the following examples sound familiar.