In a relationship, both partners have a role in destructive patterns of arguments. Marriage Therapist Christine Wilke tells a personal story of forgetting to follow her own marriage advice. She figured out how to get back on track and so can you!
Long-distance relationships are certainly difficult — the missed calls, your different schedules, not being able to attend special events together. But they're not impossible. What it really boils down to is how well you communicate. And, with today's apps, sites and social media sites, staying connected and growing stronger when you're miles away is easier than ever.
The arrival of a new baby is a time filled with love, happiness and joy between you and your partner. Avoid any major bumps in the road during those first few months as parents by asking yourselves a few tough questions and babyproofing your relationship as much as possible.
Expert Dr. Sue Johnson discusses the benefits to EFT and how, with just a few sessions based on love and bonding, your relationship with your partner could be exponentially improved.
After reading this, you will know the reason I wrote this blog! People come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime. When you figure out which one it is, you will know what to do with your life. When someone is in your life for a REASON, it is usually to meet a need you have expressed. They have come to assist you through a difficulty, to provide you with guidance and support, and to aid you physically, emotionally, or spiritually. They may seem like a godsend, and they are! They are there for the reason you need them to be.
Jianny Adamo answer a question from a man who proposed to his girlfriend but now regrets it. Read on to see the valuable advice that will help him be honest without destroying his relationship.
Remember that time your partner spilled wine all over your white sofa, and you thought, for sure, you were going to smother him in his sleep after an argument about it? Well, stop it, because according to a new study, you're killing yourself.
Weekly date nights, interests, hobbies, and friends can all be the cure to making your relationship work!
Know the difference between Wants & Expectations! This topic alone will likely be the subject of an entire Newsletter in the future. Simply put however, partners will often make the mistake of expecting something they want and then faulting the other for not giving it to them. To expect means to assume or count on whereas to want is to desire or crave.
Lucky four-leaf clovers are popping up a lot this month along with that elusive pot of gold. Some folks think luck is what it takes for a marriage to thrive. But if you’ve been married more than a few years, you know much more goes into a good marriage than luck. A great relationship takes dedication and that scary word – WORK. This is the good kind of work though, the kind that brings life-long rewards. Don’t you find that anything worthwhile takes work? Those washboard abs don’t just magically appear and a successful business doesn’t grow by itself.
In the previous article I discussed how choosing a long term partner may be compelled by inner forces unknown to us. We are complex creatures and are often not clear about what drives or motivates us. When you enter into a relationship that begins to take a serious path ask yourself the following questions:
Too Much To Do. Life gets crazy doesn’t it? You’ve fit your kids’ basketball and cheerleading practices into your schedule along with the dance recitals, the board meeting the business trip - and on it goes... It’s a whirlwind of “to-dos.” But where does your marriage fit into all of that? How much time do you put into making your marriage a priority, into making it what you want it to be?
Valentine's Day is a day of love...but not for everyone. Sometimes expectations and disappointments get in the way of having a loving day. But it doesn't have to be that way. Life coach Dr. Jephtha Tausig-Edwards soothing words and practical advice on having a great day, whether you're single or taken.
The Secret To Why Men Don’t Commit. Have you been in a relationship or are curtly in one now dealing with a guy that just can’t commit to you what so ever? Do you find that he always seems distant and acts like he loves you but then a week later he is questioning if the two of you should even be together?
FIVE NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS Happy 2014! Here are five simple New Year’s Resolutions for anyone who wants proof that human connections promote health. 1. Practice radical empathy: Listen with an open heart and non-defensive stance 2. Move toward attunement: Be curious and really feel your partner’s experience. Reach for her or him emotionally. 3. Take your emotional pulse: Be honest about your feelings. For example, is anger or anxiety covering up hurt? Shame?
Experts Stuart Fensterheim and Kanya Daley offer couples four tips to taking a good relationship to the next level: greatness! Citing an X Factor couple as an example, these relationship experts and marriage educators explain what you can do to take home the big prize in your own relationship.