Nearly every relationship harbors some level of financial infidelity. It might be as minor as not telling your partner what you really spent on a gift, or as major as keeping a secret bank account to pay for your gambling addiction. Either way, the path to a healthy money relationship will never be smooth unless you are honest about your behavior and committed to changing your ways.
This guest article from Psych Central was written by Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. A red flag that your relationship is headed in the wrong direction is when you’re wondering why you’re in it in the first place, according to Daniela Roher, Ph.D, a psychoanalytic psychotherapist who works with couples in Arizona.
If you rarely fight with your spouse, Dr. John Gottman would consider your marriage to be an unstable union. His research indicates that strong marriages require a certain amount of negativity; too much harmony between couples leads to relation-stagnation. Throwing in the hot pepper of an occasional argument creates a partnership that is dynamic, and far more interesting to be a part of.
In divorce as in marriage, friendly trumps fighting for creating positive outcomes for everyone. Here's therefore eight guidelines for keeping the marriage disengagement process collaborative. Guideline #1: Find a non-blaming understanding of what happened to your marriage.
We’ve all wondered why a certain guy will not make a commitment to the woman he is dating and has been with for years on a regular basis. He may have even introduced her to his family or taken her home for Thanksgiving dinners. His family might know and like her. Everyone may be wondering why they aren’t officially a couple. SHE may even be wondering why! Yet he continues to say “We’re just friends” or “she’s not my girlfriend” when asked for clarification on their relationship.
Many of my clients come in with complaints about personal habits that feel toxic in their lives. Just as you can detox your body when you’re feeling sluggish, it’s also possible to detox your emotional life. Here are some of the most common ways your life can back up on you, and how to handle it.
We all get nervous on first dates; it's a natural part of the dating process. However, you can avoid the three most fatal dating mistakes, which will help set the stage for successful dating experiences in the future. Avoiding these three mistakes will make your date smile wider, laugh harder, and keep him/her wanting you more and more.
As a matchmaking expert, I have helped thousands of singles find, meet and connect with other singles wanting long-term relationships through one-on-one personal compatibility matching. I ask every person the same question: "What are you looking for in your ideal partner?" ... and out comes the list of personality and character traits.
Can a good sex life lead to better overall health? According to a WebMD.com feature article, regular sex with your partner has some fascinating health benefits that include more intimacy and togetherness, reduced stress levels, burned calories and increased endorphins (better than a trip to the gym). Boredom in the Bedroom
When I use the words "men" and "rebound" in the same sentence, male minds might quickly conjure up thoughts of their favorite NBA teams. Women, however, understand that I am addressing the phenomenon of rushing into a new relationship after the dissolution of an old one. And while men aren't the only ones guilty of this relationship ricochet, they are, by far, the most-likely to engage in this particular type of reactionary behavior.