You and your partner likely share a vision of the perfect little family you will be after the arrival of your first baby, but, in reality, most couples fight more than ever after a newborn arrives. YourTango Expert Rhona Berens shares the real reasons new parents fight so much and offers 3 tips to help keep the peace.
We all love Facebook right? Well, surely enough in the beginning. As we got older we find that Facebook started to change our perceptions and personalities towards friends we have whether we knew them for six months of eight years.
As your Facebook newsfeed is filled with more and more diamond ring pictures and engagement announcements, are you feeling the pressure to tie the knot? Find out how you can make it through engagement and wedding season panic-free.
The number-one complaint I’ve received from both husbands and wives for over 40 years is trying to survive a loveless marriage. In every instance the person has been vocal with their mate in trying to solve the problem. Their relationship may get better for a little while. Then when the pressure is off it reverts back to the way it was.
Exes don't always go away after a breakup, and having them around can keep you away from happiness. Getting rid of them is easy with these steps.
Having date nights when you’re married is really important. We have been married for 16 years now and we still make it a priority to spend that much needed quality time together. Date nights give you the chance to focus on each other without other distractions. They help you have fun and enjoy each other while also keeping you emotionally connected. Below are just a few of our suggestions when it comes to dating when you’re married: Dos
This month we celebrate Thanksgiving. This is a time for us to stop and give thanks for all our blessings. What a great time to also give thanks to your partner for all the blessings they bring to your life. So in honor of Thanksgiving, we have compiled a list of eights ways to show gratitude and appreciation to your partner:
Think back over the past few weeks. If you added up the sum of positive interactions with your beloved, how high would they be compared to the negative ones? Passing by you, did your partner hear an “I love you?” or was it a comment about something he had forgotten to do. As you drifted off to sleep was there an affirming good night kiss, or a “don’t touch me, I need to go to sleep.”
When you're worried about the emotional well-being of someone you love, it can be difficult to figure out whether he or she is really okay, or whether professional help is needed. This article, which originally appeared on my first blog, "Your Best Self Today," explains that mental health problems are more common than you might think. In fact, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), approximately 61.5 million Americans, or one in four of us, experience mental illness in an average year.
Thinking about starting therapy but not sure where to begin? Check out this video I made. When you have been struggling with something for a while, talking with an objective professional can really help you see a different perspective. Let me know what you think in the comments!