Fix Your Issues Before You Start Dating
Don't bring unresolved issues into new relationships — take time to fix them first.
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Got Dating Fatigue? It Might Be Time For A Break

Everyone gets burned out on dating now and then. But have you ever stopped to ask yourself why? Your unresolved issues might be blocking you from finding the right partner. Ask yourself these 6 questions and evaluate if you're really ready for love.

The Truth Really Does Set You Free: Part 3
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The Truth Really Does Set You Free: Part 3

Just walk on by. At least he said that before I moved away for college. Four years of forlorn was enough. I must have unconsciously known that to break a bad love pattern required exiling myself from Aidan. I wanted to turn him into a memory of a love that never was. Better yet, a person that never was in my life. An extreme solution broke a pattern and resulted in a split.

Overcoming Infidelity: 6 Tips To Make It Work [EXPERT]
According to People Magazine, Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart "recently reunited."
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Overcoming Infidelity: 6 Tips To Make It Work

This week's hot Hollywood news is that Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart may be getting back together following her "indiscretion" with director Rupert Sanders ... and why not? An affair doesn't have to be the end of a relationship. In fact, it can be a new beginning, bringing a couple closer than ever.

4 Reasons You Can Forgive Someone You Love
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4 Reasons You Can Forgive Someone You Love

When you have become emotionally close to another person, you have become more vulnerable. This vulnerability opens the doors for that person to do things that really hurt, which often comes out when conflicts arise. At the same time, you can develop higher expectations about what the other person does and how they should act towards you. This also can lead to unfulfilled expectations which could result in resentment or even anger, even without the other person knowing that they have done something to hurt you.

5 Ways Couples Can Recover From A Fight [EXPERT]
Next time you feel like fighting, try this love repair process instead!
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5 Ways Couples Can Recover From A Fight

Yeah, you had been out for a couple of drinks and you knew you had said too much already. But this one, this was the worst fight you've ever had and you are scared. You can't remember if it was you or he that said the "D" word first. But now that divorce is in the conversation, do you feel like it could really be over?

What Demi Should Know if the Ashton Rumors are True
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What Demi Should Know if the Ashton Rumors are True

Demi likely got a nasty surprise when the papers outed Ashton’s rumored wild night in a hot tub recently. Why was it a shock? Because Demi wasn’t there. Unless they have an open arrangement, they are going to have to do a lot of work to repair their marriage from the hurt, deceit and embarrassment caused by this scandal. While your relationship may not be making headline news, women across the world will have to plow through the same trials that Demi may soon go through, after finding out that their partner has betrayed them.

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How Compassion Facilitates Forgiveness

Perhaps we've all had an intimate partner who has said or done things to us that seem simply unforgivable. Can you remember a circumstance where you spoke hurtful or hateful words, and later recognized that you did not really mean them? The context of your life affected the content of what you said. Maybe you were tired, afraid, angry, stressed, or feeling hurt. In that moment you just had to defend yourself, get some space, work through anxiety, or vent some frustration.

Why It's Okay for Men to Do Nothing, It Saves Marriages
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Why It's Okay for Men to Do Nothing, It Saves Marriages

Men's bodies need the time to sit and do nothing. If you knew why men need time to relax, then will it save your relationship? I think it just may. Equally important, women need time to nurture themselves and connect with other women. Read on for the science behind the phenomenon. The stress-reducing hormone responsible for lowering your stress level is different depending on your gender. For men--the stress-reducing hormone is: TESTOSTERONE. For women--the stress-reducing hormone is: OXYTOCIN. The way we reduce our stress actually increases stress in the opposite sex.

Love at First Sight?
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Love at First Sight?

     Soulmates who are romantic partners have a special role in our lives. They have agreed to help us heal our childhood wounds. They have agreed to show us the blueprint for the cage we’ve built, so that we can find the tools necessary to escape.