My hope for this blog is to give you some of the facts and present you with the steps on creating a loving relationship that is exciting and fulfilling. Its not pie in the sky either. It’s based on real scientific empirical research. How I came about this was that my brother for years has discounted what I do for a living. He is a physician and always has said to me if you can’t see it on a microscope it doesn’t exist.
Based on our own personal experiences, we can all admit that no couple gets along 100% of the time. In fact, it's completely normal to have differing opinions and for said opinions to create conflict. However, how much fighting is too much fighting? Is there a way to tell whether the arguments are covering up a bigger issue? When two people are so passionate about their relationship and each other, it only makes sense that they're willing to duke it out to get their point across. The problem lies in not knowing how to differentiate between a lover's spat and a full out war.
When problems arise in partnerships, sometimes it seems easier to keep them to yourself, but all that pent up resentment is poison for your relationship. Use these 5 effective communication tips to help you and your partner get things back on track in a healthy, happy way.
Can you tell which of these statements are true or false? Experts Dr. Charles and Elizabeth Schmitz share some commonly held beliefs about marriage that just aren't true.
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!
When you got married, you likely never envisioned your relationship ending. However, the American Psychological Association states that 40 to 50 percent of all first marriages in the United States end in divorce, with that percentage climbing even higher for those on their second or third marriage. If you want to keep your marriage strong and healthy, here are three uncomfortable topics to discuss with your partner. End-of-Life Decisions
It is easy to think that romance movies create false expectations when it comes to love and relationships. As much as we may envy or despise the characters and storylines of romance movies, do they really have a negative effect on our relationships? According to research, the answer is no.
Career, kids, life...with all that going on, your relationship can fall on the back burner. Don't let it. Relationship coach Patricia Rich offers parents 10 simple solutions to finding the time to spend together. Read on if you need a date night with just you and your spouse!
Feel like you are about to divorce? The Money Couple shares tips on what you can do to save your marriage.
Marriage counseling can be a very beneficial tool, but only if both partners are willing to give it a fair try. If your spouse is unwilling to go to counseling and you feel hopeless, there are some things you can do. Read on to learn the two steps you should take if your spouse refuses therapy but you're still interested in getting help.
What effect is stress having on your marriage? Experts Drs. Charles and Elizabeth Schmitz give tips on what you can do to save your marriage when you and your partner are under pressure.
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.
It's a bad economy and many couples are struggling to make ends meet. Expert Pegi Burdick shares steps you can take if money is causing a lot of stress in your marriage.
All couples experience challenges, both big and small, in their relationships. By keeping a few essential tips in mind during good times and bad, your relationship can go the distance.