Most couples feel like the first anniversary is the hardest to buy for — the marriage is still new and full of romantic feeling and both spouses want to mark the occasion in an especially memorable way.
It’s been a rough month for Bethenny Frankel and Jason Hoppy, Britney Spears and Jason Trawick and Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez. All three of these celebrity couples have announced that they’re breaking up. Making the decision to end a love relationship or marriage is usually not made on impulse. It’s rare for a person to be madly in love one day and ready to pack up and leave the next. Usually, it’s something that’s been building for quite awhile.
Gear up for a great Valentine’s Day by improving your relationship now—it’s easier than you think! Let the Cue Cards that follow help… 1. Act loving. Act loving as much as possible, and especially when you don't feel like it. We are hardwired to remember and avoid negative experiences. Don't push your partner away from you with negative interactions.
Cold and flu season is upon us. If you're feeling feverish, and you're accustomed to taking care of everyone else's needs before attending to your own, you might feel uncomfortable asking for help. So, here's a crash course in teaching your partner to step up to the plate!
How would you describe your relationship right now? Is it... Okay Has its ups and downs Fireworks, but of the wrong kind Snooze-fest kind of boring Sure, it’s common for a love relationship or marriage to go through spurts of passionate connection and then lulls of distance and dullness. The trick is to not let the lulls take over.
Imagine a scene where you are laughing and having fun with the children in your life? Can you picture the joy you will feel when there is no stress or disharmony? Is it possible to have that quality time with your family and children in your circle of influence? You will think more positively after you have read these three easy steps to really enjoy children.
I often get asked a question you all have wondered and probably asked yourself too. Why is it so damn difficult in understanding my partner? It should be easier than what it is, shouldn’t it? Once I get past the trivial issues like leaving the toilet seat up and misunderstandings in short statements that later get taken out of context, we’re left with the basics. Humans all communicate poorly. Think of it this way: it isn’t so much that you have trouble understanding your loved one.
Without a doubt, Facebook has revolutionized the way that we interact with one another. Everything from party invites, community events and holiday family photos to political and philosophical statements and everyday commentary on what was eaten for lunch get posted on the social networking site.
Caroline would like to say that she is a trusting person, but she’s not. She can’t bring herself to trust one of the most important people in her life-- her own husband. Before she met her husband Andy, she was in a nasty and painful relationship. Her ex stole money from her and cheated again and again and again.
By now, you've probably heard the widely touted statistic that the divorce rate in the U.S. is 50%. According to the Pew Research Center, though, the rate of divorce is on the decline (along with the rate of marriage). This success is likely due, in large part, to the fact that people are waiting longer than ever to walk down the aisle. But I don't buy into the idea that age is a deciding factor in whether or not a marriage ends in divorce. In fact, I would go so far to say my own marriage is divorce-proof — and I can tell you why.