Learn how to tell if your relationship problems are real, or if your mind is blowing them out of proportion. This expert relationship coach advice will help you focus on the positives in your relationship.
Couples in relationships sometimes fight. But when you ignore your partner's feelings in favor of winning an argument, you do damage to your bond. Learn how to communicate compassionately.
Little lies? A less than exciting sex life? Communication issues? All symptoms of a relationship off the rails. Read more from our relationship coach.
It's important to speak candidly with your partner, but make sure you're not making accusations. It's time to stop confronting and start communicating; the difference could save your relationship.
While many of us have at least some sort of social networking presence—whether on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, or a personal blog—most of us stay connected through our cell phones. While the miracles of technology are many (for one, it allows us to stay in touch with our friends and families long-distance), our phones and Facebook profiles can cause some serious dating drama.
Those first feelings of attraction can distract you from finding out whether a person is the right match for you. For instance, do they share your life goals, passions and values? An expert explains how giving in to "love at first sight" hurts your chances of meeting your mate.
Most women over 30 just aren't that open to going out to meet men after they've been running errands all day or working 10 hours straight. We'd rather curl up with a good book or the dog.
Is anyone happy in their relationship? In a word, yes. There are many couples that are happy being together. But the headline, "thousands of couples achieve happiness," doesn't have the same ring as "divorce rates are climbing." So, how are these couples staying happy through all the normal peaks and valleys of marriage, coupled with today's economic challenges? Are they just lucky? Is their mantra the proverbial "yes, dear" with an eye roll? Well, sfter surveying 500 men and women on my Facebook page, the answers and secrets are crystal clear.
If your spouse is telling you "No way will I go to a therapist," all is not hopeless. Start with awareness of three wo common mistakes. Avoid these lest you inadvertently push your spouse away. Pushing him further from you would yield the opposite of your intent to make the marriage better.
I know what you're thinking right now. "Of course I'm ready for a relationship. It's what I've been waiting so long for! I just need to know how I can get one started!" Well, I'm certainly not arguing that you want a real relationship. I'm asking if you're ready for a real relationship.
So, your divorce is final, and the realization of your new-found freedom came rushing up on you like a locomotive. That alone is a lot to adjust to. But once you've settled into your new status as a single woman, the next question isn't easy, either. How soon is too soon to start dating again?