In "Wanderlust," a broke married couple from NYC moves to a hippie commune.
Wanderlust looks like your typical fish-out-of-water comedy. George (Paul Rudd) and Linda (Jennifer Aniston) are a young married couple in Manhattan who've just bought their first apartment, a miniscule studio they can barely afford. Then George loses his job in finance as the recession hits. Linda hardly earns an income as a creative dabbler, so the couple decides to move in with George's brother in Atlanta.
Most relationship conflicts are resolved if both people open to learning - some are deal-breakers.
In the many years that I have been counseling couples, I have discovered that there are only a few issues that are true relationship deal-breakers. Many of the issues that tear relationships apart are not actual deal-breakers.
We tell you how to know if a bad relationship is creating bad business and how to cope!
Relationships don't just happen when you are off the clock. As therapists and business coaches, we see how the two worlds of personal and business collide. Often when we see business coaching clients, they want to talk about what tools they can use to get their struggling business back on track. Inevitably we find the issue is a lot deeper. Sometimes behind a bad business is a bad relationship.
Here are some signs that you might have a problem:
12 funny, but true, mistakes people often make in relationships.
While these are basically written tongue-in-cheek, each has an element of truth to it as something people do when in a relationship and then they have difficulty understanding why things aren't going well with their partner.
Can a person ever fully recover from a sex or porn addiction?
In this video, Relationship Expert and YourTango Expert Janie Lacy helps a reader whose husband struggled with an addiction to porn and sex in the past. Now that he's recovered, she's nervous that one day he may resort back to his old habits. She's also concerned that this addiction will be passed down to their son. 5 Excuses A Man Will Give For Watching Porn
Hearing the story from the 'real cheater' is the key to resolving an affair and moving on!
It can take less than three hours to have an affair. Yet once your affair becomes exposed, you can pretty much count on that sooner or later it will be public knowledge. You will fairly quickly start to feel that the topic will never end. You will find yourself drowning in a sea of endless repetitive questions, countless accusations and threats. Your name will be nominated as the favorite person to gossip abouut in your community. All this reflects the truth that affairs are much easier to get into than it is to resolve them within a marriage.
Do yourself (and your relationship) a favor and stop comparing.
One of the most “popular” mind games that so many of us play is also the game that causes destruction and pain. This is the game that nobody wins.
The Comparison Game.
You might play it too.
Do you compare yourself to others?
At a party, do you look around at the other men or women and judge how attractive/thin/fit/muscular/successful you are compared to them? This can make or break your night!
What are the signs that dreams, ideals and hope for our relationship is starting to crumble?
Marriage & Couples Counseling in Boulder,CO
How does a couple get to the point of needing marriage counseling?
There is nothing quite like an intimate relationship to show us the way in which we think, what we believe and how we are inclined to act and react. Our buttons are sure to get pushed by our partners and some parts of ourselves (that we would just as soon keep hidden!) are inevitably revealed. When this happens, we can feel terrible and hurt if our partners are not skillful in how they approach us.
4 steps to show your partner that you've changed your ways.
“I'm sorry” isn't good enough.
When you've made a mistake, you've got to show that you're genuinely aware of how much your actions hurt your partner or your ex that you're trying to win back.
You've also got to prove that you're making positive changes.
John lied to his wife about going drinking with his buddies.
What to do when the one you love can't put down the booze.
Are you dating or married to someone who has a problem with alcohol or substance abuse? Are you tired of the negative affects this has had on your relationship and waiting for the one you love to change? How Do I Stop Holding A Grudge About Everything?
In this video, Psychotherapist, Author and YourTango Expert Julie Orlov helps a reader whose husband is a high-functioning alcoholic. She says she has lost faith that he will ever get sober and is thinking about leaving him.
Most relationship problems are caused by poor communication. Here's how to address this issue.
No relationship is perfect. We all know this. We're not perfect and therefore our relationships will never be perfect either. That's okay. That's normal. But success in relationships — romantic and otherwise — have a lot to do with proper communication. In fact, most relationship problems are caused by poor communication.