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Powerful Habits of Happy Relationships

Powerful Habits of Happy Relationships

Habits can have a powerful impact in your relationship. The definition of a habit is: “a consistent and regular pattern of behavior”. You can either create positive habits or negative habits, and once you start practicing them, they will eventually become an act that is unconscious. When it comes to having a happy relationship, there […]

Toxic Relationship Habits We Mistake As Healthy

Toxic Relationship Habits We Mistake As Healthy

1. Calling your partner your “everything” A friend of mine, after dating a girl for about six months, texted me and said, “She means everything to me.” Six months after that, he proposed, and now they’re married. I’m sure they’ll stay “happily-ever-after” married forever. But sometimes I still think about that text and feel a […]

To Find The One, You Need To Understand And Work On Yourself First

To Find The One, You Need To Understand And Work On Yourself First

After yet another disappointing date or terrible letdown by a seemingly great future partner, you are back in that dark place of thinking how many more heartbreaks is it going to take before you quit on love and dating once and for all. Sounds familiar? If you are fed up with being single but all […]

Ways To Make Dating Less Stressful And Find A Happy Relationship

Ways To Make Dating Less Stressful And Find A Happy Relationship

Dating can be stressful. Whether you’re meeting someone for the first time or spending time trying to find the person of your dreams, it can be overwhelming and can result in a less than stellar experience. When dating becomes difficult, it is easy to settle to get out of the dating meat market. Don’t fall […]

What Is The State Of Your Union?

What Is The State Of Your Union?

How often do you hear someone say they feel taken for granted by their partner? Have you ever felt that way yourself? Why do we treat our partners differently as time goes on? And what is that doing to the quality of our relationships? In the beginning of a relationship, we tend to focus on […]

Midlife Love: Navigating the Landmines

Midlife Love: Navigating the Landmines

I don’t know about you, but I love seeing old people in love. The way they hold hands toddling down the street. The way they go about their daily tasks having made peace with the past. I think it’s a miracle when love lasts this long and ages this gracefully. Relationships encounter lots of challenges […]

Take Control Of Who You Are In Your Relationship

Take Control Of Who You Are In Your Relationship

  I often speak to people who are in distress over the way their romantic partner treats them. They believe that they want to be close, but that their partner is preventing it by being “condescending”, “critical,” “irresponsible,” “distant,” or “rejecting.” This makes them feel terrible or forces them to take control, demand attention, or stand up for themselves. […]

Don’t Get Stale; Innovate In Your Relationship

Don’t Get Stale; Innovate In Your Relationship

Did you know that 96% of all companies fail over a ten-year period? And that 40-50% of all first marriages in the United States end in divorce? Why? The reason is the same for both –– they stop marketing and innovating. Consider this. In business, companies use marketing in order to get potential clients to […]

Habits Of People In the Healthiest Relationships

Habits Of People In the Healthiest Relationships

Healthy relationships aren’t necessarily effortless and completely conflict-free. Rather, the strongest, longest-lasting couples are better equipped to deal with conflict in a mature way and are committed to growing both as people and romantic partners. We recently asked relationship experts to share what people in the healthiest relationships do regularly to keep their bond strong. Read […]

How Apologizing Can Improve Your Marriage

How Apologizing Can Improve Your Marriage

Recent studies have found that apologizing to your spouse and asking for forgiveness are crucial ingredients in a successful marriage. Apologizing to your partner when appropriate will validate their feelings, promote forgiveness, and allow you both to move on from mistakes. Rather than pointing fingers in an effort to identify who is at fault, humbling […]

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