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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 […]

How To Let Go Of The Past

How To Let Go Of The Past

Why do we hold on to the past? Why is it so difficult to let go of the experiences that have caused us pain and suffering? For many of us, we get stuck in the past because of our need for certainty. Certainty is fundamentally about survival. We all need to feel certain that we […]

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 […]

Can You See Your Partner’s Point Of View?

Can You See Your Partner’s Point Of View?

We tend to think that the way we view the world is the way the world really is. And when our partners disagree with us, it’s easy to think that they are the ones who are misinformed or have a distorted perception of reality. How else could they see things so differently? But failing to […]

Communicating With Your Partner

Communicating With Your Partner

Many of us fall victim to the idea that we are communicating with our partner as long as we talk with them. However, this can be extremely misleading; merely talking without making any real connection, discussing important issues, or expressing genuine feelings is not enough to make your relationship the way you want and need […]

Is Your Partner Your #1 Fan?

Is Your Partner Your #1 Fan?

One of the most important goals you can strive for in business is to understand, anticipate and consistently fulfill the deepest needs of your clients. Because the more value you are able to add to your customer, the more success you will have. We call this creating a “raving fan customer,” and it’s one of […]

Mostly Stupid Reasons Couples Argue

Mostly Stupid Reasons Couples Argue

Sometimes I read these posts floating around the internet that purport to tell you how to make your relationship better: “Tips and Tricks for a Stronger Relationship,” “Learn How to Avoid Arguments With Your Spouse,” “The Top 5 Things You Shouldn’t Be Fighting With Your Spouse Over,” “True Love Doesn’t Bicker and Nag,” “Learn How […]

Don’t Fall For These Common Marriage Myths, Please

Don’t Fall For These Common Marriage Myths, Please

There’s a lot about marriage you don’t know until you take the plunge. The only myth about marriage that’s true is that no matter how long you are together, you likely will never ever agree on whether the milk should sit on the table during breakfast or go back in the fridge (it should always go back in […]

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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