Home » Archives by category » Relationships (Page 2)

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 […]

Things The Happiest Couples Do Every Morning

Things The Happiest Couples Do Every Morning

Mornings can feel frantic with everyone trying to get out of bed and out the door on schedule. But making time ― even just a few minutes! ― to connect with your partner before the chaos of the day sets in can make a big difference in your relationship. Here’s what the happiest couples do […]

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 […]

Ways To Rekindle A Relationship

Ways To Rekindle A Relationship

Have you ever started or stoked up a fire? You use kindling. And the smallest spark can eventually become a roaring blaze. Once that blaze is going, you maintain it and it stays strong — or it dies out. If you want to add passion back into your relationship, you need some emotional kindling. Small […]

An Open Letter To 30-Something Moms

An Open Letter To 30-Something Moms

This stage of life can feel as if we’re leaving behind many of the gains we made for ourselves in our 20s. Being a mom now means many of us have young children, maybe one or two in the early years of school and a preschooler and an infant or toddler. They are at the ages […]

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 […]

Positive Ways to Talk and Listen

Positive Ways to Talk and Listen

As parents we spend so much of our time talking to our kids — and then wonder why they don’t seem to hear us. In heated moments, we find ourselves stuck in power struggles, but can’t figure out what to say to stop the fighting. Sometimes we just don’t know how to answer a tough […]

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 […]