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Yes, You Can Affair-Proof Your Marriage

Yes, You Can Affair-Proof Your Marriage

Most of us don’t get married planning to have an affair. But then later, there we are, at the divorce attorney’s office, signing papers. In terms of context, consider these sobering stats: The rate of marital infidelity, according to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, suggests that one or both spouses admit to either physical or […]

Adorable Ways To ‘Sweet Talk’ Your Man (And Steal His Heart)

Adorable Ways To ‘Sweet Talk’ Your Man (And Steal His Heart)

Watch him fall hopelessly in love with you. Whispering sweet nothings in each other’s ear or sending love letters back and forth are ways couples of yesteryear conveyed their deep feelings for each other. Today, you have other options. Of course, you can still send your man letters, but can also text or email. Since it’s […]

The Ultimate Test Of Your Social Skills

The Ultimate Test Of Your Social Skills

  It can be easy to imagine we possess reasonable social skills, because we know how to maintain conversation with strangers and – every now and then – manage to make a whole table laugh. But there’s a test far sterner than this, surprising in its ability to trip us up: the challenge of having […]

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 […]

Reasons Mindfulness Is the Ultimate Habit for Success

Reasons Mindfulness Is the Ultimate Habit for Success

Success is not that difficult to attain, but only if you are ready to make an effort. To live a successful life, it is important to develop habits which can positively impact most of your personal and professional lives. One such habit impacting your success rate is the habit of being mindful. Mindful thinking is […]

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 […]

Does Having a Baby Strengthen Your Relationship?

Does Having a Baby Strengthen Your Relationship?

It’s easy to romanticize a bouncing bundle of joy as, well, a bouncing bundle of joy — a cuddly, cooing baby who loves you unconditionally and enriches the already fulfilling life of you and your partner. But does a baby really strengthen your relationship? Consider the reality — fatigue, dirty diapers, crying, mood swings (of […]

Important Truths of Lasting Relationships

Important Truths of Lasting Relationships

Some days it feels like we’re in constant communication, flooded by a nonstop stream of status updates and tweets and three-word questions: “What’s ur eta?” You’d think we would be closer than ever. But more messages do not equal deeper relationships. Don’t get me wrong, my staff pushed me on the social media bandwagon a […]

Phrases That Can Change Your Child’s Life

Phrases That Can Change Your Child’s Life

Giving your children the freedom to try, fail, and get back up 1) “I still believe in you.” I’ll never forget when one of my special education students hurt his pet and word spread throughout the school. He came into my classroom prepared for me to write him off like everyone else had done. I gathered my […]