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How to Improve Communication in a Relationship

How to Improve Communication in a Relationship

Clear communication is vital for any healthy relationship. The most frequent concern that I hear as a marriage counselor is that couples are struggling with communication. One or both of them is not feeling heard or understood. Frustration and resentment builds. Poor communication can be taxing on any relationship. Below are some tips for keeping […]

You Don’t Need To Be In A Relationship To Know Your Worth

You Don’t Need To Be In A Relationship To Know Your Worth

We’re all waiting for that perfect moment. The moment when you finally found someone who might give you the love you truly deserve, the love you have been waiting for your whole life. You finally found the person who might be able to complete you, who might fulfill the love you can’t have the courage […]

10 Deadly Phrases That Can Kill Relationship

10 Deadly Phrases That Can Kill Relationship

If you’re married or in a long-term relationship, you should leave some things unsaid. Words are arrows; you might end up hitting the wrong target, so be extra careful at where you aim. Here, we have summed up some statements and phrases that marriage therapists consider deadly to your relationship. Strike them off of your […]

20 Essential Elements of a Healthy Relationship

20 Essential Elements of a Healthy Relationship

1. Like and accept yourself and your partner. Acceptance is a powerful relationship strengthener. 2. Be honest with yourself and with each other. Broken trust, although not irreparable, does contribute a lot of relationship struggles. 3. Allow yourself to be vulnerable. As difficult as it may be to take down the walls, your relationship will […]

6 Ways To Boost Your Self-Esteem

6 Ways To Boost Your Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is our estimate of our worth as a person. It encompasses decisions we have made about who we are and the beliefs that we hold about ourselves. If you were to finish the sentence, I am . . . several times, you may get a peek into the state of your self-esteem. Whether you […]

How You Know You’ve Found Someone Who Is Worth It

How You Know You’ve Found Someone Who Is Worth It

Date after date. Text after text. Crush after crush. How do you know if you’ve met a “good” one? A good guy or girl that will treat you right? The one you have been looking for, waiting for, and wanting – after all of these random strangers coming in and out of your life as if your […]

You Have To Be The One You’re Looking For Before You Find Them

You Have To Be The One You’re Looking For Before You Find Them

Sometimes you look for a partner with certain qualities that you probably lack yourself and that is perfectly fine but to find a healthy kind of love that has the potential to grow and last, you often have to embody the same qualities you’re looking for in someone else. If you want stable love, you […]

7 Words That Will Change Our Marriages

7 Words That Will Change Our Marriages

We spend billions each year on our appearance. Gym memberships, dieting programs that may or may not work, new clothes and more. Don’t get me wrong, we should care how we look. But, what do our marriages look like? More importantly, where does our marital health rank on the list of To-Do’s? Instead of our […]

Breaking These 13 Bad Habits Will Make You Happier

Breaking These 13 Bad Habits Will Make You Happier

It’s no secret that we’re obsessed with happiness. After all, the “pursuit of happiness” is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we find it and keep it alive? Psychologists at the University of California have discovered some fascinating things about happiness that could change your life. Dr. Sonja […]

How Long Should You Wait Before Having the BF/GF Chat?

How Long Should You Wait Before Having the BF/GF Chat?

OK, so you’ve navigated the world of online dating, read hundreds of profiles, sent countless messages, been on a handful of dates. And then it happens, the most terrifying thing of all: you meet someone you actually really like, and that’s where the real difficulty begins. You can see it there on the horizon – […]