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An Engagement Ring Is Not Enough

An Engagement Ring Is Not Enough

It’s every woman’s dream to be engaged and eventually get married to their “LOML” (love of my life), how sweet! I hope you understand and remember something very crucially important; it’s not all about the engagement ring. Getting engaged is not ultimately enough, in fact, it doesn’t guarantee a talk of the town wedding, talk […]

The ‘Rushing’ Culture

The ‘Rushing’ Culture

Why aren’t you married? Your friends are already having children. You don’t have anything to bring to the table! You are not getting any younger… You are too independent. Do not be picky; but, don’t settle for less. How many times have you heard these words said? A lot right? Approaching a particular age in […]

How To Commit To Your Relationship

How To Commit To Your Relationship

If the relationship is worth committing to, you need to take risks and make sacrifices to provide elements of uncertainty and passion. Go back to the question of what you would do for the one you loved. Anything, right? If you’ve mastered yourself and you’ve achieved clarity in, and focus on, your outcomes, what’s stopping […]

This Is How To Speak To Your Spouse To Strengthen Your Marriage

This Is How To Speak To Your Spouse To Strengthen Your Marriage

Joe, a married father of two, came to me for therapy because he was feeling stressed, and pressure at work was a big factor. He was the sole breadwinner in his family and acknowledged that he tended to be irritable when he got home, even though he admired his wife Carole’s warm and loving nature. […]

5 Questions You Must Agree On For Your Relationship To Last

5 Questions You Must Agree On For Your Relationship To Last

1. Monogamy. If both partners do not want the same thing, it is not a good match. In order for a monogamous or an open relationship to work, both people need to be in agreement and have the same desire in terms of their level of commitment. Compromising on this issue will only lead to enormous […]

Ways To Help Your Relationship Survive During Quarantine

Ways To Help Your Relationship Survive During Quarantine

I’m officially in the fourth week of social distancing in a tiny Manhattan apartment with my boyfriend of almost two years, and it feels like the world’s longest sleepover in the twilight zone. Coronavirus has taken its toll across the United States, hitting our state of New York the hardest, and it’s safe to say […]

How To Understand Your Partner’s Needs

How To Understand Your Partner’s Needs

Do you want to feel that passion like you did on the first day you met? You may be ready to listen and give, but how do you know what it is that your partner wants? How does your partner best understand what you’re trying to give? When addressing lack of passion in a relationship, […]

Signs OF A Passionate Relationship

Signs OF A Passionate Relationship

1. You want to know everything about the other person. Long conversations don’t have to stop once you’ve been together for a while. There’s always more to learn – and you want to know it all, good and bad. 2. You love everything about each other. This doesn’t mean you idolize each other. It means that you […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Husband Material

LOUD WHISPERS: Husband Material

Valentines Day is here, and in the spirit of the season, here is an old essay I wrote in 2017. I received an email from a young man who claimed I was always championing the cause of women, and he wanted to know, ‘What advice do you have for men? I am getting married soon […]

8 Ways To Be A Better Spouse

8 Ways To Be A Better Spouse

Take Care Of Yourself Being a great spouse is based on making sure your basic needs—such as eating healthy food, exercising, and getting good sleep—are being met. “I know that I am a better wife when I take care of myself. When I am not getting enough sleep, exercise, and laughter, I feel bitter and […]

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