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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 […]

Five Easy Ways To Refresh A Stale Relationship

Five Easy Ways To Refresh A Stale Relationship

A long-term relationship goes through many stages. After almost a year with my boyfriend, I’ve noticed a shift happen: Date-night jeans have turned into loungewear sweatpants, and our time together is not always meaningful and romantic. The thing is, we just moved in together two months ago, and while I’m adjusting to our new cohabitation (it’s new […]

Here Are Possible Reasons Your Date Went Radio Silent

Here Are Possible Reasons Your Date Went Radio Silent

A friend called me in confusion, verging on alarm. She was in the early stages of a new relationship. They met at a bar; they had gone on a few dates and spent a late night or two texting. Then the woman whom my friend initially really liked stopped responding to texts. Emails went unanswered, […]

Tips For Having A Great Relationship

Tips For Having A Great Relationship

Connecting with someone romantically, emotionally, and physically can be really amazing. But there’s a lot of work that goes into building a good relationship. What are some tips for having a great relationship? No relationship is perfect all the time. But in a healthy relationship, both people feel good about the relationship most of the […]

Traditonal Beliefs Perpetuating Girl Child Marriages In Zimbabwe

Traditonal Beliefs Perpetuating Girl Child Marriages In Zimbabwe

TRADITIONAL beliefs in Zimbabwean societies are perpetuating girl child marriages, Zimbabwe Gender Commission Chief Executive Officer, Virginia Muwanigwa has said. According to reports, at least 1 in every 3 girls is married off before they reach the age of 18. This is despite it being against the law. The lowest median ages of marriage have […]

The Deal Breakers Before Marriage

The Deal Breakers Before Marriage

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 […]

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 […]

How To Nurture And Expand A Relationship

How To Nurture And Expand A Relationship

Create alignment in values and outcomes between you and your partner. It’s natural and even desirable to have some differences when it comes to interests and day-to-day activities, but it’s important to ensure that you and your partner are working together in the same direction. Compatibility is all about aligning values and outcomes. Committed, successful […]

LOUD WHISPERS: The Library Card

LOUD WHISPERS: The Library Card

It has been thirty-three years since I borrowed a library card From a shy, handsome, gap-toothed classmate He came to my University for a degree He left with his degree and something else Three years later we walked down the aisle A simple beautiful ceremony in London The dress was from Debenhams The suit was […]

7 Verbs That Shape The Way You Love

7 Verbs That Shape The Way You Love

This piece was specially written for the Tony Robbins blog by world–renowned couples’ therapist Esther Perel.  A few weeks ago, I had the honor of sitting down with my dear friend Tony Robbins for a conversation about my new book, The State of Affairs. Tony and I have worked together since 2004 and we both believe that the […]

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