Couples

Why It Matters to Know the Roots of Misguided Love

2019-06-17T14:31:49+00:00

It's not an uncommon scenario to believe that you were in love. At least, that’s what you told yourself at the time. The feelings towards the person of your affection seemed overwhelming. In the end, though, those feelings were actually misguided love. The other person didn’t share the same feelings as you had. [...]

Why It Matters to Know the Roots of Misguided Love2019-06-17T14:31:49+00:00

Ready to Boost Your Intimacy? Practice These 5 Daily Habits

2019-05-06T21:31:32+00:00

Plenty of people think that to boost your intimacy means having more sex. Yet, that isn’t the case at all as sexual intercourse is just one expression of intimacy. Rather, it’s all the little things (both physical and emotional) that you and your partner do every day to maintain a close [...]

Ready to Boost Your Intimacy? Practice These 5 Daily Habits2019-05-06T21:31:32+00:00

Relator or Evaluator? How to Know Your Relationship Strength

2019-05-06T21:29:59+00:00

Relationship strength is determined by many different factors. Your behavioral style is one factor that you may not have taken into consideration before. There are many different ways to examine your behavioral style. In fact, you can take personality tests for days. However, one key way is to determine whether [...]

Relator or Evaluator? How to Know Your Relationship Strength2019-05-06T21:29:59+00:00

Relationship Highs and Lows – 5 Ways to Beat Relationship Dissatisfaction

2019-01-11T13:47:21+00:00

It is very normal for every couple to experience relationship highs and lows. Of course, we all want things to be wonderful all of the time. However, that simply isn’t the reality of human existence. As author Madeline L’Engle said, “Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can [...]

Relationship Highs and Lows – 5 Ways to Beat Relationship Dissatisfaction2019-01-11T13:47:21+00:00

Easy Tips on How to Keep Scheduled Sex from Boring You

2019-01-11T13:46:24+00:00

Scheduled sex is a reality for couples dealing with infertility. You have a certain window within which to get pregnant. You want to make it work. Therefore, you schedule sex by the calendar. It doesn’t matter if you don’t want to have sex at that time and day. You both [...]

Easy Tips on How to Keep Scheduled Sex from Boring You2019-01-11T13:46:24+00:00

How Relationship Rituals Can Make You Feel More Connected

2019-01-11T13:53:16+00:00

Relationship rituals provide stability and increase a couple’s connection. We all have habits. Some of them are positive, while others are negative. Rituals are positive habits that we select intentionally. We commit to doing them because we believe in the power of rituals to improve our lives. Couples can create [...]

How Relationship Rituals Can Make You Feel More Connected2019-01-11T13:53:16+00:00

What’s Love Got to Do with It? – Moving on From a Breakup

2019-01-11T19:52:17+00:00

Moving on from a breakup is tough work. It can be very emotionally draining. This time of change also provides us with a rich opportunity for healing and growth. We may be able to move on with help from our ex. Or, we may have to do the work on [...]

What’s Love Got to Do with It? – Moving on From a Breakup2019-01-11T19:52:17+00:00

Has the Passion and Excitement Withered in Your Relationship?—Make It Bloom Again

2019-01-11T20:13:59+00:00

Ah, that first, fine, careless rapture. Romantic passion and excitement. The attraction, the infatuation, the desire to be with someone. It’s beyond sexual desire, though it is that, too... Where has it gone? Fading Affection If you feel the passion and excitement in your relationship has withered, you’re not alone. [...]

Has the Passion and Excitement Withered in Your Relationship?—Make It Bloom Again2019-01-11T20:13:59+00:00

A Satisfying Life: What Place Does Your Romantic Relationship Hold in It?

2019-01-11T20:39:26+00:00

Our happily-ever-romance culture insists that a satisfying life must include perfect romantic relationships. When real life experience does not track with our romantic expectations we may doubt our ability to have a satisfying life. The conclusion that romantic love is a predictor of happiness can be overstated. Unrequited love, love [...]

A Satisfying Life: What Place Does Your Romantic Relationship Hold in It?2019-01-11T20:39:26+00:00

Beyond Valentine’s Day: 5 Ways to Prioritize Your Relationship All Year

2018-12-21T20:29:06+00:00

It’s easy to prioritize your relationship on Valentine’s Day—when hearts and flowers are everywhere. Though, the best relationships are strong all year long, not just on Valentine’s Day. Of course, you probably want to keep that Valentine’s Day feeling all the time. But how do you prioritize your relationship when [...]

Beyond Valentine’s Day: 5 Ways to Prioritize Your Relationship All Year2018-12-21T20:29:06+00:00