Marriage is Not a Big Thing, It’s a Million Little Things
Liz Higgens states that the key to a successful bid for connection lies in the ability to respond, as well as our mutual ability to acknowledge differences.
Hurt Feelings Do Not Mean You Did Something Wrong
LaVerna Wilk shows us how triggers and hurt feelings are normal in intimate relationships and are regrettable incidents - not relationship destroyers.
This One Thing is the Biggest Predictor of Divorce
The ability to predict divorce is contingent on behaviors not changing over time. The antidote lies in building fondness and admiration.
Date Like You Did in the Beginning and the Passion Won’t End
Just because you sleep in the same bed every night doesn’t mean dating should end. Make dating a priority. Plan it. Prepare for it. Get excited about it. Think of new places to go, new things to experience, and make romancing your partner a new normal in your relationship. Set a date. Now!
4 Negative Behaviors in Marriage That Make You Sick
Researcher Greta Hysi at the University of Tirana in Albania reviewed 40 studies on the effects of marriage on health. She found that higher levels of negativity, which contribute to marital dissatisfaction, also directly impact a couple’s physical health.
The under the radar relationship killer.
There is a hidden relationship killer that is often overlooked. Silence is deadly and often a default with couples who don't know how to express themselves.
Relationship Balance: Keeping Your Feet On The GroundRelationship Balance: Keeping Your Feet On The GroundRelationship Balance: Keeping Your Feet On The Ground - The Good Men Project
How to maintain your center when your partner is pushing and pulling. Keeping your balance when in conflict is key to relationship success.
6 Hours a Week to a Better Relationship
All of your relationship problems cannot be solved by reading a book, attending a weekend workshop, or enrolling in couples therapy. With that said, learning what distinguishes happy couples from unhappy ones can change the course of how you and your partner love each other.
The Top 3 Vulnerabilities That Ruin Your Relationship
Determining and understanding your attachment style, discovering your vulnerabilities and buttons helps avoid relationship ruin.
3 Guidelines for Spouses Affected by Their Partner's Addiction
Empathy, acceptance, and patience are a good rule of thumb, so long as you’re not constantly bending over backwards to accommodate your spouse’s needs.
Stable Instability in Relationships: An Interview with Dr. Amir Levine
It’s important to be in a secure relationship because insecure relationships are “a recipe for a lot of pain,” according to Dr. Levine.
Why Some Men Struggle to Commit and Knowing When You’re Ready.
When a man doesn’t feel like he has a purpose in life, some function which gives him direction and allows him to feel like he can provide for himself, his partner, and the family he wants to create, he can’t commit.