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breathing and dating relationships

The Breath of Coupling

Breathing; it’s the thing we do every second of every day; day in and day out. Most often our breath happens without giving any thought to it, unless we are “out of it” or need to “catch it” or if some circumstance “takes it away.” Some of us take time during the day to notice our breath, […]

Expert Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationships
relationship advice and repair

The Relationship Repair Kit

Something’s wrong. You can feel it in your gut. Or your heart. Your relationship is off track. Broken. And in need of repair. You’re tempted to bury your head in the sand, doing little and hoping things will get better — but you’re smart enough to realize that unless you do something to turn things around, things […]

Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationship Tips, Relationships
divorce proof your relationship

How to Divorce-Proof Your Relationship

One of the core problems of failed relationships lies in the tendency to look to one’s partner, rather than themselves, to heal their shortcomings and create happiness. When we relinquish ownership of our deficits, we develop unrealistic expectations of our partner and shift responsibility for our personal development onto the wrong source, creating vulnerability for […]

Expert Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships
moving on

Why You Shouldn’t Brood About the One Who Got Away

It always hurts when someone breaks up with us, even if it happens after a single date. The more we perceived the person as being ‘right’ for us, the more we pictured ourselves with them, the more we allowed our expectations to build, the greater our heartache and disappointment can be. It’s natural to reflect […]

Breaking Up, Dating Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationships
when is it too soon to get engaged

How Soon is Too Soon to Get Engaged?

When actress Kaley Cuoco announced that she was engaged to tennis star Ryan Sweeting after three months of dating, she joined a list of other celebs who were quick to get engaged. Some that spring to mind are Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom (one month), Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger (six months), and Tom Cruise […]

Expert Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationships
how to deal with a frugal partner

‘Help! My Partner’s Frugal…But I’m Not!’

He is Mr. Saver, she is Miss Spender. She is a tightwad, he is a spendthrift. He hoards his dollars like the next Great Depression will hit any day, and she spends her dollars like there’s no tomorrow. Do you know a couple like this? Are you part of a couple like this? By now, […]

Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationships

The Biggest Reasons Men Stay in Bad Relationships

It is the uncomfortable question that your close friends and family usually will have no problem answering: “Why does he stay with her when it’s obvious they aren’t happy?” That’s because they know you better than you know yourself — and your psyche is a master of disguise and camouflage, deflecting the kind of self-scrutiny you need […]

Dating Tips For Men, Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationships
Deal with problems -- don’t avoid them.

Eight Valuable Love Lessons For Us All

It would be nice if life’s most important lessons came wrapped in a neat package and delivered to your front door. Unfortunately, many of the most essential lessons about life and love come the hard way—through disappointments, setbacks, and failures. Beginning in 1986, Dr. Terri Orbuch tracked the lives of 373 married couples and found […]

About You, Dating Advice, Relationship Advice, Relationship Tips, Relationships

Five Ways to Turn Relationship Problems into Relationship Solutions

If you’re like most of us, hearing the following four words from your partner is akin to getting punched in the stomach: “We need to talk.” That’s because we’re conditioned to expect conversations to be about problems rather than solutions. Amazingly, it only takes a few simple behavioral shifts to flip problem-focused talk into its […]

Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationships
how money affects relationships

Eight Tips for Couples Combining Finances: Should We or Shouldn’t We?

When we’re in love, we typically want to do and share everything with our partner. But is it a smart decision to make? In my work with couples over the years, I’ve seen how financial conflict can destroy even the best relationships. There are better times than others to make this leap with your partner. […]

Relationship Advice, Relationship Problems, Relationships, Success Couples Advice