This is a one size fits all guide to building the right kind of relationship. How many of us have learned how to build loving relationships? Where did we learn? At home? At school? There is an art and science to building strong relationships. These are indispensable love tips, written with romantic relationships in mind, but with a little modification, you can apply them to your […]Read more "TO DO LIST FOR A LASTING LOVE"
What makes a good relationship? Holly Parker, a clinical psychologist and instructor of the course The Psychology of Close Relationships, offers her advice on how to have healthy and loving romantic relationships. 1. SEE THE BEST IN YOUR PARTNER AND THE RELATIONSHIP Research on perception and attention shows that we see more of what we look for, so […]Read more "5 TIPS FOR HEALTHY AND LOVING RELATIONSHIPS"
A good friend of mine shot me a message the other day asking to talk. When we got on the phone, he asked me a question that left me puzzled. He’s a single guy that has been dating but is thinking about getting serious and committing. He asked me what was the difference between dating […]Read more "THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DATING AND MARRIAGE"
1. Do the things you did the first year you were dating. As the months and years roll on, we tend to slink into our proverbial sweatpants and get lazy in our relationship. We lose our patience, gentleness, thoughtfulness, understanding and the general effort we once made toward our mate. Think back to the first […]Read more "5 TIPS TO MAKE A GOOD RELATIONSHIP GREAT"
For many people hoping and seeking lasting love, trying to crack the code of “compatibility” is just as likely to create confusion as clarity. That’s because, for all the tidy checklists and online quizzes meant to gauge a couple’s compatibility, in reality, it’s a complex interplay between psychology, biology, and a host of intangibles that […]Read more "6 SIGNS YOU ARE TRULY COMPATIBLE"
We’ve all swooned at the adorable stories of couples who spend their whole lives together, and are just as much in love with each other in old age as they were right at beginning. But what is their secret? How do they manage to maintain, and strengthen, their love through the years? Read on to […]Read more "10 HABITS OF LONG-LASTING COUPLES"
When is a man ready to settle down? The answer is not always as obvious as we might like. In a culture as visual as ours, we demand the most conspicuous of tells. If a guy is covered in maritime tats and wears Warby Parker specs, he’s probably open-minded and down with composting. If you […]Read more "HOW TO TELL IF A GUY IS READY TO SETTLE DOWN"
As always, every relationship is different, and there’s no one-size-fits-all outline for getting an ex back. It also depends on why you broke up in the first place. If you slept with her mother, nothing in the following list is going to help you. However, if you feel the relationship just kind of puttered out, […]Read more "HOW TO GET BACK WITH YOUR EX (7 STEPS TO CONVINCE HIM/HER)"
There are many parts of your marriage to figure out, negotiate, and navigate. One of the most important, and often taken for granted part, is your career. As a career coach, it is powerful to work with individuals and couples who are intentional about creating a vision and setting goals for their careers. Here are […]Read more "6 WAYS TO SUPPORT YOUR SPOUSE’S DREAM"
Mutual respect is the cornerstone of any successful relationship. When mutual respect is lost often this means the end of the relationship. If partners feel that they are not understood, and it is suspected that the other person has no respect for a different view or way of life creates stress. Eventually, the two partners […]Read more "RESPECTING YOUR PARTNER"