How to Be Mad at the One You Love

It seems counterintuitive, but when you’re mad at someone you care for, the best way to deal with your unhealed anger is to talk about it. All too often, we don’t feel like speaking to the person who has irritated us, no matter who it is. But clamming up or inappropriately venting will only cause more ill feelings.

The Difference Between Sex And Intimacy

Giving and showing intimacy is highly underrated. Many people don’t realize how powerful these little acts can actually be. You can change the course of a bad relationship and make a good relationship great just by being a little more loving and creating, as well as enjoying, greater intimacy between the two of you.

If You Think Your Partner Is Cheating

People cheat for different reasons. They may love their partners at the time. Sex addiction, personal insecurity, and payback are just some of the reasons both men and women have extramarital affairs. None of them are good, but understanding why can help.

8 Things That Can Hold You Back AND Make You Stronger

Whenever anyone asks me how I became successful, I always give the same answer: I’ve made a lot of mistakes, and I’ve learned from them. So can you.

Top 10 Habits of Good Communicators

Miscommunication is the number one reason most people don’t get along. Whether it’s from a lack of understanding or something misspoken, you can use your emotions to help you heal the hurt with a thoughtful conversation.

The Immense Benefits of Emotional Generosity

Once you open your heart to the goodness that someone who truly loves you can provide, it will change how you feel and make your world a much better place to be.

8 Ways to Make Your Relationship Work Better

Every successful relationship needs the care and nurturing of two committed adults, giving to each other in a way that creates a mutually beneficial connection. Giving your relationship what it needs to thrive is a truly loving gesture. Make the effort. You are both worth it.

The Importance of Sharing a Bed with Your Lover

I am not suggesting that you have to stay snug in each other’s arms all night long. Most people cannot sleep that way. But just by sharing a bed and being able to reach over and touch the one you love, you will feel better about your life.

10 Habits of Happy People

Happiness and fulfillment are within your grasp, but sometimes just out of reach. Understanding what works best for you is the first step in finding more of it.

When It’s Time to Find Love Again

It seems that Summer is a good time to start fresh. And for some, that means finding a new relationship.

When You've Got the Blahs

Not all your days can be good ones, but they don’t have to be blah either. So take these tips, add a few of your own, and the next time you get a case of the blahs, you will be ready to kick them to the next county.

10 Tips to Revitalize Your Relationship

Sometimes the idea of trying new things with your partner can seem daunting. The truth is that doing things differently will not only keep your relationship healthy it will also stimulate your mind and heart. Here are some ideas.

Love is All You Need - Or Is It?

Love can give you a ton of energy. It can help make the difference between wellness and continued illness, see you through an uncomfortable situation, or inspire you to get real creative.

Ten Ways to Feel Better About Yourself

Some days are better than others. On those days that go less well, we usually end up being hard on ourselves. Here are some tools to avoid doing so.

Is Revenge Worth the Effort?

Why is it that, as a culture, we are fascinated by revenge? It has been the subplot of soap operas and the subject of endless hours of therapy.

Ten Rules to Love By

Couples go through all kinds of ups and downs. As long as we are learning, then we have the ability to keep our relationships moving forward. Here are some rules to love by that have guided many couples to bliss and beyond.

Love Is Not Constant or Consistent

Love is not constant. It waxes and wanes like the moon. Having an argument or feeling bugged by your partner’s demands or desires doesn’t mean that your relationship needs to be put in the recycle bin. It means that you have to understand and talk about the natural course of feelings that ebb and flow throughout emotional connections.

Ten Ways to Put Magic Back Into Your Relationship

Putting the passion back into your relationship isn’t rocket science. All is takes is the desire and some communication. Approach this area playfully and remember to listen to your partner as you explore each other and find new ways of relating.

8 Ways to Keep Your Life Moving in the Right Direction

Many people feel that they can’t seem to get their lives moving in the right direction. If you embrace these attitudes, you will find it much easier to get where you want to go.

Independence and Interdependence—What's Best for Love?

The healthiest way we can interact with those close to us is by being truly interdependent.

Ten Positive Ways to Make Your Relationship Better

If your relationship is in trouble and you want to stay together, you have to take action. Doing more of what works and less of what doesn’t is a great place to begin the process. Here are ten things that many couples who have endured difficult times and emerged stronger have done.

Moving On Gracefully

The divorce is final. It seems like you’re moving on with your life, but are you really? Sometimes it’s hard to tell where your former relationship left off and your new existence begins.

Ten Actions That Create Relationship Happiness

I have often been asked, "What makes a relationship work?" Here are my Top 10 Tips for a successful relationship. These are things couples in successful relationships do. Don't try to do them all at once; pick one and see how it works for you, then try another. Not everything is going to work for everybody, but using any one of these tips will improve your relationship.

Favorite Father's Day Quotes

We all honor and remember our fathers in different ways. Here are what some people I respect feel about their dad’s on his special day.

How to Fight Right

Learning to argue correctly is also beneficial to a relationship because it can help settle issues permanently. Once our partners know that they have been heard, the process is so powerful and direct, they can drop their resentments almost immediately.

The Importance of Romance

Romance has got to be one of the most fun and least executed activities in many relationships. With all the distractions we have in our busy lives, it seems many couples never find the time to be romantic, and that can lead to love’s demise.

8 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Life

Many people feel that they can’t seem to get their lives moving in the right direction. If you embrace these new attitudes and ideas, you will find it much easier to get where you want to go.

Enjoy Your Weekend - But Don't Forget What It's Really About

There are no rules in how to celebrate the day; it’s up to you. I believe the idea is to just take a moment to think about those who have sacrificed and take in some gratitude.

What To Do When Someone Hurts You

If someone is unwilling to heal interpersonal issues, they usually aren’t the type of person you need to have in your life anyway.

10 Tips to Extinguish Emotional Fireworks

Emotions are powerful things, and learning how to keep them from going nuclear is a talent that will serve you and your loved ones well. When someone gets their knickers in a twist and blows up, how do you handle it? If your current way of dealing with emotional fireworks isn’t working, here are ten tips to help you the next time one happens.

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