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.

Top 10 Reasons Why Moms Are Important

As with most holidays, Mother’s Day comes only once a year. Make it special for her, and it will come back to you. There is something beyond words to express to the person who helped you to walk and talk, who gave you your first puppy, who helped you with school, and who gave you all the love she possibly could. Show her you care by acknowledging her value in your life.

10 Things to Remember After a Break-Up

We have all been through it and, at best, a breakup is a difficult situation. Here are some tips and advice to help you make it through this rough patch.

How Long Does It Take to Get to Know Someone?

Those who take their time generally end up with better relationships, less chaos, more love to share, and a stronger commitment. This is one of the biggest steps you will ever take. You need to do everything you can to ensure that you don’t stumble and fall.

Understanding and Dealing with Commitment-Phobia

If you have been hurt, you can love again. Also trust that you have the good sense to walk away from someone with toxic behaviors and let a good person stroll into your life and heart

The Keys to a Successful Relationship

Many successful relationships employ these good relationship habits. They are easier to use than you may think, and they bring so much joy that, according to the people who use them, they are always worth the effort.

Ways & Whys to Nurture Your Relationship

We all need nurturing, but just as individuals need it from one another, your relationship needs to be nurtured as well.

How to Find a New Relationship

There really is someone out there who wants to be with you too, but don’t expect him or her to come knocking on your door. The more energy you put into your search, the quicker love will find you.

How to Make Your Relationship More Positive

Being positive and allowing that feeling to flow through your relationship is a wonderful way to go through life with the one you love. You can actually make the choice to be a positive couple and enjoy the happiness that comes with it.

10 Ways to Feel More Secure in an Insecure World

We all have insecure moments, but when they become something you think about all the time, you need to take action.

Top 10 Tips to Re-Ignite Romance

We all admire couples who seem to have found the secret of keeping their romantic fires burning, yet most people just don’t take the time to go there. There are many ways to re-light the romantic torch, it make take a little energy, but these tips are some of the best (and most fun) ways to keep this very important part of your relationship sizzling.

10 Things Your Relationship Needs to Thrive

A relationship cannot survive on its own. It needs the care and nurturing of two adults, giving to each other in a way that creates a mutually beneficial connection. Just as we need to breathe to survive, your love needs a breath of fresh air to flourish. Giving your relationship what it needs to thrive is a truly loving gesture.

10 Ways to Move Your Love to the Next Level

If you spend a little time every day thinking about what you want your relationship to be like, you can actually move it in that direction. Thoughts inspire actions, and the ones listed can help you create some magic in ways you may have thought were no longer possible. Trust that you are in this relationship for a reason and never stop looking for it.

10 Things To Do When You Feel Stuck

We all get stuck in our thoughts and actions from time to time. The key is not to let it continue any longer than necessary. The sooner you can free your thoughts, the better you will feel.

The Art and Practice of Visualization

Whether experiencing the pleasure of winning a game or feeling the positive emotions associated with healing your body, these visualization techniques can provide you with that extra energy to take charge of your body and mind.

Valentine's Day - 10 Ways to Enjoy it More

The commercialism of Valentine’s Day turns a lot of people off. This is a holiday that celebrates love, and it shouldn't cost you a thing. Here are ten things you can do for your relationship on Valentine’s Day that don't involve cards, candy, or flowers. This day is all about giving to your partner from the heart rather than your wallet.

10 Ways to Say “I Love You” Without Saying “I Love You”

Some people are not able to say the three little words, “I love you.” Although I think it's something that we should all strive for, for those who simply haven’t gotten there yet, here are ten ways you can show it without uttering the phrase.

10 Ways to Get Your Emotional Needs Met

Many people don't know how to ask for what they need in their relationship. The trick is to talk about your own feelings.

The 10 Most Important Things To Remember

To make the proper choices in life we have to make priorities.These life lessons are just common sense, but I have found over the years that common sense ain’t all that common. Here are ten things that I believe are among the most important to remember.

10 Tools to Change Hurtful Habits

At some point in our lives, each of us must confront our bad habits. When it comes to the behaviors we manifest in our relationships, confronting bad habits can be more challenging, but you have something more to work for. You can do this.

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