Gender Differences in Desire

How do long-term couples maintain desire? They understand the importance of secure emotional attachment.

Building Self-Esteem and Improving Relationships

Are you often feeling criticized by someone? Communication affects self-esteem.

Seven Simple Tips for Coping With Holiday Stress

Are you feeling holiday burnout? Here are some ways to lighten the load.

Couples Therapy: Does It Really Work?

Are you wondering if couples counseling will work for you and your partner?

Advice for Couples Living With Attention Deficit Disorders

Knowledge, hope, and compassion are much needed for those who have ADD/ADHD, and for their partners.
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Using Humor to Boost Relationship Satisfaction

Are you using humor to boost your relationship satisfaction?

Emotional Connection

What is the most effective way to keep your relationship joyful? Learn how to stay connected.

Narcissism and Capacity for Change

Might some narcissists benefit from therapy?

First Date

Are you missing the important signs of a match on first dates? Here are some characteristics of a healthy, happy match.

When One Partner Wants Pets and The Other Doesn't

Who do you love more? Me or the dog?

The Intimate Relationship With an Angry Person

Is your partner frequently angry? Here are some constructive responses.

Date Night: Not a Luxury, A Necessity

Do you find yourself making excuses not to plan a date night? It's time to reconsider!

Navigating the Swamp of Politics in a Relationship

Do You and Your Partner Disagree About Politics? Ways to Cope With the Challenges

Letting Go of Work-Related Stress

Are you arriving home from your work-day feeling stressed and exhausted? Here are some ways to unwind and re-energize.

Six Expressions of Love

Do you and your partner have different ideas about how to express love? "Not feeling loved" is a major underlying cause of separation, so this is a conversation worth having.