Needing to Win - Ten Mean Fighting Strategies

Learn more about the 10 most common need-to-win fighting styles.

How Promises Become Lies

When people become more honest with themselves, they automatically become more so with their significant others.

Pull In-Push Away Intimacy

Learn about your partner’s definitions of intimacy.

En Guarde—How Defensiveness Can Destroy Love

Defensiveness in any form has only one purpose: to invalidate, suppress, or diminish the other partner’s current thoughts, feelings, or actions.

10 Signs of Truly Loving Relationships

How can we give everything we can to our partners and yet fail to keep our love alive?

6 Reasons Why People End Relationships Too Soon

People who have not learned the skills to transform their romance into deeper love come to a halt when the most passionate phase of the relationship naturally wanes.

Relationship Alert: When Givers Become Takers

What do couples need to do to keep their sweet spots alive?

Is Your Relationship Just a Pit Stop?

The process can develop so slowly that many couples don’t realize that it is even happening.

Has Love Disappointed You?

Learn how to understand about who you have been, who you are now, what you have to offer, and what you need in return.

The Ten Qualities of Great Communicators

Intimate partners still too often continue misunderstanding and misconstruing what they say and hear.

How to Hurt Me - How to Love Me

Read more on how life experiences leave traumatic scars or trigger-quick negative responses that we may not even see coming.

The Five-Minute Couple’s Emotional Conflict-Neutralizer

In the early weeks of love and lust, most partners often consciously or unconsciously avoid potential disagreements.

6 Keys to Staying in Love

Stay-in-love couples each have their own unique style, but they also have much in common in the way they relate.

Do You Hit Below the Belt When You Fight?

For love to grow more deeply in a relationship, couples must commit to erasing trust-breaking insults from their interactions.

Do You Keep Choosing the Wrong Partners?

Do you believe you can make a better deal than they can?

15 Questions to Help You Decide You're Ready to Date Again

Many people repeatedly pick the same kind of partners even though none of those relationships have worked out in the past. Here's how to break the cycle.

Intriguing Dating Profiles

Creating an honest and authentic online dating profile.

The 10 Rules of Love

A different kind of relationship assessment

20 Questions That Could Strengthen Your Relationship

It's important to maintain balance in your relationship if you want it to last.

Can a Relationship Survive After Betrayal?

Even when a relationship seems healthy and unassailable, they can fall prey to a betrayal that cannot be easily predicted or explained.

Dating a Man Who Is Separated but Not Yet Divorced?

There are many factors that can affect these triangulated relationships and how they are combined can affect the outcome in different ways.

The 12 Most Common Ways Partners Manipulate Each Other

Using manipulative behaviors to get what you need from your partner is bound to fail. Here's what to do instead.

A Deeply Meaningful Way to Communicate With Your Partner

Do you feel the communication with your intimate partner fails when conflicts become heated and emotional?

Text Alert – Is Your Intimate Communication Inadequate?

It only takes a few minutes to make your text messages more representative of who you really are and what you truly feel towards your partner.

How to End a Relationship When Your Partner Still Loves You

So, if you have found yourself in a relationship that has lost its meaning for you, what can you do to minimize the stress on your partner and on yourself?

No-Win Conflicts in Intimate Relationships

How you fight and resolve your conflicts can speak to the overall health of your relationship.

How Can I Be More Popular?

Do you wonder why it so easy for some people to be well-liked? Learn if your characteristics and behaviors push people away or draw them closer. Quiz included!

When Trauma Disrupts Love

When intimate partners understand the difference between normal reactions to crises and exaggerated, anguishing and lingering responses, they can help each other heal.

The Myth of Romantic Expectations

When love is new, we reassure partners with romantic phrases, but do new lovers promise too much?

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