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New Year’s Resolutions: A New Opportunity for Intimacy (20+ Questions to Ask Your Lover)

By: Kyle Benson www.kylebenson.net “Part of what makes life meaningful are the goals we strive to achieve.” – Dr.John Gottman, 7 Principles for Making Marriage Work With a new year upon us, many of us, myself included, start 2019 with new goals. Your goals may be overcoming your attachment insecurity and getting out of debt. Your partner may have […]

Holiday Do’s and Don’ts for Those in Pre-committed Relationships

Dr. Jackie Black, professional member of Better Marriages www.drjackieblack.com The holidays can be a confusing time for those who are dating or who are more serious and in a pre-committed relationship. There are many considerations, questions and issues that come up during these times. Here are some important considerations to keep in mind: Gifts: Should […]

Better Marriages™ Provides Answers and Support for Couples Committed to Sharing Their Journey Through Life

By Suzanne Wentley In the 1970s, the divorce rate in America began to climb, leading many observers to wonder whether the institution of marriage was doomed. Despite the celebrity splits that seem to dominate the news, the US divorce rate has been declining for the last 30 years, and marriages today are stronger than they […]

Couples Guide to Finances

Our friends at www.ourstart.com research and write about the latest pregnancy and motherhood trends. They understand that money management between two people is crucial to any successful relationship. Whether dating, engaged or married, sharing financial responsibilities is a huge factor that should not be ignored. Many couples make the mistake of thinking that “love is enough” to […]

Couples Guide to Finances

Our friends at www.ourstart.com research and write about the latest pregnancy and motherhood trends. They understand that money management between two people is crucial to any successful relationship. Whether dating, engaged or married, sharing financial responsibilities is a huge factor that should not be ignored. Many couples make the mistake of thinking that “love is enough” […]

The Impact of Tiredness on Marital Conflicts

By: Tuck.com They say to “never go to bed angry,” but dealing with conflict while sleep-deprived can be a recipe for disaster. Tired couples may find themselves arguing more than when they are well-rested. One reason for this is that sleep deprivation not only makes your body feel less vibrant, it also affects the way that […]

Married to Jekyll; Betrayed by Hyde

By: Caleb Anderson Caleb developed an opiate addiction after being in a car accident. He’s in recovery today and wants to inspire others to overcome their addictions.  Addiction and relationships Addiction changes people and they often feel and act as though they are two different people inside the same body. About addiction No one uses their […]

Yann Dall’Aglio’s “Love — you’re doing it wrong.”

Dall’Aglio, a French philosopher and author says love is the desire of being desired. But in a world that often favors the self over others, how can people find the tenderness and connection they crave? It may be easier than you think: “For a couple who is no longer sustained, supported by the constraints of […]

CULTIVATING A HAPPY MARRIAGE: WHAT’S THE SECRET?

By Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott What do you picture when you imagine a happy marriage? Some people think of financial security, a nice house, physical beauty, good health, high-profile careers, a thriving social life, or societal status. Others picture a quiet life, surrounded by comfort, children, and extended family. In reality, a couple’s wellbeing has […]

FOUR SIMPLE WAYS TO BUILD A HEALTHY RELATIONSHIP THROUGH INTIMACY

from Pure Romance Sex is an expression of intimacy, but it takes much more than sex to create intimacy – and in turn, a healthy relationship. Here are 4 simple tips to get you started. People often use the words “sex” and “intimacy” interchangeably, just as they would “sex” and “intercourse.” Don’t believe us? Just […]