One Shot at Love

One Shot at Love

by Dr. Jackie Black Faculty member, Online Relationship Academy   What if you have one shot at creating the best relationship ever… The fact of the matter is that everyone would be much better off if we actually believed that we only had one shot to build the relationship of our dreams. Too many smart, […]

Rekindle your Relationship with Mindfulness

by Dr. Linda Miles Faculty member, Online Relationship Academy Do you recall the beginning of your relationship, when you first fell in love? What is it that made those butterflies in your stomach fade away? What happened along the way that made you lose those moments of staring into each other’s eyes and not getting […]

The Fallacy of Valentine’s Day

by Shela Dean Valentine’s Day is upon us. I have to tell you, this is not my favorite holiday. It is a day that is supposed to say love but far too often underscores what is far too common: everyday neglect. If you’re not treating every day as Valentine’s Day, then there aren’t enough red […]

Its Almost Valentine’s Day—Have a Love Conversation

by Dr. Jackie Black Faculty member, Online Relationship Academy Is this a day you are looking forward to? Or dreading? In my experience, women are more triggered by Valentine’s Day forgetfulness or inattention than men. So, in the spirit of averting a Valentine’s Day disaster in your relationship, this advice is for the ladies! Are […]

Valentine’s Day is Your Green Light to Make Each Other Special

by Dr. Jackie Black Faculty member, Online Relationship Academy It’s Valentine’s again!  Have you ever stopped to consider where the most romantic places on Earth are? They are inside you! They are in your imagination; and your heart; and your body; and your spirit!  Now is the time for you and your Sweetheart to put […]

Love is Like Money—Are You Investing? 

by Dr. Jackie Black Faculty member, Online Relationship Academy   Relationships are like bank accounts. If you keep pulling money out without making deposits, you will go bankrupt. What does the balance sheet of your love-life look like? You know, relationships are living breathing entities. Our investment of deliberate intention, and focused time, energy and […]

Wake Up! Its Almost Valentine’s Day, Again!  

by Dr. Jackie Black Faculty member, Online Relationship Academy It’s Valentine’s Day again!  Let Valentine’s Day this year be the bell of awareness ringing in your ear, reminding you to carve out the time to connect with the one who stole your heart.  Retailers and Madison Avenue would like us to all rush out and […]

Want to Keep Love Alive? Here’s How!

Want to keep love alive? Here’s how. By Linda and Charlie Bloom There is an idea going around that you may have heard, that-long term relationships eventually and inevitably become flat and boring. Unfortunately all too many people believe this myth and act accordingly. That is, they expect this to happen and when they experience […]

20 Ideas for Saying “I Love You”

from Make a list of the 10 things you love most about your significant other and text it to him — one item at a time throughout the day — countdown style. Buy your wife some bubble bath and draw a bath for her just as she is getting ready to cook dinner. Then, […]

How Do You Set Boundaries?

by Dr. Jackie Black Part 4 of a 4-part series on boundaries in relationships   Let me say first, setting boundaries is not disrespectful, bad or wrong. In fact, emotionally healthy people set personal boundaries. Educate people in your life about your boundaries. Calmly and respectfully inform them about how they can and cannot behave […]