relationship advice

I Understand Everything

Leo Tolstoy said “All, everything I understand, I understand only because of love.” The goal of listening is to understand what the other person is expressing. Seems like a simple goal, but why is it so difficult? If we listen with love, truly opening ourselves to the message our partner wants us to understand, both […]

Because I Have a Brain. . .

Robert Browning said “Where my heart lies, let my brain lie also.” Because I have a brain, because I love you. . . I’ll think before I speak I’ll give you the benefit of the doubt I’ll think of new ways to express it I’ll remember the little things that make you feel loved I’ll […]

How to Deal With Your Partner’s Snoring?

John Breese www.happysleepyhead.com So, you’ve met someone special, and you quickly fell into each other. Everything was going perfectly until the first night in the same bed, when you discovered that your loved one is as loud as a chainsaw. Snoring is a common problem, indeed. But that surely doesn’t mean you need to end […]

Fostering Friendship in Your Relationship

by Heather McAlpine http://heathermcalpineconsulting.com   Have you ever wondered why marriages often break down more at the 1-year mark, 7-year mark and 30-year mark? In my work with couples over the last 3 decades, I’ve discovered: There are 3 core problems that married couples face today…We live in a throw-away society If things don’t work, many […]

How to Find Your Paddle When Your Marriage Feels Up the Creek

by Heather McAlpine http://heathermcalpineconsulting.com Each of us ends up in difficult situations individually or in our marriages. Through no fault of our own, we have to adjust our plan, direction or dreams. These stresses can impinge on our marriage and add to any underlying issues. We all start our marriage intending it to go well. […]

Love Your Partner More

by Belinda Luscombe Time Magazine May 20, 2019 Parents’ love for their children can make them do peculiar things. Like staying up until 1:00 am gluing glitter on a second-grade class project. Or driving 40 miles to deliver a single soccer cleat. Or, perhaps, bribing their teenagers’ way into a fancy college. But one of […]

Study Reveals Secrets for a Happy Life

By Christine Martinello linkedin.com/in/christine-martinello-0817594 It’s the eternal quest – the search for a happy life. What if you knew just what to do, to have a happy and successful life? Would you focus on it with all your time, money & energy? Probably. Do you think the secrets are; Having plenty of money, a happy marriage, […]

5 Movies To Watch Together

By DoULike.com Movies are great, everyone loves them and they often help us relax when we need it the most. They are even better when your bae is at home with you. Many couples struggle to find a movie to watch together, it is sometimes really hard to pick a movie you will both like […]

It’s Almost Valentine’s Day—Have a Love Conversation! 💖

By: Dr. Jackie Black Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. 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! I have three […]

7 things to do for a lasting relationship

By Bela Gandhi www.today.com A great relationship is something we all treasure. Yet, most of us don’t know what makes a relationship truly last and be happy. Hollywood films and romances often end where boy and girl finally get together (usually against all odds). What you don’t see in the movies? Five years later and the […]