Boosting our egos

Serena, LeBron, American Pharaoh — surprisingly, we tie our egos into the stars to relieve ourselves of our own inadequacies. #AmericanPharoah

By |June 6th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

Why did you leave me? For you I climbed the highest mountain…

Be careful how you express your love. Your partner's needs are important.

By |April 19th, 2015|Categories: expressing emotions, Uncategorized|

How Do I Get Marriage Assurance?

Do you really know your partner before you move in together? Being in the “Romantic Stage” of your relationship blurs your vision and often leads to serious troubles. How do you protect yourself?

The wedding or moving in together is the springboard to living life together. Before you say “I do” you should figure out how you will work together […]

By |April 13th, 2015|Categories: Character Differences, Lasting Love, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

We met in spring. No! In the fall. Why memories differ.

Different memories can stimulate a love relationship or cause a major blow up.

By |April 9th, 2015|Categories: Character Differences, Uncategorized|Tags: |

You say you agree on almost everything? No way!

We will always have disagreements. If used in the right way this can help our relationship to grow.

5 Steps to Keep Love Strong – Guests on Heidi Godman Show

As we discussed on the Heidi Godman radio show, here are the 5 Top Steps for Keeping Your Relationship Strong and Loving:

Introduction: All couples have differences, but we can turn Power Struggles into Power Snuggles. Here’s how:

1. Learn What our Partner is Thinking & Feeling by listening to their words and watching their body language. Compromise and resolution becomes much easier as […]

By |March 24th, 2015|Categories: Featured Articles, Intimacy, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Crying? There are some real benefits.

Let your tears flow. You will feel better.

By |March 19th, 2015|Categories: expressing emotions, Uncategorized|Tags: |

The top 10 reasons why couples argue

This article covers almost all reasons why couples argue. They are presented in the Guardian. http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2015/mar/13/the-top-10-reasons-why-couples-argue

However there are big differences with individual couples on what is and what isn’t said.  Many couples argue over sex without even mentioning the word or discussing sexual issues. Instead, when they are frustrated about having too much or too little sex they complain about trivia such […]

By |March 15th, 2015|Categories: expressing emotions, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Happy Couples Often Disagree, but beware..

All couples disagree daily. We have different ideas on how to accomplish a task, depending on our talents and values. We have different interests and have had different experiences growing up. This is what makes relationships interesting.

But beware on how you express yourself when you disagree. Put downs and words like “you always make mistakes” or “you never listen to […]

By |February 24th, 2015|Categories: Character Differences, Uncategorized|

It’s fine to apologize, but remember to avoid the same error

If we continue to apologize for taking the same action, we are not helping our relationship. Our partner will begin to think our apology is not genuine. Apologize and tell your partner how you will change your behavior. Then change it!

By |February 23rd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|