5 Phrases to Say When You Feel Jealous

What happens to you when you are jealous? Do you get angry and your face turns beet red or do you freeze and withdraw into yourself?  Maybe you feel something completely different than this. Chances are, a physical reaction that may range from uncomfortable to completely unbearable comes with your jealousy. You probably want to say something […]

You Did What?! How to Apologize and Repair Your Relationship After Lying

Jeanne told her husband Paul a huge, gigantic lie. She didn’t intend to, but she did. Things have been tense in their marriage since Paul was laid off from his job 6 months ago. Well, things were already tense between the two of them and this added stress didn’t help. While backing out of their […]

Rebuild Trust by Creating No-Fail Agreements with Your Partner

When rebuilding trust with your partner after cheating, lying or some other form of betrayal, having clear agreements is a must. This is a delicate time in your relationship when, hopefully, both of you are working to learn and move forward from whatever happened in the past. It’s likely that you both have different ideas of what […]

Don’t Let the Big “R” Ruin Your Relationship

If you want to keep your love relationship or marriage healthy and close, here’s something to watch out for because it can cause disconnection and even lead to breakups or divorce… The Big “R.” Is it…. Religion? Rest? Rain? Raccoons? No, it’s none of these. The Big “R” we’re talking about is something that can […]

911 Help for Your Intimacy Problems

The injuries and wounds don’t usually show on the outside, but the sense of emergency is strong. When emotional or sexual intimacy in your love relationship disappears (or has always been weak), it can feel intense, upsetting and even scary. You aren’t happy with the distance that’s between you and your partner and you’re worried […]

Is Infidelity Good for a Relationship?

“Is infidelity good for a relationship?” We were stopped in our tracks when we read this question on a website recently. If you interviewed people on the street and relationship experts in their offices, they’d probably say that, without a doubt, infidelity is NOT a good thing for a love relationship or marriage. If you’ve […]

“Turn the Car Around!” 4 Things to Do if Your Marriage is Headed for Divorce

A relationship can be a lot like taking a road trip. You start out excited and eager. You and your partner are thrilled to be together. You hang on one another’s every word and you truly have fun and plenty of passion together. At some point, the trip becomes a little routine. You’ve passed about […]

Long Distance Love Relationship Success Tips

Janine is sick with worry. Her boyfriend Sam was supposed to call hours ago and she can’t reach him. They’ve been together for 2 years now. The two of them fell in love and then, 6 months later, Sam was offered a job he couldn’t pass up. The drawback to this dream job was that […]

9 Nag-Free Ways to Get More Follow Through in Your Relationship

The last thing Kristen wanted was to be that stereotypical wife who pesters her husband again and again and again. But, unfortunately, that’s what she feels like. Kristen’s husband, Pete, is a fun and loving guy. When he’s not at work, he fills his time with golf, running, paint ball, cycling and more. This active […]

Don’t Let Facebook Ruin Your Relationship

Social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter have revolutionized the way that we interact with one another. Physical distance means nothing if you have internet access and an account. You can learn about the birth of your cousin’s baby even if they live across the country. You can see pictures of your best friend from […]

“Can My Relationship Be Saved? Advice to Help You Decide Whether to Stay or Go After an Affair

“My relationship is completely broken and shattered into millions of tiny pieces,” Ellen thinks to herself. She recently found out that her husband Gary has been having an affair. As betrayed as Ellen feels, at this moment she cannot contemplate what life would be like without Gary. It frightens and grieves her to even contemplate […]

Relationship Communication Advice to Guide You and Your Partner Beyond Blame

When you feel angry, resentful or hurt and you want to talk with your partner, being understood and listened to is probably important to you. If the situation directly involves your mate, you most certainly want to feel like your words are being heard and listened to with respect. You probably want to move closer […]