Break Free from Relationship Problems

Kim feels trapped. She and her long-time boyfriend Jared have been having the same miserable argument over and over again. They can’t seem to find a solution and things are only getting worse. He insists his friendship with his ex is only that– a friendship– but Kim believes that Jared’s ex is manipulating him and using […]

Tame Relationship Tension by Doing THIS…

Gina and Scott have begun to avoid each other. This is pretty sad for a married couple who claim to love and care about one another, but it’s what has happened. The tension started a few months ago…  Gina is head of the human resources department for a thriving company. Scott has a good job, but […]

Don’ts and Do’s for Communicating About Differences in Your Relationship

“Would you rather be right or happy?” These is a useful question for anyone who struggles with relationship differences…which would include anyone in a love relationship, marriage or relationship of any kind. We each have a unique perspective of the world in which we live. We see things a certain way and we have our own […]

Is it a Yes or a No?

Recently, we attended an internet marketing seminar and one of the most powerful things that we heard can be just as easily applied to your relationships! The powerful question that was asked was… “Is it a Yes or is it a No?” What does this question mean in regard to your relationships and your life? To […]

Communication Tips to Stop a Stalemate

Steve and Angie haven’t spoken more than a few words to one another for the past two days. This isn’t like either of them! They are both usually talkative and easy going and, when a disagreement arises, they are able to work through it quickly. But not this time! Angie was offered a promotion at […]

4 Ways to Bypass the Hazards of Soulmate Relationships

Did you know that soulmate relationships can be hazardous? It happens this way for so many couples in love… Two people meet. Strong chemistry is there. A depth of feeling and a sense of “coming home” is felt by both. They realize that they are soulmates. A love relationship (and, later, maybe marriage) is started. […]

4 Phrases to Help You Communicate AND Connect

Why does communicating with your partner sometimes seem SO DIFFICULT? We’ve all been there. You’ve got something to say about a troubling situation and you just can’t seem to say it in a way that will really be heard. In the past, an argument and defensiveness occurred when you spoke up. Because of this, you […]

“She won’t have sex anymore! Is this a good reason to breakup?”

John can hardly remember what it feels like to be sexually intimate with his wife Cindy. He has a vague recollection of how wonderful it is to kiss her passionately and have her kiss him eagerly in return. Unfortunately, it’s been far too long since even that has happened. Over the course of their marriage, […]

Never Compromise: 3 Steps to Synergy in Your Relationship

Jennifer and Chris are both opinionated and strong-willed people. This is partly what drew them together in the first place. They’d debate for hours about politics, religion and anything else they could think up. Their passion was sparked by this intellectual sparring. Unfortunately, this source of passion does not translate well when Jennifer and Chris […]

The Top 10 Ways to De-fuse an Argument

Even in the happiest, most harmonious relationships, there are bound to be disagreements from time to time. When you and your partner are also stressed out, tense, tired, strained or otherwise not at your peak, a small disagreement can turn into an argument. What can be deadly for a love relationship or marriage is not […]

Remove the Landmines from Difficult Conversations with Your Spouse

Have you ever been all stirred up, anxious or irritated about something involving your partner and you could hardly contain yourself? As much as you want to hash this out with your spouse, this seems like it’s a disaster waiting to happen. In the past, it may have seemed like there were “landmines”– surprising explosions […]

How to Pick Up the Pieces and Re-Connect After a Relationship Crash

Have you ever been through a relationship crash? It might have felt like a relatively minor fender-bender. Maybe a disagreement arose between you and your partner that lead to tension, irritation and harsh words spoken. It might have seemed like a full-out crash that seems to demolish you and your relationship. Perhaps one of you […]