Want More Intimacy? Leave THIS Out of Your Relationship

When Kelly and Jeff became a couple, they each brought unique things to their relationship. Kelly is a massage therapist and enjoys easing the tight spots from Jeff’s shoulders after a long day at work. Jeff is a professional chef and never tires of creating delicious culinary surprises for Kelly each night for dinner. They […]

Getting Closer in Your Relationship Starts with You

Distance is deadly to a relationship. We’re not necessarily talking about physical distance when you and your partner live in different parts of the country or even world. We’re talking about EMOTIONAL distance. When emotional distance forms and gets bigger, it blocks intimacy and passion. It turns even minor disagreements into a really big deal. It puts […]

Dating Success Tips: Don’t Make the Same Mistakes

It’s one of the most frustrating moments a person can have… When you realize that you’ve been in this same spot before in a relationship that crashed and burned, feeling disheartened and wondering if you will ever find love that lasts. You promised yourself that THIS time it would be different. THIS time you won’t […]

3 Ways to Respond to Your Partner’s Jealous Meltdown

Jenny can’t stand it when her boyfriend Chris gets jealous. He is a very intense guy which is great when he’s happy. He can be the life of the party and so much fun to be around. But, when he gets jealous, Chris explodes. She wants to literally run and hide even though Chris has […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rebuild Trust and Get Respect… Even When Your Partner Resists

There’s no doubt about it– When trust has been damaged and you’re not feeling respected by your partner, you’re probably unhappy. Feeling suspicious, tense or put down much of the time may even seem to be standing in the way of you living the kind of life that you want. This all becomes even more intense […]

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 […]

5 Communication Gifts for a Joyful Holiday

Wracking your brain trying to figure out what to buy for your partner or spouse for the holidays? Maybe you’re hoping that if you can find just the right magical or romantic present, things will smooth over in your relationship. Maybe it’s been pretty tense and contentious lately and you’re feeling distance between the two […]

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 […]

Why He’s Afraid of Commitment (And What You Can Do About It)

By TW Jackson Commitment. It stands for promise, obligation, and now-and-forever. It’s not a small undertaking, and it shouldn’t be.And contrary to popular opinion, it isn’t at all that men don’t want to commit themselves to the woman of their dreams (because they do), but it is true that it scares their socks off. Check […]

Send a CLEAR Message…When Your Partner Gets Sexy Texts from Another Person

Michelle has had enough! It was annoying when her boyfriend Jeff started getting daily texts from a woman he works with. The texts started out innocent– jokes about their boss or gripes about work projects. Then, the messages became more flirty and personal– questions about what Jeff was up to. Jeff always showed Michelle the […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]