6 Signs that Love Will Thrive in Your Relationship

Are you a worrier? Do you look around at all of the love relationships and marriages that started out so wonderfully and then ended in pain and drama? It can feel like there’s an epidemic of relationships falling apart if you read magazines or surf the internet. It’s natural to want to know what chance […]

Is Jealousy Really SO Terrible?

What do you tell yourself when you feel jealous? “Everybody gets jealous.” “A ‘little’ jealousy is good for my relationship.” “I’ve got this jealousy thing under control.” “Jealousy only shows my partner how much I care.” “Jealousy really isn’t so terrible!”  You try to convince yourself that the worried, angry, insecure and upset way you […]

How to Create a Million Dollar Marriage

Even though there are individuals who are billionaires today, a million dollars is still a LOT of money. If your income and assets are relatively modest, the idea of having a million dollars in your bank account may boggle your mind. Imagine what it would be like to have an amazing amount of money and, […]

No Intimacy? Your Communication Style May Be to Blame

Are you a…  nag  complainer  criticizer  apologizer  hedger? Nobody likes to admit it, but every single one of us has a few habits that aren’t beneficial. These are the things we regularly say and do that prevent us from creating the kind of relationship and life we really want. Because communication is so central to […]

Jealousy Help When Your Partner Pulls Away

Have you ever been in the upsetting and jealousy-triggering place of feeling like your partner has pulled away from you? When your partner seems distant or distracted, it can seem like a huge rejection. Your jealous mind turns whatever your partner is (or isn’t) saying or doing into a sign that something is wrong. Trisha […]

8 Essential Get the Spark Back Love Tips

How would describe your marriage? When you think about your partner and the way that you usually feel when you are together, what words come to mind?  Are they words like:  “excited,” “passionate,”  “more alive” and  “can’t get enough of each other?” Or, do you mostly feel… dull bored okay (not thrilled) wondering if this […]

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 […]

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 […]

Help When You’re Jealous of Your Partner’s Ex

 Liz is outraged!   Her husband’s ex has been causing trouble– again– in her marriage.  Liz’s husband, Andy, tries to ignore the daily text messages, phone calls and emailed photos he gets from his ex-wife.   Andy’s strategy is to not stir up any trouble and only deal with his ex when there is an issue […]

6 Signs that Your Partner Could Be Having an Online Affair

Cybercheating IS real! In this digital age, it’s super fast and super easy to communicate and connect with people who live on the other side of the world. It’s also, unfortunately, super easy to have an online affair. Especially with the ever-growing use of social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, socializing with others has […]

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 […]

4 Keys to Cope with a Crisis Together

Crises happen. No matter how wonderful your life is, there are times when unexpected and unwanted events occur and throw off everyone involved. It might be a health crisis that lands you, your partner or another family member in the hospital. It could be a natural disaster like a tornado or earthquake that knocks out […]

The Memory Trick to Bring Back Relationship Spark

Is your relationship boring and dull? Do you long for the days when you felt thrilled and excited to be with your partner? Maybe it just seems inevitable. After all, once two people have been a couple for a period of time, the spark and passion are going to fade, right? Well, maybe. There are […]