Did You Get a GOOD Apology? (4 Clues…)

July 20th, 2016

Your partner may have hurt your feelings by saying something unkind. Or worse, maybe your partner betrayed you by having an affair.

And maybe you received an apology of sorts, but you don’t feel as if your partner really got what they did to you. Maybe you doubt their sincerity.

Maybe you question your ability to accept an apology, and you question yourself: “Am I being too picky?”

In this blog, we’ll look at what makes an apology a good one, and I’ll give you 4 clues to look for to help you recognize a good apology when you get it. Read on…

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If You’re Going to Fight, Do This…

July 18th, 2016

Fighting or arguing with your partner doesn’t spell the end of your relationship.

Not even if you fight A LOT…

Fighting is actually a healthy behavior for you and your partner to engage in—provided you do it productively.

In this blog, I’ll tell you how. You’ll learn why all those arguments can be a good thing, and I’ll also give you 3 tips for doing it right. Please keep reading…

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Betrayed and Confused? 2 Tips…

July 13th, 2016

Has your partner betrayed you, and now you’re confused about what to do first.

Your partner may be pushing for reconciliation and forgiveness. You’re still trying to negotiate the emotional turmoil of discovering the person you loved and trusted has done something to betray that love and trust.

You may be torn: on the one hand, you would like to forgive your partner so you can just move on and forget this ever happened. On the other hand, you want to throw things, scream out your pain and make your partner really understand what their betrayal feels like.

In this blog, we’ll look at what leads to the confusion after being betrayed and 2 tips for what you could do first. Please read on…

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Do You Have Relationship Wanderlust?

July 11th, 2016

How do you spend your time… daydreaming about what a relationship with someone new would be like, or pouring time and attention into the relationship you’re already in?

They say the grass isn’t always greener, but for some reason, that doesn’t dissuade people from fantasizing about all the fun and loving they could be having… if only they were with someone else.

If you’re currently caught up in this type of thinking, you may be suffering from relationship wanderlust.

In this blog, we’ll look at what relationship wanderlust is, why it’s wasting your time, and 2 tips for taking those fantasies and using them to improve the relationship you have. Please keep reading…

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Who Does a Grudge Really Hurt?

July 4th, 2016

Has your partner ever done something that hurt you, and had you really upset?

If so, how have you handled your feelings related to what your partner did?

There’s an effective way to handle the hurt feelings, and there’s an ineffective way that involves holding a grudge.

In today’s blog, I want to talk to you about grudges and who they really hurt… and then give you some effective methods for getting over the hurt and moving forward using 3 tips. Please keep reading…

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The Painful Blow of an Emotional Affair

June 29th, 2016

Have you sensed that your partner isn’t fully plugged into your relationship, but can’t put your finger on it?

Maybe that led you to feeling tempted to check your partner’s messages, whether it’s texting, phone records, or emails—and you discovered something that floored you and shook your faith in your partner’s fidelity.

With the abundance of available technologies for making connections, there seem to be even more opportunities for someone to be unfaithful.

Often, the connections that are being made don’t even have to be physical. Your partner could be forming a bond with someone of the opposite sex… and one that can be almost as devastating as a full-blown sexual affair.

In this blog, we’ll look at why discovering a partner’s emotional affair can be such a painful blow, and the reason why those involved in emotional affairs don’t initially recognize how damaging they are. Then, I’ll give you 3 questions to ask yourself to determine whether or not it’s an emotional affair. Read on…

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2 Great Reasons for Having Sex Tonight

June 27th, 2016

Maybe you need some convincing that you should have sex with your partner tonight…

There are many reasons why couples don’t have sex, but when you cut off this healthy aspect of your relationship, there can be repercussions—and not ones that you may even think about.

In this blog, we’ll look at some common reasons why couples stop having sex, and 2 excellent reasons to get started as soon as possible. So get ready to grab your partner by the hand and lead them to the bedroom to enjoy all the benefits. Read on…

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Is Insecurity Undermining Your Relationship?

June 20th, 2016

If you feel insecure about yourself, it could be seriously undermining your relationship. Or, maybe your partner struggles with insecurity, and you don’t understand what is going on with them or what to do about it.

Regardless of who is insecure in the relationship, it can lead to an unexpected consequence… it can drive you apart. It has the effect of wearing you down as a couple, stealing precious energy that could be devoted to building you up.

Insecurity creates layers of problems, and in this blog, we’ll go over 3 of the biggest problems, as well as 3 tips for moving out of insecurity and into a place of greater self-confidence. Read on…

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The Link Between Anger and Forgiveness

June 15th, 2016

Forgiveness is a challenge, and there is one obstacle in particular that could be preventing you from extending forgiveness to a partner who has wronged you.

That one obstacle is anger. Where anger lurks, forgiveness isn’t likely to occupy the same space.

For the victim, there is a process you must move through to get past the obstacle and into a place where you can either offer forgiveness or not—and be at peace with both your decision and where you are.

In this blog, I’ll tell you more about the process, as well as offer you 2 tips to move forward past the anger and into a space where you can decide if forgiveness is something you even want to offer. Read on…

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Boost Your Relationship: Do this 1 Thing…

June 13th, 2016

There’s one thing you can do today that will improve your relationship almost instantly. It won’t cost you anything more than a little thought and effort.

The problem is, most couples forget to do this one thing for each other, and that’s doing and saying things to boost each other’s self-esteem.

Doesn’t sound that difficult in theory, but in practice… few couples are actively doing it!

In this blog, I’ll talk about the importance of self-esteem and then give you 3 tips for things you can do to start boosting your partner’s self-esteem today. Then, hopefully they will remember to return the favor after you have paved the way. Please keep reading…

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