The Secret Ingredient of Long-Married Couples

August 24th, 2016

Long-married couples are a little disappointed in younger couples who split up.

It seems to these long-marrieds that couples are missing out on a secret ingredient.

Do you and your partner have it?

In this blog, I’ll give you the secret ingredient after first telling you about a common experience for all long-married couples. Please keep reading…

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3 Barriers to Post-Affair Talk

August 17th, 2016

When a partner has cheated, not only is the disclosure excruciatingly painful for the victim on an emotional level… their search for answers can be frustrating.

And the cause of this frustration is none other than the cheater himself or herself… because their own actions are so repugnant, they’re uncomfortable discussing them!

It’s not necessarily that the cheater feels the victim doesn’t have the right to know. Rather, they wish they could erase their actions and pretend as if their cheating never happened.

In today’s blog, I’ll tell you the 3 barriers to having a post-affair talk, and then give you 2 tips for how to get the cheater to tell you what you need to know. Please keep reading…

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Better than Making Love…

August 15th, 2016

The happiest couples rank one thing as being the most satisfying part of their happy union.

This one thing even outranked sex!

In today’s blog, I’ll share with you the results of a survey designed to ferret out the secrets of the world’s happiest couples. Then, I’ll give you 2 tips to maximize this happiness-inducing one thing into your relationship. Read on…

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2 Tactics for Managing Suspicions

August 8th, 2016

Has your partner done something to make you mistrust them?

Even if the infraction was only a one-time occurrence, the repercussions of broken trust to your mental landscape can continue for some time.

It’s difficult to escape the plague of suspicious thoughts that can occur as a result. Trying to stop obsessive thoughts may make them entrench even deeper.

In this blog, we’ll take a look at the nature of suspicious thoughts. Then, I’ll give you 2 tips for better managing them so you can release yourself from their obsessive nature. Please keep reading…

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Can Negativity Be a Good Thing?

August 1st, 2016

You and your partner may be trying to remove all the negativity that occurs between you.

If so, don’t waste your time.

Now, that would seem like advice that runs contrary to anything that you’ve ever heard or read before.

In this blog, I’ll explain what may at first seem to be beyond explanation. Then, I’ll give you 2 tips for where you and your partner should place your focus. Please keep reading…

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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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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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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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