Has Your Partner Shut You Out?

June 8th, 2016

Your partner may seem distant, unengaged and uninterested in the relationship.

This can lead to you feeling shut out. You may even push for answers, asking “What’s wrong? Why won’t you talk to me? Why aren’t we close anymore?”

Unfortunately, this can sometimes backfire and cause your partner to shut down and shut you out even more.

So what recourse do you have?

In this blog, I’ll tell you what to do when your partner has shut you out, giving you 2 tips for opening the door once again to your partner’s heart. Please keep reading…

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Define Your Dream Relationship

June 6th, 2016

You may be happy and not even know it.

Everyone in a relationship wants to have a great relationship… but what exactly does that mean?

There’s no right or wrong answer, and that’s because there is infinite variety in what would be an ideal, even “dream” relationship. It’s something you and your partner are both comfortable with.

But there is just one problem… most couples would not recognize that they’re already in their dream relationship because they haven’t given thought to specifics of what that ideal looks like.

In this blog, I’ll help you define your dream relationship with 3 tips. Please read on…

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When are Little White Lies Okay?

June 1st, 2016

Lies… no one wants to be lied to, but are there times when you think the proverbial “little white lie” is a good thing?

There are some people who say that a lie is a lie and has no place in your interactions with anyone.

There are others who say just the opposite: there are times when a white lie is appropriate.

So, where do you draw the line?

In this blog, we’ll take a closer look at the little white lie, and these two differing viewpoints. Read on…

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2 Ways to Manage the Emotional Cauldron of Anger

May 30th, 2016

Relationships in which a couple struggles to express their feelings as they’re happening and work together to resolve them can create a lot of anger.

Anger that isn’t checked can derail a relationship. It pushes people apart and leads to more licking of wounds than repairing the rift.

Most people who have a lot of anger in their relationship would love to find a way to end the anger and feel good about being with their partner again. Unfortunately, anger can become a very bad habit that’s difficult to escape.

In this blog, I’ll tell you about what anger represents, and offer you 2 ways to manage the anger in your relationship. Please keep reading…

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When Partner Never Says “I Love You”… Do They?

May 25th, 2016

Does your partner often say to you, “I love you?” Or, is your partner one who keeps their feelings close to their chest, and doesn’t feel the need to verbalize such feelings?

If your partner rarely, or even never, says “I love you,” you may begin to wonder if they even do. You may suspect the reason they don’t say it is because they don’t feel it.

This may lead to you going into protective mode, distancing yourself from your partner so that they can’t hurt you. Or, it can send you into desperation mode, trying to earn back the love you feel you’ve lost.

In this blog, I’ll introduce an idea for you to try and see if it can put your mind at ease. Read on…

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The Relationship Boundary Conundrum

May 9th, 2016

What do you fear will happen if you don’t set strong boundaries with your partner?

Do you fear driving them away?

There’s a reason many people struggle to create strong boundaries in their relationship with their partner. The problem is, their relationship is no more successful—and likely to be less so—than people who have strong boundaries.

In this blog, I’m going to point out why you may be struggling to set boundaries with your partner… and why it’s a good idea to implement boundaries now. Please keep reading…

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How Much Should You Tell About Relationship Problems?

May 2nd, 2016

When we’re hurting or struggling in our relationship with our partner, there’s a natural inclination to want to talk to others about that pain.

Talking with friends and family is a coping mechanism for dealing with emotional pain… they are, after all, your support network. But where should the line be when it comes to discussing the more intimate details of your relationship problems?

You may want to think it through before you decide to confide in your support network.

In this blog, we’ll look at the pluses and the minuses of confiding in others, and 2 tips for securing the type of support that works best for you. Read on…

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The Regret-Bitterness Link

April 25th, 2016

There is a link between having constant thoughts of regret and having a pervasive feeling of bitterness about your life.

It can become a sticky web that is challenging to escape. But if you don’t escape it, those feelings can cloud all of your days—days that potentially hold promise for good things.

In this blog, we’ll look at regret and its link to bitterness, and some tips for setting aside these feelings and moving forward. Please keep reading…

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Same Issue, Different Day: Resolve it NOW

April 18th, 2016

Maybe you remember a movie from many years ago, where the man wakes up each day and repeats the day before… and the day before that… and the day before that… he’s caught in a cycle of experiencing Groundhog Day over and over.

Almost every couple has their own personal version of this “Groundhog Day” scenario. It seems that the same issue or issues crop up over and over and over again, and no true resolution is ever reached.

It’s irritating, frustrating—and can eventually wear you out.

In this blog, we’ll discuss this common problem… and I’ll give you 3 tips on how to sniff them out and resolve them, once and for all. Read on…

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Is Withholding Sex a Successful Tactic?

April 11th, 2016

If you want a foolproof method of driving your partner away from you rather than toward you… try using the most successful tactic of all-time for doing so: withholding sex.

Too many people are confused and think that withholding sex is successful for the opposite reason… that it will have your partner panting after you.

Anything that is used a weapon against a partner to gain an advantage is not in the realm of “success.” Instead, it’s in the realm of being a relationship wrecker, and in today’s article, we’re going to look at why withholding sex is one weapon you want to distance yourself from… stat. Read on…

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