A couple’s guide to handling holiday conflict
Have yourself a merry little Christmas. Let your heart be light. From now on, your troubles will be out of sight. Initially composed in 1943 for the film Meet Me in St Louis, the song was sung by Judy Garland as a lyrical reply to a little girl’s misgivings about moving to another city before…Read More
Creating a balance of power in a relationship
If you were asked to describe the balance of power in your relationship, do thoughts of “Lord and Master” or “She who must be obeyed” spring to mind? Or would you answer ours is a relationship of equality, my partner is the yin to my yang, and we work in harmony – always. If you…Read More
Creating a New Year resolution together
Congratulations, you survived the sometimes stressful yuletide holiday intact. I hope you have been able to take a day or two to recover from the temporary changes to your daily routines and associations. If not, I do hope you get to take a break soon to unwind and recharge before your usual commitments of work,…Read More
why do women disconnect from intimacy?
Shared intimacy is one of the cornerstones of a healthy relationship, whether it be a sexual or emotional connection. So if it feels like it no longer exists in your partnership, you need to pay attention and figure out why and how to get it back if you want to stay together. I recently posted…Read More
Why are relationships so hard? A TEDX Talk By Stan Tatkin
If you have ever been a relationship you know they are hard. But what if it’s not you or them or sex, money or even who picks up the pant and socks off the floor. What if there is a far more primitive reason? In this talk, relationship expert Stan Tatkin explores why we fight…Read More
People with commitment issues may agree to a long-term relationship at first and then begin to slowly retreat from the relationship months, weeks, or even days later. Some individuals may move from one intense relationship to another with little understanding of what went wrong in previous relationships. Others may not desire the emotional entanglement that typically occurs…Read More
Why couples fight about money?.. Here are the 8 common reasons..
As we all know that many of the big issues in relationships are housework, sex, kids, and money. So here’s an interesting infographic that shows you eight eye-opening findings of money and relationships. Secret spending, secret bank accounts, differences in approaches to saving and spending habits are some of the biggest deal breakers…Read More
6 Tips to Overcome Conflicts in Relationships and Grow Together.
Handling conflict is one of the biggest challenges of achieving a healthy relationship. Balancing the power and respect for each other’s autonomy are things that will challenge us. It’s clear that relationship conflict happens because expectations aren’t being met. Each person comes into a relationship with their own expectations which are based from…Read More