When a relationship is new, every day can be filled with anticipation and excitement (or anxiety). As we grow to know our partner well and become comfortable, we gain a greater degree of certainty. While we need a degree of certainty in our relationships in order to feel safe and comfortable, too much of a good thing can begin […]
Relationships are challenging enough without us getting in our own way. Yet some of the most common issues that sabotage relationships today actually lurk within us. We may be blissfully unaware that the problems we encounter are not brought about by our partner or date, but by a host of other influences that can sabotage and even […]
You want a relationship. You’ve dated, but not found “the one”. You start to doubt if there’s anyone out there who can fulfill your dreams of a great relationship. Your tired of on-line dating and perpetually looking. And then it happens. You meet someone who is attractive but maybe not your ideal. You have some things in […]
Everyone wants a happy relationship, but sometimes we do things we may not be aware of that work against us. Here are the top 5 mistakes to avoid if you want a happy relationship: 1. Stop thinking things will go wrong. When we have experienced pain from previous relationships, or we lack self-esteem, confidence or relationship […]
Your attraction is magnetic. You feel an amazing connection. But, is it love or something else? It can be difficult to be sure if what you are feeling is love, and even more difficult to be sure what the other person is experiencing. When you meet someone and begin to know them, there are several critical passages you navigate on the […]
Have you been blindsided by a relationship problem you never saw coming? Things seem to be rolling along smoothly. You feel good about your relationship. You rarely fight. Then out of the blue, your partner tell you “This isn’t working,” or perhaps “I don’t feel the same anymore, we want different things now,” or “I’m […]
Everyone desires respect and we all believe on some level that we give the necessary respect in our relationships. Unfortunately, we have probably all experienced what it feels like to be disrespected. But respect, like love, can be difficult to pin down and define.