5 Easy ways to support your partner

Supporting your partner can take on many forms; however if you are failing to provide support or are providing the wrong type of support, your relationship will definitely suffer. But fear no more, here is your guide to 5 easy ways to support your parter. 1.GET FIRED UP ON YOUR PARTNER'S BEHALF If you've ever

Strategies for managing difficult conversations

In relationships it is a fact that at some point you will engage in a difficult conversation with your partner. Sometimes these go well and, really, good for you. Healthy communication through difficult conversations is a massive achievement. 👏 However, it is MORE likely that you will encounter common issues like defensiveness, vulnerability, feeling frustrated,

What to do when you don’t understand your partner’s behavior

Remember these three words: BEHAVIOR IS COMMUNICATION So…. Does your partner go silent during a tough discussion? Does your partner’s tone change when having certain conversations? Does your partner get emotional when you respond in certain ways? Does your partner get defensive when you bring up a complaint? Does your partner reject your bids for

8 Reasons you shut down during arguments

8 REASONS YOU SHUT DOWN DURING ARGUMENTS. Shutting down during an argument happens. It’s normal…sometimes. However shutting down is something that should be an exception to your communication style and not the norm. There are times when shutting down is protective and productive, anyone remember, “when you can’t say anything nice, then don’t say anything

Sexless marriages: causes and what to do about it

Are you in a sexless marriage? If you’re not sure, a sexless marriage is when a married couple has little to no sexual activity in their relationship. Researchers often define this as being sexually intimate fewer than 10x a year, which according to a National Health Survey, would include 20% of married couples. Newsweek magazine

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The lower drive partner controls the sex life

The lower-drive partner controls the couple’s sex life Did you know that if you’re the partner with the lower sex drive that you hold the power all in your “yes” or “no”? It feels a little different when you think about it like that right?!…like a form of power in the relationship. But it really

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The one need your partner has that you can’t neglect

So can you guess what it is? TOUCH!! We all need physical touch in our relationships. Most of the time touch is lumped into a category of various needs we have in our relationships; however this is a little misleading. This sort of suggests that touch is not any more important than, let’s say, receiving

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How to Speak Up in Your Relationship Without Having a Fight

The dreaded three words “can we talk,” can immediately stir up defenses. Or maybe those words live on the tip of your tongue, but you just don’t feel like dealing with the spiral downward into the argument abyss, so you never say what is on your heart. But then, what happens to those concerns, thoughts,

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9 Big buts to avoid when dating

In dating we all have this way of rationalizing the worst behaviors and qualities when we are on the verge of a breakup. But some of these rationalizations you really do need to avoid when dating. I’m not sure the exact reason that we do this, but I do know that I’ve heard countless amounts