Is my partner resistant to change?

Persistent resistance to change is the biggest warning sign of a partner that will be difficult to be in a relationship with (Learn more about this in our online singles course, Head Meets Heart). Here are some common statements that should sound the alarms that your partner may be resistant to change: - I AM

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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

Are you sabotaging your relationships?: Blind spot #4

I once worked with a woman who had an extensive history of childhood abuse. She presented to therapy because her current partner was physically and verbally abusing her. It was causing her significant PTSD symptomology and left her just completely bewildered how she could find herself right back in an abusive relationship after vowing to

Are you sabotaging your relationships?: Blind spot #3

The popular phrase “opposites attract” can be a bit misleading. On one hand, it is often true. I mean it’s a saying for a reason right?! The reality is that people often are interested in another person with qualities that they themselves don’t possess. For example, if you’re introverted, it’s nice to be with someone

Are you sabotaging your relationships?: Blind spot #2

We all have our relationship blind spots. And many times our blind spots are a result of past hurts or experiences in our life. The great news is that we are not imprisoned by our past, we can make changes and the first step in that direction is identifying our issues. So on that note

Are you sabotaging your relationships?: Blind spot #1

I think that at one time or another we’ve all been guilty of self-sabotage when it comes to love. That we’ve had a blind spot that we missed and it totally ruined what could have been a wonderful. So I want to put out there the first of four major relationship blind spots you may

The personality trait you can’t ignore when dating

If you’ve ever read a self-help relationship book, I can almost guarantee that you’ve heard about relationship skills. I’m talking about communication and conflict resolution skills.  These are often the crux of education programs that aim to improve relationships and the topics that fill the vast majority of research articles on relationship success and satisfaction.

Newly single? How to financially get over your ex.

Breakups are painful and confusing. All of a sudden, your life is completely different and you now need to deal with everything on your own — including financial matters. Even though your heart is bruised and mind is dazed, you need to take charge of your money and financially get over your ex. This is

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