I believe in love because it helps people grow

This was originally posted on I believe In Love (iBiL).  This site is an amazing resource of stories and advice about life, love, marriage, dating and parenting all written for and by Millennials. Check it out here.  I believe in love because it has helped me to grow. Now, I am not talking about spontaneous

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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

3 Relationship truths that can save your marriage

Marriage can be so confusing. I know that is a simple statement, but really give it some thought. If you’re married, you should know exactly what I mean; and, if you’re not married but have been in a relationship, it’s not so different. I am talking about the mystery of “how did we get here”

Get over your trust issues and why it’s all in your head

I cannot tell you how many times I sat across from a twenty-something and listened to him or her talk about how they had such a hard time trusting people in their relationships. This is so not surprising, especially coming from Millennials, a generation that is characterized by many things, with one being their overarching

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What to know about dating after divorce

With about 50% of marriages ending in divorce, so much of the dating pool is comprised of divorced people. What a lot of people don’t know is that the risk of divorcing goes up with each subsequent marriage—a 50% chance for the first marriage and 65% for the second. So, if you’re dating after divorce,

How to meet your partner’s needs in 3 easy steps

Relationships are all about give and take and, quite honestly, great relationships really happen when both partners give more to each other than they take. The problem is that sometimes we may give our partners the wrong things or the things that don’t get us the most mileage. That’s why we say the golden rule

The Marriage Breakdown + what you can do about it

My husband teases me that I have a marriage breakdown once or twice a year. It’s one of those things we can laugh about, but it really is true and I totally own it. “My name is Morgan, and I have an annual marriage breakdown.”   These breakdowns have become somewhat predictable and almost always begin with

Is it time to make a change in your relationship?

I’ve been inspired by a couple conversations that I’ve had recently about the subject of people making changes in a relationship. The first conversation was with one of my closest friends, whose relationship had just ended because her boyfriend basically felt that if she didn’t want him “as is” then there was no point in continuing their relationship.