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

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

By |2019-08-26T18:53:14+00:00|Categories: Committed|0 Comments

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

By |2019-07-22T23:48:30+00:00|Categories: Committed, Personal Growth|0 Comments

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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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

By |2019-04-15T18:37:20+00:00|Categories: Dating|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Are you giving too much in your relationship?

When I worked with college students, I counseled a super bright and just overall pleasant guy. He came to see me to talk about his stress and anxiety. Long story short it was all related to his long-term relationship with his girlfriend. He was in graduate school; however his stress and anxiety was all about

By |2019-01-08T18:54:44+00:00|Categories: Dating, Personal Growth|0 Comments

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,

By |2018-01-22T18:15:45+00:00|Categories: Committed|2 Comments
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