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

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.

Reader Question:What do I do with my family baggage?

So I've received a couple of questions lately about family background and how to prevent a troubled family background from reoccurring in a current relationship or scaring potential partners off. First, I will start with the bad news: childhood and family experiences are some of the best predictors of what someone, and you, will be like as a partner and

Reader Question: Do I honor my commitment when my wife doesn’t?

I was deployed for a year when I came home my wife had 2 women living with her. They were sharing the same bed. When I returned she was emotionally connected with these 2 ladies. I have been home 11 months and my wife moved into the spare room and the ladies moved out, but my wife goes to

Reader Question: What to do after an emotionally abusive relationship

I just ended my four year engagement to my fiance, bc he was emotionally abusive and scared me bc of his erratic behavior. He was also loving and affectionate and very generous at times. How do I deal with this situation? I'm so confused if I did the right thing. Do I try to date again? Or

The Most Important Piece of Dating Advice: The Conscience

So this is the single most important piece of dating advice. Seriously, write this down! Get to know the conscience!! Yes, I am yelling it...I cannot stress this enough. The conscience is one of the single most important things to get to know about someone you're dating and one of the most influential traits in a