How Do You Know If You’re Ready For Marriage?

It will take you months to pick a wedding venue. It will take you weeks to pick the dress. It will take you days to address the invitations. Whether you are engaged or engaged-to-be-engaged or simply dreaming of the day your man gets down on one knee, you have probably thought more than a minute … Continue reading “How Do You Know If You’re Ready For Marriage?”



It Takes Work – Weekly Round-up

With all the holiday hustle and bustle, our relationships and time for ourselves can sometime get pushed to the bottom of the priority list. In looking over the articles for my weekly round-up, the theme seems to be that it takes work to take of ourselves and our relationships. Settle in with a cup of … Continue reading “It Takes Work – Weekly Round-up”



The 4 Cs of Love

Love is alive. It is a living, breathing entity that you need to nurture continuously. It must be fed, explored, kindled over and over again. And without care, the love in your relationship can become an unspoken word and unfelt emotion. Without attention, love can fizzle or fade. I know that sounds harsh, but this … Continue reading “The 4 Cs of Love”



Does Your Relationship Need a Tune-Up?

Things were going well. No, they were going great. Magical, even. You and your partner were happy — really happy. There was no tension, no jealousy and only small arguments that ended quickly and usually with laughter. Life and love just seemed smooth, calm and easy. Your happily ever after had begun. But now it … Continue reading “Does Your Relationship Need a Tune-Up?”



Relationships Take Work

Relationships take work. Hard work. There’s no doubt about that. Repairing a broken relationship also takes work. But when it’s with the person you know you want to be with, you stay committed. A true relationship is not about loving the perfect person but about being with someone who your love no longer requires them … Continue reading “Relationships Take Work”



Quiz: Are You Emotionally Healthy Enough For A Relationship?

You go to the doctor when you feel physically ill. You go to the dentist when you have a toothache. You go to church when you feel spiritually weak. But what do you do about the ups and downs of your emotions? What about your emotional health? Emotional health is your ability to feel and … Continue reading “Quiz: Are You Emotionally Healthy Enough For A Relationship?”