5 Myths about Relationship Counseling

When you hear “going to relationship counseling,” the phrase is often followed up by a this-can’t-be-a-good-thing feeling. There are preconceived ideas about who goes, what it means and what happens during a counseling session such as: “If you need to go to someone to help you fix it, you’re a failure”; “The relationship must be … Continue reading “5 Myths about Relationship Counseling”

Healthy Relationships, Healthy You – Weekly Round-up

Merry Christmas Eve, friends! I hope you’re enjoying the day with family and friend but that you also take a few minutes for yourself and enjoy my weekly round-up.  Does your relationship include these healthy behaviors? If not, then you might want to take a closer look at what needs to change or if it’s … Continue reading “Healthy Relationships, Healthy You – Weekly Round-up”

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?”

Love You At Your Best and Your Worst

“I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best.” ― Marilyn Monroe A good reminder that when someone loves all of you, they … Continue reading “Love You At Your Best and Your Worst”

A Relationship Is Like A House

Relationships, like houses, take work and need updating every once in awhile. If you’re having difficulties in your relationship, it doesn’t mean that it’s the end of the relationship. It might just mean that you need to do some repairs. 

Fun Date Night Ideas for the Holidays

The holidays are here and everyone is ready to spread some holiday cheer! As hectic and rushed as this time of year can be, couples can choose to switch to the “slow lane” and spend some quality time with one another with these date night ideas.

How to Rebuild Trust After An Affair

From conflict to disagreements to lack of attention from your partner, there are numerous reasons behind why you may choose to be unfaithful to your partner. Unfortunately, it’s usually not until your partner finds out about the affair that you realize that the affair just wasn’t worth hurting your partner or losing their trust. The … Continue reading “How to Rebuild Trust After An Affair”

Are You Trying to be a Superwoman?

The fast-paced world of today has placed a growing amount of pressure and expectations on many women, from being a perfect mother and wife to excelling in her job to keeping a clean and tidy home. Some women have rejected taking the responsibilities solely upon themselves and reach out for help from others. Other women … Continue reading “Are You Trying to be a Superwoman?”

Top 3 Ways to Prevent Relationship Drama

A common mistake that those in relationships make is that they believe that their partner does or should have a complete and thorough understanding of who they are.  We hold our partners accountable for knowing what we want from life, what we need from them, and we trust that they understand our goals.  After all, … Continue reading “Top 3 Ways to Prevent Relationship Drama”

Six Red Flags You Shouldn’t Ignore

In every relationship there comes a point to decide if you’ll go beyond casual to committed or end it and move on. In other words, fish or cut bait. Perhaps you’ve been there more times than you can count, thinking you’re starting a great relationship, only to discover they weren’t the right one. Rather than … Continue reading “Six Red Flags You Shouldn’t Ignore”