Making Relationships Work

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Being in love is truly one of the best things in the world. It’s the reason we all want to be in a relationship. If we dread anything, it’s that it may end and find that we are to blame. Making a relationship last takes a lot of work and commitment from both partners. The following are a few tenents that every relationship should have. Read more

How To Support A Terminally Ill Loved One

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Finding out that a loved one is terminally ill presents a serious emotional challenge, not just for the afflicted person, but for their friends and family as well. While you need not repress all of your emotions, you should bring the needs of the individual to the forefront during this trying time. Read more

Struggling With Addiction

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My partner and I both struggle with addiction; his is alcohol. Mine is cigarettes. Neither is particularly easy to overcome, and while we both want to, we continually find ourselves in different phases of “quitting”. Which leads to us actually helping each other justify our slips and bad decisions instead of helping each other stay strong and overcome. Read more

How To Protect Children From The Pain Of Divorce

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Divorce is never pleasant or easy and it’s particularly tough when kids are involved.  A traumatic and acrimonious divorce can leave an indelible mark on your child’s psyche forever.  Here’s some invaluable advice for parents to make a difficult time easier on your child. Read more

Communication is the Key to a Successful Marriage

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Verbal communication is a tool for understanding other people, but wives and husbands know each other through non-verbal communication just fine. They can communicate without uttering a single word. You can talk louder in silence than you ever could with words. Read more

Men and Women: Insuperable Gender Differences

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Different gender means different behavior. It sounds that simple but after you scratch the surface, it gets so complex and many questions arise due to the relationship issues. Answers to these questions can be hard to find. Read more

The Five Love Languages

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Some years back I read Gary Chapman’s “The Five Love Languages”. I was young and it was an interesting read but I hadn’t met someone with who I could practice. Years later, I find myself reverting to this book to help me understand the language of my partner and in my other relationships with family and friends and I use it to help guide me when I feel lost in understanding people. Read more

Loving an Only Child

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What is the definition of a partner? A partner is someone that you can work with and depend on, or someone who is there for you in your times of need, and other times as well. In a relationship, a partner is someone that you can fight with, make up with, and fight with again. At the end of the day, you know that person is by your side 100% and is willing to do anything for you. Read more

Applying the Laws of Attraction

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In this article, we’ll discuss using a powerful law of attraction based technique in relationships called “visualization,” which is so simple it’ll feel as naturally as day dreaming. If you’re familiar with the “law of attraction,” then this technique, which is basically simple day dreaming or fantasizing will be one you’ll enjoy using in every area of your life, including your relationships. Read more