The number one reason couples fight is not about money, in-laws or sex. Most arguments in relationships are about a failure to connect emotionally, according to Dr. John Gottman, a clinician and researcher considered by some to be the premier expert on marriage and relationships. So how do you connect with your partner in a way that counts?
Most men want a smart, successful and confident woman but even smart, successful and confident women won’t succeed if they make him feel badly about himself and his contribution to the relationship. A man wants to be with a woman who makes him FEEL special and needed.
You are not granted a love that is “easy.” You are not granted a love period, outside of your parents. Being born isn’t enough to sustain a fulfilling relationship. You have to show up even when you don’t want to do so.
We enter into relationships with beliefs and assumptions about what a good relationship will look and feel like. Many of our assumptions are not driven by facts or accuracy but rather cues we picked up along the way from our parents, friends and society. Such information can be quite misleading and inaccurate. Here are 6 common relationship myths.
Sometimes, the only way to know if you made a mistake leaving a former partner is by trying one more time. Only you know what you really need. When considering getting back together with your ex, here are several important factors you should consider.
In order to deep dive and figure out who you are at the core, your authentic self, you must practice “radical self-inquiry.” Living authentically requires many steps. Chief among them is figuring out the ‘why’ of your life not just the ‘what.’