Tagged as Marriage

Starting to freak out because you're still single? Inhale through your nose; exhale through your mouth and relax. There are lots of reasons it might actually be -better- for you to find your true love when you're well past your 20s. These days, plenty of people date and don't get married until they are in their 30s, 40s or beyond. While you won't get to spend the hard-partying years with your mate...
January 15, 2021
According to the Associated Press and the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 22% of men admit to cheating on their significant other, while 14% of women admit to infidelity. And according to a 2013 study referenced in the Huffington Post, women had more affairs in the past two decades than in previous years. Clearly, cheating on our partners is increasing and it’s becoming easier to do through...
October 2, 2020
If you’ve ever gotten frustrated because your partner won’t get off their smartphone and come to bed, -research shows you’re not alone.  Single people and those in long-term relationships are having less sex and experiencing less intimacy overall, and an examination of the issue suggests technology, -harmful in plenty of other ways-, might be to blame for this, too. Even in the younger age groups,...
July 22, 2020
For many of us, our relationships are the foundation on which our lives rest. They are where we draw our strength and often, where we find our greatest joy. But if they're unhealthy, they can rock our worlds to the core. Healthy relationships can enhance life, while unhealthy ones can upset everything. But how can we tell when ours is healthy? - What Makes a Relationship Healthy? - Trust.- Healthy...
July 21, 2020
A long-term relationship or marriage is a blessing—but what do you do when the doldrums set in? How can you see your spouse with fresh eyes? Appreciating everything you have together and awakening what may have gone dormant? - Celebrate What's Working:- Research has shown that couples who focus on the negatives in their relationship end up feeling more negative! What a surprise. A study by Robinson...
June 25, 2020
Fighting may be human nature. Sure, some couples fight more than others, but that’s not really what counts. The -way- we fight is much more important than how many fights we get into, says - Glamour. Fighting fair can resolve conflicts, build trust and bring us closer together. Dirty, ugly fighting, on the other hand, can ruin a great relationship. For this reason, it’s vital that we learn how to fight...
June 10, 2020
Your partner can be a great source of support and motivation in your weight loss journey. In fact, -studies- have shown that positive spousal support increases the likelihood that you will stick to your diet. Negative support or nagging, on the other hand, can have an adverse effect. Of course, we all want to keep things on the positive side, but that can be difficult if you’re the only one in the...
March 18, 2020
With the divorce rate around 45% it's no surprise that many couples want to do everything they can to strengthen their marriage. The problem is that many couples believe certain myths about their marriages and spend time trying to correct the wrong things. Our time is very valuable, imagine wasting it trying to fix things that don't need fixing? - Below are 5 of the most popular myths concerning marriage...
November 25, 2019
Romantic relationships always need work, even when there aren't any red flags that something is going wrong. Setting goals can help couples work toward and measure the strength of their connection. For those who need a few ideas to start, it's helpful to begin with an understanding of what makes a relationship healthy. These four signs of a thriving couple are great ambitions to strive for, no matter...
November 11, 2019
Arguments among dating and married couples have gotten a bad name. Sure, they cause anger, frustration, tears, breakups, and divorces, but apart from that, who doesn't enjoy a good yell at their partner from time to time? If you're looking to have a totally irritating and unproductive argument, here are some tips I recommend: - 1. Strike while the iron is hot. If your significant other does something...
October 9, 2019