Love makes the world go round…
Why is it so difficult at times to build and maintain a healthy loving relationship? When things are getting tough, it often feels that walking away is the easiest option, but if you put in the work, you may find yourself growing even closer. Even if you are getting along with your significant other, it can be good to check in and look for areas of improvement. Here are some ways to ensure that you are getting the most out of your partnership. Read More
All of us at least once in our life experienced being in a toxic relationship. You probably know what it's like to move in and out of a state of total denial about how unhealthy and codependent it truly is. Perhaps, at one moment, you feel at the top of the world, yet at another, you are making tiny excuses trying to justify a partner’s absolutely inexcusable behavior. So is there a way to reverse a toxic relationship? Read More
Having a functional and flourishing relationship takes time, dedication, patience, and effort. There are a million ways to show someone you love them and want them to be happy. These ways make a difference between a healthy and balanced relationship and the one that just, sort of… is. Because of our busy lifestyles, we often forget to make time for our partners, and making time for them should be a conscious decision. So, here are little ways in which you can show your partner that you haven’t forgotten about them and keep the romance alive, especially when you live together! Read More
What makes a good relationship last? A healthy relationship is everyone's goal, and we all get into relationships to make them work. Everyone in a healthy relationship will thrive in every aspect of their lives. They will be happier at work, relate better with their friends and family, and will often be at peace. Healthy relationships can be established only when good foundations are set from the beginning. Also, the reasons for starting the relationship in the first place should not be selfish. It should be purely out of love, and that feeling should be mutual. Read More
In its most basic form, a wedding shower allows the bride and groom’s relatives and friends to come together and celebrate the happy couple. Without the typical gender divide, the gifts are typically more along the lines of wedding gifts,...
What does lack of communication do to a relationship? How can we communicate better? Have you ever found it difficult to talk about your feelings with the person that you love? Does your partner withdraw or run in the opposite...
One of the most important money choices you make has nothing to do with picking stocks, or opening accounts … it’s about who you choose to spend the rest of your life with and how much you share (or don’t share) their views on money and living a Rich Life. –– Ramit Sethi Read More
We've all been there when our parents would say or do something that hurt our feelings. But do our parents mean those hurtful things they say? One thing for sure is that being a good parent means always protecting your kids from harm and the last person that should hurt you, is your parent. But it happens sometimes, unfortunately. And here's something that you CAN do about it. Read More
On the first date, the most common scene in the western world is of two people, sitting across from each other, sizing each other up. “Is this person different than the others?” At least, is he/she different than the others who hurt me or who never earned my trust? Trust and faith in the other person are essential for more reasons than you might think. Read More
It is estimated that as many as 50% of marriages end in divorce. Of those, a number will involve children. Divorce can be a very stressful, excruciatingly painful, and even traumatic experience for all parties involved. However, for children in...
Have you ever had to go through a devastating breakup; the kind of breakup when you were hurting deeply, and it felt rather unlikely ever to find healing and bounce back from being an emotional wreck sobbing on the bathroom floor. Breakups do that to us; they rip us into million shreds from the inside out, and the emotional pain can be unbearable. But let’s pause for a moment and investigate why is that so? Why do breakups unstitch us so spectacularly and how can we heal from pain? Read More
You want to feel needed, wanted and loved. You crave that special someone's touch, kiss, and affection hoping that they will love you back as much as you do. And that’s perfectly natural. But what happens when you are in the wrong relationship when everything you do is to please your partner? Read More
Around fifteen years ago I dated a very fiery and emotional woman. I met her at a difficult time for her when she was going through a lot of upheaval in her life. Unfortunately, I wasn’t very skilled in relationships at...
Relationships come in all shapes and sizes, which is a beautiful thing. And whilst different personalities, trends, cultures, and even technologies have influenced how we behave in relationships, there are some simple relationship rituals and traditions that are well worth preserving. Read More
Falling in love is the most beautiful experience. You have a spring in your step, a song on your lips, and butterflies in your stomach. However, staying in love may be quite a different feeling as emotions gradually get altered and you starting to understand that it's time to manage your expectations a bit better. But how? Read More
“Just get over it already!” “The past is gone!” “Move on!” All the well-wishers might offer you their best advice, but their words hurt. How so? Because the past still haunts you every moment of each day. Are new beginnings even possible?! Is healing could be real when the hurt runs deep? Can we confidently release the pain from the past once and for all and embrace the future? How do we find the strength to “press on”? Read More
We all strive to be that elderly couple holding hands on the bench, but not all of us are willing to put in the work. Far too many people flee as soon as the going gets tough. The problem is that they just flee to the next dysfunctional relationship which ends up following the same unhealthy patterns as their last one. It’s time to realize that perfection exists only on the screen and that real relationships take a real effort - which doesn’t make them any less magical. Read More
When an alcoholic winds up at a crisis point, sometimes that's when they finally admit they have a problem and reach out for help. If friends or family members rush in and "rescue" the person from the crisis situation, it might delay the decision to get help. Read More
There are at least one or two tricky relationships in your life at any point in time that you would rather not have to deal with. These relationships most often arise through something like work, school or family; it’s the...
If you are suffering in silence being locked in a miserable, terrible relationship –– LEAVE. People change, feelings change, relationships change, and sometimes you have to face the music and know when enough is enough and walk away. Read More