Love

6 Good Ideas for How to Build a Loving Relationship

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...

3 Effective Ways to Reverse a Toxic Relationship

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...

Why Breakups are Devastating and How to Heal From Pain

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...

How to Heal a Relationship When the Hurt Runs Deep

“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...

How to Make Your Relationship Work, No Matter What

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...

What No One Teaches You About Love (but Should)

We learn these priceless life and love lessons through individual experience or by watching others pass through them, sure. What’s important is that we understand those lessons so as to elevate ourselves above our hardships in love and life and not bear the same burdens twice. What has love taught you so far?... Read More...

Here’s Why You Need to Take Your Time in Finding the Love You Deserve

I am in my 50+ and dating at this age could seem even more like a treachery minefield. Especially if you've been through your fair share of painful heartbreaks, separation, and divorce, you know it's difficult at first to be emotionally prepared for venturing out back into the 'dating safari park.' But get this, even when you ready and find someone who is also single and in the same age group, there are good chances that they are divorced and solo parenting with impossible demands on their time too. So, how do singles in their 40-50s make dating work for them? Well, we give online dating an honest try.... Read More...

Helpful Life Skill: How to Avoid an Ugly Argument

Have you ever felt GOOD after an ugly argument? Me neither. Even on the rare (really rare) occasion when I was able to “agree to disagree” with whoever sat on the opposite end of that particular opinion scale, I still felt annoyed. Unhappy. It all felt unfinished… It makes sense because arguments are never based on interest, curiosity or any sense of mutual benefit.... Read More...

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