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Category Archives: Love
Black Out Tuesday
“It’s up to all of us – Black, white, everyone – no matter how well-meaning we think we might be, to do the honest, uncomfortable work of rooting it out.” ~Michelle Obama
Healthy Couples Fight Frequently. Here’s How To Fight Right.
Relationship experts all agree that healthy relationships are riddled with arguments. You have two passionate and intelligent individuals with entirely different backgrounds and histories sharing the same space and having to navigate life together. Under those circumstances, arguing is inevitable.
Coping With Compassion Fatigue
If you care for and work with others in a high trauma environment OR if you are a naturally empathetic and emotionally sensitive individual, you probably have and will experience compassion fatigue.
Financial Infidelity Can Ruin Your Relationship. Here’s How To Come Clean If You’re The One Cheating
Financial infidelity is a real thing. It can ruin relationships and financially devastate families. Addressing your financial unfaithfulness starts with honesty — which is a tough and scary thing to do. Here are a few ways to come clean after financial cheating.
The Secret To Romance & Longevity
The first thing a couple seeking a viable, long-term relationship must understand is that infatuation and love are not the same. Infatuation is the feeling. Love is the action.
Depressed Dads Have Depressed Kids
“Whoever does not have a good father should procure one.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche
The Secret To Loving Others Lies In Your Ability To Love Yourself
Love is a reciprocal force. The more you give the more you receive.
3 Hard Truths of Success
He silently packed his bags. Brushing past her, he walked out the door and never looked back. Stephanie fell to her knees, shaking uncontrollably as muffled sobs escaped her body. The pain was unbearable. She had two babies- the oldest was five and the youngest three. What was she going to do? She had noContinue reading “3 Hard Truths of Success”
These 4 Money Challenges Could Save Your Relationship
Money challenges are the ultimate team-building activities for couples. When done correctly, they can expose areas of pain and fear, open or improve lines of communication, and help you become a more disciplined unit.
4 StepsTo Successfully Merging Money & Marriage
Money itself isn’t a homewrecker. It’s other issues — like communicating about money, your relationship with it, and your values associated with it — that cause problems. Here’s how to alleviate the tension associated with money matters.
The Secret To Our 22 Years Of Marriage
“If both of you are putting each other first then no one comes second.”~Anonymous
The Key To A Long-Lasting Relationship Isn’t Communication, Romance Or Even Love. It’s This
Any successful relationship must be rooted in love. However, love is not enough. Love brings bliss in the early stages of relationships, but it only grows and blossoms if it is tempered with this one special quality.
Using A Wedding Loan To Pay For The Big Day Is A Bad Idea. Here’s Why
Marriage is a marathon, not a 100-yard dash. Instead of focusing on having the perfect wedding day focus on building a life together.
Having Trouble Making New Friends? Try Using The Friendship Formula
Research shows that there is a systematic method for approaching and engaging new people.
Dating And Unhappy? Here’s How To Know When You Should End It
Having the courage to let a stale and unproductive relationship go is a tremendous sacrifice and an act of love.
Fighting Fair: How To Deal With Conflict In Romantic Relationships
All couples fight. Successful couples fight right.
Relationship Dull And Boring? Here’s How To Add Some Sizzle
Whenever you hit a time where the fun, spontaneity and excitement seem to dissipate just remember that it just a phase and all relationships experience the dreaded rut. Then find creative ways to spice things up.
Relationships: The Secret To Romance And Longevity
It doesn’t matter how “lovey-dovey” cute and cuddly you are in the beginning. The honeymoon will end. And when it does you must work in order to make it last.
Are You Suffering From Compassion Fatigue? Here’s What You Should Do About It
Compassion Fatigue is the result of caring too much.
To Sympathize Or Empathize… That Is The Question
When done correctly, empathy leads to compassion which is suffering with someone in lieu of merely pitying them.
Breaking Up Is Easy… Here’s Why You Should Stay
While most people do get to experience “happy for a little while,” only a select few make it to “happily ever after.” Relationships are tough. And sustaining a relationship after the butterflies are gone, and you’ve seen her without makeup or have been assaulted by his morning breath–is especially difficult.
Are Humans Truly Capable Of Unconditional Love?
Loving someone unconditionally means loving the very essence of the individual. Just as they are. Despite what they do or fail to do, with no expectation of anything in return—including love.
What To Do When Your Partner’s Changes Threaten The Relationship
Humans remain in a perpetual state of change. We are getting older, gaining more knowledge and learning new things.
Not Only Do Opposites Attract–They Thrive Together. Here’s Why…
If both of you are exactly the same, one of you is unnecessary.