Turning Disagreements into Growth Opportunities

Disagreements are an inevitable part of any relationship. Instead of viewing them as obstacles, consider the possibility that they are opportunities for growth and deeper connection. The key lies in how you approach and navigate these conflicts. What should you do? MINDSET Adopt a mindset that reframes disagreements. Rather than seeing them as threats, recognize […]

Anger: Strategies for Constructive Communication

Anger: Strategies for Constructive Communication Anger is a natural emotion, and in the context of a relationship, it can serve as a powerful catalyst for positive change when managed and communicated constructively. Rather than fearing or suppressing anger, you can explore strategies for harnessing its energy in a way that promotes understanding and growth. It’s […]

Resolving Conflicts with Compassion

Conflicts are an inevitable part of any relationship (you are going to have big arguments occasionally), but it’s how we navigate and resolve them that defines the health and strength of our connections. Instead of viewing conflicts as obstacles, consider them as opportunities for growth and understanding. Resolving conflicts with compassion involves a mindful and […]

Building Trust- It’s REQUIRED!

In the journey of love and partnership, trust is required to build a healthy relationship. It’s the unwavering faith in your partner, the confidence that they have your back, and the belief that you can weather life’s storms together. In this blog, we’ll delve into the importance of trust in relationships and explore strategies to […]

Understanding Intuition- Trusting Your Partner’s Instincts

Oftentimes, we think we know what’s best for ourselves.  However, there are some situations that our partner may have keen awareness or a “gut feeling” that we may miss. It’s important to consider your partner’s perspective because they know you and want the best for you.  When you’re good, we’re good. Sometimes your partner may […]

Let’s Talk About Loyalty

What is it? Loyalty: commitment,  faithfulness,  devotion When does loyalty go too far? When you’re committed to the wrong things When your relationship is unhealthy When YOU are in an unhealthy state When are you committed to the wrong things? Examples: what they can buy and/or provide for you is more important perceptions of others- […]

Marriage Burnout

It’s when you’ve become tired and it doesn’t feel that you have the energy to stick with the process. You start to feel exhausted and emotionally depleted Signs- Things you used to do with your partner do not excite you. Withdrawal, irritability, frustration, nagging Loss of intimacy Loss of ability to compromise or discuss issues […]

When Your Best Isn’t Good Enough

When you know that you’ve given your all to your relationship and it still doesn’t seem good enough- there is probably a deeper rooted issue. Reasons might include: Comparisons- standards and expectations  Lack of Respect- broken promises Lack of Forgiveness- betrayal or deceit Love Language- needs are not met   gifts, quality time, intimacy, affirmation, acts […]

Passive-Aggressive Relationships

Passive-aggressive behavior can be so frustrating to the one on the receiving end.  How do you handle it in a relationship? Passive-aggressive individuals avoid addressing their true feelings (such as hurt, fear, sadness).   Rather than saying how they truly feel- they may Push buttons intentionally to get a response Play the victim- always blaming everyone […]

How to Beat the Odds

How to Beat the Odds “I can’t do this anymore…”  Let’s talk about divorce and how to beat the odds. The Stats: There are approximately 750,000 divorces in the US a year.   The divorce rate is about 2.9 per 1000  One divorce takes place every 13 seconds. Top Leading Causes Lack of commitment Infidelity  Too […]