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Love Smarter by Learning When to Take a Break

By Kerry Lusignan, MA, LMHC Being able to shift gears in the heat of an argument and take a break is one of the most crucial relationship skills. It’s also...

Let’s Have an Honest Conversation About sex

By David and Constantino Khalaf We’ll just come out and say it: our sex life has been bad lately. In our second year of marriage, we’ve seen a drop in...

Stable Instability in Relationships

It’s important to be in a secure relationship because insecure relationships are signs of stable instability.

2 Biases That May Be Hurting Your Relationship

every couple has a “Story of Us Switch.” couples tend to look back on their early days fondly.

Moving Beyond Mistakes in Marriage

By Hannah Eaton I recently saw a video of a couple gracefully dancing on the streets of Israel, moving in and out of crowds, encapsulated by one another and their...

The Magic Relationship Ratio, According to Science

There are signs of affection because they have made emotional connections.

How to Repair the Little Things So They Don’t Become Big Things

All couples should apply strategies for dealing with their inevitable disagreements so that their feelings don’t bottle up.

Breaking the Pursue-Withdraw Pattern

The pursue-withdraw pattern is an extremely common cause of divorce. If left unresolved, it will continue into a second marriage and subsequent intimate relationships.

To the Couple With the Same Dreams but Different Timelines

As a individual, your partner might have a different timeline set for his/her life. If this happens, what can you do to sustain such a relationship? Read here.