The Super Bowl can be a super time for your relationship. After all, sharing a common goal is a great way to build your relationship; what better way to share a common goal than to cheer your team to a victory together? The Super Bowl is an event of excitement and visual stimulation that provides plenty of time to give each other attention. Channeling the attitude of NFL players can help you win in your relationship. Have your huddle time. When making big decisions, the whole
The stress of everyday life takes a toll on your work, parenting skills, and relationships, especially the relationship with your partner. In a recent report, a marriage expert explained it’s not necessarily money or the in-laws causing conflict between couples. Rather, couples argue because they aren’t emotionally connected with each other. They’ve given up trying to be reasonable because they feel unsupported and alone in their relationship. Within every relationship there
Expectations get in the way with reality and setting your expectations too high can lead to frustration and breakups. There are things you can expect though and, in fact, you should expect in a healthy relationship. These things are not negotiable. If your relationship doesn't have these qualities, it will be one-sided in power and not give you the emotional or physical fulfillment a healthy relationship should provide. The top 7 realistic expectations you can and should coun
The last thing anyone will admit to wanting is drama in their life, yet most relationships have drama at one time or another. When you’re dating it’s the “games” couples feel compelled to play, so they don’t “scare” the other person away. So instead you play along and wait a day or two to text when you’d rather text back as soon as you get home, or you tell them you’re busy so they won’t think you’re desperate and alone. This game playing or “chase” doesn't end after dating.
No matter who you are or where your relationship is at, you can improve it. Experts in the field of psychology and relationships agree on several of them, and this is my favorite list of the top five. Reminding yourself in the New Year that your relationship is created by you is the first step in creating one you love being part of. Practice better listening. Most couples believe they are good listeners and hear their partner, but real listening is about understanding why you
Women initiate more than 80% of all divorces and when you search the internet for advice on how to be a good husband or wife, you find many articles to help men be good husbands, but the ones for wives are religious-based or from the 1950s when gender roles were more rigid. Both women’s and men’s roles are changing in the home, and although that brings more opportunities, it also brings more confusion regarding how to be a good wife. Women have children and children greatly i