Do You Know Your Relationship Bill of Rights?
A big, common problem I see with my clients is the misunderstanding of what it means to be married. There is more time spent planning the wedding and engagement than considering the concept of spending the rest of their life together. Therefore, couples often have unrealistic expectations or no expectations at all. Although there are no guarantees in marriage, there are healthy expectations you should hold for yourself and your spouse. Below are ten things that should compris
The Psychological Damage Caused by “Mosting” in Dating
If you’re currently dating, you’ve probably had experiences with orbiters, stashing (your date having another relationship on the side just in case) or ghosting, but now there is a new dating phenomenon called “mosting.” While ghosting is when an interested partner you’ve been dating completely vanishes from your life, “mosting” is a heightened version. Not only do they disappear, but they act completely smitten and in love with you before they disappear. A “moster” lays the
Is “relationshopping” destroying your chance for love?
Online dating is fast, convenient, and offers unthinkable amounts of variety. However, with all that swiping, it’s created “relationshopping,” in which we’ve become consumers, picking up and discarding people much like shopping. More than half of all online dating users have referred to online dating as a marketplace. You add someone to your cart and remove them when you decide you want someone else. Unfortunately, that same level of detachment transfers to actual dates. Here
“Hooking up” in Hopes of Real Romance
College used to be a time when dating was rampant. But now 60% of all college students are female and 40 % are male. There doesn’t seem to be enough males to go around. Women have given in to what everyone else is doing. That is hooking up. A hook up is when you go out, meet someone and have sex just for one night. No strings attached, sex is casual and knowing them or their name is not necessary. In fact the majority of hook ups are done under the influence of alcohol so it
More Experience Won’t Help with Marital Happiness
Since you were small you were told to keep trying, that experience leads to perfection, and the more you experience, the better job you’ll do. That may be true in most things, but when it comes to your marriage the more experience you have with dating, the less content you are with your spouse. When you first begin dating you may compare a past love with who you’re currently with, but when you find that special someone they stand out as different, leading you to feel a deeper