The Five Love Languages: Ideas for Each Category

We all have different ways of expressing and being loved. When we understand this both for ourselves and our partners, we can create space for genuine, authentic, and deep expression of love. To help us better understand this, Gary Chapman explores the five types of expression in his book, The 5 Love Languages.   According […]

Relationship Help Online

As the globe is headed into yet another round of restrictions due to the pandemic, many of us are feeling the impact on our relationships and mental health. The added stress of the pandemic itself, in addition to the interruption of routines and being cooped up in the house, brings a new strain to relationships […]

How to Strengthen a Relationship: 40 Tips You Can Use Right Now

Feeling a bit disconnected from your partner? Relationship feeling stale? You’re not alone. In fact, it’s perfectly normal for feelings, chemistry, and a sense of deep connection to wax and wane in a relationship. The good news is that, as humans, we are designed to connect and there are many ways, even simple ones, that […]

A Stale Relationship: 10 Tips for Getting Out of a Relationship Rut

You’ve been feeling it for the past few months, maybe even years. Maybe it crept in seemingly overnight, or maybe it was a slow and steady process that sucked the vitality right out of your relationship. Whether it arrived like a whisper or a rollercoaster, the staleness of your relationship is rearing its head and […]

The Manifestation of Relationship Anxiety

Ah, relationship anxiety. That feeling that things are just not okay in your relationship or with your partner, even if there’s no tangible evidence that something is wrong. Common in new and old relationships alike, relationship anxiety can show up even when the relationship is healthy and based on trust, love, affection, and respect. Yes, […]

Fueled By Fear: Navigating Relationships When We’re Afraid They’re Going To Leave

The fear of abandonment is real. It’s human nature, really. As social creatures, we are wired for connection – in fact, our very survival depends on it. It’s common to feel a little nervous when we perceive even a hint of rejection from someone we’re attracted to, but for some, that feeling goes from nervousness […]

Coronavirus and Domestic Violence

Since the onset of the global coronavirus pandemic, life as we know it has changed. There have been changes in where we can go, who we can connect with, and how/where we can spend our time. We have had family members, neighbors and friends who have been affected and possibly infected by this fast spreading […]

How to Heal After Being Cheated on

Confusion, fear, anger, denial, sadness, and frustration are some of the many emotions one may feel after being cheated on. When we enter into a new relationship there are many fears that could come to mind: we could be worried about if we have chosen the “right” partner, about how long the relationship will last, […]

Why Am I So Insecure in My Relationship?

Relationships can be wonderful. There are moments when we feel so aligned with our partner. We can have a moment or two of settlement, of joy and even peace. There can also be times of doubt, frustration and loneliness- even when we are in a healthy relationship! The reality is that feelings and emotions within […]

Top 7 Date Night Spots in San Diego

For those of us who are lucky enough to call San Diego home, there are hundreds of great date nights right outside your door! Although Covid-19 is keeping many of us inside currently, use this time to make a list and plan ahead! Making time for one another is such an important aspect of every […]