How Many Dates Before Starting a Relationship

The definition of a healthy relationship can vary greatly from one person to the next, but there are a few things to keep in mind when you are first beginning the journey. While your friends, family, and co-workers are sure to share their perspectives on the right way to start a relationship, the decision is […]

10 Tips for Dating Someone With Depression

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, “Major Depressive Disorder affects more than 16.1 million American adults, or about 6.7% of the U.S. population age 18 and older in a given year.” With those kind of statistics, many of us have either personally dealt with depression, or know of a friend, loved one, […]

Understanding You: The First Step to Being a Better Partner

Healthy relationships can best develop when two individuals are in touch with their own needs, personalities, beliefs, and habits. Resilient relationships (be they romantic, friends, family) require both individuals to look inside themselves to determine who it is they are, and what it is they want. By getting more in tune with your own wants […]

Honesty in Relationships

5 Things to Keep to Yourself and 5 Things to Share with Your Partner Honesty in relationships is paramount and “honesty is the best policy” is a phrase that has been used as a core value for many years. We have been taught and encouraged when we are younger to always tell the truth, even […]

Everything you need to know about ‘Love Bombing’

How to Fix Communication Issues in a Relationship

5 Tips you can use right now Knowing how to fix communication issues in a relationship can be difficult. Healthy relationships require consistent, effective and positive communication in order to thrive. We learn early on that expressing emotions and connecting with others is essential in building relationships. As simple as it seems, speaking your mind […]

How to Navigate Healthy Relationships Online

What is Uncuffing Season and What You Should Do Instead

Teaching Students About Healthy Relationships

So much of what teens and young adults understand about relationships often stems from how they were raised and the experiences they were exposed to growing up. School curriculums touch on sexual education, but rarely is the education system teaching healthy relationships to young people. College years bring one new experience after another that shape […]

Ending the Rebound Relationship Cycle

Rebound relationships are considered as bouncing from one unhealthy relationship to the next, without the proper time in between for mental healing. Many times, rebound relationships are sought out as a way to shut out the feelings of grief, pain, or loss that are felt after ending a relationship. Many people use intimacy as a […]