7 Tips for Healthy Arguing

7 Tips for Healthy Arguing “It’s amazing! We never argue! Our relationship is so easy!” Raise your hand if you’ve met this couple before. You can also raise your hand if you’ve always thought that couple somehow managed to land the perfect relationship – the elusive relationship that we all strive for – the easy, […]

Should I Text My Ex?

It’s the million-dollar question of post-breakup status: Should I text my ex? If you’re asking yourself this question, you’re not alone. In fact, in the era of coronavirus, more people than ever are tempted to reopen the lines of communication with an ex. Whether it’s loneliness, bitterness, fondness, or hopes for reconciliation, there’s a host […]

Why Did I Get Ghosted?

Getting ghosted sucks. No longer just a term used by the dating pool to describe someone who disappears without explanation, ghosting and its psychological impact has even made its way into esteemed psychological journals, indicating ghosting has a reach that’s far and wide, and a lasting impact that can be harmful. So nope, it’s not […]

A Truth About Attraction

A Truth About Attraction Attraction – what an incredible value we place on attraction, especially when it comes to relationships. When we’re single and looking for a partner, most of us are looking for that spark of attraction to let us know it’s time to sit up and take notice. At the other end of […]

The Rise of Video Dating

Leave it to a pandemic to swing us into a new ‘normal.’ Every facet of our day-to-day lives has been touched by new ways of doing things over the last year and a half, and dating is no exception. As singles across the globe entered various stages of lockdowns and social distancing, many of them […]

Common Relationship Problems During the Holidays

The holidays are a stressful time, no doubt. We write a piece every year about the impact of the holidays on relationships, and we still have yet to run out of discussion points on the topic. This year, we’re unpacking 7 common relationship problems during the holidays and offering a few tips to navigate this […]

Why You Put up With Mind Games in Relationships

Mind games. We are all too familiar with the ‘should I or shouldn’t I be the first to reach out’ or the ‘they read the text but haven’t responded’ or ‘they say one thing but do another’ debacle. Games and relationships are rough. They’re frustrating and leave us feeling confused and helpless. Read on for […]

Boundary-Setting and Guilt

Why Do We Feel Guilt When Setting Boundaries? Do you have a difficult time setting boundaries? If you do, you’re not alone. Setting boundaries in relationships can feel uncomfortable, especially if, growing up, we weren’t shown how to set healthy limits in our interactions with others. Yet, boundary setting can do more than just make […]

Relationship Help Online: 6 Things to Keep in Mind

Looking for relationship help online? With much of the globe still under the weight of the pandemic, we’re seeing an increasing trend toward online services, including relationship help. If you’re struggling with your relationship, looking to find balance within your partnership, or wanting to address your own relationship patterns, online help is a viable, effective, […]

Effective Communication Techniques for Partners who Disagree on Current Events

2020 has been quite a year. The coronavirus and social injustice movements have caused a lot of unrest, uncertainty and discomfort in our world, country and most importantly our homes- which makes practicing effective communication techniques a part of any healthy relationship when there is a disagreement. With anxiety levels running high- combined with the […]