10 Phrases for a Successful Disagreement with a Partner

Disagreements with a partner are going to happen. Whether it’s about something as benign as what color plates to add to the wedding registry, or something as important as what values to embrace as a family, the language we choose can facilitate a healthy, successful disagreement where both sides feel heard. See, language matters. It […]

Falling In Love with the Idea of Someone

Most of us come to a point in a relationship when we ask ourselves if we’re in love. Whether it’s been a long-term relationship, a new relationship, someone we’re dating, or even a crush, we usually arrive here at some point or another. While there is no “right” answer, there are some additional questions we […]

Recovering After Cheating

Infidelity can often mean the end of a relationship. At the very least, it creates a vacuum of trust and security in a relationship. If you and your partner are recovering after cheating, it might bring some comfort to know that research shows relationships and partners can heal from the trauma of cheating. Below, we […]

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 […]

You Are Worthy of Love

Hi friend, if you’ve made it to this page, I’m guessing you’re debating your worth when it comes to love. First, let me say congratulations on being brave enough to lean into the discomfort. Second, I need you to take three things away from this article: 1) All humans are equally worthy of love, 2) […]

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, […]

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, […]