How Attachment Issues Show up in Adult Relationships

You’ve been exploring attachment patterns in your relationships. Perhaps you and your partner have been fighting in circles for what seems like days. Maybe you recently got out of a relationship and are trying to find answers to “why didn’t it work.” Or maybe you always find yourself in a cat and mouse chase in […]

5 Relationship-Strengthening Games for Couples

You are not alone if you are struggling in your relationship. Regardless of if you are married, engaged, or dating- all relationships present their own unique and difficult challenges. We are all human, after all! In the same way like a group of coworkers benefit from team building activities, you can strengthen the bond with […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). This month is dedicated to breaking the cycle as well as having a zero tolerance for domestic violence with an emphasis on enabling survivors to be heard. Domestic violence affects millions—survivors, their children, friends, family, and community. October is the month to raise awareness surrounding domestic violence […]

How to Forgive Emotional Cheating

Emotional cheating, as opposed to physical cheating, involves turning to someone who is not your spouse or partner for emotional support. This typically begins as some form of friendship, but ultimately grows into something that is more threatening to the intimacy between you and your partner. While there are many different opinions surrounding the severity […]

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 […]