A Love Language

“Understanding your partner’s childhood traumas & triggers is a love language.” – @RicchRody (twitter) This quote by twitter user @RicchRody has been floating around as a re-share on different social media networks. This statement is so simple, yet profoundly impactful, and in an effort to keep the message alive in a noisy online space, we’re […]

How Can a Love Coach Help?

When we think of the term, “love coach,” we tend to draw up the visual of a mentor helping a lonely individual who is unlucky in love. While this may be the case for some coaching relationships, for most people, a “love coach” is so much more than someone who guides them toward love with […]

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 […]

How to Handle Arguments in a Relationship: Getting Curious

Curious about how to handle arguments in a relationship? Do you find the same argument coming up again and again between you and a loved one? Maybe the argument is the same old horse each time, or maybe the disagreement looks different but the patterns, feelings, and lack of resolution keep you feeling like you’ve […]

7 Myths About Love

We get all sorts of information about love and romance as we grow up. Our caregivers, extended family, friends, early romances, and of course, the media, all shape our beliefs about what love is, how it works, and what it should look like for us. This works as long as the messages we receive about […]

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 […]

Self-Abandonment and Relationships

Do you ever feel like you lose yourself in relationships? Do you stay in a relationship that breaks you down? If so, you’re not alone, and while there are many different reasons this pattern plays out, one reason could be linked to a tendency toward self-abandonment. What is Self-Abandonment? To understand self-abandonment, it helps to […]