What Is Cheating In A Relationship? What Counts And What Doesn’t

For the sake of clarity, let us define cheating as having an intimate emotional or physical/sexual relationship with someone outside of your love relationship. This definition is meant to clear up the idea that some may have about what it...

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Divorce Predictors: The Top 8 Signs Of A Toxic Marriage

There are many statistical predictors of divorce in an unhealthy relationship, such as: if your parents were divorced you stand a 40% chance of getting divorced; or if there are significant money problems and large debt, your marriage runs...

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How To Become More Creative

We tend to admire creative people. We think of them as artists, writers, performers or great thinkers like philosophers, mathematicians or even super successful business types. We often hold them apart from us as if they have been mysteriously touched and...

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How To Build Your Self-Confidence And Improve Your Self-Esteem

Self-Esteem Self-esteem and self-confidence are sometimes confused. Self-esteem has to do with how you see or value yourself. It is the way you feel about your worth. It is whether you feel you are good, not so good or even bad....

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How To Keep Financial Fights From Ruining Your Marriage

Are money problems in your marriage driving a contentious wedge between you? Are you considering marriage counseling to try and stop the constant bickering about spending, debt, and monetary infidelity? You’re not alone. Unfortunately, financial fights are frequently named as a...

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How To Make The Most Of Making Up

All couples argue, at least from time to time. When fighting gets heated and partners are angry with each other they may say or do things they later regret. Doors slam, voices raise, silent treatment ensues, and partners roll over without...

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Is You Relationship Healthy: Take The Quiz

I am often asked by couples if the way they behave towards each other is “normal”. Normal in psychological terms is the equivalent to average. What they really want to know is how well or poorly they are doing as compared...

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It’s Over: You Disagree: How To Stop A Divorce

Is an impending divorce wreaking havoc on your well-being? Were relationship "red flags" waving for quite some time, but you turned a blind eye to them? From the outside or even from within the marriage, the relationship may not have...

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How To Fix A Relationship After A Huge Fight

Happy couples can have heated arguments and fight. Sometimes during a bad fight, couples will slam doors, walk off, give each other the cold shoulder or the silent treatment, and put-up emotional walls. Some have very poor communication skills and do...

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How To Be Happy: Is It Realistic To Expect Happiness?

Everyone wants to be happy…don’t you?  “I just want to be happy” is probably the number one answer to the question, “What do you want out of life”? The pursuit of happiness is a phrase with which we are all...

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