The Top 10 Signs of Midlife Crisis

The Top 10 Signs of Midlife Crisis In an article I wrote about midlife crisis in men and male menopause, I talked about how the crisis in mid-life is mostly a psychological one. Of course, there are also very real physical...

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The Four Stages of a Relationship. What Stage is Yours In?

The Four Stages of a Relationship. What Stage is Yours In? In an ideal world, being in a serious love relationship would be easy. There would be no angry arguments. There would be no volatile disagreements about children, pets, or former...

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Being Critical? Are You Helping or Hurting?

Being Critical? Are You Helping or Hurting? Most of us have heard the expression that a person is “his own worst critic”. We often do not give ourselves enough credit for performing well and regularly beat ourselves up for not...

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6 Key Strategies for Couples Coping with Substance Abuse

6 Key Strategies for Couples Coping with Substance Abuse Whatever the substance: alcohol, prescription medications, or street drugs, substance abuse can wreak havoc on any relationship. The use of drugs and alcohol can turn into substance abuse once a person allows...

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Why Your Second Marriage Is Shaky and How to Fix It

Why Your Second Marriage Is Shaky and How to Fix It You probably didn’t figure on trouble in your second marriage. Certainly not trouble worthy of a second divorce. After all, this time, you really believed you knew how to keep...

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Starting a Stepfamily? Here’s What You Need to Know!

Starting a Stepfamily? Here's What You Need to Know! Here’s an interesting statistic: less than 50% of all kids under the age of 18 are living in a home where their parents are in their first marriage. Moreover it is...

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How to Keep Social Media From Ruining Your Relationship

How to Keep Social Media From Ruining Your Relationship Social media is supposed to keep you in touch with friends and loved ones. It’s meant to keep you from missing out and being left out. It reunites you, informs you,...

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Premarital Counseling: 5 Steps to Take Before Marriage!

Premarital Counseling: 5 Steps to Take Before Marriage! Congratulations! You are committed. Officially making the promise to do life for better or for worse. It’s a wonderful time. Enjoy! And do keep in mind, too, that there are some vital next...

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Do You Have a High EQ? 5 Ways to Tell If You’re Emotionally Intelligent

5 Ways to Tell If You're Emotionally Intelligent What attributes do you ascribe to someone who you think of as intelligent? Do you think of them as really smart? Do they have to know a lot? Do they have...

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How Not to Break Up When the Going Gets Tough

How Not to Break Up When the Going Gets Tough No couple is immune to tough times. Every relationship suffers some level of stress, loss, transition, upset, and negativity. What is your marriage facing? Poor health or a career crisis? The loss...

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