Why Valentine’s Day Matters and How to Make the Most of It

Google Valentine’s Day and you will be struck by a wealth of Valentine's articles, advice, and discussion not really focused on couples at all. Instead, the headlines read this way:       "Valentine’s Day: Just another Way to Prolong Holiday Spending"       "How...

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Do You Desire More or Less Sex Than Your Partner?

How do you feel in bed with your partner? Great and completely at ease and natural? Or rejected, confused, unwanted, undesirable, pressured, guilty, anxious or misunderstood? On opposite sides of the mattress, emotions can run high. Especially when partners realize that,...

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Power Play: What to Do About Inequality in Your Relationship

Some relationships reflect differences in expression, ability, or effort. It’s possible to view these differences just as brief chapters in your larger, mutually loving story. However, there are other relationships which remain unbalanced for too long and aren’t fair; ever. In those...

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5 Effective Ways to Initiate & Get Good Sex Going

The promise of “good sex” always gets attention. You want it. Your partner wants it. And, perhaps, your relationship hasn’t experienced much of it lately. Perhaps you’re still trying to experience it for the first time. Maybe you're even...

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Are Sexual Expectations Getting in the Way of A Good Time?

So you know what you want in bed and you know who you want to do it with. Great. At least it should be great. But somehow, what you want sexually never really seems to happen the way you think it...

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The Top 7 Benefits of Being a Kinder Spouse

Remember when you couldn’t wait to lavish the one you loved with a million kindnesses, big and small? Once upon a time, the idea of being compassionate, thoughtful and self-sacrificing was not difficult. It wasn’t an imposition. It wasn’t an...

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How to Maximize Small Gestures and Fleeting Moments in Your Marriage

Blow me a kiss from across the room Say I look nice when I'm not Touch my hair as you pass my chair Little things mean a lot Give me your arm as we cross the street Call me...

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Do You Believe These 6 Myths about Sex and Desire?

Sex and desire are vital parts of a fulfilling relationship.What happens when your relationship suffers from unrealistic lovemaking myths? Well, a lot can happen, and very little of it is good. Dwindling desire. Stifled satisfaction. Collapsing connection. And that’s just the...

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Damage Control: Effective Relationship Repairs to Use Often

Happy couples fight, slam doors, walk off, and put up emotional walls. People do things they shouldn’t do. Partners say things they regret. Relationships get messy. No matter how many relationship counseling blogs you read, bullet points you memorize, or...

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Sex Therapy: 8 Ways to a Better Sex Life

Type in “a better sex life” on your computer or smartphone. Your search engine is likely generous with responses. Some helpful, some not, and some downright disturbing. But the thousands of listed blog posts, sex therapy articles, studies, and magazine-style...

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