Therapists say clients in their late-20s and 30s often worry they'll be alone forever.
Sometimes the very things that initially drew us to a partnership are the very things that end up driving us away. If you are willing to peel away the layers to understand what it is you are actually seeking and what's in your way of getting it, odds are you can find what you are looking for right where you are.
You can make your partner feel loved every day by doing some simple things.
Far too often I work with guys that feel like they get walked on in their dating life. They're unsure if the person they like reciprocates those feelings back.
Candidate searches desperately for their "missing half" by listing out the must-haves and deal-breakers, they spend time meeting up with potential suitors and, in the end, wait for that lighting bolt to strike. Cue the swelling violins and fade to dreams of happy governing ever after.
Some pieces of advice, even from well-meaning sources, should simply be ignored.
This is vital if my partner brought up the argument. When I first learned to assert my flooding, I would get the space I
Most couples simply stand by and allow the spark of their relationship to fizzle out in time, partly because they believe there's nothing to be done. But with the right actions and added awareness, both partners can rekindle the romantic fire so that it burns more strongly than even in the beginning.
Every relationship is bounded in the pages of stories. The chapter when John was late for date night, embarrassing you as you sat alone in a romantic restaurant by yourself. Or the countless nights your wife puts on her "no sex" sweatpants to tell you she's off limits.
And yet, engaging in the dialogue that can ensue from these questions can be the very thing that we need to do in order to support the health and vitality of our relationship and to minimize the likelihood of being "broadsided" by some very unsettling revelations further down the road.