To create a truly happy, healthy relationship, every couple, of every stripe, should take the most overlooked and under-discussed relationship killers to heart. Here are the six most overlooked relationship killers and solutions to those bad habits.
As a couples' therapist, I've come to realize that people rush to marriage and sometimes get married for all the wrong reasons or they do it way too early. Couples sometimes feel they have to get married because it fits a paradigm of how they see their life.
Following these guidelines won't guarantee a successful result every time, but doing so will make that outcome more likely. Non-reactive listening and non-blaming speaking are learned skills that can be cultivated with practice.
Honesty is essential in a relationship. But just how honest should you be? That question is at the center of a rather curious legal suit that made ...
If you read blogs or go on Facebook or even watch the news, you've probably heard about the post written by Seth Adam Smith -- Marriage Isn't For You. In the post, Mr. Smith writes thoughtfully and sincerely about his brief (1 1/2-year) marriage and the advice his father gave him about what marriage is for.
This week my husband announced that he is leaving Path to start his own company with a close friend and co-worker. In Silicon Valley, an announcement like this is expected, the norm, no big deal. The thing is, it is terrifying to me.
It was no surprise to me when Collier told me she had a digital crush with a fine gentleman and social media enthusiast, named Curt Buthman, whom she became friends with on Twitter over four years ago.
My ex and I made a pact that neither of us would remarry. I know you're probably thinking that this is ridiculously juvenile and delusional, but it worked for us... until last week when he told me he had proposed to his girlfriend.
Take note of the little things she likes to do. It's not about the money, it's about the memory. Fifty years down the road, she won't remember how much you spent on a fancy meal, but she'll remember that picnic you had after your hike.
All relationships will experience bumps in the road, but most problems can be resolved through a combination of compromise and simple, pure love. The more effort both partners put into crafting their connection, the more loving rewards they will reap.
Cultivate your own mojo and flaunt it as you glide across the carpet or hard wood floor. And when you near your life partner, remember the sheer blessing of knowing one another deeply.
Do you feel a lack of excitement in your relationship? Perhaps a certain feeling of passion or excitement that was once there no longer exists, is much less frequent than it was or far less intense?
Four months ago, my wife Medina and I celebrated our one year anniversary since we married each other. No sooner than having ordered Medina's present...
As a sexual addiction and intimacy disorders specialist, I am often asked about the frequency of sex. Couples want to know what is "healthy." Usually, they're afraid they're either having way too much sex or not nearly enough.
Knowing nothing about lice and not having time to look up any facts, I decided that the most efficient way to tackle this plague was to do all the cleaning, washing, vacuuming and nitpicking simultaneously -- or one lousy louse could start the whole cycle again.
I didn't believe in divorce either. I believed in commitment. In working things out. In staying together. However, my husband did not feel the same way.