Our culture often views love as some fuzzy thing that gets passed around and makes us feel warm inside. But as we all know, this happens only part of the time. The other part is full of anxiety, confusion, and frustration.
With that backdrop in mind, here are 10 reasons why it was inevitable that Brad Pitt would cheat on Angelina Jolie with someone at some point in time.
Now, before I begin, I can't use personal experience with this because I have never been married myself. I'm engaged; not to be married, as previously written. With my only experience of all things matrimonial being 2 cancelled weddings and many a time resuming the role of drunken wedding guest.
If you were wondering if couples counseling would help you and your partner, and you hit at least two things on this list, try it.
No matter where you go, no matter who you meet, no matter who you even marry, once you get divorced, you don't ever stop being That Person Who Failed at Marriage.
We're tired, we're busy, we're under pressure. It can get hard to find time and the mood for sex and intimacy in marriage and that can lead to feeling disconnected from one another. One of the questions I'm most frequently asked is, 'What can we do to get 'the spark' back?'
So it's over. The love-affair-turned-celebrity-marriage-for-the-ages between Angelina and Brad has run its course. And the only thing I want to know is: who blew it?
I feel for you. It is so hard for couples when there is an unresolved issue that causes bitterness and resentment. This is called an "empathic rupture," which means a time when you needed your partner more than ever, and he just wasn't there for you.
The millennial generation, or the 75.4 million adults in the US currently in their 20s-30s, are faced with a myriad of unique life decisions. Statisti...
If you’ve overcome planning your wedding and have come out on the other side safely wed without a refinanced mortgage, good for you. If you’re de...
Pay attention to your relationship throughout the year; deal with whatever issues are brewing along the way. Don't wait for vacation time to heal any conflicts.
hey want desperately to get a better night's sleep. And they think things would be much better if they slept apart from their partners. But they are also afraid of what sleeping apart might cost them. So they keep on sharing a bed, hoping that tonight will be much better. But usually it is not.
I was wondering if you have some advice about being excluded from a group that used to invite you to their parties (or in general about exclusion situations). We live in a neighborhood where several families (about 7-9) get together and have parties (most of our kids are around the same age too and go to the local school together).
When it comes to our relationships, we seriously think that we have to be very cautious about the subtle effects of the "endless choices society" we live in. We think it's time for all of us to make basic choices that will empower the relationships we cherish.
Religious communities seeking to win back millennials may have to wait a little longer. Even as young adults increasingly put off marriage, the tra...
Try it out for a day: be mindful of your moment to moment choices between empathy and judgment--not just for others but for yourself as well. Try seeing from and through the vulnerability parts of yourself and others, and notice where it takes you, inside and out.