Open Relationship: He Wants One But You Don’t

Open Relationship: He Wants One But You Don't

He wants an open relationship and you don’t. What are you supposed to do now? You more than likely didn’t see this conversation coming. He probably blindsided you with this out of nowhere and threw you for a loop. You don’t want the relationship to end, but you never considered having an open relationship either.…

Do Your Friends Really Understand Your Relationship?

Do Your Friends Really Understand Your Relationship?

Your friends don’t understand your relationship because of what they see and hear from you. We have a habit of telling them private details about our relationships hoping for guidance and good solid advice. Sometimes we talk to them about our relationship because we want someone to validate our feelings. Our partners may make us…

Confronting Your Ex

Confronting Your Ex

Confronting your ex may seem like a good idea, but often when we look back on it, it turned out to be a horrible idea. You should first consider what your motive is for confronting your ex. If you think that just getting your feelings off your chest will make you feel better, sometimes it…

Are You Solving Your Relationship Problems or Just Creating More?

Are You Solving Your Relationship Problems or Just Creating More?

Are you solving your relationship problems or just creating more? For the most part, people want to solve their relationship problems because they don’t like negativity, hard feelings, or friction in their relationship. They want their relationships to run smoothly, and to have positive interactions and to get along. When a problem in a relationship…

Lack of Appreciation in Relationships

Lack of Appreciation in Relationships

A lack of appreciation is relationships is one of the main causes of brake ups. We don’t all necessarily want a big production made every time we do something for the person we love. But when there is a total lack of appreciation for what we do for those we love, we tend to get…

Anxiety in Your Relationship: Is There Too Much ?

Anxiety in Your Relationship: Is There Too Much ?

Is there too much anxiety in your relationship? When your relationship is riddled with anxiety it stands to reason that your relationship isn’t exactly healthy. The anxiety could be self-inflicted, meaning the one you love is not doing anything to cause it. Sure, you may think they are, but the reality is that your innermost…

You Want an Exclusive Relationship and He Doesn’t

You Want an Exclusive Relationship and He Doesn't

What do you do when you want an exclusive relationship and they don’t? Many women believe their only option is to hang in there until they do. This is not always a wise idea. The passage of time and the good times you spend together do not guarantee that at any point they will want…

Inconsistency in Relationships: How Do You Manage It?

Inconsistency in Relationships: How Do You Manage It?

Inconsistency is relationships really keeps a relationship from moving forward. When the one you love sends you mixed messages with their inconsistency, such as their thoughts, emotions, and behavior, you never really know where you stand. When the one you love acts and speaks in ways that make you believe they really care and are…

How to Recognize a Bad Relationship

How to Recognize a Bad Relationship

It’s crucial to recognize a bad relationship in its early stages. The warning signs are often there, but people tend to excuse them or ignore them. In the first few months of dating mostly all you see is their good side, but there are often ways you can tell if a relationship will be good…

Monogamy in Relationships is not Always Easy

Monogamy in Relationships is not Always Easy

Monogamy in relationships is not always easy. When a relationship gets comfortable, sometimes the eyes and heart begin to wander. The trust that has been built over time could be in jeopardy if they wander too far. Not all people want to be in committed, monogamous relationships. That is the first part of the problem. If…

Relationships Should Not be Left to Chance

Relationships Should Not be Left to Chance

Relationships should not be left to chance. Everything we, as a couple, do creates the relationship we have currently and shapes its future. Resolved issues can be left behind, but unresolved issues come along with us going forward, and if it was a problem in the past, it will be a problem in the future.…

Dating Before, During and After Divorce

Dating Before, During and After Divorce

Dating before, during and after your divorce can be risky. Dating someone before, during or after their divorce can be risky as well. First and foremost, it is best not to date before you (or they) have even filed for divorce. Getting a divorce can be a long process, and a lot can happen during…