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14 Tips For A Better Relationship

Want a better relationship? Step up and be the hero. Often relationships can get very tit-for-tat. You may pick at one another, keep score, complain all the time. Are you acting like the partner that you would want to have? So, how about making some small changes in how you relate to your partner…without being […]

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Breaking The Cycle of Rejection

There’s not an adult around who hasn’t ever been dumped. If they say that they haven’t…they’re lying (or are the one always doing the rejecting – which is a whole other blog post). We’ve all been there and it just plain sucks. But, some of us have experienced being the dumpee, more than others. Fortunately, […]

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Is Someone Leading You On?

Is your relationship legit or is your partner just leading you on? Sometimes when a relationship starts intentions are good but, over time those feelings may change from active to passive. Or, maybe a partner was hedging their bets all along, wanting to have someone who’s “good for now”, but not interested in you for the long term.  Would […]

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Do You Have the Guts To Trust?

Is your inability to trust ruining your relationships? Contrary to popular opinion, trust really isn’t something your partner should have to earn. It should be there from the start (unless proven otherwise, of course). That’s because, the key ingredient necessary to trust someone else, is to be able to trust yourself. Trusting yourself requires that you be present and aware of your […]

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Feng Shui Your Way to Love

I don’t know about you, but when I was single I was open to trying new things that might bring me to find true love. I was more than happy to do online dating, go on blind dates, get a makeover, join Meet Up groups, organize post-work happy hours. I just wanted to be open to […]

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Are You With A Cheater?

Just about everyone in their dating and relationship career has the misfortune of encountering a cheater. Sometimes it’s a player who you thought you were dating exclusively, sometimes it’s a spouse who is having an emotional relationship at work. Whatever form it comes in, it sucks…it’s horrible and life altering. Interestingly, when someone can’t stay faithful, […]

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REBLOG: The Top 10 Relationship Words That Are Not Translatable Into English

I read a lot of blogs…lots. I truly find what other people write about fascinating! My husband has gotten into it too.  Last week, he sent me the following piece…It’s pretty awesome, so I thought it would be fun to share it here. I definitely recommend checking out this site, big think.  On the site, […]

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Please Stow Your Baggage…

What toll does our emotional baggage take on our ability to have a successful relationship? When we start any new relationship we bring lots of our past into that new dynamic. Of course, most of us call it baggage… So, what is baggage?  Urban dictionary defines emotional baggage as: Painful memories, mistrust and hurt carried […]

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Singles: Rock the Holidays!

Here come the holidays. For just about everyone this is a time of stress, exhaustion and too many sweets. But, if you are in-between relationships there are a whole different set of challenges and frustrations. Whether tired of all the family questions about your marital status, sick of your Aunt Judy trying to set you up with her daughter’s […]

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The Art of A Graceful (and Grown-up) Break Up

Over the course of our lives there are going to be times where we will have to leave a relationship. No one is immune…we will all be broken-up with and we will all have to break-up with someone.  It’s supposed to be character-building.  Yeah, right…it basically sucks either way you slice it. But, no one ever teaches […]

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