Tag Archives: relationships

4 Ways to Prevent Boredom From Destroying Your Marriage/Relationship

Are you bored with your relationship? Anyone who has been in a relationship for any length of time can easily find himself or herself bored and in a rut. This is not an unusual problem for many couples. Going to the same restaurant every Saturday. Having the same conversation every evening. It’s enough to leave […]

7 Sure Fire New Year’s Resolutions that Will Rock Your Relationship in 2016!!

Laugh! Laugh as much and as often as you can! Laughter, and humor, is a great stress relief. Laughter defuses tension and can make difficult times (and we all have them) more bearable. Say “I Love You” more often. Research shows verbal expressions of affection actually strengthen the emotional connection between couples. And, as an […]

3 Relationship Behaviors to Avoid So You Don’t “Just Grow Apart!”

Many couples contact me for my relationship expertise with the stated problem being they and their partner have “just grown apart”. When I ask them what they mean by that they usually look at each other, look at me, look back at each other, shrug their shoulders and say: “We don’t know – we just […]

3 Mistakes You Must NOT Make to Avoid Infidelity

Talk to anyone who has been married (or in a committed relationship) and they will tell you – if they are being honest – that once the honeymoon is over – the honeymoon is really over! Yes, the joy and happiness that comes with sharing your life with someone is wonderful, but make no mistake […]

3 Tools for Re-Newing Intimacy in Your Relationship in 2015

The holidays are over and with the New Year come many new hopes and dreams. Whether you are someone who makes New Year’s Resolutions or not, now is a good time to pause and reflect on ways to make the New Year better for yourself and the one you love. With that in mind, following […]

Giving Thanks & Being Grateful During Thanksgiving (& Throughout the Holiday Season)

Thanksgiving Day is just around the corner; and with it begins the official holiday season. But before we start stressing out about who needs what on our gift-giving list, let’s pause to remember that on this traditional American holiday, we give thanks and celebrate the fact that we are living in the greatest country in […]

7 Secrets for a Happier & Stronger Relationship

Prioritize time together. Happy couples make time to be together. Take 10 minutes out of your day every day and talk with your partner. This is not the time to try and solve your issues or the world’s problems – just take these few minutes as an opportunity to catch up on each other’s lives. […]

3 Tips for Handling Back to School Stress So it Doesn’t Stress Out Your Marriage

As the STAPLES commercial says: “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” No, they are not referencing Xmas, rather the first day of school. For many families this statement is so true; however the whole back to school scene can be stressful for many relationships. The kids schedule completely changes and if you had […]

3 Simple Ways to De-Stress Your Relationship and Your Life

Once again, current research has shown how people in happy committed relationships are healthier and live longer than people who aren’t in these types of relationships. Why? Because these couples have the emotional support of each other when the you-know-what hits the fan. Having your partner’s support takes a lot of the sting out of […]

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

By the time most couples have made their way either into my office or on a conference call with me, they bring with them a laundry list of complaints about each other. Both partners proceed to spend almost all their time complaining about all their partners’ faults, sometimes even frantically waving a literal list of […]