Are You In A One-Sided Relationship?

When you’re in love, it’s normal to want to do everything in your power to make your significant other happy. One-sided love at the beginning has hope, excitement and a longing to see the other person respond to your feelings.…

Reasons You Can’t Find Love

Falling in love with someone can be one of the most wonderful and miraculous feelings that you can experience in your entire life. It’s a truly magical feeling, and it’s not surprising that there are countless songs, poems, and renowned…

Is Jealousy Healthy In A Relationship?

Jealousy is a normal emotion. In fact, everyone experiences jealousy at some point in their lives. But problems can arise when jealousy moves from a healthy emotion to an unhealthy and irrational one. Too much jealousy and trust issues in…

When To End A Relationship?

So, you have gotten to a point in your marriage where you are seriously considering divorce. When to end a relationship? this decision has potentially serious negative consequences for you, your spouse, and those you are close to within your…

The Balance Of Power In Relationships

Most of us don’t like to think about “balance of power” when we think about relationships. Intimate relationships involve sharing and cooperation — but it takes two to share and cooperate. What if one partner doesn’t want to? Whoever wants…

Do You Practice Emotional Validation?

Emotional validation involves understanding and showing acceptance for another person’s feelings. When people receive this type of validation, they feel that their emotions are not only seen and heard by others but that these feelings are also accepted. If a…

How Good Is Your EQ?

Emotional intelligence (otherwise known as emotional quotient or EQ) is the ability to understand, use, and manage your own emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges and defuse conflict. Emotional intelligence helps you…

How to Create Social Support

Do you know how to create social support? Are there people in your life you can turn to when you need to talk to someone? Someone to help when your basement is flooded or when you need someone to watch…

Are You Stuck In Casual Relationships?

If you’re not sure exactly what “casual” relationships means, you’re not alone. Not everyone defines it in the same way, and often the “line” separating serious and casual dating is more of a smudged blur. The term “casual relationship” is…