The Do’s and Don’ts of Great Relationships

Intimate partners who value and respect each other willingly and continuously embrace these “Do’s” and avoid these “Don’ts.”

Two Against One - Triangles that can Sabotage Relationships

Read Here For Some Common Examples of Conspiratorial Triangles

Love Is Easy

Relationships are hard. These six commitment behaviors can help.

Is Fighting Destroying Your Love? - A Questionnaire

Learning how to find a common truth through debate and differences can make any relationship more interesting and exciting.

What Do You Bring to the Dating Table?

Read now for the the 5 questions to ask yourself.

The Missing Piece in Intimate Communication

When my couples master these new skills, something totally unprecedented often happens.

6 Ways Couples Can Tell It's the Real Thing

People who seek authentic love know that successful relationships can never be based upon fantasy expectations.

How Infidelity Causes Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

The 5ive most common re-emerging issues.

How Is Your Relationship Really Doing?

11 subtle issues that can harm relationships.

How Fear of Loss Can Sabotage Love

In observing those who do intentionally invest more in life and love after loss, I now understand what three combinations of attitudes and behaviors they have in common.

10 Reasons Why Some People Just Can't Let Go

The 10 most common reasons why people can’t let go of a lost relationship.

Can Sweet Memories Neutralize Conflict?

When intimate partners fight to win, their conflicts can easily deteriorate into accusations, invalidations, and character assassinations.

Needing to Win — Ten Mean Fighting Strategies

Learn more about the 10 most common need-to-win fighting styles.

When Promises Become Lies

When people become more honest with themselves, they automatically become more so with their significant others.

4 Intimate Questions Every Couple Must Ask Each Other

Learn about your partner’s definitions of intimacy.

En Guarde—How Defensiveness Can Destroy Love

Defensiveness in any form has only one purpose: to invalidate, suppress, or diminish the other partner’s current thoughts, feelings, or actions.

10 Signs That a Relationship Is Truly Loving

How can we give everything we can to our partners and yet fail to keep our love alive?

6 Reasons People Regret Ending Relationships Too Soon

People who have not learned the skills to transform their romance into deeper love come to a halt when the most passionate phase of the relationship naturally wanes.

Relationship Alert: When Givers Become Takers

What do couples need to do to keep their sweet spots alive?

Is Your Relationship Just a Pit Stop?

The process can develop so slowly that many couples don’t realize that it is even happening.

Has Love Disappointed You?

Learn how to understand about who you have been, who you are now, what you have to offer, and what you need in return.

The Ten Qualities of Great Communicators

Intimate partners still too often continue misunderstanding and misconstruing what they say and hear.

How to Hurt Me - How to Love Me

Read more on how life experiences leave traumatic scars or trigger-quick negative responses that we may not even see coming.

The Five-Minute Couple’s Emotional Conflict-Neutralizer

In the early weeks of love and lust, most partners often consciously or unconsciously avoid potential disagreements.

6 Keys to Staying in Love

Stay-in-love couples each have their own unique style, but they also have much in common in the way they relate.

Do You Hit Below the Belt When You Fight?

For love to grow more deeply in a relationship, couples must commit to erasing trust-breaking insults from their interactions.

Do You Keep Choosing the Wrong Partners?

Do you believe you can make a better deal than they can?

15 Questions to Help You Decide You're Ready to Date Again

Many people repeatedly pick the same kind of partners even though none of those relationships have worked out in the past. Here's how to break the cycle.

Intriguing Dating Profiles

Creating an honest and authentic online dating profile.

The 10 Rules of Love

A different kind of relationship assessment