Tools for Couples Happiness'

The bonding aspects of shared humor

The bonding aspects of shared humor

Having a good sense of humor is an admirable trait. Most people enjoy a clever comment or a light-hearted quip even in times of distress, provided that it does not minimize the gravity of an unfortunate [...]

Cultivate healthy self-esteem throughout life

Cultivate healthy self-esteem throughout life

From a very early age we learn that pleasing others is a wise and a well-rewarded behavior. When our parents affirm our actions, attitude and manners, we feel safer and liked. One of the most elated [...]

Cautiously use humor in your relationships

Cautiously use humor in your relationships

Many people find joy is using humor in their conversation with others. It is a method of bonding with those who are like-minded through affirming their mutual understanding and opinions about the subject, person, politics, religion, [...]

Keep your marriage sizzling

Keep your marriage sizzling

During the early stages of marriage, most couples choose to reaffirm their love and passion for each other. Regrettably, this hope and plan only works for less than 50 percent of pairs. What are the factors [...]

Cultivating a healthy self-esteem throughout life

Cultivating a healthy self-esteem throughout life

From a very early age we learn that pleasing others is wise and a well-rewarded behavior. When our parents affirm our actions, attitude and manners, we feel safer and liked. One of the most elated statements by young [...]

Using harmony in resolving couple conflicts

Using harmony in resolving couple conflicts

As children, we are taught that making errors, occasionally behaving unkindly, feeling competitive and sometimes even being physically aggressive toward siblings or other children may be a product of natural emotions that must not be expressed. [...]

Ingredients for a lifetime of marital love

Ingredients for a lifetime of marital love

Given the high rate of divorce, some people assume that a lifetime of love is a hope but seldom a reality. Interestingly enough, this assumption is incorrect. The reality is that, indeed, about fifty percent of [...]

Curb Your Tendency to Complain

Curb Your Tendency to Complain

From infancy, most children learn that complaining about being hungry, a sibling’s unkindness, crying about having pain, screaming when they feel unfairly treated, wanting attention from a busy parent, being hungry or thirsty, will likely be [...]