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The Challenge of Sustaining a Love Relationship

The Challenge of Sustaining a Love Relationship

From ancient times to the modern era people have known that belonging to a group enhanced their chances of survival and thus bonded with others to form “communities” of shared resources, talents and skills. Those who [...]

Don’t Despair-Repair Your Relationship

Don’t Despair-Repair Your Relationship

Individuals who no longer experience the reciprocity of thoughts, feelings and emotional connection with their mates often conclude that their partner has changed, their union has become flawed or permanently damaged, and their original love has [...]

Improve Your Communication Skills

Improve Your Communication Skills

Some married couples lament that their spouses no longer understand them, their motives, intentions or feelings. This common complaint distances mated couples from each other and creates a culture of separateness, aloneness and isolation that sometimes [...]

Is shared love a gift or an accomplishment?

Is shared love a gift or an accomplishment?

Today is Valentine’s Day, Lovers’ Day. All humans desire, wish for, dream about and even pray to find a deep, rewarding and sustained love connection with someone special in their lives. Is love a gift we [...]

Feeling a Loved One’s Pain – Drama or Reality?

Feeling a Loved One’s Pain – Drama or Reality?

When people report feeling the pain of a loved one, is it solely a romantic or dramatic exclamation or does it actually reflect an authentic physiological reaction supported by scientific findings? For centuries, romantic stories, ballads, [...]

Three Essential Traits for a Solid Union

Three Essential Traits for a Solid Union

Psychologists, researchers, therapists, mental health professionals and others have sought to identify the essential emotions and behaviors necessary for creating a secure and healthy love relationship. Many theories have evolved and studies conducted to decipher the [...]

Kid With, Not About, Your Mate

Kid With, Not About, Your Mate

Some individuals are in a habit of pointing out their mate’s errors, faults and faux pas in the presence of family, friends or even acquaintances. This recounting of a loved one’s foibles is hurtful to the [...]

Cultivate Your Relationship Like a Garden

Cultivate Your Relationship Like a Garden

Anyone who has ever attempted to grow a plant in a pot or in the ground knows the basic steps needed to enable a plant to survive and thrive. You first select a good specimen, provide [...]