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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 [...]

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 [...]

Mutual Love Does Not Always Guarantee a Happy Relationship

Mutual Love Does Not Always Guarantee a Happy Relationship

With this year’s Valentine’s Day just a week old, for many couples it seems like it’s halo has already faded. How can so many pairs profess to love each other and at the same time harbor [...]

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 [...]

Newly disinterested in sex

Newly disinterested in sex

A lack of sexual desire by a partner is one of the most troubling relationship issues for many couples. It affects their emotional, psychological and physical connection and leaves them bewildered, craving and grieving their loss. [...]

Are soul mates found or created?

Are soul mates found or created?

Finding not only a good partner but also a soul mate is an appealing romantic notion. Since this concept is so enticing, those who think that they have not been matched with their soul mate may [...]

Too tired for sex?

Too tired for sex?

Fatigue is a common explanation offered by mates who decline their partner’s invitation for sex. Exhaustion is, indeed, a condition that quells the desire to expend additional energy. Yet, the benefits of pushing through the fatigue [...]

Resolving marital betrayal

Resolving marital betrayal

Feeling betrayed by a mate is profoundly devastating. Betrayal is usually associated with infidelity, but even in its absence, emotional betrayal creates great pain and deep marital discord. Knowing how to manage episodes of betrayal is [...]