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Maybe you've tried relationship therapy, tried in vain to get your partner to see things your way, or read bestselling books about love psychology. Unfortunately, most people lack training in the science and art of healthy relationships. Without the proper skills, techniques, and knowledge base, it is nearly impossible to gracefully manage problems in intimate relationships. My blog is here to help you now.

How to Foster Mutual Respect in Your Marriage

February 21, 2019 by

What is the key to a long-lasting, happy marriage?

Chances are you’d say that the cornerstone to any marriage is love.

But while love is – of course! – important, there’s another key ingredient that’s essential to maintaining a loving relationship: respect.

Below, ...

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How Teasing Can Damage Your Connection

January 17, 2019 by

“Don’t tease your partner.” “Teasing is good for healthy relationships.” “If you can’t take teasing, you’re too thin-skinned.” “If your partner hurts your feelings, he or she is insensitive.”

It can be easy to take advice to the extremes. But the reality of teasing is that ...

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Delaware Marriage Counselor Shares New Year’s Resolutions for Your Marriage

December 14, 2018 by

As 2018 comes to a close, many people will reflect on their year and make New Year’s resolutions. We all know the big ones: lose weight, quit smoking, and so on.

New Year’s resolutions are a great opportunity to decide on what you want to change, ...

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Improving Your Financial Health Can Improve the Health of Your Relationship

November 17, 2018 by

You’re probably not surprised to learn that money is a top cause of relationship stress.

But you may be under the impression that earning more would solve your issues. After all, with more money, you’d worry less about what you’re spending!

Unfortunately, having more money doesn’t ...

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How a Work-Through-It Mentality Can Lead to Long-Term Happiness for Couples

October 13, 2018 by

How would you describe your partner?

Are they “the one”? Are you “soul mates”? Does it seem like you were “destined” to find each other?

While such beliefs can seem romantic and positive about your relationship, research has found that they can be surprisingly harmful.

Why? ...

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How Your Lost Self Influences Your Relationship

September 11, 2018 by

Have you ever wondered why the declaration of love “You complete me” is so powerful?

It is because we all have a Lost Self, a part of ourselves that we have blocked off. If we are fortunate, we can find a partner who helps us reconnect ...

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