Steven Lake echoes Charles Dickens who said, “Never close your lips to those whom you have already opened your heart.”
Relationships find themselves in a time-out as soon as someone brings out the scorecard.
If you’re sitting around waiting for your partner to change, you’re giving away your power.
When men hear “good job”, they’re brought into the light. That can be the most vulnerable place to be.
“Often we are OK with impartial feedback, but the real challenge for me in my marriage was learning to be OK with—and respond positively to—feedback from my wife.”
Steven Lake reminds of us of the ways we can appreciate our partner, even when the world conspires to make us lose sight of what we have.
Heather Gray helps you find the middle ground between ignoring your partner’s pain and shouldering the blame.
Hint: Asking what men really want is the wrong question.
Steven Lake examines the crazy idea that your wife could be your best fiend . . . I mean friend.
Depression doesn’t kill relationships. It’s the unchecked symptoms that do irreparable damage to your important connections.
Lisa Arends’ second husband didn’t do the work for her but he did help her heal. Here’s how.
Bryce Mathern has six strategies for being present when a man is opening up.
My Father Changed, But My Memories Are Not So Easily Shed.
Winifred Reilly learned how to play well with others in kindergarten — and sees how the same skills can help grown-up relationships.
Generations of men in one family placed their value on what they did instead of who they were. For Lisa Arends, this was the beginning of the end of her marriage.