Is Your Relationship Too Serious?

To improve your relationship, Daniel Dowling believes you should play around more … with your partner, of course.

When Do You Decide Your Relationship Needs Help?

What does it take for a man to ask for help when his relationship needs support? A lot apparently.

A Simple Way to Stop Screwing Up Your Relationships

Chuck Chapman identifies the #1 relationship mistake we make and tells us how to fix it.

How to Deal with Grief During the Holidays

The holidays can hit us hard when we’re grieving. Sharon Martin, LCSW guides us through toward a new year. — Whether your loss is recent or the holidays have brought an old loss to the surface, the holiday season can be an especially challenging time. And while this article focuses on grief resulting from the […]

How to Survive Your First Christmas as a Couple—Babble of the Sexes Prepares for the Big Day

Surviving your first big holiday with traditions and expectations can be downright frightening for a new couple. BOTS takes on the humbugs and saves the big gift for last.   — Alison begins: I was jumping up and down on the bed excitedly. “It’s CHRISTMAS!” I giggled, eager to tear into the mound of presents under […]

Why Your Apology Wasn’t Accepted and How to Really Fix Things

As toddlers, we’re told to “just say you’re sorry.” As adults, we quickly learn that isn’t true.

How to Explain to Loved Ones Why You Have to Work So Much

They see you making a choice and you’re not choosing them. Here’s how to have the conversation without a fight or guilt trip.

10 Ways for Couples to Fight Fair

Relationships, no matter what they form they take, are not always easy. None are perfect. At one point or another, there will be conflict. Sandy Ramsey of An Honest Sinner gives us the perfect checklist.

Is Marriage A Ball And Chain?

Men often joke about marriage as being like a ball and chain. Does this metaphor get too much airtime? Dr. Steve hacksaws into this old adage.

That’s What He Said: Sex and Dating

Men open up about their struggles to find the balance of healthy (strong, but not too aggressive) masculinity in world of dating.

5 Things You Will Regret as a Divorced Parent

Getting divorced may be the best or the only choice you can make, but some regrets may come into focus in hindsight.

The Four Reasons Relationships Fail

Did you just break up with someone? Chances are, it’s for one (or more) of these four reasons cited by emotional intelligence expert Dr. Travis Bradberry.

The 5 Best Books On Cultivating Healthy Relationships

Jordan Gray says that reading these five books is the fastest possible way you can improve your relationship to yourself and your partner.

5 Signs You Might Be in a Dysfunctional and Toxic Relationship

In under 4 minutes, you’ll know if your relationship is healthy or toxic.

A Radically Simple Idea to Make Your Marriage Stronger

Couples therapist Quentin Hafner wants your marriage to last a lifetime. Can you find 5 minutes to read his advice?

When Couples Hit the Marriage Wall

Quentin Hafner wants to help married partners make it through the stage that does most couples in.