Keeping secrets from your partner is a form of betrayal and signifies a toxic relationship.
I believe that all individuals are responsible for their own behavior and happiness.
If you marry someone with drastically different values, you will face complex issues that could put you more at risk for divorce.
There are a lot of feelings and emotions that come with divorce
You may be at risk for a destructive relationship if you become so absorbed in your partner’s problems you don’t often have time to identify, or solve, your own.
Studies show that children adjust better to divorce if their parents minimize conflict and are more cooperative
After decades of being a therapist and lover of self-help books, I’ve come to realize that red flags usually appear fairly early on in failed relationships. For instance, most couples report that their relationship problems didn’t surface suddenly but are the result of buried resentment that can fester for years. Likewise, when a couple splits,…
Staying in a relationship that is going nowhere to avoid loneliness rarely produces good results.
Couples who discuss concerns in a timely and respectful way and adopt a “we’re in this together” mindset have a better chance of creating a happy long-lasting partnership.
It’s important to assure your kids that your new partner will not replace their other parent or change your relationship with them.
Sadly, we may put our faith in someone who we fall in love with blindly and fail to ask some of these crucial questions.
Many people fear relationship failure. Real love makes us feel vulnerable and we tend to have fear of the unknown.
As divorce rates among adults over 50 continue to climb, many adult children of long-time married parents may have difficulty dealing with feelings of bewilderment and loss – with few places to turn for advice and support.
“I used to believe that a breach of trust was something that couples could bounce back from quickly but I’ve gained insight about the ways this isn’t the case.”
Humbling oneself and confessing to the words or behavior that have caused your partner pain, upset, or harm can go a long way toward strengthening your marriage.
Here are four things to consider when expressing your needs to your partner.