Why more couples are choosing to live apart

For many couples, moving in together signifies a big step in the relationship. Traditionally, this meant marriage, although nowadays most cohabit before getting married,...

15 Signs Your Partner Is An Enlightened Soul

What does it mean to be enlightened? Exact definitions vary, but the general idea is the same: that an enlightened person is someone who...

How a Tarot Reading Helped Me End My 6-Year Relationship

"Please, not the Death card," I muttered to myself while my tarot reader was shuffling the deck for my first ever tarot reading. I...

Is Your Family Dysfunctional? Your Partner Sees It

Why fresh eyes can be crucial in identifying longstanding family dynamics. In Lisa Jewel’s novel The House We Grew Up In, main character Rory braces himself...

10 Signs You’re Not A Hopeless Romantic, You’re A Masochist

There isn’t a lot I wouldn’t do for love, but sometimes I wonder if I’m truly a Ride or Die or just attracted to...

Do open relationships really work?

Open relationships typically describe couples in which the partners have agreed on sexual activity with someone other than their primary romantic partner, while maintaining...

I’m Over My Ex, So Why Am I Jealous Of His...

Even when you know that your breakup was the right decision and you’ve happily moved on, it can be painful to discover that your...

People Pleasing Is Nonsense

I’ve spent my life perfecting the fine art of “people-pleasing.” When my kiddos were babies, and we would go to a restaurant, you could find...

How To Date Your Best Friend

It is possible to grow from best friends into lovers The transformation from best friends to lovers: it happened in ‘When Harry Met Sally’ and...

When Your Loved One Has to Travel Alone

Life is in session. My wife has to make an emergency trip overseas and will be gone for an eternity—well, three whole weeks—and I...

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