Jul 282014
Developing Intuition in Your Relationship

Using your intuition helps you make quicker, more inspired decisions. Developing intuition in your relationship will help you connect with your partner and see your relationship more clearly. Intuition is particularly important when you’re dealing with relationship problems, because intuition helps you sort through the clutter and noise, so you can get to the root of the problem. The Intuitive Way: The Definitive Guide to Increasing Your Awareness by Penney Peirce

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Jul 242014
How to Save Your Marriage Without Counseling

Many women ask me how to save a marriage without going to a relationship counselor. These eight tips are based on quotations about forgiveness, love, and hope for the future — because not all husbands want to go to marriage counseling  and not all couples can afford it. Since learning how to save a marriage is a process, I encourage you to read One New Habit To Fix Your Marriage: 10

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Jul 212014
Dealing With Unresolved Anger in Relationships

Past hurts and arguments are painful, and they don’t vanish overnight. These for dealing with unresolved anger in your relationship will help you break free from emotional baggage. Harriet Lerner, author of Dance of Anger: A Woman’s Guide to Changing the Patterns of Intimate Relationships says, “Anger is a tricky emotion.  It signals that something is wrong but it doesn’t tell us what is wrong or how to approach the problem in

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Jul 172014
5 Ways to Deal With Relationship Problems

We all have relationship problems at some point. How we deal with the problem can make or break our relationship, for better or worse, for richer or poorer. Here’s a quick summary of five different ways to deal with different types of relationship problems….for better or worse. How One of You Can Bring the Two of You Together: Breakthrough Strategies to Resolve Your Conflicts and Reignite Your Love by Susan Page

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Jul 162014
How to Stop Anxiety From Ruining Your Relationship

These tips on how to stop anxiety disorders from ruining love relationships are inspired by a reader’s comment. He struggles with an anxiety disorder, and is learning how his feelings affect his relationships. He feels anxious and trapped, he likes to be by himself, and he always second-guesses his feelings about the woman he’s dating. Anxious in Love: How to Manage Your Anxiety, Reduce Conflict, and Reconnect with Your Partner by Carolyn

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Jul 152014
How to Prepare to Walk Away From a Relationship

These six tips for preparing to walk away from a relationship are inspired by a reader. She looking for practical and emotional advice on leaving a man she’s been with for years. Divorce – Think Financially, Not Emotionally: What Women Need To Know About Securing Their Financial Future Before, During, and After Divorce by Jeffrey A. Landers is the best place to start when you’re leaving a marriage or common-law relationship.

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Jul 112014
10 Creative Ways to Reduce Relationship Stress

These creative ways to reduce relationship stress aren’t just for couples – they’ll help take the pressure off all sorts of partnerships: work, community, volunteer, family, and friends. Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers, Third Edition by Robert Sapolsky is an excellent resource for people who are prone to the anxiety, frustration, and even depression that stress can bring. It’s a guide to stress-related disorders, and coping with how stress affects relationships.

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Jul 092014
8 Reasons  Why You Are So Unhappy

Here are a few reasons you’re asking “why am I so unhappy?” It’s normal to feel unhappy – and the source of happiness may be closer than you think. But it’s not in a person, place, or thing. There are dozens of books on increasing happiness on Amazon, and I think How We Choose to Be Happy: The 9 Choices of Extremely Happy People – Their Secrets, Their Stories by Rick Foster

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Jul 042014
Why Do People Cheat in Relationships?

Here’s a list of reasons why people cheat in relationships, plus a summary of the times when spouses are most likely to cheat in marriage. I like the title When Good People Have Affairs: Inside the Hearts & Minds of People in Two Relationships by Mira Kirshenbaum because it reminds me that cheating doesn’t necessarily mean people are evil or bad. It means they made a really bad choice and betrayed their marriage

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Jul 022014
10 Tips for Building a Life Outside Your Relationship

No boyfriend or husband – no matter how awesome he is – can meet all your needs. Learn how to build a life outside your relationship – and how to stop expecting your partner to give you everything you think you need. You may need more than these tips, especially if you’ve been “stuck” in your relationship for awhile! Read Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself: How to Lose Your Mind

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