sacred spaces for relationships

Some spaces are just sacred, whether we treat them as such or not. And, while we all SAY it’s important to limit our screen time and choose times and places safe from the interruption of our devices… not many of us are doing it. Perhaps that’s because, although we acknowledge the danger, we don’t see it. Take … Read more

5 important questions to ask a potential partner

important questions

So you meet a Special Someone that has “potential”, and the two of you seem to click. The future feels bright! Inside, you’re full of questions and things you’d love to know about him or her. It’s an exciting and exhilarating place to be, and a little dangerous! It’s dangerous because we likely have been … Read more

four strategies to get what you want in your relationship

relationship

It happened again. When Angela asked her husband Justin to help her fold the laundry, he sarcastically complained about her lack of appreciation for all the things that he did for the family. Angela thought to herself, “What the heck just happened here? We’re getting into a conflict over the laundry! Is there any hope … Read more

six relational friction reducers

relational friction

In relationships, we understand that opposites attract. We think, “Hey, you’re intriguing and interesting to me.” Then after we get to know each other, and have been together for a year or two- or get married- those opposites can attack! What was cute when we were dating may become caustic if we’re not careful. There … Read more