Relationships

5 Things You Need To Spark Your Relationship

5 Things You Need To Spark Your Relationship

“The spark” is a phrase that’s a used one a lot when it comes to romantic relationships. In fact, you might have felt “the spark” in the beginning of your relationship. Hence, the "honeymoon phase." However, like every other fire, “the spark” needs to be kept alive....

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3 Skills You Need To Improve Your Relationships

3 Skills You Need To Improve Your Relationships

If you want to improve your relationships, the most important thing to do is improve how you communicate. When both people know and understand how to communicate properly, they feel connected, heard and understood. But when effective communication is lacking, both...

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Feeling Resentful Toward Your Partner? Try This

Feeling Resentful Toward Your Partner? Try This

Many people who come to therapy cite frustration with their partner as one of the major issues they face. This frustration almost always stems from unmet expectations. Expectations play a huge role in relationship satisfaction - and in life. Couples who are frustrated...

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3 Ways Therapy Can Help Your Marriage

3 Ways Therapy Can Help Your Marriage

Even happily married couples can hit obstacles along the way. When this happens, couples can either go it alone and try to work through their issues themselves, or they can seek the guidance of a trained and experienced marriage counselor. While some couples believe...

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4 Ways To Stop Enabling Your Adult Child

4 Ways To Stop Enabling Your Adult Child

According to recent census data, more than half of people aged 18 to 24 years old live with their parents. Roughly 13% of adults ages 25 to 35 do as well. While many of these are hard-working individuals trying to save money to pay off school loans, buy a house, or...

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How To Help Someone Who Is Grieving

How To Help Someone Who Is Grieving

Watching someone you care about suffer with grief and loss can feel helpless. For many of us, we don’t know what to say or we fear we may say the wrong thing, so we don’t say anything at all. Maybe we assume they just want to be left alone because it’s what we would...

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How To Set Healthy Boundaries

How To Set Healthy Boundaries

Relationships can only be healthy when both people have the space to be themselves and maintain their personal integrity. Sadly, many people find themselves in relationships, romantic or otherwise, with people who do not respect boundaries and feel entitled to have...

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5 Ways to Overcome Codependence

5 Ways to Overcome Codependence

Do you find you accept responsibility for a loved one's emotions or actions? Are you constantly trying to please others? Do you neglect your own needs and have difficulty setting realistic personal boundaries? Do you often feel resentful, yet have difficulty stepping...

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