How to work through conflicts in your love relationship

When you build a strong foundation to your love relationship, it can withstand the most turbulent of storms that come your way. How to build a strong foundation? Find effective strategies of working through conflict (amongst other things). Here are 4 rules to live by: Continue reading How to work through conflicts in your love relationship

Why politeness is likely the first casualty of romantic relationships

Have you noticed how some couples in long-term relationships treat each other worse than you would ever think of treating a friend or an acquaintance? I hope that’s not the case in your love relationship. If it is, it may be time to consider implementing some changes.

There lies an assumption and expectation that if both people are committed, you’ll be loved whether or not you ignore rules of common courtesy.

That may be true to a certain extent, but it Continue reading Why politeness is likely the first casualty of romantic relationships

How to kick divorce in the ass

I know, I snuck it in there last week. The big “D” word…

Yes, this is my reality. I am 37. DI-to-the-freaking-VORCED. And sometimes wondering what the heck I’m doing with my life.

Nobody ever decides to get married with the intention of getting a divorce. But divorce happens. Sometimes, it hits you like a ton of bricks unexpectedly. Other times, you see it coming from a million miles away, and you still attempt to cling on to the security. Usually, any relationship (marriage or not) is over long before it actually “officially” ends. At least for one person anyway.

The difficulty is not in the decision itself, but in Continue reading How to kick divorce in the ass