When you’re a couple, your conversation skills can draw you closer together or drive you apart. Do you give each other love and support, or do you resort to nagging and shutting down? You might assume that loving your partner would be enough, but most of us can benefit from practicing interacting effectively. In fact, almost 70% of divorces are caused by communication … [Read more...] about 12 Important Conversation Skills for Couples
Read This if You Regret Breaking Up
If there's a bright side to breaking up, it could be the opportunity to move on to the next chapter in your life. However, that may be out of the question when you have regrets about ending your relationship. Maybe you and your ex are the kind of couple who can overcome your differences and go on to find lasting love. Then again, maybe you made the right decision, and you … [Read more...] about Read This if You Regret Breaking Up
A Couple’s Guide to Working as a Team
On the job, you learn to collaborate with others even if you don't have much in common with them. If you can do that, you might think it would be easy to work as a team with your significant other. Unfortunately, this winds up being a major challenge for many couples. As much as you love each other, you may need to develop skills that will help you to interact effectively. … [Read more...] about A Couple’s Guide to Working as a Team
What Will You Do If You’re Caught in a Love Triangle?
You may think love triangles are entertaining when you see them at the movies or on TV. In real life, they’re much less fun. You’re liable to wind up breaking your heart and wasting your time. So, why do these relationships develop in the first place? It’s usually by accident. Your ex comes back into the picture after you become involved with someone else. You start chatting … [Read more...] about What Will You Do If You’re Caught in a Love Triangle?
Modern Rules for Handling Income Inequality in Your Relationships
Money is a major source of conflict in many relationships. Disagreements and awkwardness can become even more intense when you make significantly more or less than your partner. The situation is becoming more common in the aftermath of the pandemic. While some recessions spread their losses around equally, COVID-19 widened the gap between rich and poor. How can you keep … [Read more...] about Modern Rules for Handling Income Inequality in Your Relationships