Articles with the tag relationships

A Commitment to Increasing Intimacy

Immediately when I use the word intimacy you might think of sex. But looking at the definition of intimacy: Closeness, togetherness, affinity, rapport, attachment, familiarity, friendliness, friendship, amity, affection, warmth, confidence… you can see sex is not included. Why? Because you can have sex without intimacy. But truly, in my experience, the best sex is […]

Self-Care Tips To Heal Yourself After A Painful Breakup

For many people, the end of a relationship can feel like the end of life, entirely. Everything as they once were has perished, only leaving behind memories. No matter how you may be feeling right now, this pivotal phase is a grand opportunity to change the course of your life and build unwavering love for […]

4 Myths About Having a Dream Wedding

We’ve all been fed this dream of having a magnificent wedding. A glorious event where the bride is wearing a big, beautiful white dress as she walks down an aisle of rose petals while hundreds of people watch her marry the love of her life, then the couple lives happily ever after. Your entire marriage […]

How to Have a Successful Long Distance Relationship

Long distance relationships are a relatively new concept; with digital technologies making it easier than ever to stay in contact with people from all over the world. While a long-distance relationship certainly isn’t a traditional approach to a relationship, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s not a viable one. Related: Platonic Intimacy: Why It’s Better than […]

Useful Tips For Dealing With Divorce Stress

When you’re going through a divorce, you have to question some of the most important decisions and aspects of your life up until this point. This can leave anyone feeling drained and stressed out to the point of helplessness. A big part of your life is being affected and it’s perfectly understandable that you might […]

Are You In A Codependent Relationship? Here’s How To Deal With It

Defining a codependent relationship can be quite complex. If one partner is codependent, what does that make of the other person in the relationship? Do both of them have mental issues? Then too, don’t all relationships have some degree of dependency? Codependency became a buzzword a few years back. Here’s a more precise description of […]

Platonic Intimacy: Why It’s Better than Mere Friendship

A friendship with platonic intimacy gives you the best of both worlds. It’s a relationship without the sex and complications that are inevitable with a romantic partner, but there’s a profound affinity that you can’t get from mere friendship alone.

4 Challenges of Marriage in The Modern World and How to Handle Them

Millennials are facing challenges to marriage that are vastly different from those of their parents and grandparents. This generation (born between 1981-1996) are also getting married at an older age than their parents. But chronological age aside, their values and how they view their roles in matrimony are vastly different from those of the older […]

How to Know if Your Partner is ‘The One’

The concept of soulmates dates back to 360 BC in Plato’s Symposium. Plato tells us a story that describes humans as originally having four arms, four legs, and a single head made of two faces. He explains that we were all split from our other halves, constantly trying to put ourselves back together. Related: How […]