Understanding the signs of negativity that could be festering in a relationship.
What is the secret ingredient to the recipe for achieving balance in a relationship? When Mr. Miyagi advised, “Whole life have a balance. Everything be better,” to Daniel-San (The Karate Kid, 1984), the context wasn’t balanced relationship or romance. But more than three decades later, the words couldn’t be more relevant to modern love. One
Between the days getting shorter, the weather turning colder, and the trees becoming barer, autumn doesn’t sound like something to be excited about. And yet, we all wait for it. The longer nights, those cozy snuggle sessions, and the beautiful foliage covering the streets. The world is ablaze with color and the fall season brings
How to handle arguments in a relationship? Before we get into that, let me show you how not to do it. “I am so mad at you right now,” said Jane through gritted teeth as she paced around in the bedroom. “What did I do?” enquired the ever-clueless boyfriend. “Oh nothing at all, you have
My mother has been practicing family law for over 45 years. Whenever I come across some of her divorce cases, I can’t help but wonder “Why do cheating husbands stay married?” Sure, it’s not an easy decision to end a marriage. But there must be some pretty strong reasons that make it difficult for men
My introduction to vulnerability in a relationship came in the most embarrassing of forms. The first time my girlfriend said she loved me, I pretty much ran in the other direction. Two years later, a similar situation arose – obviously with a different girl. This time I was better prepared. I had spent a good
I’ve recently come out of an enmeshed relationship and – spoiler alert – it wasn’t pretty. Breakups are always difficult but imagine them being 10x more guilt-ridden. That, folks, is how I felt ending this particular relationship. The worst part is that being in the relationship was just as difficult, if not more. And it’s
It’s a strange feeling, is it not? Having to Google the signs of deception in a relationship? Some would say if things have come this far, it’s already too late and you should have backed out a long time ago. But you don’t give up on a relationship until it’s the only option left. You
Exploring what it is that makes relationships the most demanding yet the most rewarding aspects of our lives.