Improving your relationship

In these posts, we investigate in which areas our relationship can be improved. We also explore how we can improve our relationship in areas in which we perceive shortcomings.

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Relationship Killers, Part 4: It’s Always Your Fault

Have you ever found yourself in a relationship where you constantly feel picked on? Do you know someone who complains about their partner’s behavior, always criticizing and finding fault with everything they do?  If so, you’re not alone. This is a common complaint in relationships, and there is a psychological explanation behind this phenomenon.  In

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10 Actionable Tips for Singles and Couples to Deal with Holiday Stress

The holiday season, with its blend of joyous festivities and family gatherings, is not always reason for joy and happiness. In fact, for many people, it is a time of holiday stress. If you do not have a partner, the holiday season may evoke feelings of acute loneliness as you see others immersed in the

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5 Red Flags in Relationships You Should Never Ignore

Whether you’re searching for a partner or you already are in a relationship, it’s crucial to watch out for red flags in relationships that could indicate problems that loom on the horizon. These signs are important for everyone, no matter your background or age. In this article, we’re going to look at five common red

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Identify and break free from toxic relationship patterns

Navigating relationships isn’t always a walk in the park. We’ve all grappled with the complexities of love, leaving us scratching our heads wondering “What went wrong?” While all relationships are unique, just as we as individuals are unique, there are some common toxic relationship patterns that can be observed in struggling relationships. These behavior patterns

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5 Ways to Be More Accepting of Your Partner

Have you ever noticed that the more intimately you know someone, the more their quirks and habits can set you on edge? Whether it’s their laissez-faire attitude towards tidiness or their knack for leaving doors ajar, those idiosyncrasies can turn into sticking points. And it’s not just about the quirks; life sometimes throws unexpected curveballs

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How to overcome negative thoughts in your relationship

Do you ever find yourself entangled in a web of negative thoughts about your partner? Little things, like their messiness, their loudness, or their handling of finances, can get under your skin. It’s only natural that as we build a life together, irritations arise, and negative thoughts come knocking at the door. Negative thoughts breed

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The 5 Questions You Must Ask to Assess Your Relationship

It’s impossible to know what your partner really feels for you. And yet, many of us grind ourselves up trying to figure out the “true” feelings of our partner. Since you can’t know for sure what your significant other is thinking or feeling, what can you do to figure out if your relationship is on

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Are You Struggling with Couple Envy? Here’s How to Break the Cycle

Are you a victim of couple envy? Are you checking out the Facebook pages of your friends and acquaintances and involuntarily find yourself making comparisons between your life and theirs? When watching movies or reading books, do you sometimes find that your own life and relationship somehow seem to drag behind what they should be?

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