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4 Surprising Truths About Keeping Love Alive

All relationships go through hard seasons. Especially if you and your partner have been together a long time, you have probably felt the cyclical...

Are You Too Empathetic In Your Relationship? 4 Ways To Tell

Meryl Streep once said, “The great gift of humans is that we have the power of empathy.” Empathy, or the ability to recognize someone else’s emotions...

Patricia Thompson, PhD
July 21 2015

Why You Always Have The Same Old Fight: A Couples Therapist Explains

Do you notice that you and your partner always end up having "the same old argument"? It's as if it doesn’t matter at all where the conversation or...

15 Amazingly Simple Ways To Improve Your Relationship Today

In the beginning of your relationship, you smiled from the minute you woke up to the moment you laid your head on your pillow to go to sleep. The...

5 Signs You're An Emotionally Intelligent Person

Emotional intelligence (also known as "EQ") is the Queen of all intelligence, reflecting the strength of our connection to other people, in public or...

The Top 5 Communication Rules For A Great Relationship

Communication is a challenge for anyone, even at the best of times. But why is communication so difficult, especially in relationships?

Monika Zands
June 18 2015

The 5 Characteristics Of Couples That Last

As a coach and soon-to-be therapist, I spend a great deal of time and energy studying relationships: what helps them to succeed, what leads to their...

Amita Patel, LMSW
May 31 2015

Why We Should All Give Each Other More Compliments

Generating more positive energy through this very simple act can be a powerful way to make a difference in the world.

Kaia Roman
May 27 2015

Why You Should Stop Texting

"I was talking to my friend about that last week," a 20-something client explained to me in a recent session, following up on a previous discussion we...

Sheryl Paul, M.A.
May 7 2015

How To Help Your Therapist Help You

You’ve mustered up the courage to say, “Something’s off in my life right now." You seek the assistance of a helping professional to get back on track,...

Amanda Bowers
May 7 2015

5 Lessons All Parents Could Learn From Buddhism

As Buddhism continues to increase in popularity in Western culture, certain principles have entered the discourse of how to be a better parent. The...

Krissy Pozatek, MSW
May 5 2015

What I Wish More People Understood About Polyamory

The same skills you need in a two-person relationship you need in a poly relationship.

Emma Dixon, PhD
May 1 2015

5 Signs You're A Helicopter Parent

While the idea of "helicopter parenting" was originally developed as a concept for parents with college-age students, it's also totally possible to be...

How To Know When You Should Text, Call, Or Talk In Person

How often do you think about the method you use to communicate? How often do you consciously decide to text someone rather than send an email? Or ask...

Neha Sangwan, M.D.
April 28 2015