Articles with the tag relationships

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 […]

How to Find the Strength to Leave a Relationship

It takes tremendous courage to leave a relationship that no longer fits. It takes tremendous self-love to know you deserve better. It takes tremendous faith to believe something better, someone better lies just around the corner in your future. It takes tremendous wisdom to feel deep in your bones that you were born to live […]

4 Keys to Bring Back the Passion in Long Term Relationships

Like brother and sister. Haven’t you heard that phrase being used to describe husband and wife or partners who’ve been together for the longest time? One challenge in long term relationships is keeping the passion alive. The love may still be there, but it’s the kind of love you feel for a sibling, or a […]

5 Valentine’s Day Date & Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day is a day for expressing our love and admiration for our loved ones, but it is no secret that finding the perfect way to celebrate can cause a lot of pressure. If you are newly dating you are walking a fine line between the date being fun or too intimate. If you happen […]

10 Questions to Ask Before Getting Married

Tying the knot might sound lovely and easy on paper, however, in practice, it can become one of the most stressful events in your life. What you once thought to be a spotless fairy tale come true plan can easily be shattered by the realities of modern life, particularly the economy. Surely, there are lots of […]

Using Self-Care to Overcome Codependency

There is a series on Netflix now called Love, that is a Jude Apatow romantic comedy about a socially awkward man in his 30s trying to date a smart, successful, and beautiful woman in her 30s, who also happens to be a recovering sex and alcohol addict. I’ll admit that some parts of this show […]