Tag: relationship help. advice

6 Ways To Find Peace

Finding peace is about exploring the world around us.  It is about engaging in social relationships.  It is about taking care of ourselves physically and mentally.  It is a constant exploration of our world, our motivations, and our attachments.  Here are some tips to begin that exploration: Understand that some people or things are not for…

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Why Your Relationship Sucks?

If you are reading this article you might be curious about what it says or you might be in a relationship that seems to be going downhill.  Have you ever thought that you could change something to make the relationship better?  Or are you constantly blaming the other person?  Here are some ideas that you can…

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A Loving Person is a Healthy Person

I continuously read articles and books about relationships.  Love relationships, specifically, seem to have something in common across local articles, such as the OC Register and popular relationship books like The Seven Principals for Making a Marriage Work by the Gottmans; they discuss how love helps us to live longer and healthier lives.  The notion is that: the immune…

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Relationship Stages

Relationships can be understood through stages.  Each of these stages may be unique for each couple, but they have common similar themes. The themes and actions in these stage can help us determine if our relationship is just going through a “normal” stage or if something is seriously going wrong.  It is normal to have…

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Ask! Don’t Tell

A huge communication barrier in relationships occurs when one party feels told what to do.  If one partner is too direct in their delivery or is telling the other partner what to do, that partner will probably respond defensively. The easiest way to resolve this too often communication problem is to: Ask, don’t tell.  Ask…

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After the Honeymoon Stage

We have all heard of the honeymoon stage in a relationship.  It is understood as the “happy, romantic” time of a relationship; the time when your partner is your biggest fan and you are theirs. The length of the honeymoon stage is debatable.  Some say it lasts from a few weeks to a few months,…

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