What you believe about your relationship determines the relationship you end up with, and some of these common beliefs can be toxic.
Accepting your partner’s influence is a great strategy for gaining more respect, power, and influence.
The future success of your relationship is determined by the way in which you tell the Story of Us.
When partners do not choose each other day after day, trust and commitment erode away.
It is important that there are no parts of the relationship that are no go discussion areas.
Think of anger like an iceberg, a large piece of ice found floating in the open ocean. Most of the iceberg is hidden below the surface of the water.
Improving your sex life doesn’t happen overnight. Make an intentional effort to continue talking about sex in your relationship. Ask questions and be curious about your partner’s deepest desires.
It’s important to find ways to genuinely communicate affection and appreciation toward your partner. I encourage couples that I work with to use an admiration journal, which enables them to record something small they notice and connect it to a trait they admire in their partner.
Openly discussing sex is a powerful way to deepen intimacy and connection.
Agree on timing. Some individuals want to connect the moment they walk into the door. Others need to decompress on their own before they’re ready to interact. When this expectation goes unspoken it can create tension and leave both partners feeling missed by each other.