Tips on how to build a strong and happy relationship with your romantic partner to make sure that it will last. Articles about problems, disagreements and toxic patterns that often arise in relationships and ways to prevent and handle them.

5 Signs of Demand-Withdrawal Patterns in a Relationship

There are unhealthy powerplay habits that happen in relationships. They’re called demand-withdrawal patterns. This has become a serious problem. There are various reasons why marriages don’t work. One of those reasons is something called the demand-withdrawal pattern. This strange dynamic reduces each person to a role that rarely changes. Who’s demanding and who’s withdrawing? The demanding person in the relationship is usually the…

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10 Signs You’re Not Ready for Marriage and Should Not Hurry

Maybe you’re not ready for marriage. No matter how much you love each other, it just might be too soon. Marriage is a serious step. It requires dedication and communication skills that most people don’ t have. That is why there are so many divorces.  It’s truly a sad situation when marriages fall apart because marriage was designed to bring two people together…

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Zodiac Signs and Love: What Your Astrological Sign Reveals

As you may already know, you could learn a lot about yourself from your zodiac sign - from how intelligent or how sensitive you are to what kind of clothes or shoes are best suited to you according to your sign. Therefore, it makes sense that the dominant personality traits of your zodiac sign would also dictate how you act when you're in…

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7 Things Chronic Cheaters Do in Relationships: How to Spot Them

To cheat once is commonly seen as a mistake. But chronic cheaters never really stop cheating. But you can spot them if you try. I’ve been on both sides of this coin. I’ve cheated and I have been cheated on by others. If I were to go back in time, it would be difficult to sort all the situations. But I do know…

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How to Stop Thinking about Your Ex? 5 Things You Can Do

Whether you’ve just gone through a breakup or lost an important friend, the grief you feel is very real and can seem to last forever if you stay focused on someone. Sometimes, you just can't stop thinking about your ex-friend or lover who is not a part of your life anymore. The fact is, breakups and losing friends is a painful but inevitable…

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5 Signs of a Power Imbalance in Your Relationship & What to Do

A power imbalance can be a dangerous thing in a relationship. Unfortunately, they will affect almost any couple as sharing your life with someone can be tricky. If there are love and care in a relationship, these power imbalances can be easy to address. Here are five of the most common signs of a power imbalance and what to do about them to…

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6 Examples of Negging in Relationships & How to Deal with It

Emotional manipulation can also be seen as negging. There are many examples of negging which can damage your self-esteem. It seems there’s never a shortage of manipulative behavior. Although people are basically good, they are also selfish because not all people who use manipulative tactics have a personality or mental disorder. Some just want to get the upper hand. There are many examples…

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Traits of an Interdependent Relationship & Differences from Codependence

Do you have an interdependent relationship with your partner, or is it codependent? Both types of relationships imply reliance, but one is less healthy than the other. This article explains interdependent relationships and how they stand apart from codependent ones. The knowledge will make yours less of a headache to manage. What is an interdependent relationship? Strictly defined, an interdependent, secure relationship between…

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7 Unexpected Reasons Why Women Cheat on the Men They Love

We hear about men cheating all the time, but we don’t hear as much about why women cheat. I think that's very odd. It’s true, we hear so many stories about men and how they cheat on their loving wives. So many of us women even start calling men “dogs” and labeling them all as cheaters. But to be fair, there are probably…

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Companionate Love: Probably the Most Durable Yet Rare One

We are all searching for love and there are the luckiest among us who find companionate love, the rarest love. Love is one of the most valued concepts in the world. We are all searching for that one special person to spend our lives with. There are many kinds of love in the world, the love we share with friends, with family, and…

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