Chances are you've been through a breakup at some point in your life. Whether it was a recent and difficult breakup, or a high school sweetheart from years ago, these events shape who we are and how we form new relationships. Learning how to accept and validate your feelings is critical to moving on and forming a new happy and healthy relationship. Listen to today's show to learn how to examine
It's easy to rationalize the negative ways we talk or act toward our partner. In fact, rationalizing bad behavior often leads to conflict and the eroding of a relationship. Listen to this episode to learn why excuses and rationalizations creep into even the best of marriages, and how help couples identify and eliminate them. In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include: Learn why it's so hard to be
We feel like you know a lot about us, but we don't know anything about you — and we want that to change. We want to know more about you! A bunch of free relationship tools are coming your way over the next 60 days, and we wanted to make sure it's the kind of content you can really use to strengthen and improve your relationship. When you give us your feedback, we'll
Over decades of research, psychologists John and Julie Gottman, found there are four factors that predict relationship failure — Criticism, Contempt, Defensiveness and Stonewalling. Unsurprisingly, these 4 factors all relate to how we treat one another, especially when we don’t see eye to eye. The Gottman’s call these behaviors the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse because without change, they will undoubtedly lead to the end of your relationship. Chase and I have shared
The incidence of infidelity in the United States is greater than 50%. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to realize that we're doing something wrong. A huge part of preventing infidelity is communication with your partner. For example, have you communicated your deepest sexual desires to your partner without fear of judgement? Today's show will outline the steps to share feelings like this and to affair proof your relationship. In this
When expectations in your relationship don’t meet reality, disappointment is bound to happen. Whether you find yourself struggling with too high or too low expectations, finding the balance is key to being happier and more satisfied in your relationship. Listen to today’s show with Dr. Sarah Vannier to learn how to manage expectations and avoid disappointment in your relationship. In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include: How creating
We all know our relationships would benefit from limiting the amount of time we spend on our phones. So, why is it so damn hard to put the phone down!? The average person spends about 4 hours each day on their phone - 4 HOURS! What if we spent 10% of that time nurturing our relationship? That's 10 full hours a month that can be dedicated to date nights. Yes, please!