Do Married Couples Still Need Alone Time?

Remember the early days of your marriage?  The beginning was filled with date nights, romantic surprises, weekend getaways, and nights spent canoodling in front of the TV.  But the honeymoon phase typically only lasts about 6 months.  (Maybe 1-2 years for the lucky ones.)  Once it’s over, all that one-on-one time makes you feel claustrophobic.  […]

Remember the early days of your marriage?  The beginning was filled with date nights, romantic surprises, weekend getaways, and nights spent canoodling in front of the TV.  But the honeymoon phase typically only lasts about

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The Ultimate Political Debate: Should Politics Matter in Dating?

The 2016 election erased a lot of taboos about politics.  Once upon a time, it was considered uncouth to discuss who were voting for in the workplace, at dinner, or even with family.  Now, people are practically shouting their political affiliations at anyone who will listen.  But there’s still one unanswered question in this great […]

The 2016 election erased a lot of taboos about politics.  Once upon a time, it was considered uncouth to discuss who were voting for in the workplace, at dinner, or even with family.  Now, people

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The Holidays and Your In-Laws: A Survival Guide

The holidays can be stressful.  Between balancing budgets for holiday gifts, booking travel, and closing out year-end workload, there’s a lot going on.  Not to mention, reuniting with extended family can test your limits.  But things get especially tense when you don’t get along with your in-laws. There are several lucky people out there who […]

The holidays can be stressful.  Between balancing budgets for holiday gifts, booking travel, and closing out year-end workload, there’s a lot going on.  Not to mention, reuniting with extended family can test your limits.  But

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When Should You Two Move In Together?

Things are going well between you and your sweetheart.  You don’t argue a lot, you enjoy each other’s company, and things are great in the intimacy department.  You’ve been hanging out for a while, and you feel it’s time to take the next step.  But you’re afraid to bring it up.  Is it too soon […]

Things are going well between you and your sweetheart.  You don’t argue a lot, you enjoy each other’s company, and things are great in the intimacy department.  You’ve been hanging out for a while, and

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Less Millennials Are Getting Married. Here’s Why…

Millennials are known as the disruptors.  They’ve singlehandedly changed the way technology impacts our lives.  They’ve courageously embraced diversity and inclusion in every facet of their existence.  And they’ve showed prior generations they aren’t afraid to live life on their own terms.  Now, it seems they’ve set themselves apart even more.  They’re getting married later. […]

Millennials are known as the disruptors.  They’ve singlehandedly changed the way technology impacts our lives.  They’ve courageously embraced diversity and inclusion in every facet of their existence.  And they’ve showed prior generations they aren’t afraid

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Open Relationships: Are They Right For You?

For decades, we’ve been groomed to see a committed relationship one way—as a monogamous union between two people.  Of course, it’s natural to still feel attracted to other people.  Especially after several years together.  But acting on those urges has always been defined as cheating.  That is, until now.  Roughly 20% of the dating public […]

For decades, we’ve been groomed to see a committed relationship one way—as a monogamous union between two people.  Of course, it’s natural to still feel attracted to other people.  Especially after several years together.  But

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How to Deal with a Breakup

I was emotionally devastated. He broke off a 4-year relationship by text, cheapening our relationship to a teenage fling. His immediate demands:  that I leave his house and that he was moving his mother in. Unfortunately, most of us will go through a painful breakup at least once in our lifetime. Here are some helpful ways […]

I was emotionally devastated. He broke off a 4-year relationship by text, cheapening our relationship to a teenage fling. His immediate demands:  that I leave his house and that he was moving his mother in. Unfortunately,

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Why You Keep Failing at Romantic Relationships

It’s no secret. Romantic relationships are hard work.  Sure, there’s cause to celebrate once you’ve got a steady thing going.  You can ditch the apps and focus on the person in front of you.  But a long-term relationship isn’t a reward for all your years on the dating battlefield.  The real work has just begun.  […]

It’s no secret. Romantic relationships are hard work.  Sure, there’s cause to celebrate once you’ve got a steady thing going.  You can ditch the apps and focus on the person in front of you.  But

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What To Do When Your Spouse Is Annoying

Love has its incredible moments.  Memories of your wedding day put a smile on your face.  Date night is a highlight of every week.  But love has its downside. Sometimes, your other half is just too much to bear.  Maybe you’re just in a bad mood and in need of alone time.  Or you’re still […]

Love has its incredible moments.  Memories of your wedding day put a smile on your face.  Date night is a highlight of every week.  But love has its downside. Sometimes, your other half is just

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Beware of Kittenfishing—Online Dating’s Newest Danger

When it comes to online dating, most people are familiar with catfishing.  It’s the phenomenon in which a person presents themselves as a completely different person.  Different photos, different occupation, different everything.  It’s likely their name isn’t even real.  Consider kittenfishing a milder form of catfishing.  However, it’s just as bad. What Is Kittenfishing? Kittenfishing […]

When it comes to online dating, most people are familiar with catfishing.  It’s the phenomenon in which a person presents themselves as a completely different person.  Different photos, different occupation, different everything.  It’s likely their

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