Relationships are Like Bank Accounts

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 by

Have you made your daily love deposit yet? Relationships are like bank accounts – if you make regular deposits, then when there’s a withdrawal (like a fight or misunderstanding), the recovery rate is much quicker.   Deposits of positive memories will balance and eliminate withdrawals or even overdrafts when negative events create negative memories. It

Gary Chapman wrote a book called “The 5 Love Languages.” Did you know there were 5 love languages? It’s a fascinating look at what people need out of a relationship, and how understanding your partner’s love language can keep a relationship alive and happy. And of course, not knowing your partner’s love language can create

Relationships are a serious commitment. Every relationship has periods of intense passion, awesomeness, happiness, comfort and companionship… and periods of ugliness, pain, boredom, insecurity and even loneliness. So… relationship or rollercoaster? You choose! Maintaining a relationship means riding the roller coaster of emotions and doing what you can to allow love to conquer all! “We

You’ve seen them – couples who have been together practically since the beginning of time… still as happy and in love as the day they were smitten with Cupid’s arrow. What is their secret? How do they stay together, and happy, while others fall apart? Even the happiest couples have their ups and downs, but

Your Last Goodbye

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 by

When you said your last goodbye with your partner… did you say, “I love you”? Three little words that are spoken so easily when the relationship is new… and often so rarely as the years go by. But what if there were no tomorrow? What if your goodbye was indeed the last one? Would you

You’ve probably heard the saying, ‘Happy wife happy life.” Of course it applies equally to “happy husbands!”. I found a very funny perspective on things on A little wine and romance will go further towards getting me in mood than humping my leg like a horny golden retriever. Also, helping around the house will

What’s your weakest link? It is said that the strength of any chain is only as much as the weakest link. In life, these links are the mental, emotional and physical aspects of you. In order to remain strong, each link must be equally strong. Strength in each link of the chain is built with

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What’s the Common Denominator?

Wednesday, 24 July 2013 by

Relationship patterns are glaringly obvious to outsiders but almost impossible to see when you’re in them. However, if you’ve experienced the “same situation, different face” syndrome for the past few relationships, it’s time to take a hard look at why these patterns exist. And, what you can learn from them. Relationship patterns (really, any patterns)

Have you watered your lawn lately? Sometimes the grass is always greener on the other side: someone else has it better, has more of what you want, and less of what you don’t want. Do you ever look across the fence at the neighbour’s lawn and notice that it is greener and better looking than

Is your head spinning in the rat race or are you too scared to get off the wheel? You’ve probably heard coaches telling you to “take action” on your dreams. And that’s great. Action is the only way to get things done. But… are you spinning your wheels in place sometimes? Are you being efficient?