4 Signs to End a Toxic Relationship

Okay, I get it. Feeling lonely sucks! However, if the decision to stick with some one who treats you horribly or at the very least, does not treat you the way you should be treated (not everyone gets waited on and I understand that)- YOU HAVE MADE THE WRONG DECISION....more

Is Your Relationship Worth it?

I often find myself speaking with women, both clients and friends, who are wondering what to do about conflict in their intimate relationships.  “All we do is fight,” I’ll hear, or “he’s just a selfish jerk,” or other unhappy commentaries about what’s happening in the relationship. When I ask why they stay in it, the most common answer I get is, “Well, when it’s good, it’s really good, but when it’s bad, it’s REALLY bad.”...more

Taking Him for Granted

I want to love you like you do!

I love the way you look at me. Your eyes talk to me about love and about us. They have so many things to say.Your eyes try to tell me stories- stories about our beautiful tomorrows that await me. They exude warmth and promises. The warmth it showers weaves a cocoon of your love around me. It makes me feel at home. It makes me want to stay in this warm cocoon forever....more

Some Very Practical Things Every Struggling Couple Should Know About Marriage

By Malini Bhatia, Founder and CEO of Marriage.com...more

5 Things To Know About My Mental Illness — Before You Say You Love Me

I push, I run, I retreat, I test you — because I don’t know how else to admit that I’m scared of losing you.It’s that moment — the one where we realize that we’re beginning to care a little too much, getting a little too close, feeling drawn in in that unexpected way.Maybe we were casual friends, but now we’re suddenly becoming best friends, deep friends, real friends, needing each other in a way we never did before....more
This is really... beautiful.  Can I call it that? The struggle is real. After joining NAMI last ...more

6 Daily Choices That Will Improve Your Relationship

Whatever self-care looks like for you, prioritize it without apology. Your relationship will reap the benefits.Over the course of a long-term relationship, you will need to make many Big Choices as a couple. Serious, life-altering decisions such as, “Should we move across the country so I can take that job?” and “Should we get married?” and “Are we ready to have kids?” and “How should we tackle this unexpected financial crisis?”...more

Something Personal on V day!

So, the day of love is finally over. It was just like any other day for me. It was just another Sunday. Like any other Sundays, I did my laundry, cooking and every other thing that weekdays don’t permit me. I played with my kid before his bathtime like every weekend. Nothing was special today except after two months, my Hubby could make it to be home in weekends....more

10 questions to ask yourself about your partner

 You are a part of a couple…but you hesitate…you don’t know if you are having a good relationship or something is going wrong. In this case you should ask yourself some things to make clean if everything is fine… Maybe you’re wondering if it’s time to cut and run, or maybe you’re thinking it’s time to take things to the next level. These questions can help you figure out where you stand....more

Relationship Destroying Behavior: 6 Tips for Defending Against Defensiveness

There are four behaviors so deadly to a relationship, be it a romantic, familial, or business, that they have been called ‘The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse’ by relationship expert, John Gottman, Ph.D. This is the third in a series of articles devoted to understanding the impact of each of these behaviors. I’ve included tips, tools and strategies to help you reduce the impact of the behaviors, which are:...more
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