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If you are already in a relationship we are here to help you make the best of it by providing many excellent articles about relationship challenges, relationship tips, answers to your relationship questions and some intriguing relationship quizzes.
Have you achieved your full potential? Perhaps you’re feeling unfulfilled and know in your heart you’re not the best you could be? If so these articles may help you to see the way forward.
Why our sex life changes and what to do about it Your sex life can change a lot throughout one lifetime. It can even change a lot throughout one relationship. Some of these changes can be for the better. Others can feel like they’re for the worse. When these changes occur, many men and women […]
How our attachment style alters our relationships Our attachment style affects everything from our partner selection to how well our relationships progress to, sadly, how they end. That is why recognizing our attachment pattern can help us understand our strengths and vulnerabilities in a relationship. An attachment pattern is established in early childhood attachments and continues to function as a […]
People have many ways of defending themselves against love While many of us may have sensed it intuitively, there is now science behind the statement that “love is all you need.” A 75-year longitudinal study by Harvard researchers recently revealed that love itself is the one true key to a happy and fulfilling life. While love seems […]
How to love more There is always a lot going on between two people in a relationship. But very often, much of what goes wrong in a relationship has to do with what’s going on in our own minds. Most of us have a constant dialogue running in our heads, analyzing our relationship and informing […]
The only person you can change in your relationship is yourself It’s a pretty common consensus that love takes work. Yet, 80 percent of Americans under 30 believe in a soulmate, the idea that there is one perfect person out there just waiting to be found. Even the expression “falling in love” makes it sound like […]
Jealousy most often arises when a person’s need for control is threatened. While jealousy is not the only challenge for people choosing polyamory, and can trouble those in monogamous relationships as well, it’s probably the most common trial faced by those brave souls who dare to share intimately with more than one at a time. While people […]
Here’s how to tell you’ve met yor soulmate The term “soulmate” implies a special affinity, understanding, or powerful bond that exists between one person and another. The ineffable experience of being known by and knowing another lends itself to the mythical image of soulmates as two wandering souls finally reuniting. Why is it that few […]
How to stop self-protecting and self-sabotaging caused by our fear of love Who isn’t on some level fearful or resistant to, not just falling in love, but living in love? My previous blog was based on my father Dr. Robert Firestone’s theory of the “fear of intimacy” and was heavily inspired by more than 30 years of examples of clients, […]
What keeps us from finding and keeping the love we say we want? Last year, Virgin Mobile USA proclaimed Feb. 13 to be “National Breakup Day.” They did so after conducting a survey in which 59 percent of people said that if they were looking to end their relationship, they would hypothetically do so before Valentine’s Day […]
Dear Duana, Can someone be married and be a good partner and have covert affairs on the side? I am trying to do this and it’s very hard… but when I think about giving up the passion of the affair I feel devastated. I’m having an affair with a man who already has a girlfriend. They […]
Dear Duana, What do you know about the man whose controlling mother offers approval only when he makes Mom #1….the man who lets his mother openly complain about his wife, tells Mom everything, and then takes Mom’s contrary advice at the expense of his wife’s input on all of it—money, career, parenting? How does he wean […]
Why we shouldn’t hold our partner responsible for creating a happy marriage Like many other people, I grew up believing that a happy marriage required self-sacrifice. Lots of it. I thought that successful couples put each other’s needs ahead of their own and denied themselves pleasures that weren’t compatible with their mate’s preferences. It’s a […]