8 Signs Your Relationship is Too Hard

8 Signs Your Relationship is Too Hard

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Did you think you possibly found the love of your life but you’re not feeling happy? Are you frequently frustrated, confused, angry, or sad? Do you feel like you’re bending over backward and jumping through hoops to be there for your …

Taking Your Relationship For Granted Will End It

Taking Your Relationship For Granted Will End It

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Taking your relationship for granted is easy to start doing when life gets busy. Unfortunately, too many people don’t change their behavior until their partner has left them, and then it’s too late. If you value your relationship, show your …

Do You Know When You’re Being Manipulative?

Do You Know When You’re Being Manipulative?

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Do you frequently try to get your way, even after you have been told you can’t? Is NO a hard word for you to accept? Are you aware that if you’re trying to change someone’s mind or behavior you’re being …

Do Long Distance Relationships Work?

Do Long Distance Relationships Work?

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There are both good and bad elements to a long distance relationship. The really good is that it usually creates great communication. But the huge caution is that people with commitment issues are very comfortable in a long distance relationship, and they don’t …

The Question to Find Out How Good Your Relationship Is

The Question to Find Out How Good Your Relationship Is

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Want to know how good your relationship is? Are you happy? Are you getting your needs met? Do you feel understood and valued? It doesn’t matter how wonderful you think your partner is if he or she doesn’t make you …

Stop Being Jealous to Save Your Relationship

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It’s been said that it’s not love that’s blind, but jealousy. When left unbridled, jealousy is an incredibly destructive emotion. But if you give jealousy vision, you can use it as an insightful tool to determine the quality of your …

Are you giving away your power?

Are You Giving Away Your Power?

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“He who loves least has the power.” Have you ever heard that expression? It refers to who controls the relationship. I googled that topic and as a relationship coach, I was sorry to see how many other bloggers think that …

Spring Cleaning Your Relationship

The Importance of Spring Cleaning Your Relationship

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With spring comes change and with that, sometimes relationships change. If the winter had you cooped up and feeling blasé you may be coming down with Spring fever. It’s time to check off the spring cleaning your relationship list and …