Why You Should Never Ask How Many Men She Slept With

Why You Should Never Ask How Many Men She Slept With

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You are never supposed to discuss the details of your past relationships with your new partner. Women who constantly talk about their ex, or exes, create jealousy and insecurity in their partner. It certainly doesn’t create healthy intimacy between you; …

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 …

How to Increase Emotional Intimacy

How to Increase Emotional Intimacy

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So what is emotional intimacy? Real intimacy takes time to establish. It involves trust and mutually feeling safe to be vulnerable, allowing healthy self-disclosure without fearing being betrayed or misunderstood. It involves respect, tolerance, and always sharing how you feel—no …