How Venting Ruins Your Relationship

Carefully examine the way you communicate and resolve conflicts by taking a hard look at how venting, or indiscriminately expressing negative feelings, impacts your relationship. Remember, no one likes a bully… It may seem helpful, courageous, or even supremely honest to bluntly express your anger to your significant other. The trouble is, no one, not… Read more »

The Cost and Benefits of Emotional Honesty

Your most successful and intimate relationship will be one that probes the deepest emotions between you and your partner. You must commit to know and understand the depths of his or her heart and mind, honestly and fully. Emotional intimacy is built upon a true desire to explore your relationship. Intimacy is continually discovering more… Read more »

3 Deep Breathing Exercises to Help Reduce Anxiety

Many people are discovering the positive benefits of breathing exercises. Those suffering from depression and anxiety are realizing that the practice of deep breathing can help reduce symptoms.

Honesty Is Always the Best — Aphrodisiac?

On the surface, honesty may seem a rather boring trait to bring into the bedroom.  After all, isn’t pillow talk supposed to be wild and enchanting?  As it turns out, true intimacy demands more than just the rather cliché phrases and words we may normally associate with an exotic tryst.  To find the deepest and… Read more »

Can We Find Freedom in a Committed Relationship?

If you ask people what they enjoy the most about being single, the answer will almost always include the word “freedom.”  If you ask them what they value least about being single, they’ll usually say something to the effect that they miss the connection and intimacy they once had in a previous relationship. This seems to present… Read more »