Tag Archives: Relationship

5 Things to do when you’re feeling unloved in your relationship

Relationships ebb and flow. Even in the best relationships, there will be moments when you feel unloved or less valued than you like. It’s just part of letting someone else into your heart. No need to feel like it’s the end of the world when you have moments of feeling under-appreciated in your relationship. But, if these moments are adding up to a general sense of feeling unloved, there are a few things you can do to address that. And you should jump on them. The sooner, the better. Read more

The right way to have really hard relationship conversations

I’m a big believer in the idea that the best things in life are not free! That’s right. Everything comes at a cost and I’m not talking about money, necessarily. The best things in life take a whole lot of hard work. Love is no exception. Technically, it doesn’t take any money to fall in love, but you spend a whole lot of time, effort and work on your relationship. And the most consuming and emotionally costly parts of relationships are the tough conversations. They’re not fun, but even the happiest couples have to have really hard conversations. In fact Read more

What your millionaire man’s Valentine’s Day plans say about your relationship

Valentine’s Day is the holiday equivalent of “dun-dun-dun” music when it comes to newbie relationships. It’s the big reveal of how your dude feels about you, which is super high stress. Of course, the reveal is often a good thing. I mean, why else would he be dating you? But it can still feel daunting just because so much is on the line. If there’s a new millionaire man in your life and you’re not sure what his Valentine’s Day plans mean for your relationship, let me help you decode. Read more

How to Deal With Your Ex

In coaching, I hear this on a regular basis: “I hate my ex.” “I can't believe I had children with this man or woman.” “I can't believe I have to deal with them for the next X amount of years.” I hear this absolutely non-stop. Let me tell you, it's not that I don't understand it at all. It's almost like a cruel gift that keeps giving. Read more

4 Tips for deciding how to spend your first Thanksgiving as a couple

The first year of a relationship is filled with love and sex and romance... and compromise. So much compromise. One of the tougher compromises is figuring out how you two are going to celebrate the major holidays as a couple. It’s hard because there’s a lot of expectation and pressure from families around holidays. So, here are four tips to help you negotiate this compromise a bit more easily during thanksgiving. Read more

How to go from dating to a relationship

I was recently at a friend’s summer BBQ and I met a new woman. We chit chatted for awhile and then I asked if she was the girlfriend of the man she walked in with. Her answer was, “Yes? I think so? It’s been about three months of dating. So, yeah?” My take on her guess is, “Uh, no!” You should know when you’re someone’s girlfriend. Definitively. And if you don’t, you’re not. It’s that simple. That’s not to say that if you’re in a prolonged “just dating” situation, there’s no way to level up to “in a relationship.” Of course there is! That big step up is basically how all relationships start. Here’s how to make the leap if you’ve been in a “just dating” plateau for a while. Read more
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