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The Top Six Damaging Relationship Strategies

If you practice any one of these relationship strategies, you are going to get into one damaging relationship after another. And I call them strategies, but in reality, they are really things you need to avoid in order to have a healthy relationship. Because if you have any of these qualities, you are definitely not going to have a very healthy mutually satisfying love relationship. Read more

5 Signs your family’s too involved in your relationship

Being close with your family is a truly wonderful thing. And when you find a partner that loves your family and your family loves them back, that makes everything even more wonderful. But, there is such a thing as too much family love toward your relationship. Or, maybe not too much family love, just too much family in your relationship. That’s when your relationship stops being a beautiful thing between two people who are in love and starts be a really complicated thing among every single person whom you love. If you think your family-relationship dynamic might be crossing the line Read more

My Foolproof Way To Expose The Real Relationship

I have a rule, and when I follow it, it works out perfectly. I call it 30/60/91/20, and it’s my foolproof way to expose someone for who they truly are. Here’s how it works. The First 30 Days When you meet someone new, you're under the influence of love like there's no tomorrow. The person can literally murder somebody in front of you, and you won't even notice it. Read more

Why Going to Bed Angry Will Kill Your Relationship

Here's the end of a relationship for me: being with somebody who is okay with going to bed angry. It doesn't work for me at all. I'm a mediocre sleeper to begin with. So, if I'm dating somebody who's okay with going to bed angry, I don't want any part of that at all. You see, I'd rather get on the phone – not text – at 11:00 at night, because usually with a 15 or 20-minute phone call, everything will be alright (almost sounds like a song lyric, doesn't it?) Read more

3 Ways to know he’s Mr. Right based on his apartment

The early stages of a relationship are so exciting that sometimes it’s hard to tell what’s really going on. You can’t think straight when you have those new love butterflies buzzing around. And when you add in all of the mind-blowing honeymoon phase sex, your best judgment is a goner! So, if you’re wondering if you’re dating your true Mr. Right or just another Mr. Right Now, here are some clues on how to figure that out based on what his apartment is like. Read more

How to compromise in a mixed faith relationship

My friend just told me about a wedding she went to where a Hindi man married a Catholic woman. There was a Hindi ceremony one day, a Catholic ceremony the next and the following day, there was a non-denominational ceremony. It was a whole lot of ceremonies for one wedding. But, that’s what worked for this couple navigating a mixed-faith marriage. If you’re in a relationship with someone of another faith, there’s going to be a lot of compromise in your future. Here are my tips for how to go about it. Read more
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