Relationships

The Story of Us: The Difference Between Happy & Unhappy Couples

Happy Couples

Happy Couples

Every relationship is bound in the pages of stories. There’s the chapter when you sat alone in a romantic restaurant because John was late for date night. Or the countless nights your wife puts on her “no sex” sweatpants to tell you she’s off limits.… Continue reading Here

If Love Requires Effort, Was It Meant To Be?

Meaningful Love

Meaningful Love

Do you remember Cinderella?

That blond princess whose miserable life was instantly transformed by her gorgeous-smooth-move-well-dressed-billionaire prince charming.

Well, I never knew her. She sounds like an evil step-daughter.

But I do know Cindy.

Cindy’s friends were telling her about this guy she might like.… Continue reading Here

3 Powerful Ways to Overcome Emotional Blocks in Love

Emotional Block

Emotional Block

Our emotions are the roots to the tree of love.

When we lose control of them, we lose control of ourselves.

We scream. We hurt people we care about. We make decisions that we deeply regret.

From relationship researcher John Gottman to Gary Chapman, author of The 5 Love Languages, many love researchers agree on one thing: the biggest struggle between couples is an inability to understand the different needs of each other.… Continue reading Here

Women Want and Need Men to Succeed

Women

Women

What on earth is happening in our dating world?

Is humanity becoming John Calhoun’s mouse utopia? The experiment he performed to test the stress of the soon-to-be limited space on planet earth.

The study concluded that when all available6D91714AAE space is taken and all social roles are filled, competition and stress experienced by the individuals will result in a total breakdown in complex social behaviors.… Continue reading Here

The Reason Scientists Are Confused About Attraction

Attraction

Attraction

If you’ve ever been confused on why some scientists and researchers say “birds of a feather flock together” while others believe “opposites attract,” you’re not alone. Throughout this site, I’ve promoted the concept that we attract what we are, but this doesn’t explain why some adventure sports junkies who throw triple black flips are married to unadventurous bookworms, or why a detailed-driven CEO of a Fortune 500 company is madly in love with a lofty jewelry-maker.… Continue reading Here

The Strange Way Childhood Shapes Your Adult Relationships

Attachment Theory

Attachment Theory

Throughout the 1950’s and 1960’s, Harlow unethically experimented with monkeys in order to understand the effects of deprivation on human infants.

He raised infant monkeys in isolation.

Isolation

Despite being fed, some died. Others were frightened and behaved in an abnormal manner.  … Continue reading Here

Why Needing a Relationship is Toxic to a Relationship

Toxic Relationship

Toxic Relationship

In our modern culture, not being in a relationship ends up causing a person to be labeled as “having a problem.”

His parents are worried. They don’t miss a chance to ask him if he’s dating anyone. His friends are trying to help by setting him up on dates with every girl they meet in Starbucks.  … Continue reading Here