Three steps to help you redefine your world when "Plan A" fails.
As a Marriage & Family Therapist, a lot of people ask me if they should give their partner a second chance? They say they will change, but I'm just not sure, should I give them another chance? People also ask me, why do people go back only to get their heart broken, again and again. As human beings we are born desiring the closeness of another. If a baby is left alone they will eventually die. It's natural to desire a relationship to not want to be alone. This is why I say hang on to your dreams, just make sure the person you are with loves and respects you for who you are.
Here are three questions to ask yourself - Should I Stay or Should I Go?
How to Break Out of a Bad Mood:
Believe it or not, how you feel can affect how your partner feels. When you wake up in the morning are you excited for the day, or are you thinking here we go again? When you come home at the end of the day do you know your partner is excited to see you, or do they ignore you? While you are away from your partner do you know they are thinking fondly of you, or do you wonder if they are thinking negatively about you? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, then this is the article for you.
Here are 10 cognitive distortions that could be causing your partner to turn away from you:
Perhaps, it's time to bring the mystery back to the bedroom.
"If you want to have a harmonious relationship you must learn to communicate and compromise . . ." Milana May
Here are three helpful tips to bring the spark back in the bedroom.
America prides itself on efficiency, we are a goal oriented society. We are raised to believe we are what we make and that our bank account defines us. So, what does this mean, can we ever have enough? I hear this all the time in counseling. 'I wish I had a bigger house, a better car, more clothes or more in my savings account.' I tell my clients you can't always define success by your back account, and believe it or not this can affect what happens in the bedroom.
What this all means, is that we have been socialized to control our sexual urges and our appetite for sex. I know, many of you are thinking, we've rented videos, taken baths together, and have been committed to our weekly date but we still have a dull sex life. Passion is unpredictable; it doesn't follow the rules of cause and effect. What works one time may not work another time. This is when it's time to try something off the beaten path. Here are a few tips to get you started: