Surviving a break-up
When a close relationship breaks up it can be devastating. This is true even if you are the one who initiated the break up, but all the more if you wanted the relationship to continue. You may be quite unprepared for the impact it has on you. This article discusses ways to cope with the distress.
Accepting Relationship Loss and Moving On
Going through a breakup and wondering how to come out of it? Read our article to know how to move on from this...
Rebuilding Trust in Relationships After Infidelity
Are you questioning the future of your relationship after being cheated on by your partner? Are you unsure whether what your partner is doing constitutes infidelity? Read on to find out more!
Re-energizing Your Relationship
Feeling like your relationship has hit a plateau and things are becoming repetitive? Read this article for tips to re-energize your relationship!
This Valentine's Day, Remember: Love Is A Verb
"If you could accept that your partner would never change, how would you feel about that?" (Alain de Botton, 2017)
The wonderful writer-philosopher Alain de Botton proposes that our notion of love is flawed – that we expect love to be like in the movies – romance, passion and excitement. But the movies only show us the process of falling in love – what next? Does romance and passion keep the dishes washed, the clothes ironed and the bills paid? What sustains good long-term relationships and keeps the love alive?
How Do I Talk To My Spouse About Couple's Counseling?
Couples counseling can help couples work through conflicts and rebuild their marriage. It may not always be accepted, perhaps because we have families to talk to and help us, or one partner does not want it. At the same time, there may come a point where we don't want to involve family, the problems are not going away or we just want a better relationship. This article will describe how you can speak to your spouse about it.
Wedding Bells or Warning Bells?
People feel anxious when it comes to getting married. Tying the knot, envisioning a new stage of life with another person can make both men and women feel tense and get ‘cold feet' prior to the wedding. How do you handle this?
Am I in Love?
Have you ever been crazy about someone, felt weak in the knees, been head over heels in love? Your heart stops, you feel tingly and you cannot wait for the next message about when you will next meet. You spend hours remembering every conversation you've had. It is an exciting and warm feeling and you wonder... is this what love feels like? Could this be true love?
Formula for a Great Marriage
Everyone agrees that there is no perfect marriage or perfect couple - such things exist only in movies or fairy tales! But there does exist a marriage where two people have learnt to accept each other, scars and all. Couples who have had a good marriage seem to have gotten a few things right. Let's see what these things are...
Parenting a special kid
Parenting is a wonderful experience with many challenges, even more so if you have a special kid. Many couples struggle with parenting but it is much harder to raise a special child. With special needs children, one needs to think about various aspects that could impact the lives of the parents as well as the child. Many parents go through phases of asking themselves, "Why me?" and feelings of hopelessness. They will also go through stressful days with additional work load, the stress of childcare, when they see other kids do better than their child, etc. This article looks at ways parents can cope as they raise their special child.