Love Tip Tuesday: Should All of Your Emotional Needs Be Met By Your Partner Alone?

  Are you wondering whether or not all of your emotional needs should be met by your one loving partner? If so, your question is a good one. There is the feeling or expectation that once we are in an … Continued

Love Tip Tuesday: Say AND not But.

    “I love you, but I hate it when you do that.” “Thank you, but you really shouldn’t have…” “You’re a really thoughtful and caring person, but I don’t think we are right for each other.” “I hear what … Continued

Love Tip Tuesday: Get to Know & Love Yourself…first

Sometimes we go into relationships without taking the time to figure out who we are, what we value, and what we want for our relationships.  We might be so focused on wanting to be in a relationship (because it feels … Continued

You Want to Be in a Relationship. Now What? 3 Steps to Knowing What to Look for in a Potential Partner

You are ready to be in a relationship.  You want to experience being loved, sharing your experiences, and being intimate and close with that special someone.  But even though you are sure this is what you want, you are not … Continued

Becoming a Master of Love, Part 3: Becoming a Master at Giving the Benefit of the Doubt

And now for the final post in our series for how to become a Master of Love in your relationships.  [Check out this article to find out where it all began.] In parts 1 and 2 of practical tools for … Continued

Becoming a Master of Love, Part 2: Becoming a Master Giver

Last week I wrote about the first key tool in becoming a Master of Love (i.e. someone who is really awesome at building healthy and successful relationships), which was learning and practicing how to be a great listener.  [Click here … Continued