Touch in a Loving Relationship

How Touch Works In a Loving Relationship

How do physical touch and consensual sex help build a healthy relationship? When you are emotionally uncomfortable with someone and they touch you, what happens? You shrink from them. You may even back away. It’s only human. For touch to be welcome, you need to feel safe, physically and emotionally.Read More

how to fight and grow closer, fix broken relationship

How to Grow Closer After an Argument: 3 Healing Steps

Injuries happen in all relationships. You can hurt each other even when you didn’t want to. Whether a broken relationship heals or follows a downward spiral depends on how you respond. Some couples can work through hurts fairly quickly. They talk about what upset them so they both understand whatRead More

3 BIG Signs It’s Real Love (How to tell if someone is emotionally available)

Having a partner you can talk to about anything feels wonderful. You may find yourself thinking, “This must be real love.” How do you know it’s true love? One day you may need comfort. Another day, you may need to rant. You may need help getting a meal ready, orRead More

emotional connection and attachment theory

How to Find Deeper Love by Understanding Attachment

We want closeness. But all couples fight sometimes. The biggest mistake in a relationship isn’t having arguments. What gets couples in big trouble is avoiding the emotions involved. Couples can create closer emotional connection with each other, or drive themselves apart. It depends on the way they share emotions. YouRead More

pursuer distancer relationship

How to Understand a Pursuer – Distancer Relationship

Scene from a Pursuer Distancer Relationship: Partner 1: I wish you would pick up your stuff in the living room! Partner 2: Yeah? Well, between walking the dog, paying the bills, and working all day, I didn’t get to it. Partner 1: But it’s your stuff! I don’t want toRead More