Posted at 03:06h
Have you ever had the experience of feeling super overwhelmed or frustrated, and in a desperate attempt to get rid of that uncomfortable feeling, you say or do something that you later regret?
I used to struggle with this quite a bit, especially in romantic relationships....
Posted at 03:05h
When my wife and I decided to get married, we began asking for advice from couples who had made it (happily) past the 5 year mark.
At least 80% of them said "compromise" was the top reason for their success.
Although it intuitively made sense, I couldn't...
Posted at 03:02h
In our day-to-day lives, stress is our constant companion. Everyday we face deadlines, expectations, and an endless stream of emails. Then we sit in traffic trying to make it home in time for dinner, social activities, and kids homework. We go to bed exhausted and...
Posted at 03:00h
Did you know that it's possible to predict, with more than 80% accuracy, which couples are headed toward divorce, just by observing the FIRST 3 MINUTES of a squabble or argument?
First 3 minutes!! I know, crazy, right?!
When researchers at the University of Washington asked couples...
Posted at 02:57h
A few years ago, I was in a relationship where we argued a lot about finances. We each had been raised with a different perspective on the role of money, and we wasted much time and emotion trying to convince the other person they were...
Posted at 02:51h
In one of the longest studies ever conducted, researchers found that having happy relationships is the most important factor to mental, AND PHYSICAL well being later in life. Not money, or fame - just the quantity and quality of our relationships.
Although I know this now,...