The possibilities of making the kinds of connections you want are very realistic, and many long lasting relationships and marriages have begun via online dating services, not to mention casual relationships as well if that is what you prefer. The possibilities are all right there and waiting for you, but there are a few key rules you need to know and follow in order to find your perfect date online. Download to learn The Golden Rules of Online Dating – 6 essential rules to finding the perfect online date!
When we say “abuse” and “domestic violence”, a clear picture of a battered person with black eyes and bruises quickly pops in our minds. However, domestic violence comes in different forms, and physical abuse is just one of them. Domestic violence can also be emotional, and it feels way deadlier than sores and wounds.
To begin with, let us break down eight clear signs you are being abused by your partner without lifting his heavy hands on you – yet.Continue reading
The wedding is a very important event in the life of any couple and the people who will be there to share the sacred feeling that bonds them together. Women are more sensitive than men in terms of fashion and beauty in general. There could not be an event of this type without having something special to wear and a great make-up that might emphasize their natural beauty. Continue reading
Every little thing is counted in a romantic relationship. Just a small and apparently insignificant gesture can be a great help in a relationship while a miss spoken word or an odd look can throw you in trouble. It’s hard to find a perfect person, but if you feel that you have found the right person to start a relationship, it’s best to give 100 percent effort. To give in the full effort, you need to be a little conscious with a few gestures you show to your new partner. It was always difficult to find a perfect match for a lifetime. Especially in new relationships, people nowadays often want to make sure that they are not with a cheating partner. Well, no one can guarantee that you might not face a cheating partner in any stage of your life. But following some golden rules you can give a solid start to a new relationship.Continue reading
Every time we see old couples, who hold each other’s wrinkled hands, kiss each other’s cheeks, and remain madly in love through the years, we cannot help but ask: what is your secret to achieving a happy and long-lasting marriage? How have you kept your love for each other alive?Continue reading
For some, meeting new people can be a pain. Letting in new people in your life isn’t always easy and comfortable. At times, as much as having a new set of friends or just one companion sounds fun, you’d rather just curl up with a book in bed than get out of your comfort zone to meet up with a group of strangers. For introverts, especially, it takes a lot of emotional energy to put yourself out there.
Needless to say, we all need someone to be there for support and love, for assurance and a sense of belonging, and to return the love and care back. However daunting the thought of “making new friends” or “meeting new people” is to anyone of any age, people need people.Continue reading
I wouldn’t necessarily think of the word “easy” when it comes to dating. Sure it’s thrilling and fun. But, it can be be confusing, complicated, and really, a rollercoaster of emotions. There are many common dating dilemmas that can happen while you’re single and looking. And, it’s better to be prepared and know how to handle these situations, then act like a chicken with it’s head cut off. Dating is a time where you are getting to know other people as potential mates, but more importantly – you are getting to know yourself. Continue reading
Whether you have a love marriage or an arranged marriage, with the passage of time you are bound to face difficulties in your relationship no matter how much you love your partner. And that’s the case with all most all the couples in this universe or most of the marriages.
In the beginning, when you fall in love with your partner, you start believing that you will never face issues in your marriage, but slowly and gradually the world around you (including the social, political and economic factors) somewhere start contributing in destroying your relationship with your partner. No happily married couples would ever like the idea of falling out of love, however, a large number of them face this situation at least once in their life. Hence, every couple must realize that difficulties are always going to be a part of their married life, and they should take necessary steps to deal with them in a healthy manner if they want to preserve their relationship.
If you are experiencing a really bad time in your married life then you must take professional support to deal with the problem, wherein you can either go for marriage counseling or couples therapy.
Marriage counseling is a highly important part of relationship counseling, and it aims at resolving the problems between married couples. However, if couples facing tremendous problems in their relationship do not opt for marriage counseling, chances of their marriage ending up soon become too high. Marriage counseling is a systematic process of counseling married couples, wherein an experienced therapist or a marriage counselor effectively listens to the problems confronted by them in their relationship.
The therapist asks a range of questions related to the personal life of the couples in order to understand or identify the core issues so that he/she can offer the right type of advice or guidance to them. Depending upon the condition of your relationship, a therapist may either ask you to go for short-term counseling or long-term counseling, wherein the former can be completed with just a few sessions, but the later one can run for several years.
If you want to get the best advice from your counselor, it is better to explain everything clearly to him/her, because his/her advice is always based on your experiences. On top of that, you should also describe whether your relationship is getting better after you met your counselor or not. In that way, your counselor or therapist will get to know whether the advice or suggestions given by him/her are working properly or not, and if in case that’s not leading to any sort of positive development as far as your relationship with your spouse is concerned, then he/she should try out something else. Generally, the couples who go for marriage counseling get tremendous positive outcomes, when it comes to preserving their marriage.
Couples therapy is also an indispensable part of relationship therapy, wherein the therapist tries to explore the thoughts and behavior of the couples by asking them important questions regarding their relationship with their partner. The major difference between couples therapy and marriage counseling is that the former can be carried out both for unmarried and married couples, but the later one strictly deals with the problems faced by married couples.
During couples therapy, a therapist offers the solutions for issues associated with communication, intimacy, and family problems etc. And in order to offer correct advice, the therapist try to understand the relationship history and the way couples behave with each other. Same like marriage counseling, here also couples need to be extremely honest when it comes to explaining the issues faced by them in the relationship with the therapist so that they can get valuable advice.
During the therapeutic process, the entire aim of the therapist remains to provide positive advice to couples so that they can understand the importance of their relationship and can work together in sorting out the difficulties. Mostly after a few sessions couples start taking their relationship more seriously, which eventually helps them in maintaining it properly.
The therapist whom you approach for couples therapy or marriage counseling is generally a person with strong knowledge of Psychology, who can judge the condition of your relationship through your behavior with your partner and by exploring your feelings and thoughts for him/her. Before offering any sort of guidance to couples, the therapist first observes their behavior against each other in order to understand the exact problem and its cause. For example, if the couples are facing disturbance in their relationship because of their family members, then the therapist will guide them accordingly so that the problem can be resolved completely.
However, if financial problem is creating trouble in their life, then the therapist would give necessary guidance on how to keep such issues out of personal life or he/she may also advice them on how to become a little more responsible when it comes to tackling the money, so that the entire problem can be kept at the bay.
On the other hand, if the couples are losing interest in each other, then the therapist may ask them to spend more of their time together so that they can fill the gap that was created between them over a period of time due to various reasons. The therapist will definitely try to understand the reason behind couples losing interest in each other, which could even be anything such as an extra-marital affair or their busy work schedules etc.
For example, if one of the partners is having an extra-marital affair, then the therapist will definitely like to know if the couple wants to continue with their marriage or not, and if at all they are willing to work on it, he/she will offer the advice accordingly.
In most of the cases, the counseling and therapy provided by the therapist work in favor of the couples.
Often time couples decide to postpone moving in together only after the wedding. There are many reasons why some believe that is best, but regardless of all, it is a choice that more and more people make. It is an exciting event, which is certainly exhilarating, but also somewhat scary.Continue reading
A happy marriage is a togetherness of two persons understanding, respecting and loving each other. Another aspect of that happiness is two people having a satisfactory sex life. Not enjoying with the spouse physically is a common reason of divorce. Continue reading
Being involved in a strong marriage can be one good reason of a happily married life. I personally support strong marriages and so do many other people who believe in being married and strongly staying together with their spouse. Staying in a married relationship has become difficult due to some unwanted and absurd reasons. Continue reading