There are topics engaged couples should discuss: Finances, planning, Expectations, and other issues. Learn why doing so can help avoid disappointment from a professional counselor.
I went through the process of getting a green card with my spouse in 2019. I am a U.S. citizen and they are a Chilean national. They finally received their permanent residency. I will talk about our experience from start to finish—how long it took and what papers you need.
A discussion about the commitments that people are really making when they say their wedding vows and why they should be clearly understood prior to marriage.
Check out these 11 easy ways to show your spouse you care today and every day of your relationship. Not only will you be building a relationship to last a lifetime, but you will be positive role models to the next generation you're raising as well.
This is a collection of funny, witty, sarcastic, and surprising answers to the question "Will you marry me?" Try some of them and see your proposers' reaction!
A few of my tips to be your spouse's best friend and how they can keep your marriage strong and happy.
When dating someone, we expect to be able to tell them anything and vice versa. The level of intimate information disclosed can be a predictor of relationship success; couples who have higher levels of disclosure tend to have more successful relationships that last longer.
Is your marriage broken? Are you headed for a divorce that you really don’t want? If so, the 5 Love Languages by Dr. Gary Chapman may just help save your relationship. Discover how to identify and speak your spouse's love language and uncover the secret to a long-lasting and happy partnership.
It can take a truly solid relationship to survive the emotional trials of long distance. Here are 5 signs that your long-distance relationship isn’t working, and a few tips that can help you get back on track.
Family issues at your wedding are always difficult to address. You each have a ton of people in your lives that care a great deal about you and want the best for you. Learn how to manage this situation with class.
Many people will choose to break up because they’re afraid that a long-distance relationship won’t work out. But many do survive the distance. Here are five signs that a long-distance relationship is going to work for you.
Children, spouses, even the boss. Some people just get along with everybody. There's a secret to successful bonds with those who matter in your life and it's not being popular. At the end of the day, it's all about values.
A list of endearing nicknames for your boyfriend or girlfriend that you can use as their contact name in your phone or in person. Pet names are a great way to become more intimate or to show your love in a romantic way.
If you feel that you want a permanent relationship to enjoy years of building memories, but miss the vision, the pointers I discuss here may help.
When my wife got married, no one ever told her how shocking giving up her maiden name was going to be for her. She felt like she had lost a part of herself. Newlyweds, you are not alone in this name-loss grief cycle.
While flirting does not necessarily mean that you or your partner is cheating, it can become a gateway to more serious actions. Understand the difference between flirting, cheating, and a full-blown affair to help you and your partner come to a mutual understanding.
Codependent relationships can be one of the most toxic relationships to be in because it’s often hard to know when you’ve crossed the line from interdependency to codependency. Answer these questions to see if you’re in a codependent relationship.
Frustration in relationships often comes from a lack of understanding more than from a lack of love. These books will open your eyes to the mind-boggling mysteries of the opposite gender, teaching how to show respect and love in a way that will strengthen both struggling and thriving relationships.
Many of us have had an experience with someone who was playing mind games. Both men and women tend to do this equally, and it has nothing to do with gender and more with individual personality traits.
Our attachment styles can explain why we’re attracted to certain people and why we have the same relationship problems no matter who we date. Here's what attachment theory has to say about our romantic relationships.
My husband Dexter is amazing in many ways, but his top attribute is that he’s a pilot. It’s a well-kept secret, but being married to an aviator has numerous benefits far beyond the most obvious advantage, that they can fly a plane. Read on and I'll give you some examples.
They say, "The first year of marriage is always the hardest." Here's what I learned throughout our first year of being hitched!
First comes love, then comes the name change! A legal name change after marriage can be a potential paperwork nightmare. Let's make it simple and ensure you don't forget anything!
Many of us have been in a long-distance relationship at some point. You may be in one now. But not all are doomed to fail. Psychology gives us tips for making long-distance relationships work.
Trust is just one of the many ingredients of a solid relationship. Learning how trust works and how we can trust after our trust has been broken is important in creating new healthy relationships.
If you have decided to propose to your girlfriend but are a little short on ideas, you've come to the right place! Here are over 60 fantastically romantic ideas for proposing to your girl.
Bullying, name-calling, and political squabbling—we humans do a lot to divide us from one another. Find out how compassionate listening does just the opposite: building connections, creating a bond, and giving relief to those in pain.
Toxic people are in all of our lives or at least experienced someone toxic. To become more aware, read the following signs that explain different behaviors of toxic people.