How Happy Couples Make Happy People, And Not The Other Way Around

happy senior couple in love with bunch of fresh flowers in nature

This article originally was published at Your Tango. From early on, we’ve been taught, “Happy people make happy couples.” The common wisdom regarding the development of a happy relationship is that you need to be happy as an individual to begin with, and that it’s necessary to work on your own happiness first if you want to have a…

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The 4 C’s Of Couple Power That Can Shift Any Relationship Into Overdrive

This article originally was published at Your Tango. What does it take to be a power couple? Many scientists and practitioners over the years have talked about the major factors that enhance feelings of love and intimacy as well as those things that detract from positive functioning and interaction. John Gottman, John Gray, Sue Johnson,…

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Helpful Strategies For Dealing With A Breakup & Moving On

Moving on after a breakup.

Your relationship has broken up and you no longer have the regular experience of being with your ex-partner. It may have been a lot of things, but it likely took up a lot of your time. Regardless of the emotional state you are in regarding the reasons for your breakup, there is now some space…

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It Happened Again! Can Your Relationship Survive Serial Infidelity?

Couple hugging as they work on healing from serial infidelity.

7 Things That Help Couples Recover From Serial Infidelity (from therapists who know) There comes a time in some relationships when one of the partners develops an intimate connection with another person. This can be a sexual liaison, an intense internet affair, or a continuous physical connection with a previous or past significant other. In…

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