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Relationship Success Articles


When a relationship falls short of our expectations, it's common to place blame on the other person. True relationship success involves looking within and focusing on our own healing.

10 Small Acts in a Relationship That Are Actually a Really Big Deal
There is an important distinction to be made in relationships between people who pay attention to detail, and people who don't. The first type are people who don't usually go all-out... Read more >

All Couples Fight. Here's How Successful Couples Do It Differently

All couples argue, but it's the way they argue that determines if their relationship will go the distance. "Instead of attacking the other person’s character, happy couples color... Read more >

10 Ways You Are Being Unfaithful to Your Spouse—and You Don't Even Know It

​Being alert to ways spouses can be unfaithful to their mates is vital. These 10 behaviors can lead to the ultimate unfaithfulness. Learn them and be on guard. Read more >

One Little Change in How You Talk to Your Kids Can Help Them Be More Successful

Why didn't anybody tell me this? When expecting a child, a lot of parents tend to read anything they can get their hands on to figure out what to expect during pregnancy and the first... Read more >

3 Ways You Unknowingly Destroy Your Children's Self-esteem

​Parent’s want their children to grow up self-confident and capable. Sometimes without even realizing it, your responses may be doing the exact opposite. Read more >

How I've Learned to Date with Social Anxiety
LONDON - It’s 8:35 p.m. on a Thursday and I’m sitting across the table from a human male. What’s more: this handsome, well-mannered and interesting man is my date for the evening. 

20 Things You Must Accept if You Want Your Relationship to Succeed
Love in fact, does not conquer all. It's a common misconception that if you love someone, everything else will work itself out, but love alone is not enough. Read more >​​​

8 Lessons I've Learned in 12 Years of Marriage
This past weekend was our wedding anniversary and I've been a bit reflective. I've learned a lot of lessons in my relatively short, 12 years of marriage... Read more >

How I Saved My Marriage

(Dedicated to my sweetheart.) My oldest daughter, Jenna, recently said to me, "My greatest fear as a child was that you and mom would get divorced. Then, when I was twelve... Read more >