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What You Ought to Know Before Getting Into a Relationship

by Lisa Force

When you date with the goal of getting into a relationship, the qualities and signs you need to look out for are much different than when you are just out there to have fun. Your entire perspective and understanding need to change. Indeed, the key to relationship success is to go through the process of […]

Can You Convince Your Spouse to Go to Couples Counseling?

by Lisa Force

When their marriage is in jeopardy, many people are willing to do anything it takes to make things right, including couples counseling. However, in some relationships this is not the case. While we would all like to think that our solution to a problem (i.e. counseling) is a worthy one and that our relationship is […]

3 Changes You Can Make Today to Improve Your Troubled Marriage

by Lisa Force

It’s not too late. I know that sounds trite, but in many cases, the hopelessness you feel surrounding your marriage, though all-consuming, does not have to be forever and does not have to end in divorce. In fact, there are real, actionable changes you can make in your relationship today to not only improve the […]

Is It a Good Idea to Ignore Your Ex-boyfriend If You Want Him Back?

by Lisa Force

Before I can answer this question, I have some serious questions for you. Are you sure you want your ex-boyfriend back? Are you really sure you want your ex-boyfriend back? Are you really, really sure you want your ex-boyfriend back? Why do you want him back? I am not kidding – answer those questions honestly […]

Understanding When Divorce Is Really the Best Option

by Lisa Force

To so many people, divorce is a dirty word. It is one of those black marks, those trappings of failure that haunt us. Yet, one in two marriages – that’s 50% of all unions – in the United States ends in divorce. If the dreaded “D” word is such a mark of failure, at least […]

How to find a good couples counselor

by Lisa Force

In the event that your relationship is in a bad position, the sort of inconvenience you don’t appear to have the capacity to deal with all alone, it may be time to search for an expert guide to offer assistance.

5 Questions You Should Ask Your Girlfriend Before Proposing

by Lisa Force

When you are in love, especially when you are at a “certain age” when weddings, babies, and settling down in general seems to be what everyone does, getting married seems to be a logical and exciting next step in a relationship. However, as anyone who’s been married–and certainly anyone who’s been divorced–will tell you, making […]

Why won’t my boyfriend propose?

by Lisa Force
marriage proposal

Many women in serious, long-term relationships wonder why their boyfriend hasn’t yet proposed. If you’re in this situation, read this article to learn why he’s afraid to commit.