Posts tagged with ‘commitment’

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The Awesome Relationship Bucket List: Things You Can Do to Stay Together

by Lisa Force

It’s a good idea to periodically take an inventory of your relationship in order to see what’s working and what could use improvement. Rather than waiting until things break down, which usually leads to fighting and bruised feelings, it’s better to keep an eye on potential problems and catch them before they become too serious. […]

Why Emotional Affair Is the Worst Type of Cheating

by Lisa Force

When it comes to infidelity, there are many ways that one partner can betray the other. Traditionally, most people have associated infidelity with physical betrayal, sleeping with another person, for example, whether or not there was an emotional connection between the partner and the new fling. However, research has shown that, beyond the physical monogamy […]

How to Get Your Spouse Back After Cheating

by Lisa Force

You’ve cheated on your spouse and they’ve left you. What now? Is it possible to win them back? If so, what’s the best way to do it? First, you must accept that there are no guarantees. Your spouse may not take you back, ever. Accept that and you’ll be in a better frame of mind […]

Common Problems that Plague Marriages & How to Avoid Them

by Lisa Force

Despite constant reminders and decades of failed marriages to use as examples, the divorce rate in America still hovers above 50%. While 2:1 odds may be great in Vegas, they aren’t so fantastic when you are betting on your life. Getting married is a major commitment that doesn’t end when you say “I do”, it […]

How to Use Body Language to Attract the One You Want

by Lisa Force

How to Use Body Language to Attract the One You Want The secret to attracting the man or woman of your dreams is not about having the best looks, the most money, or endless youth. It’s about communication. Communication that starts from the minute someone sees you. Communication that takes place without uttering a word. […]

A Nice Guy’s Guide to Getting His Woman Back

by Lisa Force

So, you’ve split up with someone and you’ve decided you want her back. But maybe you don’t think you’re Machiavellian enough to play tricks and mind games to win her back. You’re worried that “nice guys finish last” and you’re a nice guy. What can you do to win her back? Leaving out the devious […]

Determining When It’s Time to Seek Outside Help

by Lisa Force

When you are dealing with a rough patch in your relationship, seeking help through a couple’s therapist has become increasingly common. Not only are more people than ever seeking help with their relationships, more are open to speaking about it, normalizing the experience by removing the stigma. However, regardless of how “common” counseling has become, […]

What to Do When You Feel Compelled to Stay in a Deteriorating Relationship

by Lisa Force

There are many reasons you might want to stay in a relationship that’s on the rocks. Perhaps you have children, or there are complex financial issues, or you’re just unwilling or afraid to be alone. Whatever your reasons, if your relationship isn’t giving you what you need anymore, but you can’t leave it, there is […]

Online Dating: Keys to Attracting the Right People

by Lisa Force

Online Dating: Keys to Attracting the Right People The world of online dating has expanded exponentially over the past 10 years. From Match.com and eHarmony to Tinder and JDate, there are niche sites and platforms ready to accomodate most any age, lifestyle, and technology habit. However, navigating the waters of online dating as a serious […]

7 Signs You’re in an Unhealthy Relationship

by Lisa Force

Relationships have their ups and downs and, clearly, none are perfect. But there is a fine line between normal bumps and chronic dysfunction. An unhealthy relationship not only lacks staying power, but staying in one can have serious, damaging repercussions that range from stifling your potential and killing your sense of self to literally killing […]