Are You Apologizing Wrong? The Power of the Perfect Apology

Are You Apologizing Wrong? The Power of the Perfect Apology

How to construct the perfect apology, restore trust, and strengthen your relationship In business and in life, image has become exceedingly important. The advent of advertising resulted in the fading away of the age of character and the rise of the age of personality,...

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Mental Illness in Relationships

Mental Illness in Relationships

26% of adults in the US cope with mental illness in any given year (Johns Hopkins, 2022). The most common diagnoses are anxiety and depression (Access, 2021); a staggering 18% of people ages 18-54 will experience an anxiety disorder every year, while 9.5% will cope...

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Let’s Talk About Money: Finances and Divorce

Let’s Talk About Money: Finances and Divorce

She makes 500k a year at a tech company; he stays home. He secretly bought a mustang and “surprised” his partner with it. She failed to mention the mountain of student debt she’s saddled with before they said, “I do.” All of these disparities and lapses in...

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Plan Your Wedding Like a Pro

Plan Your Wedding Like a Pro

Isn’t it a teensy bit ironic how the leadup to what’s supposed to be the best day of your life often turns into one of the most stressful times of your life? Wedding planning stress can spark relationship conflict, lead to burnout and anxiety, and add a lot of...

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Hey, Arizonians!

Hey, Arizonians!

Picture this: it’s your wedding day, in beautiful Arizona. You are in the beautiful desert hillsides, surrounded by friends and family as you walk down the aisle. You are having the best day of your life without all the “what if” worries or marriage. We are so...

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Why You Should Accept Influence From Your Partner

Why You Should Accept Influence From Your Partner

Jan was enjoying an evening with his colleagues from his new job at their favorite tapas place downtown. The night was full of laughter and cheer, and Jan was glad to be bonding with the group. His colleague Antony then suggested that they all celebrate New Year’s...

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New Year, New #RelationshipGoals

New Year, New #RelationshipGoals

Well, it’s that time of year again! Most people are starting out the new year with a list of goals and a whole bunch of hope. There’s just something about a fresh new year that’s inspiring. Anything seems possible with the whole year ahead of us. The usual goals are...

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4 Essential Conversation Topics For Engaged Couples

4 Essential Conversation Topics For Engaged Couples

Well, it finally happened: you got engaged! Now what? You’ll start planning the wedding, of course. But the mistake couples tend to make at this stage is diving right into wedding planning and never looking back. Suddenly every single conversation revolves around the...

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A to Z of Couple’s Therapy

A to Z of Couple’s Therapy

Relationships aren’t easy, but they don’t have to be that difficult if we develop our communication skills and seek outside advice for the tougher problems. We don’t hesitate to call in a professional if the refrigerator breaks, if the sink is leaking, or if an...

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Are You Addicted to Love?

Are You Addicted to Love?

We all have at least one friend or family member who struggles with addiction to drugs, alcohol, nicotine, or gambling. We probably take their addiction seriously and take steps not to enable or support their addiction. However, most of us have probably never heard...

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In-laws + Wedding Planning + New Year

In-laws + Wedding Planning + New Year

Some people can’t wait to begin wedding planning. Others find the process totally daunting. Regardless of where you stand, wedding planning is notoriously stressful– And wedding planning during the holidays can be even more overwhelming. Unfortunately, you may need to...

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The Truth About Online Dating

The Truth About Online Dating

Were you to try online dating as few as ten years ago, you may have done so quietly, in secret. You may have only told your closest friends of your forays into finding love on the internet. Nowadays, however, it feels like nearly everyone dates online, and a...

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