Why You Should Learn Your Partner’s Native Language

Why You Should Learn Your Partner’s Native Language

Rates of intermarriage have been climbing steadily for a long time now. Up from 3% in 1967 and 7% in 1980, intermarriage doubled to 14% in 2015 (Livingston & Brown, 2017). The current figure is likely even higher. Millennials are leading this trend, with more...

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Healing Codependency in a Relationship

Healing Codependency in a Relationship

Everyone can call to mind a person they would consider codependent. Codependency is among the most common of relationship issues; some readers might even smile knowingly and nod along to this article. A 1998 study estimated that 40 million Americans are codependent....

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QUIZ TIME! Do You Know Your Attachment Style?

QUIZ TIME! Do You Know Your Attachment Style?

...Do You Know Your Attachment Style? In case you’ve never heard of attachment styles, they have become a hot talking point for couples over the past few years. Stemming from early childhood relationships with caregivers, your attachment style determines how you...

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How not to take your spouse for granted in 50 years

How not to take your spouse for granted in 50 years

...because 50 years flies by! When you’re planning a wedding, it can be hard to see beyond the big day. Your brain becomes a giddy, chaotic jumble of guest lists, prenup clauses, seating arrangements, and fantasies about your partner magically becoming a decent...

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Should You Become a Digital Nomad Couple?

Should You Become a Digital Nomad Couple?

Picture this: It’s a typical work day. You wake up, rub your eyes, and sleepily try to recall where you’re working from this month. As consciousness sets in, you pad over to your desk by the window in your beach bungalow overlooking turquoise blue water in Ko Phangan,...

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Famous Celebrity Prenups

Famous Celebrity Prenups

We’ve all seen the scandalous and enthralling headlines about celebrity divorces. Prenups are notably very popular with the elite, rich and famous as they often have more to lose from a marital split. High value mansions, millions of dollars, lavish diamonds, and...

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Cohousing? What’s that?

Cohousing? What’s that?

Why So Many Millennial Couples are Opting for Cohousing Remember back in college, when you lived in the dorms and could spontaneously hang out with your friends after (or before) finishing your homework? There were no...

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Is a Prenup the Key to a Peaceful Divorce? 

Is a Prenup the Key to a Peaceful Divorce? 

Signing a prenuptial agreement before getting married could be perceived as wholly unromantic. But, with divorce rates in topping 60%, a prenup is a considerate and respectful way of entering a marriage with openness and honesty. If you are thinking about a prenup but...

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What if it doesn’t work out?

What if it doesn’t work out?

Splitting Up Does Not Equal Failure We tend to equate the end of a relationship with a failure. Along with the pain and heartbreak that accompanies the end of a relationship, many of us even feel ashamed to tell friends and family about a breakup because we fear...

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Wedding Customs (and Prenups) Around the World

Wedding Customs (and Prenups) Around the World

A Brief History of Marriage (In Our Society) The institution of marriage has been around for about 4,350 years. It came with the advent of agricultural societies, in response to the need for more stable living arrangements and for a clear framework to facilitate...

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5 Things to Remember When You Bring Up a Prenup

5 Things to Remember When You Bring Up a Prenup

If you're engaged, you have high expectations for a long and happy marriage. It's an exciting time, full with hope for new beginnings and beautiful life together. However, you, love bird, also pragmatic, and you recognize that 50% of marriages end in divorce, and that...

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