How Successful Couples Resolve Conflicts

This article originally appeared here on December 5, 2012 Author’s Note: This post is an excerpt of the book (click on title): “Seven Keys to Long-Term Relationship Success.” It’s normal for a couple to quarrel from time to time—just part...

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How to Tell You’re Dealing with a Malignant Narcissist

How to Tell You’re Dealing with a Malignant Narcissist

This article originally appears here on February 22, 2017. Narcissistic personality disorder is often equated with the selfie-loving, shallow boaster who wears on your patience. However, there is significantly more to the condition. Their behavior and moo...

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Love Quiz: Is It Time to Leave Your Relationship?

Love Quiz: Is It Time to Leave Your Relationship?

This article was originally published here on September 2, 2016. The idea that the love in your relationship has expired is a difficult thought for one to stomach. When love turns into hate and fondness into bitterness, and when negative sentiment override see...

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8 Ways To Gauge a Healthy Relationship

8 Ways To Gauge a Healthy Relationship

This article was originally published here. Consider these attributes as some of the basic elements that are crucial to healthy relationships. Sometimes it’s hard to tell whether a particular relationship – whether a platonic friendship or an intimate rela...

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How to Heal from Toxic Relationships

How to Heal from Toxic Relationships

This article was originally published here on July 25, 2014 About a decade and a half ago I used to joke that for me all dating should be re-named ‘blind-dating”–and instead of saying I was “seeing someone right now”–I should be more honest, and sa...

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10 Signs You’re In A Toxic Relationship

10 Signs You’re In A Toxic Relationship

It’s not always obvious. This article was originally published here on April 11, 2018 You’ve heard the term “toxic relationship” thrown around enough to know you do NOT want to be in one. But what actually falls into toxic territory? To...

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Sex, Love, and Knowing the Difference

Sex, Love, and Knowing the Difference

This article was originally published here on May 3, 2019 We all remember the first time we fell in love. No matter how strong or independent or free you thought you were, all at once, you became powerless in the face of feelings that, to others, seemed obsess...

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What’s the Difference Bewteen​ a Sociopath and a Narcissist

What’s the Difference Bewteen​ a Sociopath and a Narcissist

This article was originally published here Jan 6, 2018 You may wonder whether someone is a narcissist or a sociopath and, if it’s your partner, whether or not the relationship will improve. Information can empower you. People loosely call other...

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Mandy Moore speaks publicly about emotional abuse from ex-husband.

Mandy Moore speaks publicly about emotional abuse from ex-husband.

This article was originally published here March 25, 2019 Mandy Moore said she has felt supported since she spoke out last month about the emotional abuse she allegedly suffered from ex-husband Ryan Adams. The “This is Us” star told Us Weekly on Sunday tha...

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