11 Books About Relationships to Read ASAP
From singleness to dating to marriage to family dynamics, our certified counselors have put together a list of books about relationships that are some must-reads! Relationships, whether with yourself or others, are always changing. The world is changing, and we are forced to move with it. Understanding needs, wants, desires, and communicating are just the…Read More
20 Great Books about Family Dynamics and Parenting
Do you feel lost? Are you struggling to connect with your children? Are you overwhelmed with the powerful tasks of parenting? Don’t worry. You are not alone. Whether your family is going through a huge life transition, or your teen won’t listen to you, we’ve gathered 22 great books on family dynamics and parenting. Hopefully,…Read More
Codependency – Narcissist Trap
It’s a Trap! Understand the connection between a codependent and a narcissist. Learn the trap codependents walk into over and over again. It’s a difficult trap but it’s possible to break free.Read More
How Do Boundaries Work In A Toxic Marriage?
Have you ever been told you needed better boundaries? Just what does that mean? And how do boundaries work especially in a marriage with toxic and destructive communication or behaviors? What Is A Relational Boundary? A boundary, much like a fence, separates your physical yard from your neighbors. A relational boundary differentiates one individual from…Read More
6 Myths About Addiction
Many people don’t understand addiction and substance abuse or dependency. They think those who struggle with addiction must lack moral substance or willpower. In reality, breaking the cycle of addiction takes far more than an iron will or even a desire to quit. Addictive substances and behaviors quite literally alter the chemistry of the brain…Read More
Living Single and Loving it!
Stop dreading singleness and choose to love being single. Learn why relationship status doesn’t play into happiness and how to recalibrate your mindset with these tips. Unhappy and single is a mindset issue. This Valentine’s day, whether you are newly single, or frustrated at your ongoing single status, embrace flying solo. It could be one…Read More
New Year Same Love: your relationship goals
While you’re busy writing down your personal goals for the year, use our completely free worksheet to reflect on your relationship and set intentions for the upcoming months.
Closeness and connection don’t just happen; flourishing requires time, attention, and nourishment. Assessing your connection and commitment to grow your relationship is an important task. Taking time to talk and intentionally make a renewed commitment to each other can enhance your life together.Read More
Fight Anger with Love
“A gentle answer turns away anger, but a harsh word stirs up wrath.” Proverbs 15:1 Have you ever said something out of anger that you later regretted? Maybe you grew up in a home where angry words and loud responses were the norm. Or maybe you’ve had experiences where you felt embarrassed or hurt by someone’s…Read More
The language of love
Close your eyes and think of the last time you felt deeply loved and appreciated. What did that person do to make you feel so special? Did they give you a warm hug? Bring home a personal gift after a vacation? Tell you how immensely proud they were of you? Whatever it was, they were…Read More
Date your spouse
The excitement and allure of dating shouldn’t disappear once you’ve sealed the deal with marriage. Not only should the fire and passion stick around, but grow in strength and depth. Dating your spouse is an incredibly powerful tool to keep your connection strong and encourage continuous growth. However, for some couples, especially those with kids…Read More