Why Waiting for a Return to Normal May Spell the End of Your Relationship

COVID-19 has changed things in the world in many ways. What lasting impact this will have remains to be seen. What we do know is that impact is inevitable. When change occurs on the earth at this level, we have to be willing to change with it. This includes changing how we are with relationships as well.  Are you in isolation with your partner right now? Or has this time of quarantine created a separation between you and your partner? Either way, if you are trying to ride this wave of the Coronavirus, waiting for a return to normal so things will go back to normal with your relationship, that might not work. What if you can use this as …

10 Core Values of a Lasting Relationship

Building a successful relationship takes dedication. There are untold life situations that can spring up, and test the strength and unity of your partnership. Having compatible core values will provide you with the necessary strength and camaraderie to be able to navigate through those stumbling blocks together. Imagine a passenger getting on a train. Now imagine that the train is headed for San Diego, and the passenger wants to go to Sacramento. The passenger is going to be quite disappointed when he realizes that he’s arrived in San Diego, and not at his destination of choice. Both the train and the passenger need to be headed in the same direction for successful travel. The same holds true for relationships. Similar …

15 Negotiation Tips That Will Help You to Save Relationships

There is no independent living in human nature. Therefore, conflict is unavoidable in a human relationship for growth. Negotiation is a core activity in every social relationship for proper conflict resolution and maintenance of the relationship. Your ability to negotiate is essential because you cannot always have your way. Honing your negotiating skills is a great advantage to cementing every relationship, be it husband-wife, fianc?-fianc?e or friendship. No matter the relationship and the advantage you seek, you shouldn’t be selfish. Instead, you should be strategic and tactical in making things work in your favor. There is no guarantee that you will win every time, but the more you negotiate, the better your relationship with others. Here are 15 tips you …

Messy Love: Doesn’t Mean It’s Not Perfect For YouPick the Brain

Just because you’re in messy love, or imperfect, that doesn’t make it any less valid or real. A messy love can be beautiful, and certainly, pull you outside your comfort zones. When opposites attract, they can bring on a whole host of things you never experienced before. Messy love life can be filled with drama and conflict. However, it shouldn’t be confused for a toxic relationship. It’s just a regular relationship that functions with drama. Remember people are different and what works for you, doesn’t work for me. Come enjoy a peaceful, low-key relationship, while others thrive on drama and high needs. Nothing is perfect, but that doesn’t stop people from trying to achieve it. And in the world of …