Tag: arguing

Improve Your Relationship Today

  As a relationship leaves what we know as the “honeymoon phase” both partners begin to feel less connected and more consumed with the “task” of being in a relationship.  There is much to be said about the work and dedication it takes to keep a relationship or marriage connected and exciting. Remember above all,…

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A Loving Person is a Healthy Person

I continuously read articles and books about relationships.  Love relationships, specifically, seem to have something in common across local articles, such as the OC Register and popular relationship books like The Seven Principals for Making a Marriage Work by the Gottmans; they discuss how love helps us to live longer and healthier lives.  The notion is that: the immune…

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It’s Not You, It’s Me….

In the relationship world, this tune plays out in real life and in the movies.  Someone might let you down by claiming all the responsibility and breaking up with you by letting you know that “It’s not you, it’s me.”   But who is it really?  When it comes to whose fault it is that…

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Arguing Over Household Chores

A recent article posted in the Telegraph  reports that couples spend about ten days a year arguing about household chores.  The article addresses common tiffs such as: leaving clothes around the house, not emptying the dishwasher, putting off home improvements, not taking out the trash, not making the bed, or leaving the toilet seat up. The article…

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Are You Mad at Me?

Are you mad at me, is the relationship equivalent to the kids yelling in the back of the car, are we there yet?  It is the annoying question that gets inserted when we are not sure what our partner is feeling. For some reason, this phrase has become the go-two when we want to spark…

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