Sex on the Beach Isn't just a Cocktail for my Couples

Enhancing Your Emotionally Committed Relationship

Enhancing Your Emotionally Committed Relationship.  To become acquainted with oneself can be a terrible shock.Emotionally committed relationships bring excitement and passion into our lives, especially when they are new.  Over time, however, we come across roadblocks based in personal issues that can distance us from our partners.  When we first enter into a committed relationship, … Read more

Assert Yourself

Assert Yourself.  Have you ever heard yourself say, “I’m a nice person. I’m a polite person. I’d never intentionally do anything to hurt anybody. So why don’t other people give me the respect I deserve?” The problem could well be due to difficulty with assertiveness. Maybe you aren’t showing your nice, polite, and respectful qualities … Read more

The Dumpers and The Dumpees

The Dumpers and The Dumpees.  A breakup seems easiest for couples who decide mutually to end the relationship. In most cases, however, as suggested by Bruce Fisher and Robert Alberti, in their book, Rebuilding: When Your Relationship Ends, a breakup involves a dumper, the party who takes the initiative to end the relationship, and a … Read more

Developing a Sense of Self

Developing a Sense of Self.  Ever hear the phrase everyone has “baggage?” Well, it’s true. As an individual, if you don’t resolve your “baggage” from your family of origin (first family), you bring in all that “stuff” into your relationship. If you want to have a better relationship…..then stop concentrating on your partner and start … Read more