Article Archive for Relationships

How to give gifts that keep on giving
Even in these tough times, most of us are blessed -- even if we don't realize it. If you stop to think about the fact that you...
5 ways to keep a positive, open mind about a marriage ending
After a divorce, life changes — absolutely and without a doubt. Dissolving a marriage is challenging and trying, but emerging on...
4 tips for turning strangers into friends
You probably thought you were done learning about making friends in kindergarten, but throughout your life you’ve likely come to...
How to minimize office tension
The workplace can be a stressful environment, with deadlines and pressure from bosses. The last thing anyone wants to deal with...
Questions to determine if a second date is in the cards
First dates can be one of the most stressful events of our lives. There is so much pressure put on one evening. You may spend...
Ways to tell the nature of friendships
There are many different kinds of people in your life: co-workers, neighbors, acquaintances, lovers — and then there are your...
4 steps to apologize and move forward
Everyone has messed up at some point in their lives: missed a deadline, forgotten an important event or broken something they...
3 steps to deal with problematic people
Life can come at you from all directions. Sometimes it’s the weather, other times it's work, but the worst thing can be the day-...
4 ways to determine if your relationship will last
We’ve all heard that old saying “opposites attract.” Some people take this to heart and look for someone who has interests they...
How to plan a romantic evening for a first date or long-time companion
Planning a romantic evening date does not have to be complicated or cause for stress. It also does not have to be the same old...