My husband, Dick, and I walk our dog, Rosie, every morning – like clockwork. It gets us out of the house and moving. It also gives us time to start the day talking with one another, before the day starts to get away from us. If you have a dog, consider carving out time to […]
This is the time of year when some of us are coming off of flu season bugs, or going into spring allergies or change of weather ailments. In an issue of Psychologies Magazine is an article called, “I’m Bad at Looking after My Partner.” Basically, the article describes mates as either people who like looking […]
The publication, Atlantic.com, recently highlighted the results of four decades of studies done by the Gottman Institute. John Gottman and his wife, Julie, were interviewed on the research results and they shared some simple, but profound findings. Basically, there are two categories of couples: couples who give and receive kindness and generosity and couples who […]
The Thanksgiving holiday is right around the corner and to celebrate I’m sharing how you can incorporate gratitude into your relationship.
“Love looks through a telescope; envy through a microscope.” ~Josh Billings, essayist and humorist Like the quote above says, love looks at the big picture. It encompasses the good and the bad. When you’re in a relationship, it’s a mixed bag, no matter whom you’re dating or to whom you’re married. If you switch from […]