Who are you when the relationship falls away?

Last spring, after being in back-to-back relationships for a decade, I found myself single. That break-up was a long time coming but I didn't have the courage to end it. I was scared to put myself first because I didn't know who I was without someone else to love and support me. It was terrifying… Continue reading Who are you when the relationship falls away?

Would you make this vow?

Have you ever shared vows with a partner? I'm fascinated that we're taught to do this in marriage ceremonies, yet not with ourselves.While I've never been married, I've spent more time working through challenges in relationships to uphold our commitment to each other than I have with myself.After all, many of us have been raised to believe everything… Continue reading Would you make this vow?

Is judgment hurting your relationship?

I received a very unexpected lesson recently.. from broccoli! 🥦 I walked into the kitchen to find my boyfriend chopping broccoli with scissors! Have you ever seen anyone do this? It seemed so silly to me! When I first met him, his culinary specialties were smoothies and eggs (we've all been there)! Due to his lack of experience, I've seen him do lots of… Continue reading Is judgment hurting your relationship?

How to communicate better to reduce stress

Have you ever been so stressed and overwhelmed about something, and then when you FINALLY found the courage to share it with the person involved, it turned out there was never anything to worry about? This is why COMMUNICATION is so important! We build up stories in our heads that lead to unnecessary stress. Don't… Continue reading How to communicate better to reduce stress