Posts in Problem Solving
Getting Good at Relationships is Hard

Intimate relationships are hard to maintain! We talk about how we sometimes feel like it can take months to build our healthy habits, but just one heated interaction to feel like we’ve fallen backwards.

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How to Express Gratitude & Appreciation During Conflicts

What we discovered is that the quick break from the argument and dose of happy hormones that came from reading what we appreciated about one another helped us remember that there is plenty of goodness in each other (even though we had been upset even a few seconds prior).

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Adapting to Transition as a Couple

Even though we’ve been together for 5 years, we feel like our relationship is new because we’re constantly adapting to life’s transitions. Having to adapt to changes has been useful because it's led us to define and re-define our relationship and has kept us from stagnating.

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Ejecting the Ego from the Driver’s Seat

Once the ego is in control, the smallest interactions with our partner can become insincere because the ego takes the opportunity to seek recognition, praise, attention, or a stronger sense of self.

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