Posts tagged Dating
What Everybody Ought to Know About Being In Love

We all know that the beginning of relationships can be intense and that the high vibes and butterflies don’t typically last…

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I Love You: to Say or Not to Say?

We didn’t want “I love you” to become a crutch phrase that we just… said to one another. Instead, we wanted our communication to be more heartfelt, conscious, and intentional.

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Are Your Relationship Goals Controlling You?

Gratitude, reflection, and celebration are helpful because they fortify our ability to ground ourselves, feel what’s really going on, and understand why. In turn, this allows us to choose more of what we want for the future for ourselves and for our relationship.

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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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5 Reasons to Flirt With Your Partner

It’s come to our attention that many people (including us!) eventually stop flirting with their partners. Is it because we’re no longer attracted?

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Unplug to Recharge Your Relationship

Have you ever felt like you needed a break from social media or from your phone? Have you ever been distracted by your online notifications even while you were with your partner? We did! If you’re too plugged in to your phone, then unplugging can save your relationship!

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10 Little Things You Can Do To Make Big Changes In Your Relationship

Curious about the little things that we do, on a regular basis, to try to maintain and grow our relationship? Here's a list of the 10 little things that we feel have made the biggest, and most sustainable, impact on our relationship so far.

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8 Reasons to Start Team Cooking

WE TEAM COOK AND WE LOVE IT! Each weekend, we review recipes, grocery shop, and team cook/meal prep for the entire week.

Team cooking this way may not be suitable for everyone’s lifestyle. That said, many people have been interested in our practice so here are 8 reasons why we feel it’s important for us and our relationship

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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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Making Space for Quality Time Amidst a Busy Life

Sometimes, we worry that we might not be spending enough quality time as a couple. Granted, we're occasionally together in the evenings doing chores or socializing, but being busy is really not the same as being present

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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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Tea(m) Time: Help for Busy Relationships

Tea(m) time: like a checkpoint, or a “tune up” that Formula One race cars receive throughout a race. The purpose of this get-together is to carve out one or two hours a month or bi-weekly to intentionally discuss your relationship with your partner – as a team.

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Relationship Zen Strategic Planning – Phase 2

Central to Relationship Zen is an active cycle of personal development and couple’s development. Therefore, Relationship Zen Strategic Planning involves the intentional, structured and uplifting process of analyzing our current situations as individuals and as a couple, envisioning a better future as two, and developing a personal and group plan.

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Relationship Zen Secret 2013: Make Time For Play

What we mean by “make time for play” is doing fun, valuable, and extraordinary activities that build up the relationship.

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