Eleven years of marriage and we knew every button to push, all the words that hurt, and ways to set each other off (insert my perfected eye-roll). Conflict was a never-ending fountain of angst, loud fights, and being on opposite sides of the line. I guess it’s typical for a lot of couples; he felt that I wasn’t being sensitive, I felt that he wasn’t listening or understanding.
In this podcast episode of Relationships Radio, we discuss the difference between loving someone and being in love. [audio:http://traffic.libsyn.com/relationshipsradio/Relationship_Radio_3.mp3] My mentor asked me the other day the difference between loving someone and being in love. To love someone without being in love with them is when you can give of yourself for their benefit, but you are unable or unwilling …
Everything flows from the relationship you have with yourself. It’s part of the reason I am so obsessed with relationships, they reflect a lot about a person.
Kris and I believe that the best time to prepare for marriage is before you have one. If you’re in a relationship now, see how these check out. If you’re single, use these as a great guideline when considering who is a wise person to invest your heart in.
In just a few short months I’ll be reaching the ripe old age of 30. Perhaps that sounds young to some of you, but to a still single woman who figured she’d be married with kids by this time, that mile marker is a bit daunting.
Kristen Dalton Wolfe, Creator of SheisMore.com and her husband, Kris Wolfe, Creator of GoodGuySwag.com come together in their first podcast on Relationships Radio to discuss the first step to having an amazing relationship.
Are you an avoider? Is it easier to stuff your emotions than deal with the issue at hand? It might be time to reconsider this behavior. According to marital expert Diane Sollee from Smart Marriages the number one predictor of divorce is the habitual avoidance of conflict.
When you don’t have standards for yourself, you definitely won’t have standards for a guy and then you will be susceptible to taking whatever comes your way. We’re gonna stop that today by looking at 5 crucial elements to consider
What is tolerated in the dating phase will set the tone for the relationship. It has less to do with what you say and more to do with how you act and the boundary lines made known from the beginning. Ladies, the foundational principle in how a man learns to treat you has to do with your self-respect. If he has a problem with it, it might actually be a red-flag.
I held my breath and told God I trusted him as I made the painful call to break-up with my boyfriend. I was afraid and heart-broken, but the faith I had in God promises were worth it.
We are mislead into thinking, “If I give him what he wants, then I will feel validated and ultimately be loved.” But most of us probably know, this is entirely backwards and rarely works out for our good. Seeking approval from a guy in order to feel validated normally leads to us selling out and giving it up to the wrong guy or too soon.
believe that doing things to define your identity is completely out of order and leads to a culture that breeds competition and comparison where no where is ever fully happy or whole. There is so much animosity among women because everyone is striving to prove their worthiness and is afraid someone will steal it away from them. But whole women empower other women.
Now, first and foremost, you must understand than you can not healthily become someone’s “other half” until you yourself are whole. Many people think that a boyfriend or husband will complete them, making them feel worthy and beautiful. But the fact is, that puts a lot of unrealistic weight on a person’s shoulders, sets you up for disappointment and paves a path for unhealthy co-dependency.
I loved him with every fiber of my being I loved him. I loved him and there no question about it. This is my story. Once upon a time I fell in love with a guy who I thought was different than any guy I had ever met. He was sweet, funny, and awesome to hang out with. Yet, 6 …
The quote, “behind every great man is a greater woman” is famous for a reason, because it’s true. There has not been one single US President who didn’t have a wife beside him. And not just any wife, but a great one.