1. The Link Between Power, Money and Infidelity

    "Money is power. Power is an aphrodisiac."  - Felix Dennis, English poet and publisher Though we like to believe that attraction is more of a circumstance of chemistry or romantic connections, the link between money and sex is often an easily-observed one. Throughout history, those who hold power are often seen as being able to attract more members of the opposite sex. And there is always some fa…Read More

  2. Are There Real Reasons for Being Unfaithful?

    Forsaking all others. When a couple stands before others and replies "I do" to the question of forsaking all others, they assume the responsibility of remaining faithful to their chosen. This promise, to look only to that one person for affection and sexual fulfillment, is a cornerstone upon which a strong, trusting and fulfilling relationship is built. So why is it so easy for so many to break?…Read More

  3. Moving Beyond Blame

    Whether the sin was as minor as a white lie or as major as infidelity, when indiscretions come to light it is often all-too-natural for many of us to start pointing fingers in a disillusioned effort to draw the attention away from our own part in the story. Though we are quick to blame others when things go wrong, it is rarely acceptable. In most circumstances, those in intimate relationships wil…Read More

  4. Tips for Effective Communication Between Partners

    Contrary to the popular saying, great minds don't always think alike. Though you may believe that your spouse is your soulmate and can understand just what you're thinking as you are thinking it, the fact is that there are going to be times when even the closest of partners don't think alike. As much as you'd like to believe that your partner can read your mind, the fact is that miscommunication a…Read More

  5. The Far-Reaching Effects of Divorce

    Listen to any child of divorce and their stories and you begin to understand the far-reaching implications of divorce. Where some good reasons do exist for the dissolution of marriage, many many more reasons support the need for couples to work out their differences and stay together. Not that we are advocating staying in a toxic marriage "for the sake of the children", but there are many problems…Read More

  6. How to Quickly Destroy Your Marriage: Lie

    "Yeah, it never fails to amaze me how a single lie can undo an entire lifetime of good."      - SHERRILYN KENYON, Upon the Midnight Clear When Holly first learned of her husband's financial indiscretions, the gambling, the growing debt, the imminent threats of bankruptcy and foreclosure; of course she was infuriated. She found it incredible that he would put their family's entire financial futu…Read More

  7. How to Know When You Need Marriage Counseling

    With divorce rates still at approximately 50% in the United States, it may come as a shock to find out that only one in four couples who are filing for divorce ever seek couples therapy or marriage counseling before splitting. Furthermore, according to sources cited by an online article on psychologytoday.com, those that do seek help first waited "an average of six years after serious problems dev…Read More