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11 Things People In Successful Relationships Do Every Day

So, you’ve met someone special and you’re ready to start a relationship together. Now comes the hard part. Yes, ‘positive dating’ is an essential part of finding your special someone. But if your relationship skills aren’t up to par, it might all be for naught. Here’s 11 things people in successful relationships do every day… Continue reading →

The 5 Best Ways To Impress Your Date

If you're on a date, first impressions matter. But second impressions matter even more. In your perfect dating world, everyone will see you for who you really are - and that's true (eventually). But to make it that far, you need to make a positive impression on your date. How? Here's 5 proven ways: Too… Continue reading →

4 Behaviors That Predict Divorce

Your relationship is not perfect. But no-ones perfect, so expecting your relationship to be perfect is probably not the right approach. However, relationship psychologists can predict which marriages will end in divorce 93% of the time. How? By looking out for these 4 'relationship-killing' behaviors. Learn them & avoid them at all costs: Contempt:  a… Continue reading →

7 Essential Relationship Skills

We’ve all seen the movie: boy meets girl, sparks fly, and they live happily ever after. But is that REALLY the way love works? Actually, no. The truth is that you can and must IMPROVE your relationship skills – to help you find and build happiness in a long-term relationship. Here are the 7 essential… Continue reading →

5 “Relationship Red Flags” That Aren’t As Big A Deal As You Think

Your perfect match is out there, but they're probably not perfect. Those qualities that you THINK are the most important for your relationship success, probably aren't. Most importantly, beware of false 'relationship red flags' - start by ignoring these 5: "Fit" to be tied?:  a lot of people think that it's necessary to date someone… Continue reading →

4 Ways To Make Dating Small Talk Without Seeming Awkward Or Boring

In life (and in love) you have two options: Wait for good things to happen. Or, Make good things happen. Now, which sounds like a better plan? Dates usually go one of two ways: they start well and get better; or they start poorly and get worse. So what's the key to a successful date?… Continue reading →

4 Things That Ruin Relationships

Matchmakers will tell you this about successful relationships: communication means more than immediate physical chemistry. Ideally, you want both, but finding someone with whom you can communicate openly with SIGNIFICANTLY increases the chances of a successful match. But, above all else, AVOID these four “relationship killing” communication traits (Source: John Gottman, PH.D.): Criticism:  complaints are… Continue reading →

7 Unavoidable Questions To Ask Your Partner Before It’s Too Late

So you've met someone new, and things are going great - fantastic! But before you get REALLY serious, its time for some serious questions. Dating works best when you're having fun - keeping your first few dates light and casual is always your best bet. But at some point, there are some 'serious' questions that… Continue reading →

4 Things You Do On Dates That Make You Look Like You’re Trying Too Hard

Have you been dating for a while but not truly connecting with anyone? Then its time for a different approach. Maybe you're trying - but here's where dating is different from other aspects of your life: it's possible to try too hard. How you ask? Here's 4 "over the top" dating mistakes - and what… Continue reading →

The One Question You Should Never Ask On A Date

You've heard the saying "there's no such thing as a bad question"? Well, when it comes to dating - its wrong. Two-way conversation is an important part of a successful date - particularly a first or second date - and asking questions is a big part of that. But not all questions are created equal.… Continue reading →

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