9 Therapist-Recommend Couples Communication Exercises

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Communicating in your relationship is not always easy, but learning the skills to communicate well is essential, particularly in the context of a romantic relationship or a marriage.  We’ve got a guide that showcases 5 ways to have better communication in relationships, but to take the tips even further, we reached out to couples therapists, … Read more

Why I’m Converting to Catholicism

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In 2021, I’m becoming Catholic. What a scary thing to write and to share. In an age when organized religion is often looked at with doubt, ridicule, and even hatred; in a time when many “religious” people seem to be aligned with ultra right-wing politics and fanaticism; in the current time, it might seem downright … Read more

25 Festive Christmas Traditions for Couples

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Christmas truly is the best time of year. No other season has so many wonderful meanings and traditions.  When you are married or in a long-term relationship, sharing old Christmas traditions together (and creating new ones) makes the season even more special! Here are some Christmas traditions for couples you can try, making this year … Read more

How to Fight Fair in Marriage: 5 Fair Fighting Rules for Couples

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Fighting is never fun. It’s something I particularly do not enjoy. I tend to shy away from conflict and avoid it whenever possible.  Yet in any marriage or long-term relationship, conflict is inevitable. Learning how to deal with it appropriately with your spouse is a necessary part of building a healthy relationship. That’s where these … Read more

113 Instagram Captions for Couples that are Romantic and Perfect

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Looking for cute Instagram captions for couples? This is the post for you. I’ve collected a massive resource of romantic Instagram quotes to help your message be its absolute sweetest. For couples in relationships, social media platforms, especially Instagram, provide an outlet to share your romantic moments, to capture a special occasion, or simply to … Read more

25+ Open When Letter Ideas for Couples

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Have you heard of open when letters? These are a super romantic way to let a partner know you’re thinking of them, especially when you’re far away. We’ve compiled the perfect list of open when letter ideas just for you! There’s nothing as sweet as a handwritten letter. When you’re far apart from someone, those … Read more