RELATIONSHIP TIPS – DON’T ABANDON YOURSELF

By Ezeodili E. Ekene According to Margaret Paul, PhD, Relationship Expert and Co-creator of Inner Bonding “There is one major cause of relationship problems: self-abandonment. We can abandon ourselves in many areas: emotional (judging or ignoring our feelings), financial (spending irresponsibly), organizational (being late or messy), physical (eating badly, not exercising), relational (creating conflict in

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RELATIONSHIP TIPS – IT’S NOT WHAT YOU FIGHT ABOUT- IT’S HOW YOU FIGHT

By Ezeodili E. Ekene According to Sean Horan, PhD, associate professor of communication studies at Texas State University “Researchers have found that four conflict messages are able to predict whether couples remain together or get divorced: contempt, criticism, stonewalling (or withdrawal), and defensiveness. Together, they’re known as ‘The Four Horsemen.’ Instead of resorting to these

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RELATIONSHIP TIPS – DON’T JUST GO FOR THE BIG O

According to Kat Van Kirk, PhD, Licensed Marriage and Sex Therapist  “Sex isn’t just about orgasms. It’s about sensation, emotional intimacy, stress relief, improved health (improved immune and cardiovascular system), and increased emotional bonding with your partner, thanks to the wonderful release of hormones due to physical touch. There are many more reasons to have

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