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(NEW Video!) 8 Essential Secrets to Thriving Love
Written on December 31st.

Any moment, truly, is an amazing time to recommit to growing your relationship, to making your beloved a priority, to remembering why you fell in love in the first place, and to doing whatever it takes to create a relationship that brings out your best and fills your life with joyous connection.

We are in AWE of the untapped potential in nearly every couple we’ve ever met, and this is what motivates us so deeply to do what we do. If a thriving relationship is fully possible for you this year (no matter where you are right now), why NOT choose it?! Plus, every other area of your life will improve!

To help you with this, we’ve created a free video training on The 8 Essential Secrets Every Couple Needs (but most never learned) to Take Your Love to Thriving! … Read More.


Announcing NEW Dear Beloved Notes!
Written on December 28th.

Ever wish you had just the thing to say to make your beloved’s day, to bring them a smile, to remind them how valuable and wonderful they are, to apologize for those moments when you weren’t exactly being your kindest​, and to appreciate them for those things it’s easy to take for granted?

We know how vitally important these expressions of love are in a thriving relationship, and we also know a lot of people either: (1) have a hard time finding the words to say or (2) are so busy that days and weeks go by without taking the time to regularly communicate in sweeter, more romantic, and thoughtful ways.

Cup of coffee with heart shape and pencil with notebook

​In our work with couples, we love asking each partner what their beloved could do to help them feel happier and more connected. … Read More.


4 Tips When You’re Feeling Jealous
Written on June 24th.

For some of you, jealousy and relationships go hand in hand. For others, it mainly shows up during certain periods, especially when your significant other is working late, disconnecting, putting more energy into something or someone else than you, or spending more time around someone you find threatening. You may feel jealous of your partner’s hobbies, career, colleagues, friends, children, or admirers.

Jealousy, in whatever form it takes, can quickly lead to overwhelming feelings of insecurity, inadequacy, fear, worry, anxiety, anger, disappointment, and doubt and can create turmoil within oneself and in the relationship. We’re here to help you break through jealousy’s deceptive bonds so you can open to the love that’s been waiting for you all along!

Goodbye, Jealousy Hello, Love

Goodbye, Jealousy
Hello, Love

Tip #1: Jealousy = a cry for love and acceptance within you.
 … Read More.

4 Tips for Making Morning Sex Part of Your Relationship Repertoire
Written on June 10th.

Thanks so much to our dear friend and colleague and renowned Sex Educator, Kate McCombs, for her guest blog below! Kate is here to share with you “4 Tips for Making Morning Sex Part of Your Relationship Repertoire.” Here we are pictured with Kate when she came to visit us from NYC this spring to teach a wonderful guest lecture at Indiana University!

Bret, Christine, and Kate

Bret, Christine, and Kate

4 Tips for Making Morning Sex Part of Your Relationship Repertoire

by Kate McCombs

At the end of a busy day, some of us just don’t have the bandwidth to get in a sexy mood. Stress, fatigue, and overwhelm can keep us from bringing presence and attention to our sex lives. Morning sex is a particularly fun way of overcoming this end-of-day challenge. … Read More.


4 Ways to Know If Your Relationship is Worth Saving
Written on May 16th.

By people of all ages and in every stage of relationship, from those who are just dating to those newly married to long-time spouses, we are asked questions like:
“How do I know if I am supposed to stay in this relationship?”
“Is this the person I am supposed to marry?”
“Is our marriage worth saving?”
“Is this relationship worth fighting for?”
“Can I do better than this?”
“Should I stay or should I go?”

Should I stay, or should I go?

Should I stay, or should I go?

While we never answer these kinds of questions for anyone (because they are deeply personal ones that only you can answer), we do have four criteria to help you gain the clarity you may be seeking!

When you are questioning your relationship, we know how difficult and scary it can be. … Read More.



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