Showing Love

How to love your partner, plus tips for healthy love relationships.


7 Ways to Know If Your Relationship is Worth Fighting For

Have you reached the tipping point in your relationship? Here’s how to know if your relationship is worth fighting for, or if you should throw in the towel and start another round with someone new. “I know that love changes and there are different phases of love,” says Toni on How Love Changes Over Time. “But […]

How to Know Your Relationship is Worth Fighting For

How to Love an Emotionally Unavailable Man 

How to Love an Emotionally Unavailable Man 

You’re in a relationship with an emotionally unavailable man, and you love him too much to leave. Writing hundreds of relationship articles – and reading thousands of comments – has shown me that you’re not alone! In this article, you’ll find 10 tips on how to love a man who isn’t available emotionally or spiritually. But […]


5 Steps to Overcoming Insecurity in Your Relationships

Imagine how amazing it’ll be to feel secure, safe, and happy in any relationship. These steps will help you overcome insecurity in all your relationships, so you can build a foundation of peace, love, and joy in your life. This article was inspired by a comment from a reader who is struggling with deep feelings of […]

Overcoming Insecurity in Relationships

Signs Your Boyfriend Is In Love With You

5 Signs Your Boyfriend Is In Love With You

Wouldn’t it be awesome to stop playing the “he loves me…he loves me not” game? These signs he loves you will help you see your boyfriend’s love (or lack of it) more clearly. “My boyfriend totally runs hot and cold on me,” says Tamra on 5 Things to Do When Your Boyfriend Stops Texting You. “One day […]


How to Increase Emotional Intimacy in Your Relationship

If you feel lonely in your relationship, you’ll be inspired by these tips on how to increase emotional intimacy. The fear of being emotionally intimate is natural because it involves vulnerability and risk. On my article about overcoming fear of intimacy, a reader shared her experience and asked for help… “I need to know more […]

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4 Ways to Create Love and Peace in an Unhappy Marriage

These tips on how to find love in an unhappy marriage are inspired by a reader’s comment. She and her husband are unhappily married, and she doesn’t want to tell her family or friends. Here’s part of her comment: “My husband and I have been together for 2 years and we have an eight month old […]


How to Stop Being a Controlling Girlfriend

Controlling girlfriends don’t make life light or enjoyable for their boyfriends – or themselves. These tips on how to stop trying to control your boyfriend will help you ease up and let your relationship unfold naturally. I’m writing this post for a reader who commented on How to Deal With Your Husband’s Toxic Ex-Wife. She is […]

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How to Increase Self-Love and Improve Your Relationships

Healthy relationships aren’t just built on love; they’re rooted in self-love. Learn how increasing self-love will improve your relationship in powerful ways, and change how you see yourself. How do you see yourself? This is an important question, because how you see yourself is how you see everything. If you don’t love yourself, you can’t […]


How to Gain Confidence and Create Healthy Relationships

The first step to creating healthy relationships is to learn how to gain confidence. Why? Because if you’re insecure, your relationships can’t flourish. When you’re confident in who you are and what you have to offer, your relationships will Blossom. If you can’t imagine how to start gaining confidence, read Blossoming After a Breakup: 28 […]

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How to Make a Vision Board Relationship

How to Make a Vision Board for Your Relationship

Creating a vision board for “your life” isn’t specific enough. Here, we focus on how to make a vision board for your relationship to help you get a clear idea of who and what you want in a partner. “Your vision board itself doesn’t impact reality; what changes your life is the process of creating […]


How to Overcome Fear of Love

These ways to overcome fear of love are inspired by a reader’s question on my “scared to love” article. The first step to overcoming your fear of relationships is to recognize the signs. In Love Me, Don’t Leave Me: Overcoming Fear of Abandonment and Building Lasting, Loving Relationships, Michelle Skeen describes how to break the […]

Overcoming Fear of Love

I Want to Get Married

When “I Want to Get Married” is All You Can Think

Are you consumed with yearning for marriage? Here’s help and what to do when you’re thinking “I want to get married more than anything in the world.” Did you know that your attitudes about marriage and the path to marriage are wrong? Some ideas you inherited, some you’ve simply bought from society, and some you’ve […]