Relationship Tests

How to test a relationship, to see if it’s healthy and strong.


How to Listen to the Still Small Voice

Here are 7 steps to listening the still small voice and applying it to your life. You’d be amazed at what you know – or what you COULD know – if you listen… I’m talking about listening to the still small voice in the context of relationships, but my tips apply to any aspect of life. How can you know what […]

Still Small Voice

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How to Make a Decision That Will Change Your Life

You make dozens of decisions every day, and some have the power to change your life forever! These tips on how to make a decision will show you the most important thing about decision-making: how to listen to that still, small voice and trust yourself. Every week on Blossom, I write four articles on a different theme. This week is […]


How to Be Creative Without Fear of Criticism

These tips for being creative are for women in relationships. How do you be creative without fear of criticism or judgment from your husband, boyfriend, or significant other? I was inspired to write this article by a reader who is struggling to find her creative hobbies. Reading books about art and creativity is one way I learned how to be […]

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A Compatibility Test for Couples

This “relationship test” will help you see your personality, lifestyle, and values in a different light. It’s not a typical compatibility test for couples; it’s based on my experience of 10 years of marriage. If you truly want to get to know your partner – and determine your relationship compatibility – get TABLETOPICS Couples: Questions to Start Great Conversations. These […]


How to Rebuild Trust After an Affair

These five steps towards trusting your partner again are inspired by Ann Landers. If you need to know how to rebuild trust after an affair, you have to start at the beginning. One of the first steps is to find out why he cheated. Books like The Truth about Cheating: Why Men Stray and What You Can Do to Prevent It […]

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Important Relationship Questions to Ask a Guy

10 Most Important Relationship Questions to Ask a Guy

These are the most important relationship questions to ask a guy before you get serious – plus a list of fun questions that will show you his personality, hobbies, and tastes in life. If you don’t think the guy you’re dating is for you, read Calling in “The One”: 7 Weeks to Attract the Love of Your Life. Katherine Woodward […]


How to Be Financially Independent in a Controlling Relationship

These tips on how to become financially independent when you have a controlling husband are inspired by The Parable of the Forest Pit – and by a reader who asked for financial help on my article about getting money to leave your husband. Read Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. It’s the most important financial book ever written because it’s not […]

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4 Signs You’re Fooling Yourself About Your Relationship

The Parable of the Hopeless Romantic will help you see the difference between fooling yourself about your relationship versus being a hopeless romantic. If you’re fooling yourself, it’s time to let go. If you already know you’re a hopeless romantic and you just want to improve your relationship, read 10,000 Ways to Say I Love You: 10th Anniversary Edition by Gregory Godek. […]