By Aiyana Ma’at Ayize and I have been together for 22 years and married for almost 15. Our lives have changed so much since we first met and got together. We’ve been through so much together—good and bad, happy and sad. Whether we’re speaking somewhere, giving a workshop, or counseling a couple it never ceases to […]
So, it’s 2 days before Valentine’s Day. You haven’t bought a card, didn’t even really think about getting a gift, and have no idea what you and your boo will be doing on Valentine’s Day 2011. We get it. It’s not that you’re insensitive, cheap, or even lazy. There ‘s just so much going on […]
Pssst. We’ve got a secret for you. You’ve got to prioritize your relationship. There will always be stress of some sort that you’re dealing with (even the good kind).
Are you devoting all of your time and attention to what’s going on with reality t.v. and failing to pay attention to the reality of your relationship? 9 times ouf 10 when a relationship is on the brink of despair and at the door of no retuen and one partner claims to be totally surprised […]
By Daryl Campbell Remember the early days of your dating relationship? What a time you both had. It seemed like every moment you got together it was music, fun and excitement. Some of your family and friends even hated to see you coming because the two of you were so into each other it made […]
By Eric Dunbar Do you remember the day you recited your wedding vows? It was without a doubt one of, if not the happiest and most memorable days of your life. But something has begun to change and you’ve noticed that the flame of your romance is not as hot as it was then, and […]
By Nancy J. Wasson, Ph.D. It’s not enough to rely on a marriage license to hold your relationship together. Relationships need time, effort, energy, attention, and nourishment in order to thrive. Think about it like this: Your “first child is your relationship” and this relationship “needs as much care and attention as a human infant.” It’s not […]
VIDEO: What do you feel when you ponder the idea of being with your partner forever? Is there overwhelming excitement or are you muddled in misery? This question is designed to give you a gut check…so take a second to check in with yourself and see how you really feel about ya’ll.
After sitting down and watching a movie that moved us both emotionally we decided to record a video to capture what it means to go from quantity time…to quality time…to heart time. The movie gave greater perspective to the idea of “true love”. In doing so it inspired within us a moment of intimacy where […]
VIDEO: In life and in relationships there are moments when you find yourself at a crossroad… tired of living like you’ve been living, scared as hell and unsure of what your next move should be. This young lady shares the turmoil she’s been experiencing in her marriage and asks what she should do. Confusion is […]