The Ugly Truth About Splitting Family Time During The Holidays

With the holidays right around the corner, we’re all gearing up to spend time with…

One Trick That Will Revolutionize Your Marriage

In a time where your days are plagued with computer time and your nights are…

Why 50/50 In Relationships Isn’t Possible

Disney & High School Musical have pretty much screwed us in terms of relationship expectations. I mean if you don’t meet your soulmate being forced to sing on a New Year’s Eve cruise with your family, where will you? In an age of split-second swiping decisions and terrible Tinder dates – you’d think that when you find a real relationship, the hard part is over. As your self-proclaimed fairy-god girlfriend it’s my job to give it to you straight. Relationships are hard and take effort to make them work. One of the biggest misconceptions is that 50/50 is the way to go and I’m here to tell you why that won’t work…

3 Relationships Resolutions You Need To Make Right Now

Summer’s heating up and maybe that means your relationship is too. Whether you’ve been in a relationship for two weeks or two years, you are likely no stranger to the challenges of sustaining a meaningful partnership with another person. At a certain point in time (arguably around the two year mark) things start to change. Research says that the “honeymoon” period likely ends between 1.5 – 2.5 years into your relationship and conversations start steering away from their usual tone. When you start to notice this happen in your relationship it’s likely that you might…

Why My Husband Would Never Get A Prenup

Being engaged is such a magical time. Everyone is congratulating you and you wake up every morning staring at that shiny metal on your finger. You’re ecstatic, yet stressed about the wedding you are about to have. But just like you have to have the conversation about your guest list (and how your stepdad’s second cousin’s niece cannot come) – you need to discuss sensitive topics with your partner…

One Thing I Wish I Had Known About Marriage

There is no particular reason why I am entitled to give you advice on marriage. I’m not your grandparent who has been married 50 years or an award-winning relationship counselor. I’m simply (see what I did there?) a woman who has been with her partner for quite a while and is coming up on 3 years of marriage. Over this time, I’ve learned a few things.

When you get engaged, you’ll learn that…

Two Year Wedding Anniversary

Today marks my two-year wedding anniversary I wanted to share some memories of the most amazing year that my husband and I have had. Sahir and I have together for 11 and a half years and happily married for only a short portion of that time. This past year has been…

Rapid Fire Relationship Q&A

I’ve been getting so many questions about Sahir and I’s relationship, so this is a quick rapid-fire segment where we get short & sweet answers to burning questions about “the little things” in your relationship. This column has brought so much joy into my life and I love being able to share tidbits of my life with Sahir. If you ever wondered if we have any traditions, what the best way to end a fight is, or…