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Apply This Rule To Your Relationship Immediately

Have you ever heard of the 80/20 rule? Maybe you’ve heard of it when it comes to fitness or eating healthy, but what about in your relationship? New data shows that if you are in a “successful” or “healthy” relationship…

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How To Get Better At Fighting With Your Partner

Wow! I can’t believe this is the 10th post of our series. It’s been such a fun ride and I want to personally take time out to thank you guys for reading and contributing to our fun experiment. Girltalk is one of my favorite things to write about on the blog and getting to collaborate with some of my best girls and bring great content to you is what I live for…

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Conversation Starters For Couples Who Are Over Talking

It’s just another day in your home. You’re having dinner with your partner or your…

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9 Phrases That Have No Place In A Relationship

When we are upset, we naturally use phrases that are engrained in our vocabulary, but some of these can be detrimental. Conversation is designed to bring you closer together and you may be using words that will tear you apart. Here are some of the worst offenders: 

8 Ways To Tell If You Are In a Healthy Relationship

There is no secret that we all want to get our own happily ever after. We dream of the perfect wedding, the perfect proposal and the perfect partner. Someone to walk down the aisle with, go to sleep next to every night, and someone to share all of your hopes, dreams and fears. But in the quest for love, we may find ourselves at a crossroads of what we want our relationship to be and what it actually is. Every couple has their challenges so how do you know if your problems are…

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Finally A Definitive Answer On ‘Who Should Pay When You’re Dating?’

In today’s edition of “Ask Simply” I’m tackling one of the most basic dating questions:…

What Are The 5 Love Languages & Why Is Everyone Obsessed With It?

For years I have heard about the book, The Five Love Languages. It was actually Mae who first told me about it. As a quick premise for the book, it basically establishes 5 ways that people love with the notion that if you understand yourself and your partner you are…

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7 Things To Do When You Are Waiting For Love

I started writing relationship posts a few years ago, but really picked up the pace…

How To Spice Up Your Love Life

When you think winter, your mind doesn’t immediately correlate that to feeling steamy (or does it?!) It’s cold outside, you are wearing more layers, you want to brave the less so ordering in and watching a Harry Potter marathon in your flannel pajamas seems like the least objectionable option for date night. I get it, because what I just described was my last Friday night. But winter doesn’t have to bury your love life with icicles, here are 6 ways to find the heat this winter…

7 Surefire Ways To Boost Intimacy In Your Relationship

If you’ve been in a long-term relationship it’s common for couples to retreat into a pattern of distance and disconnection. Wanna know what goes first? Intimacy. The reason is simple, as time goes on, life responsibilities take priority. You are more concerned about your career, your kids and yourself to worry about someone who pledged their life to be by yourself. And while it’s true that your partner may not be going anywhere,  you can be a much better wife, husband, parent or general human being when you are in a happy home where you feel connected and supported.  For that, you need intimacy.

I know what you are thinking and no… it’s more than that. True intimacy is the sense of fully knowing another person loving them as they truly are. It’s a deep honesty that requires you to be your most vulnerable self and connect with your partner both in and out of bed. Intimacy is a way to deepen your bond with your partner, and emotional intimacy can be the key to that. Here are 7 ways to boost intimacy in your relationship…