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    Why Do We Keep Going Back To Exes We Know Are Toxic And Not Good For Us?

    Sometimes you cannot help who you fall in love with. You hope they will be your person – until you find out they are just toxic. Unfortunately, it happens to the best of us. If you have any experience with a toxic partner, you know they can make your life hell both during the relationship […] More

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    How You Can Finally Put An End To Being So Hypercritical Of Yourself?

    Your inner dialogue can either make you or break you as a person. Many of you have probably heard the expression, “you are your own worst critic.” This is undoubtedly true for many. Unfortunately, your self-talk can rob you of confidence and scare you from trying anything new out of fear of failure, rejection, or […] More

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    10 Red Flags On Someone’s Dating App Profile You Need To Recognize

    If Covid taught us anything, dating apps are here to stay. With apps like Tinder, Hinge, Bumble, and OkCupid, it’s easier than ever to meet someone (hopefully) special. You have hundreds of options at your fingertips; you are capable of picking the perfect guy/gal. Unfortunately, while swiping and matching up with compatible profiles is quick […] More

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    5 Keys To Avoiding Drama In Your Relationship

    You don’t have to look far to find examples of people unhappy in their relationships. IRL, couples can argue at the movies, in a restaurant, at the grocery store, and everywhere in between. Last week I was walking downtown to my favorite coffee shop and overheard a couple of women talking hardcore trash about their […] More

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    10 Questions You Need To Ask YOURSELF Before You Start Dating

    Getting into a new relationship is a big deal, whether for the first or the 100th time. Even more so if said relationship(s) have been failures. It is normal to have reservations when dating again after a failed relationship. However, in my time as a relationship coach and someone with plenty of personal experience with […] More

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    What Do You Do If Your Partner Wants An Open Relationship?

    Relationships come in all shapes and sizes. However, if your current relationship is monogamous, having your partner ask about an open relationship can be jarring. So when this happens, what do you do? First, you need to understand what an open relationship is. Now, there is a standard definition that will provide a general idea, […] More

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    Should You Ever Try To Loyalty Test Your Significant Other?

    No matter how healthy the relationship is, trust issues can still appear from time to time. We all have a past, and we all have baggage of some sort to deal with. Furthermore, your attachment style can create difficulty in giving complete trust to another person, no matter how much you love them. However, TikTok […] More

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    Is It Ever Ok To Ghost Someone? Let’s Discuss

    I’m not going to lie…this one is a tricky question to answer. I’m a former marriage and family therapist and active relationship coach for those who don’t know me. I help couples, and individuals navigate relationship struggles and improve the quality of their relationships. I have worked with hundreds of couples over the past few […] More

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    5 Ways To Tell If Your Partner Might End Up Cheating On You

    I have worked with hundreds of couples over the past few years, and without fail, I’ll get asked if there is a way to tell if their partner will cheat before it happens. Clients ask this question for many reasons. However, most often, it is because of two reasons: They had an unfaithful partner in […] More

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    Are You Really In Love, Or Are You Just Kind Of Obsessed?

    Love vs. obsession – two things that can quickly become blurred when you first meet someone, and those sparks fly. So today, I’m going to talk about love vs. infatuation, so you know the difference between dating and meeting new people. For those new here, I’m Michael. I’m a relationship and dating coach with a […] More