Category: Relationships

The Mental Health Effects of Infertility

The Mental Health Effects of Infertility

It seems obvious that infertility will affect one’s mental state. We live in a culture that casually expects every couple to have kids eventually. Therefore, complete strangers or family might comment with something like, “What a great mother you’re going to be!”  To add this kind of incidental triggering, there’s…
Learning from the Past to Protect Your Relationship Future

Learning from the Past to Protect Your Relationship Future

It’s easy to start this contemplation by listing off all the mistakes you’ve made. Truth be told, there’s nothing productive about that kind of framing. We currently live in a culture where the vast majority of relationships end. In other words, you’re probably not uniquely flawed if you’ve endured a…
Dating “Advice” That Does More Harm Than Good

Dating “Advice” That Does More Harm Than Good

If we’re being honest, not all advice—especially dating advice—is helpful. A quick Google or Reddit search creates more lists and posts about dating advice than you could imagine. In this article, you’ll learn some dating “advice” that can do more harm than good for one reason or another. However, there…
Grieving the Loss of an Infant

Grieving the Loss of an Infant

The death of an infant just might be the most heartbreaking moment anyone can experience. Whether the loss happens suddenly or after a prolonged illness, such a loss is virtually unimaginable. Yet, despite the jolting nature of this scenario, it’s not exactly rare. Each year, almost 1 in 5 pregnancies…
Unhelpful Parenting

5 Reasons Parenting Your Partner Is Unhelpful

Maybe you’re frustrated by some of your partner’s habits around the house. For example, they might not contribute to household chores, pick up after themselves or help with the children. These habits may have developed over time or have been existent from the beginning of the relationship. Or maybe they…
How to Tell If You Have Relationship Anxiety

How to Tell If You Have Relationship Anxiety

Anxiety isn’t a one-size-fits-all issue. There are many different types of anxiety that can impact your quality of life. Some people struggle with performance anxiety or intense worry. Others have a fear of social interactions and settings. Some people even deal with relationship anxiety. Sound familiar? Unfortunately, because there are different types…
How Does Wealth Impact Family Relationships?

How Does Wealth Impact Family Relationships?

We live in a money-based society. As a result, so many of us center our dreams and goals around attaining wealth. All the while, we recognize that the acquisition of money can often be a mixed blessing. Of course, it simplifies life in myriad ways. At the same time, wealth…