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The Truth About Alone Time & Privacy in Marriage

The Truth About Alone Time & Privacy in Marriage

When you’re married, you are literally living with your best friend, but like every scorn roommate knows, things don’t always end well. Sure it’s fun to binge Suits on Hulu and jam out to J.Balvin…

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How To Get Better At Fighting With Your Partner

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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The Ugly Truth About Splitting Family Time During The Holidays

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 loved ones and that means holiday travel. While the season is often busy and exciting, it can sometimes create a…

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7 Surefire Ways To Boost Intimacy In Your Relationship

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…

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One Trick That Will Revolutionize Your Marriage

One Trick That Will Revolutionize Your Marriage

In a time where your days are plagued with computer time and your nights are split between your television and phone, it seems impossible to have even a few minutes of uninterrupted time. We are…

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This Is The LEAST Important Ingredient Of A Lasting Relationship

This Is The LEAST Important Ingredient Of A Lasting Relationship

You’ve heard the phrase your entire life. Maybe you agree, maybe you passionately dissent or maybe you just aren’t sure where you stand yet on the “opposites attract” theory. In the scope of a successful relationship, how important is this? Do you really need to be opposites – and what does that even mean? Tall & Short? Extrovert & Introvert? Wealthy & Eating-Ramen-Every night…

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How To Tackle Money In Your Relationship

How To Tackle Money In Your Relationship

If talking about money stresses you out, you’re not alone. Discussing money can be a huge taboo. Whether you’re talking to your boss about a raise or to your best friend about how much you owe her for dinner, talking about money can be very uncomfortable and that spills right over into your love life. In fact, money is often cited as one of the main causes of fights in marriages. A number of studies even show that money (or fights about money) are a leading cause of divorce. Ouch…

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9 Phrases That Have No Place In A Relationship

9 Phrases That Have No Place In A Relationship

You know that moment mid-fight, when you feel the smoke coming out of your ears and you are ready to just throw down? You love your partner, but in this particular moment – anything goes.…

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Why 50/50 In Relationships Isn’t Possible

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…

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7 THINGS TO DO WHEN YOU ARE WAITING FOR LOVE

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 when I realized how much you guys enjoyed them. All of my top 10 posts are about love & marriage…

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