Parenting is a rewarding experience, but can really have an impact on you as a person and can significantly impact the relationship you have with your partner

If you’re a parent, you probably agree parenting is incredibly challenging, but ultimately it’s worth it. Since it is such a rewarding experience, parenting can really have an impact on you as a person. Parenting can also significantly impact the relationship you have with your partner. Research has shown that having a child often adds … Continue reading Parenting is a rewarding experience, but can really have an impact on you as a person and can significantly impact the relationship you have with your partner

Money has the potential to become a point of contention in your relationship

Financial management is often a source of conflict for couples that grows out of a lack of understanding and communication around money and how it relates to your relationship. Takeaway Money has the potential to become a point of contention in your relationship; be proactive and begin to understand how money influences the relationship you … Continue reading Money has the potential to become a point of contention in your relationship

What is your plan for how you will financially prepare for new phases in your life together?

Financial management is often a source of conflict for couples, causing tension when there isn’t enough, when it isn’t allocated correctly, and when there are different ideas surrounding its purpose. Understanding how you and your partner relate to money – and how that in turn impacts your relationship – by asking “Why?” Ask to understand, … Continue reading What is your plan for how you will financially prepare for new phases in your life together?

Recognising the way in which money can strengthen your relationship

Money has the potential to become a point of contention in your relationship; be proactive and begin to understand how money influences the relationship you have with your partner. Begin to understand how you and your partner relate to money – and how that in turn impacts your relationship – by asking “Why?” Ask to … Continue reading Recognising the way in which money can strengthen your relationship

Recognising the way in which money can strengthen your relationship, perhaps through generosity and giving

Financial management is often a source of conflict for couples, causing tension when there isn’t enough, when it isn’t allocated correctly, and when there are different ideas surrounding its purpose. A final step to understanding is recognizing the way in which money can strengthen your relationship, perhaps through generosity and giving. Discussion What aspects of … Continue reading Recognising the way in which money can strengthen your relationship, perhaps through generosity and giving

Discuss the practical aspect of money – income vs. expenses – and the responsibilities that come with it

Conflict tends to grow out of a lack of understanding and communication around money and how it relates to your relationship. If your partner is 'actively' listening to your message, they will be primed to acknowledge your feelings when making financial decisions in the future and vice versa. Another step towards understanding how money impacts … Continue reading Discuss the practical aspect of money – income vs. expenses – and the responsibilities that come with it

Conflict tends to grow out of a lack of understanding and communication around money and how it relates to our relationship

Financial management is often a source of conflict for couples, causing tension when there isn’t enough, when it isn’t allocated correctly, and when there are different ideas surrounding its purpose. Conflict tends to grow out of a lack of understanding and communication around money and how it relates to your relationship. The first step to … Continue reading Conflict tends to grow out of a lack of understanding and communication around money and how it relates to our relationship

What outside factors impact intimacy (kids, job, other family members, health, money, etc.)?

Nurturing intimacy and a deep connection is achieved through communication and opening up to your partner. Only when each partner can communicate feelings, preferences, and expectations regarding intimacy. Intimacy is more than sex and affection; it’s a deep connection that weaves throughout the entire relationship. Consider your sexual relationship: What do you and your partner … Continue reading What outside factors impact intimacy (kids, job, other family members, health, money, etc.)?

Intimacy is more than sex and affection; it’s a deep connection that weaves throughout the entire relationship

Intimacy is more than sex and affection; it’s a deep connection that weaves throughout the entire relationship. Consider intimacy in your relationship: Do you consider other areas of closeness in your relationship to be intimate? How is a close spiritual connection intimate? How is a close emotional connection intimate? When do you and your partner … Continue reading Intimacy is more than sex and affection; it’s a deep connection that weaves throughout the entire relationship

Each couple experiences intimacy differently and it might vary between partners as well

We use many terms when referring to intimacy (affection, sexual relationship), yet intimacy encompasses more than a physical relationship. You might think a deep connection translates to a thriving physical relationship and vice versa. While this can be the case, it’s not always true. Each couple experiences intimacy differently and it might vary between partners … Continue reading Each couple experiences intimacy differently and it might vary between partners as well