Commitment can be clear when we say statements like, “’till death do us part,” but the way in which we show commitment to our partner is much less clear

If you took an assessment or are working through aspects if your relationship, or just reading this blog, not only are you committed to strengthening your relationship, but you are committed to your partner. Maybe you formally committed to each other by accepting a proposal six months ago or by exchanging vows at your wedding … Continue reading Commitment can be clear when we say statements like, “’till death do us part,” but the way in which we show commitment to our partner is much less clear

You can’t pass or fail CoupleCheckup: CoupleCheckup defines you and your partners strength and growth areas providing a basis for discussion

You can’t pass or fail Couple Checkup and yet there are categories labeled as strength and growth areas. Let’s define those terms, along with others. A strength area has high couple agreement whereas a growth area has low couple agreement. Positive couple agreement happens when both you and your partner answer in a healthy direction. … Continue reading You can’t pass or fail CoupleCheckup: CoupleCheckup defines you and your partners strength and growth areas providing a basis for discussion

Couple checkup: An assessment that primes couples to be open an motivated to discuss their relationship

The primary goal of CoupleCheckup is to get couples talking, even if that conversation doesn’t happen right away. Couple Checkup is not a test. It is an assessment of a couples relationship across several categories. To give couples a deeper understanding of what that means, let’s talk about what Couple Checkup IS and ISN’T. Couple … Continue reading Couple checkup: An assessment that primes couples to be open an motivated to discuss their relationship

Couple checkup: Taking steps toward building a stronger and healthier relationship

By taking the Couple Checkup, couples take positive steps toward building a stronger and healthier relationship. The act of completing an assessment primes them to be more open and motivated to discuss relationship topics with their partner. Making sure couples acknowledge and celebrate this effort is important! First things first, couples talk about how it … Continue reading Couple checkup: Taking steps toward building a stronger and healthier relationship

Text, Twitter, Tweet… Couples, the Internet and Social Media: The stats are staggering

Couples are using the internet and mobile technology to communicate with one another, to keep up-to-date with information and news about others. Combined with the ease of access to these communication mediums and their instant and constant influence over couple relationships, its presence and impact cannot be underestimated or ignored. Research suggests that the impact … Continue reading Text, Twitter, Tweet… Couples, the Internet and Social Media: The stats are staggering

Text, Twitter, Tweet… Couples, the Internet and Social Media: Do a self assessment on why you are using online sites

The internet, mobile phones and social media have become key players in the life of couples, with many claiming they have had an impact on their relationship. In less than 5 years, digital technology has made itself felt in most relationships – in how couples communicate, grow closer, plan, fight and make up. Whilst most … Continue reading Text, Twitter, Tweet… Couples, the Internet and Social Media: Do a self assessment on why you are using online sites

Make it your New Year’s resolution to grow as a couple

It's easy to get wrapped up in the idea that New Year's resolution should result in a "new you." But it's our unique personality quirks that attracted us to our partners in the first place, and those traits are unlikely to change. By focusing your time and energy on creating positive growth in yourself and … Continue reading Make it your New Year’s resolution to grow as a couple

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Couples: Habit 5 – Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

Active Listening is not easy to learn and do, but once it becomes a habit, it can transform your relationship forever. By listening and understanding your partner - by truly listening, your relationship can be renewed, and intimacy will follow. Be patient and seek to understand... you will get your chance to express your thoughts … Continue reading The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Couples: Habit 5 – Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood

Identify and build relationship strengths: The Couple Checkup stimulates discussion

A major goal of the Couple Checkup is to provide a tool that allows couples to proactively enrich their relationship. There are several other distinct goals of the Checkup that a couple can achieve by taking the online assessment and discussing their results together. In addition to a personalised Checkup Report, there is also a … Continue reading Identify and build relationship strengths: The Couple Checkup stimulates discussion

Finding time to really talk about your relationship: The Couple Checkup stimulates discussion

A major goal of the Couple Checkup is to provide a tool that allows couples to proactively enrich their relationship. There are several other distinct goals of the Checkup that a couple can achieve by taking the online assessment and discussing their results together. In addition to a personalised Checkup Report, there is also a … Continue reading Finding time to really talk about your relationship: The Couple Checkup stimulates discussion