After the "Big Day," comes the reality of the first year of marriage along with lots of potential challenges. Not to worry ... Lots of experts, including yours truly, weighed in with some great tips to help you make sure that you keep all those good feelings going. Check out this article: http://www.brilliantearth.com/news/relationship-advice-for-newlyweds/
Many folks think that if you don't talk about your feelings and just get on with life, life goes on. But that's not how it works! Emotions that aren't spoken about can be very loud, indeed! Listen to the tip I offered in this week's podcast of "Take 5 to Empower Your Relationship": http://sextalkradionetwork.com/2016/01/12/take-5-to-empower-your-relationship-the-noise-of-unspoken-emotions/
Does the idea of making a change bring panic to you or your mate? There are ways to manage change so it's not quite so scary! Listen to the tip I offered in this week's "Take5 to Empower Your Relationship": http://sextalkradionetwork.com/2016/02/17/take-5-to-empower-your-relationship-the-uphill-battle-of-change/
Valentine's Day is approaching. It's really important for your relationship to make sure that there's playfulness in it. Here's an article I wrote for YourTango with some tips: http://www.yourtango.com/experts/dr-karen-sherman/valentines-day-ideas-5-playful-ways-spend-valentines-day
It's the time of year to be grateful, but sometimes it's hard to find things to appreciate in your mate if you're annoyed at him or her. I wrote an article for YourTango.com that will help you find that even those pesky behaviors offer opportunities for which you can find loving meanings. Here's the article: http://www.yourtango.com/experts/dr-karen-sherman/7-ways-spouses-can-be-grateful-for-each-others-annoying-habits#.VFe9Yktmqxo. Check it out!
Though it may be hard to ask for what you need, it also shows you care. Not sure about this? Check out my latest tip on "Take 5 to Empower Your Relationship":http://sextalkradionetwork.com/2015/09/23/take-5-to-empower-your-relationship-asking-is-caring/