Give Your Marriage the Gift of Reconnection Over the Holidays

Happy Holidays from LoveAndLifeToolbox.com!  It’s no secret that a happy marriage or long term relationship can be the cornerstone of your life, the foundation in which you build a family, aspire to your goals and dreams and have a port… Read more »

Improve Your Connections

How do you rate yourself as a partner?  A friend?  A parent?  Can you and those you care about benefit from improvement in the connections you have with them? Relationships are like a dance, a two-way street.  Like any system,… Read more »

5 Steps to Create Positive Change in Your Relationship

You love your partner.  But you’ve made mistakes.  Some of those mistakes might be born out of old conditioning and patterns learned in your family of origin and what was modeled to you.  Or perhaps you just have been insensitive…. Read more »

Marriage Improvement: The Importance of Believing Your Partner Can Change

Marriage and Family Therapist, Jennifer Chappell Marsh, looks at a study indicating a connection between relationship happiness and belief your partner can change. If you are a married couple, you are no stranger to working to make your relationship better…. Read more »

Relationship Reconnection and the Benefit of the Doubt

You feel distance in your relationship.  You aren’t communicating well or much at all.  You’re passing ships in the night. What does it take to bridge a gap that’s developed between you and your partner?  It really depends on the… Read more »

Get out the Broom…8 Ways to Spring Clean Your Marriage

For many, spring is a time of renewal and recharge, a sleepy-eyed yawn and waking up from a winter slumber of sorts.  People feel the urge to clean their homes, their cars and their work environments.  Marriages can also benefit… Read more »

Wives, Is Resentment Sneaking up on Your Marriage?

Resentment in marriage can take more forms than you might realize.  Claire Hatch, LCSW looks at how resentment can creep in as boredom and how to tell the difference between this and simply being in a rut.   Feeling a… Read more »

5 Signs Your Relationship Needs a Digital Cleanse

Clinton Power explores the issue of over-reliance on digital devices and how it can negatively impact your relationship.  He encourages couples to take a break to reconnect “IRL” (in real life) if disconnection is occurring. There’s no doubt that with… Read more »

Disconnection to Reconnection: When Your Relationship is Truly Healing

Intimate relationships can be challenging at times and require TLC and effort to sustain them.  And the reality is, they can get off track.  If over time this happens enough, where resentment and other negative emotions build up between you,… Read more »

Boost Your Relationship Resilience by Nurturing Your Strengths

There’s a lot known about the power of resilience to help us recover from extreme adversity.  True, a great deal of stress that can be associated with this process but people generally thrive over time, making it through incredibly challenging… Read more »