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7 Ways to Increase Balance in Your Relationship

  We are all brought up differently, and your culture and upbringing will certainly affect the way you give and receive in relationships. Generally speaking, young girls are taught to be givers and caretakers. Women have been inherently trained to put the needs of others before themselves without subconsciously being aware of it! A great […]

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Fear of Commitment

What does commitment mean to you? Do you have a fear of commitment? How do you show commitment in your relationships? Are you fearful of commitment and don’t let anyone in emotionally? Commitment is shown in two different ways: In ‘fact’, through an action such as marriage, and In ‘belief and attitude’, for example, staying […]

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Authenticity and Vulnerability in a Relationship

Authenticity and Vulnerability Increase Intimacy in a Relationship. Intimacy in a relationship involves two people and it can be on a physical and emotional level. On a physical level, sex can increase the connection and intimacy between you and your partner, however, emotional intimacy with your partner increases the likelihood of your relationship lasting long-term. […]

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Needs in Relationships

While Requirements are non-negotiable, and can be either met or unmet, Needs in relationships can be negotiated, with many possible alternatives and ways to meet them.   A Need is easily identified when unmet, because an “Issue” will be experienced. An “Issue” is an unmet need. If a need is unmet, the issue will persist! […]

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Relationship Requirements

We all have non-negotiable relationship requirements that must be met in order for a relationship to work. It is beneficial to know your Requirements before you get into a relationship. The basic criteria necessary to fulfil your Vision for your life and relationship are your “Requirements.” The test for a Requirement is that the relationship will not […]

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How to be True Partners for Life – Vision

  What does a fulfilling life partnership look like? How does it work? What makes it successful? Few of us can clearly answer these questions. Most of us want a fulfilling life partnership and have little idea of how to create one. Even couples in successful long-term relationships have little insight into ‘why’ they are […]

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What is your Communication Style?

What is your communication style? Why is it important to know when it comes to relationships? This post will help you to change your energy so you can quickly resolve conflict within your relationships. As individuals, we use our senses when we interact with others. We see the person (visual), we hear them (tonal/auditory), we […]

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What Stage is Your Relationship In?

What stage is your relationship in? Why does it matter what stage your relationship is in? Why do you need to know? This post will answer the question ‘what stage is your relationship in?’ and why you may be experiencing some issues and conflict with your partner. Rose-tinted Glasses Stage The ‘rose-tinted glasses’ stage, or […]

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9 Effective Communication Rules for Relationships

Did you know there are 9 effective communication rules for relationships, regardless of the relationship? Nobody likes conflict, however the most innocent words or actions can result in an argument, even with the best of intentions. Don’t wait for your next argument- read this blog now to learn 9 Rules for effective communication and conflict […]

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Is There A Difference Between Love & Attachment?

Is there a difference between love & attachment? What keeps relationships together & what makes breaking up hard? It is more than love; it’s attachment. Is there a difference between love and attachment? WHAT IS ATTACHMENT? Attachment can mean many things, from emotional affection to physical affixation. Psychologists have lots of theories around attachment and […]

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