Here’s a secret few in the self-help industry are willing to tell you: personal growth is hard. It’s even harder when you’re in a relationship and both of you need to grow on some level. And yet many of us don’t even realize how we may be fault when it comes to jealousy. We think that our… Read More »
We at Kupple.com will be the first to point out that having a strong, committed relationship has some major advantages. There’s no substitute for the support and love you get from someone you truly have chemistry with. But forget all that for a moment. Instead, let’s take a little while and think about some of the fringe benefits… Read More »
We’ve all been in that situation. Extra weight. The third wheel. The fifth wheel. Odd man (or woman) out. It’s not fun when you’re single, and while it’s not quite as painful for you when you’re part of a couple, it can still be difficult to continue seeing your single friends when you’re living the life of a… Read More »
There’s nothing like spending time together as a couple – at least, not when it’s sunny outside. But going out for a winter weekend can be a little more daunting of a task when it’s freezing outside and your car will barely start.
The successful dinner party. It almost sounds like a myth or a legend – the combination of having enough people over, having them come over at the right time, preparing a meal that’s ready at the right time, preparing a meal that’s tasty and not too expensive, having a conversation that’s lively and entertaining…well, it all sounds like… Read More »
We’ve all been there. It’s an argument that started about a problem – even a trifling one – and it elevated into a philosophical debate about who bears responsibility for the problem. Tempers flare – and so do nostrils – and nothing ultimately gets accomplished. And you haven’t even been able to answer the central question: “Whose fault… Read More »
The Bad Movie. It ruins a pleasant evening like nothing else, robbing you of your time, energy, and money – until you decide to ponder the ultimate question of whether or not you should simply walk out. It makes for a first date nightmare, but it’s equally frustrating when you’re already in a relationship. But when you factor… Read More »
We all want intimacy in our lives. We want to share our lives with someone like us, and we need a support system in place when our own emotions aren’t enough to keep us centered all the time. That all happens when you build a long-lasting bond with someone else, and there are few bonds more powerful than… Read More »
One of the most important issues in any relationship is communication. With good, consistent communication, any potential problems between spouses are quickly mitigated because they’re not allowed to balloon or fester.
Men pride themselves on being logical, direct communicators. But if you’re married to one, you know just how enigmatic and confusing men can really be. Your husband might tell you one thing and mean another – not because he’s a bad communicator, but because he’s human.