Let go and enjoy the journey."— April Beyer, matchmaker and dating and relationship expert"This may sound obvious, but you can't imagine how many people come to couples therapy too late, when their partner is done with a relationship and wants to end it.It is very important to realize that everyone potentially has a breaking point, and if their needs are not met or they don't feel seen by the other, they will more than likely find it somewhere else.When it is not, then things turn sour, and the relationship ends.That is why it is important to pay attention to what you and your partner actually do for each other as expressions of love...Together, they're known as the 'Four Horsemen of Divorce.' Instead of resorting to these negative tactics, fight fairly: Look for places where each partner's goal overlaps into a shared common goal and build from that. There are many more reasons to have sex than just getting off."— Kat Van Kirk, Ph.
When you decide to learn to love yourself rather than continue to abandon yourself, you will discover how to create a loving relationship with your partner."— Margaret Paul, Ph.Personal experience proves it too: From our eighth-grade romance to our most recent breakup drama, "love isn't easy" is a life lesson we know all too well.No matter your status—single, dating, engaged, or married—relationships take work.not just how you feel about each other in the moment."— Jeremy Nicholson, Ph.D., psychologist and dating expert"There is one major cause of relationship problems: self-abandonment.As part of Committed, we're exploring partnerships ranging from a textbook marriage between high-school sweethearts to a gay couple creating a life together in the conservative deep South.