Practice gratitude – a tool for you

To be grateful can be a useful tool in your life. Science suggests that expressing gratitude boosts both your health and spreads happiness around you. Here are a few simple exercises to help you build your capacity for gratitude. We say “thanks” a dozen or more times a day: when someone holds a door open,Continue reading “Practice gratitude – a tool for you”

Eye gazing = connection

Eye gazing is a speedy way to connect with anyone….or not? The New York Times published an article in 2015 describing an experiment in which two people are made to stare into each other’s eyes for four uninterrupted minutes. It’s been theorized that at the end of the four minutes, each person should feel closerContinue reading “Eye gazing = connection”

Marriage is not meant to make you happy

Marriage will not always make you happy, but it will do something even better. It will give you an opportunity to find happiness in peace, in letting go, in learning what’s worth fighting for, in figuring out how to love an imperfect person, in seeing what commitment is and what compromise feels like. Marriage won’tContinue reading “Marriage is not meant to make you happy”

Do I really have to put in effort to desire my partner?

A common myth is that there is something serious about the relationship if the parties need to work to keep the fire alive. This can cause sex to become anxious. Yes, that’s it. You need to work on wanting your partner. For the remainder of your relationship. To desire him or her every day. AllContinue reading “Do I really have to put in effort to desire my partner?”

Relationships – the romantic norm or a new classic norm?

The School of Life has a lot of interesting material that we have looked into as we created the lovers-app. One of them being the book Relationships. In this book they add a new perspective to the existing Romantic norm of relationships which they call the Classical. The current Romantic script is both normative andContinue reading “Relationships – the romantic norm or a new classic norm?”