No matter how strong and stable a relationship is, a sexual connection is important. But not everyone has the same sex drive so it may seem difficult to get on the same page.

Communication is key when it comes to working through mismatched libidos. That doesn’t always mean it will be easy when one partner wants to initiate sex and the other doesn’t.

So, what can you do to reach a mutual understanding about your sex life? How can you make a relationship work if you have mismatched sex drives? (more…)

You’ve probably heard about the importance of communication in a relationship. It’s true in any type of relationship, too—not just romantic ones. Unfortunately, for as important as it is, communication is also very easy to get very wrong.

We all communicate differently. So, it’s no surprise as to why we sometimes run into communication issues.

These issues can lead to bigger problems if they aren’t resolved. Thankfully, there are ways you can improve your own communication. When you do, you can avoid a lot of headaches, gain respect, and feel more self-confident in the way you speak to others.

With that in mind, let’s take a look at four tips you can put into place to improve on some of the most common communication issues. (more…)