Seeking Attention Outside of Marriage: Is it okay?

Seeking Attention Outside of Marriage

It’s okay to admit it: even if we’re in a relationship, we all enjoy it when we notice a stranger’s glance from across the bar, receive unexpected compliments, or find ourselves being flirted with! It’s perfectly healthy and normal to feel flattered when others are interested in you. Knowing that you’ve charmed someone with your […]

How to Stop Being Controlling and Jealous 

How to Stop Being Controlling and Jealous

Feeling jealous is nothing to be ashamed of. After all, it’s a normal part of life! Each and every one of us will experience jealousy from time to time, and the forms it can take are seemingly unlimited. Whether it’s the strange discomfort you feel at the sight of your partner’s ex, an irrational worry […]

Signs of a Midlife Crisis in a Man 

Signs of a Midlife Crisis in a Man 

Maybe you thought it was just a silly trope: the balding, middle aged man suddenly spending a ton of money on sports cars, chasing women who are far younger than him, overly confident on the outside and wracked by insecurity on the inside. It always seemed like a ridiculous stereotype, so the whole idea of […]

Rethinking Infidelity: Is this the End?  

rethinking infidelity

Whenever we hear about infidelity, more often than not it’s presented as an immediate end-all event for a relationship, after which the only course of action is to break up and move on. It’s no wonder why people have this idea: when your partner is unfaithful, it’s a massive betrayal of trust and an affront […]

How Long Does a Midlife Crisis Last? 

How Long Does a Midlife Crisis Last

As middle age starts to slowly creep up on you, you may begin to experience a sense of dread, regret, and hopelessness. “Is this it?” “Is it all downhill from here?” Perhaps you’ve recognized the signs, and you know exactly what you’re facing: a midlife crisis. The experience is awful. Through the lens of this […]

How to Deal with a Controlling Husband 

AnnoyedHow to Deal with a Controlling Husband  husband talking with raised voice to wife

When you slowly realize that your husband is in control of your life, you may feel like you’re suffocating. It doesn’t matter whether he’s outright telling you what to do and bossing you around, or coercing you into doing what he wants with guilt-trips and gaslighting. The result is the same: you’ve lost your independence,  […]

How to Build Trust in a Long Distance Relationship  

Trust in a Long Distance Relationship 

Anyone who has been in a long-distance relationship knows that it’s no easy task making it work. Being apart from each other for such long periods of time brings with it fears, insecurities, and jealousies that threaten to tear the whole thing apart. At the same time, if you and your partner are willing to […]

A Love and Relationship Expert’s Advice for a Happy Marriage 

Advice for a Happy Marriage 

As a love and relationship expert here at Happily Committed, I’ve helped a lot of couples overcome their differences and work through problems together. Marriage isn’t easy! That’s why it’s never shameful or embarrassing to reach out for help from time to time. However, there’s one dangerous pattern I’ve seen play out time and time […]

How to overcome trust issues in a relationship FOR GOOD!

How to overcome trust issues in a relationship

Trust is a pillar of a healthy relationship and when it’s there, things feel wonderful. But why happens when trust is broken? What happens when one person betrays the other? IS there any way to come back from it or is trust broken for good? It is a delicate topic, but it is a common […]