Are you you resilient? Life in the 21st century is full of emotionally draining demands, but resilience enables us to bounce back, oftentimes with even greater resolve. A person with resilience has the ability to adapt properly to stress and adversity, and we call this Post-Traumatic Strength.

Learn more about post-traumatic strength.

Are you struggling in a difficult relationship? Do you fixate on a problem that may unravel your union? Whether it’s criticism, addiction, affairs, sexual issues, porn use, or simply growing apart, navigating the twists and turns of relationships is difficult and takes work.

One recent study found that couples spend only 35 minutes per week in intimate conversation. Instead couples are emailing, texting, tweeting, and exchanging emotions for emoticons. To avoid pressing the relationship ESC key—or worse hitting DELETE—this fast-paced life calls for the fast-paced strategies detailed in Dr. Pat Love’s new book, You’re Tearing Us Apart: Twenty Ways We Wreck Our Relationships and Strategies to Repair Them.

Read more about this handy “handbook for the heart.”

The single greatest predictor of happiness and success in life is a healthy love relationship. Yet more couples than ever before find it difficult to remain close and connected in a stressful world of busy schedules, unending demands, and high expectations.

Whether you’re struggling with your current relationship, wanting a more passionate sex life, or perhaps looking for a perfect mate, Dr. Pat Love offers professional, practical self-help for identifying issues and breaking down barriers that block you from having happy, healthy relationships and a fulfilling life.  More about Dr. Love.

Sexual Reconnection in Long-Term Relationships

All long-term relationships have natural ebbs and flows in libido, but what happens when you go through long periods of time not wanting to have sex? The “I’m hot and you’re not” predicament plagues most couples at some point during their relationships. Some couples even mistakenly misread desire discrepancy as the end of the relationship.

In this video clip, Dr. Love offers research-based suggestions for sexual reconnection in your committed love relationship.

Are You Guilty of Helicopter Parenting?

Have you taken items to school that your child forgot more than once in a semester? Does your child consider you his or her best friend? Do you spend more time with your child’s friends than your own friends? Do you say yes when you should say no because you don’t want your child to be mad at you? If you answered yes to these questions you might want to check to make sure you are not over-functioning and blurring the protective boundaries between parenting and partnering.

Drawing from her top-selling book, The Emotional Incest Syndrome: What to do When a Parent’s Love Rules Your Life, Dr. Love discusses some dangers of over-involved parenting and why a healthy family structure is so important.