What we're about to tell you may be hard to hear.
So take a breath.
See if you can get curious.
One of the biggest barriers to a happier relationship is this: you haven't updated your model of love since high school.
You remember high school love. It's when desire struck like a lightning bolt of dopamine, when you had endless hours of free time, when you could make the spur-of-the moment decision to cut class to hang out together at the mall without...
You sit down at an austere and strange table, one you have never sat at before. The hard wood chair pierces into your mid-back.
Just then, someone else sits down across the table.
That’s when it happens. You've just dropped into a moment of intimacy like a skydiver dropping from a plane.
It's intense, kind of awkward, and, just, too much, too soon.
This might sound like a riveting interrogation scene from a movie or like some sort of inhumane psychology experiment.
New Year’s Eve is just days away.
If you’re like us, you’re beginning to think about new intentions, resolutions, and habits for 2023.
So we wanted to use this newsletter as a subtle nudge, a reminder to think not only about your individual habits but also about your habits as a couple for 2023.
Your relationship, after all, rests on a vast system of often unconscious habits. It’s a system perfectly designed to create both the good and bad in your life...
We're sorry to be the ones to bring you this news. But this is a hard truth you need to hear.
There is a vast, worldwide, conspiracy afoot against you and your partner ever going on another date night.
Your kids are in on it. They'll do just about anything to interrupt that dinner out you had planned for a Thursday night. They'll get in trouble at school. They’ll break their arm. They’ll get a stomach flu. They might even orchestrate a massive fight between siblings at the...