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On Opposite Sides: What to Do When it Feels Like You’re Sleeping With the Enemy – Part Four

For all the reasons we’ve already discussed – how distasteful we may find it, how alienating it can feel, what we think it says about us, and how it may threaten our concept of ourselves – it can be challenging when our one-and-only has views that differ from ours on issues of personal import. In this, the fourth and final installment, I advocate prioritizing action over belief, then making agreements where necessary.

On Opposite Sides: What to Do When It Feels Like You’re Sleeping With the Enemy – Part Three

This week we’re continuing our exploration of what to do when you and your partner find yourselves on opposite sides of the types of issues that can be extremely divisive. We’re not talking about the “you didn’t take out the trash again” scenarios. Or the “can I just get settled before you talk my ear off?” situations.

On Opposite Sides – What to Do When It Feels Like You’re Sleeping with the Enemy – Part 2

In part one of this series, we established that even in harmonious relationships, you might find that you and your partner are on opposite sides of the types of issues that divide countries (apparently). You might have come together on passion over commonality. Or you may have evolved differently over time. However you got here, here you are. So how do you navigate the issues without letting them erode the bond between you? Part one covers the importance of disagreeing respectfully. Let’s continue with part two of our exploration.

On Opposite Sides: What to Do When It Feels Like You’re Sleeping With the Enemy

What happens when the person with whom you intensely disagree sleeps in your bed every night? The passion can be intensified when it’s your partner who holds opposite views from your own. I’m talking about the types of issues that divide countries. How do you engage in discussion about those issues without letting it divide your household? Read on to discover five tips for what to do when it feels like you’re sleeping with the enemy.

On Opposite Sides: What to Do When it Feels Like You’re Sleeping With the Enemy – Part Four

For all the reasons we’ve already discussed – how distasteful we may find it, how alienating it can feel, what we think it says about us, and how it may threaten our concept of ourselves – it can be challenging when our one-and-only has views that differ from ours on issues of personal import. In this, the fourth and final installment, I advocate prioritizing action over belief, then making agreements where necessary.

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Dating and Relationships Weekly Roundup: October 30, 2017

In this week’s look around the web at all things dating and relationships, and intimate pleasure ideas for couples, we discover the ultimate list of toxic relationship habits, 7 ways to heal your relationship without giving yourself away, 20 best dating advice for women, the sexual bucket list, and how to compromise without sacrificing your needs in a relationship.

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On Opposite Sides: What to Do When It Feels Like You’re Sleeping With the Enemy – Part Three

This week we’re continuing our exploration of what to do when you and your partner find yourselves on opposite sides of the types of issues that can be extremely divisive. We’re not talking about the “you didn’t take out the trash again” scenarios. Or the “can I just get settled before you talk my ear off?” situations.

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Live Wire: October 16, 2017

In this week’s look around the web at all things dating, relationships, and fulfilling physical intimacy, we discover how to turn around a damaged relationship; 19 awesome things to do by yourself; the 10 stages of relationship; how to listen effectively when it feels like you’re sleeping with the enemy; and how an altar boy became the other man.

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On Opposite Sides – What to Do When It Feels Like You’re Sleeping with the Enemy – Part 2

In part one of this series, we established that even in harmonious relationships, you might find that you and your partner are on opposite sides of the types of issues that divide countries (apparently). You might have come together on passion over commonality. Or you may have evolved differently over time. However you got here, here you are. So how do you navigate the issues without letting them erode the bond between you? Part one covers the importance of disagreeing respectfully. Let’s continue with part two of our exploration.

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Live Wire: October 9, 2017

In this week’s look around the web at all things dating, relationships and intimacy, we discover seven must do’s while you’re single, 12 relationships lessons you only learn after a breakup, the 10 biggest turn offs for women, seven things you should stop saying in a relationship, and what to do when it feels like you’re sleeping with the enemy.

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On Opposite Sides: What to Do When It Feels Like You’re Sleeping With the Enemy

What happens when the person with whom you intensely disagree sleeps in your bed every night? The passion can be intensified when it’s your partner who holds opposite views from your own. I’m talking about the types of issues that divide countries. How do you engage in discussion about those issues without letting it divide your household? Read on to discover five tips for what to do when it feels like you’re sleeping with the enemy.

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Live Wire: Week of October 2, 2017

In this week’s look around the web at all things dating, relationships, and intimacy, we discover how to minimize conflict and arguments in your relationships; six ways to keep the magic alive in your relationship; 10 ways to leave your lover; 20 fun date ideas that are free; and 26 ways to say “I love you” in a long-distance relationship.

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Complacency Kills: Six Completely Free Strategies to Keep the Magic Alive in Your Relationship

The longer you’re together, the harder it can be to remember to pay attention, to show the interest, love and care you did when you were in the courting phase. So what do you do about that? How do you continue to show each other you care? Stay tuned, and I’ll share six completely free strategies to help you keep the magic alive in your relationship.

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Live Wire: Week of September 25, 2017

In this week’s look around the web at all things dating, relationships, and intimacy, we discover relationship intelligence for men; ten red flags for a toxic relationship; five things that trip you up in the bedroom; what his tinder profile says about him; and how to love a broken-hearted woman.

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Hi there!  I’m Tanya Finks.  I help people date intentionally, build collaborative romantic partnerships, and foster fulfilling physical intimacy.  I’m happily coupled, I’m a staunch believer in vacation, and I love anything crime drama, all things Shonda Rhimes, and everything superhero.


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