Why Establishing Sexual Compatibility Isn’t A One-Time Thing

By The Raquel Peel Editorial Team Many couples have sex early on in their relationships as they just want to know if they are sexually compatible. But, according to Dr Justin Lehmiller that is the wrong way of thinking about this. Have you ever wondered about sexual fantasies and what the most common fantasies are? Have you […]

5 Signs Your Relationship has Healthy Emotional Intimacy

By The Raquel Peel Editorial Team Family counsellor Suzanne Degges-White PhD believes that a successful relationship is made healthy by doing more than simply “showing up.” Degges-White also ascribes to the beliefs of Aristotle, who suggested that a truly happy life requires healthy intimate relationships. (https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/lifetime-connections/201702/6-essential-traits-healthy-intimate-relationships). The importance of a healthy emotional connection cannot be […]

Conversational Boundaries: Are you Stonewalling?

By The Raquel Peel Editorial Team Are you causing conflict in your relationship by not being emotionally available for serious conversations? Being aware that you may be stonewalling when it comes time to have a conversation allows you to actively participate in the growth and development of your relationship through quality conversations. Understanding you need […]

The Science of Sexual Fantasies – Tell Me What You Want!

By The Raquel Peel Editorial Team Have you ever wondered about sexual fantasies and what are the most common fantasies? Have you wondered what they mean about you consciously and subconsciously? What about how you can talk with your partner about them and if it is something you want to have part of your sex life? Dr […]

Importance of Intimacy and Space

By The Raquel Peel Editorial Team You’ve probably heard of intimacy in the context of sex and romance. For example, people sometimes use the term “being intimate” to mean sexual activity. But intimacy isn’t another word for sex. It’s possible to have sex without intimacy as well as intimacy without sex. Intimacy ultimately means different […]

Healing From Past Relationship Trauma

By The Raquel Peel Editorial Team A lot of us desire to share our lives with someone special and that’s a normal feeling. Moreover, being in a healthy relationship can benefit our emotional and physical health. For instance, Dr. John Gottman research found that people who are happily married live four to eight years longer […]

Conquer Relationship Struggles

By The Raquel Peel Editorial Team Oftentimes, our minds are influenced by unrealistic views about relationships. This can be problematic when presented with challenges. Some in this situation will tend to withdraw from relationships. All couples are different, even incompatible at some level. The reality is all couples fight. But how can a relationship last […]

Identify Relationship Red Flags

By The Raquel Peel Editorial Team Is there a moment in which it dawned on you that something was seriously wrong between you and another person? Any new relationship is full of challenges. You’re getting to know someone, and there’s no telling when something might happen to burst the bubble of your new romance. In […]

Cultivate A Love Ethic

By The Raquel Peel Editorial Team There are different views about love, many of us are not sure what we mean when we talk of love or how to express love. For that reason, sometimes people tend to misunderstand their feelings or be carried away with the influence of others and accept how others view […]

Reduce Stress in Your Relationship and Boost Your Bond

By The Raquel Peel Editorial Team There are so many reasons why relationships stress us out and lead us to thinking about ending the relationship. Without the right guidance, a person may tend to redo the same process in the next relationship. It can cause an unrealistic view of the relationship and frustration. Actually, there […]