If you're both feeling the love, keep one account and pay everything from that account.
And a fifth argue about money at least once a week.
As an executive chef at four restaurants, V-Day allows me to get playful in the kitchen. A Valentine's dinner needs to be pretty -- a visual feast as well as culinary. It should quench one kind of hunger, and hopefully replace it with another. Consider food and drink part of foreplay. It's all part of the seduction.
You and your partner get into a spectacular fight. And let us guess... it's his fault. Or hers. Definitely not yours. It's never really our fault. Even if we apologize, we may still think our partner provoked us to act that way. If only he listened better. If only she stayed out of it. As couples therapists we see this often.
Two heads can be better than one!
"I always stare at interracial couples in public and wonder how they met because their cultures seem so different."
My husband and I were friends before we were a couple. But we don't wait for a day to express our love and gratitude for each other. For us, every day is special. And with two toddlers, this is not easy. But here's how we commit to everyday happiness.
We make three fundamental mistakes around communication that can really jeopardize an otherwise viable relationship, and there are three important communication skills that can make the difference between an unhappy break-up and an ongoing, happy relationship.
Fantastic relationships come when we can be equal yet different. When we accept each-other with all our own unique strengths and foibles, gifts and challenges, we can come together and complement one-another.
In the event of an emergency, would you be able to recall your partner's number by memory? We didn't think so. In the video