The Two Types of Responsibility in a Healthy Relationship

An overemphasis on Self-Responsibility without temperance by Other-Responsibility is narcissistic.

Dec 26 · 1 min read >

Heartbreak Catalyzed My Self Discovery – Interview with Mercedes

Mercedes is a millennial woman living in San Francisco who attended Renew's wellness retreat in December 2017 in Malibu. A combination of serendipitous signs led her to attend the retreat, and today she shares her journey about how heartbreak enabled her to realize, create and...

Jun 29 · 6 min read >

How I Healed from Heartbreak – Interview with Puneet

You are enough exactly as you are. Invest in yourself: work on your mind, listen to your inner voice and control your inner dialogue, because our thoughts and words are so powerful.

May 13 · 11 min read >

A Love at First Sight That Took 18 Years

Once Andrew Kippen and I met our relationship unfolded very fast. It was a love at first sight kind of story. The minute I saw him I knew, “There is my husband,” and through a series of very bold moves, a ton of courage and...

Feb 26 · 1 min read >

How to Date Someone With an Anxious Attachment Style

You wake up to 15 missed calls and an assault of text messages escalating from “Hey what are you up to?” to complete hatred “I don’t believe you’re ignoring me you f*cking as*hole!” Chances are, you're dating someone with an anxious attachment style. Here's how...

Apr 11 · 3 min read >

The One Thing Getting In The Way of Love – Your Attachment Style

If you are not getting the relationship outcomes you want, there may be one thing that’s getting in your way of happily ever after. Your attachment style. Our attachment system is a mechanism in our brain responsible for tracking and monitoring the safety and availability...

Dec 11 · 4 min read >

How to Spark Intimacy and Desire

"There's a lot of people you can love. There's not that many people you can build a life with." Key observations from relationship therapist, Esther Perel.

Nov 27 · 2 min read >

The 2 Most Destructive Communication Habits

As children, we picked up the good and bad habits of our caretakers, and without even knowing it, started to mirror such habits until they became our own.

Jul 15 · 2 min read >

Before You Give Advice, You Need to Know This

Before you dish out your two cents, here are three things you need to know about giving and receiving advice.

Jan 11 · 2 min read >

Why We Choose the Friends We Do

Studies show that friends infect each other. In fact, each additional happy friend boosts our levels of happiness by nine percent.

Oct 19 · 4 min read >

Ex-Model Talks Love: Adrienne Nicole

A lot of men only saw me for beauty and did not value my personality or the depth behind me as a human being. Such men are attracted to the social stigma that beauty is power.

Oct 1 · 1 min read >

Don’t Be Apologetic About Your Instincts – Devon Brooks

One day you will meet someone, and he will love everything about you that you were so sure was unlovable.

Sep 24 · 2 min read >

The 10 Types of Friends You Should Avoid

Want to spot the people who are toxic to your life? Here are a few types of friends you might want to avoid...

Aug 19 · 4 min read >

With Her, It Was Effortless: Michael Henry

The more you wait the more special it is and the more willing he will likely be willing to work harder to win you over.

Jun 23 · 2 min read >

Love Comes When It’s Least Expected: Henny Rebodos

Love really happens when you least expect it . I definitely was not expecting to meet Mike after a 20-hour train ride. You can’t put so much pressure on yourself. But you have to be open to meeting people and going out.

Jun 5 · 2 min read >

Lust is Not a Constant: Kimberlee Alexander

Being in a state of lust comes and goes and is not necessarily a constant. Give each other space when one of you doesn’t feel like being intimate. And when you do, celebrate it.

Apr 25 · 2 min read >

Spontaneous Make-outs Keep Flame Alive: Morgan Tincher

We do special things for each other not only on holidays and birthdays.

Apr 10 · 2 min read >

TV in Bedroom Kills Romance: Tirajeh Ghazvini

Ask yourself when the last time you made out was. Sex is initiated by making out, not a peck on the lips.

Mar 27 · 2 min read >

Stay Single Until It’s Out of Your System: Jonathan Flander

When you are in a relationship and you want to go out more than you want to stay with your partner, it’s a sign you aren’t ready to settle down.

Mar 14 · 2 min read >

Dream Marriage A Priority Over Dream Wedding: Nadia Mah

The right person will make you wonder “how” instead of question “why”. If you often catch yourself asking: “why am I with him?” he is likely not the right fit for you.

Mar 13 · 1 min read >

Don’t Give It All Away So Fast: Cyrus Li

Don’t give everything away right in the beginning. You have to portion it out and keep us coming back for more or else we get bored quickly.

Feb 14 · 2 min read >

Redefining “Manliness”: Shea Emry

If you conclude you are not with the right person, instead of dragging it out, honor the fact that the person has a life to live and a love that’s waiting for them.

Jan 10 · 3 min read >

Who’s Judging Whom?

What it really means when you say "Don't judge me".

Dec 20 · 1 min read >

The Right Person is Made, Not Found: Nadeen Neary

Recently we interviewed former bachelor about town, Chris Neary on his thoughts on changing from bachelorhood to fatherhood. This week, we sit down with Chris's wife, Nadeen Neary, who shares her side of the story. Name: Nadeen Neary, Fitness & Nutrition Coach Relationship status: Married, with...

Nov 29 · 2 min read >

Catch of the Week: David Walmsley

Sexual attraction can be built in time. When you spend time with someone and draw out the process of dating you can see the person as a whole, versus purely on a physical level.

Oct 18 · 1 min read >

Why You’re Not Invited

There’s always that guy (or girl) at a dinner or party. The one who always shows up late, the one who flakes last minute, the one underpays the bill, the one who constantly hijacks the conversation…

Oct 14 · 2 min read >

Catch of the Week: Thi Tran

The bill is a non-issue. It’s a nice gesture. If they do pay it is appreciated but if they don’t, it’s not a deal breaker.

Oct 4 · 2 min read >

Catch of the Week: DJ Lampitt

When you do 'come out', you understand that there is a vast variety of people and different relationship models that work.

Sep 20 · 1 min read >

Catch of the Week: Natalia Anja

If someone doesn’t bring out the best in you they are not for you.

Sep 6 · 1 min read >

Catch of the Week: Rory Hansen

Looks are important to only an extent. Pretty is physical. Sexy is an attitude.

Aug 8 · 1 min read >

Love Is…

Sometimes you will do things for love without rhyme or reason. And sometimes love is the only reason you need.

Aug 4 · 1 min read >

Catch of the Week: Daryl Suarez

Take time to know someone, let things evolve. The best relationships are the ones that are built on friendship and care first.

Jul 11 · 1 min read >

Always the Mistress Never the Mrs.

Another weekend, another one-night stand. The cute guy you slept with from the bar still hasn't called. The guys that do contact you only text, (and only after midnight). You get asked out to meet for a drink but never for dinner. Any of these...

Jun 15 · 5 min read >

Catch of the Week: Jasmine Lorimer

Love your life first and foremost. The people who are meant to fall into that will come.

May 15 · 1 min read >

5 Things You SHOULDN’T Do When You Argue

What you need to know about how NOT to argue.

May 5 · 1 min read >