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Realizing Your Partner is Not ‘The One’

Relationships have taken the greatest hit of all over the past couple of years or so.

Do Not Encourage the Incorrigible

And what do we say to all of this?

We imagine, waking up one day, running five miles before the sun is up, meditating, drinking a kale smoothie, having a highly productive day, and each and every day at work, coming home and being a positive person to your partner and family and then wrapping the day off with journaling and some self-reflection about just how amazing the day went.

We do not imagine that the road to self-improvement could be simple.

“Just you wait until you have kids of your own,” my aunt chided softly, but ever-so-surely, “You will lose this ammunition you have for all your little side-projects.”

News Alert: You’re Not Perfect Either

“Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other. Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.”

― Katharine Hepburn

It takes two hands to clap and it takes two to make a good (or bad) marriage.

I have been on a journey of self-improvement for as long as I can remember, and perhaps even longer than that.

During this period of extreme uncertainty, it can be difficult to find the motivation to get out of bed in the mornings.

This is the exact right time to level up.


The world is never going to go back to the way it was.

“Few people have any next, they live from hand to mouth without a plan, and are always at the end of their line.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet and essayist

During times of uncertainty, stress and chaos most people’s first concern is ‘How will I keep myself and my family safe?’

Instagram, Facebook, movies and television shows have given us this false perception of marriage.

A Three-Step Process to Get Your Spouse to Shape Up

The reasons for these relationship frustrations are all unique and strikingly similar at the same time. The bottom line is that these individuals are seemingly unaware or unbothered by how their actions or lack of action is impacting their partner and household.


I write about issues that are near and dear to my heart, with the hope that my stories, experiences, and struggles may empower others:

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