Is Your Love Story Standing Strong? Take the Quiz and Find Out!

Hey there! We’re Robin and Michael, relationship coaches here at Couples.Solutions. We help couples navigate the ups and downs of life together, building stronger and happier relationships. Sometimes, though, it’s easy to get caught up in the daily grind and lose sight of how your relationship is really doing. You might wonder, “Are we on […]

Building Happiness Together: Essential Secrets for Strong Relationships

Maintaining a happy and fulfilling relationship is a goal many couples share. While there’s no magic formula, research and experience have identified key factors that contribute to lasting connections. In this blog post, Robin and Michael from Couples.Solutions will explore some essential secrets for happy relationships, offering practical tips to strengthen your bond. There’s no […]

Talk it Out: Effective Communication Tips for Couples

Strong communication is the lifeblood of any happy relationship. It allows you to connect with your partner on a deeper level, navigate disagreements constructively, and build a sense of trust and understanding. But let’s be honest, communication doesn’t always come easily. Here at Couples.Solutions, Robin and Michael want to share some effective communication tips for […]

What Are Healthy Relationship Expectations?

What Are Healthy Relationship Expectations? When it comes to relationships, it’s natural to have expectations. However, sometimes these expectations can become unrealistic or unattainable, leading to disappointment and frustration. If you find yourself feeling let down by your partner or your relationship, it may be time to reassess your expectations and find a way to […]

Relationship advice from Dr Seuss

Dr Seuss

Theodor Geisel was one of my childhood heroes. His books replaced the “Run Spot, run…” tedium of primary school texts and made it exciting to learn to read. He even managed to include edifying morals. Some of my favorite poetry from Dr Seuss: Be who you are and say what you feel, Because those who […]

Great Dates for Great Relationships

couple on bench by river

By comparison with how people lived only a generation or two ago, most of us lead great lives. The digital revolution, in particular, has profoundly changed our access to information, entertainment and connection. The downside is that it is easy to have the digital world dominate our lives in ways that require lots of maintenance […]

Speaking Up in a Way That Works

Over several decades of working with hundreds of couples we have observed that the vast majority of people are capable of being great listeners when motivated and under supportive circumstances. On the other hand, nearly all of us are shockingly inept when it comes to asking for the really important things from the people we […]

Relating can be a hassle
Even though you love them a passel
You start off real nice
But then you think twice:
Did I make a mistake?
Is there no give and take?

Joy’s hard to find
When you’re losing your mind
It’s hard to know
Which way to go
Things are so fraught
My efforts are naught
How can I make things better?

I heard about this class
And figured… I would pass
But then, I thought again
If there’s any chance to win
I oughta give it a try
There’s lots of reasons why

Much to my surprise
I found love in my partner’s eyes
Now our life’s so sweet
At last I feel complete