Our headline today is from Ben Franklin, who reminds us about the love all around us.
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Digital detoxing to help your relationship
We remember letting the answering machine pick up on a guy for weeks before he finally got the message. Now there’s a word for that – Ghosting. Learn about some new trends and some not so new trends with snazzy new names. In our opinion, the digital detox is the best advice in this article – breaking away from social media and really focusing on those relationships that are most important to you.
Is your work spouse getting in the way of your real spouse?
If you’re noticing the space between you and your partner is growing, it may be time to take a good long look at some of your other relationships and the impact they’re having. Read about 6 relationships stressors and the negative impact they may be having on your and your partner. There’s a lot of good advice here on how to manage relationships outside of our primary ones – some you may not have even considered!
Avoiding the mid-life friendship slump
Each new phase of life brings its own challenges. As Gen X women head into our 40s, 50s, and 60s, it might feel as it we’ve lost a bit of our friendship mojo. In fact, a recent study found that just 18% of people 35-49 surveyed said they were extremely satisfied with their friendships. It’s important to keep in mind that it’s not the number of friends you have, but rather those true friends who always have your back and whose company you enjoy.