How Can You Have a Healthy Relationship?
Dating does not have to be complicated and everyone is capable of having a healthy relationship. Healthy relationships are the gateway to helping us expand and grow. Everyone deserves to be in a healthy relationship. But it takes commitment, understand, and effort.
What Does Elizabeth know about Dating/Relationships that I Don't?
Elizabeth has learned a lot about what works and doesn't work in relationships. She has watched as generations in her family have successfully created long-lasting marriages. She has listened to their golden nuggets about healthy relationships. She has been single, married, and a single parent. Often the go-to resource for family and friends as they navigated relationships, Elizabeth helped many individuals struggling with dating challenges before becoming a professional relationship coach.
Is This Just Another Self-Help Book with the Same Ole' Advice?
Nope. This book includes a condensed compilation of the research of top relationship experts, along with Elizabeth's practical interpretations. Using an easy to read format, Elizabeth offers handy advice applicable in any relationship. She prepares you for finding, recognizing, and nurturing the relationship that is right for you.
Elizabeth is a relationship coach. Her career evolved after years of studying relationship dynamics. Her philosophy is that relationships take focused effort. Finding the right person is one of the most important decisions in life and should be attended to with attention and care. In her coaching practice, Elizabeth helps her clients prepare for, find, and nurture healthy relationships. She lives in Chicago and is the author of The Relationship Investigator's Fast Guide to Successful Dating.
Your love language is super important in determining how well your relationship functions for you and your partner.
There are five long languages:
1.) Words of Affirmation
2.) Quality Time
3.) Receiving Gifts
4.) Acts of Service; and
5.) Physical Touch
When you are first start off dating someone you like, you naturally lean into your significant other's love language because it's natural that you want to please them and nurture the relationship.
But, over time, relationships experience ups and downs, and become stagnant. Each person has different physical and emotional needs and the result is the love language that nurtures your relationship can easily be lost.
This is why it's important that you first understand what you need so you can convey it to your partner, then secondly you and your significant other learn to discuss in clear terms what you need and what makes you happy.
Love You and He Will Too: A Smart Woman's Roadmap for Happy, Healthy Relationships
Understanding and practicing you and your significant other’s love language can significantly impact your relationship. Gary Chapman’s book on the five Love Languages is a great read for those starting out and for those in relationships. His approach can help you to determine what drives you within a relationship.