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10 Reasons Relationships Fail and How to Succeed

The most common reasons given for the failure of relationships are sex, money and time issues. It usually is a combination of these and other factors that result in divorce or calling it quits. Although the divorce rate has decreased slightly over the last few years, this can largely be attributed to more people choosing to live together rather than getting married. And of those who live together there is a higher "turnover rate" than that of married couples. So if you are looking for a lasting relationship, marriage is still the gold standard. Listed below are the top ten reasons why relationships fail. By becoming aware of the warning signs and making the necessary changes you will have a better chance of making it to "happily ever after."


10 Reasons Relationships Fail
1. Lost that Loving Feeling - When we first meet someone that we are attracted to we are under the influence of a powerful cocktail of sex hormones. First you are hit with a blast of testosterone a…

What Do You Want From a Love Relationship

I have the privilege of knowing quite a few brilliant people. Through conversations with them, I am able to express some of my most complicated and important thoughts. Last month I was speaking with Linda. She has a Ph.D. in Leadership and Organization and is an educator and life and executive coach. And she has an enormous amount of experience as a professional, especially at a high level.



On this particular day, she and I were talking about relationships. She asked me what I wanted from a woman. After I answered, she thought the conversation was worthy of sharing with others who struggle with making relationships work. Part of the conversation went like this:

What Do You Want From a Love Relationship?
Ted: In an intimate relationship, a woman should just give a man what he wants. If she gives him what he wants, the relationship will most likely work.

Linda: What about the woman? What about the man giving her what she wants? Sometimes it is difficult to communicate what a woman wants …