LoveBonds

Relationships. Betrayal. Repair.

Unique Relationship Insights: Sonia Schnee of Jersey Indie Interviews Terri DiMatteo, LPC

Since 2014, Jersey Indie has been dedicated to showcasing and promoting all things independent and born/built in New Jersey. During the COVID-19 pandemic, they expanded their coverage to include Pennsylvania and New York. Jersey Indie supports New Jersey bands, restaurants, bookstores, film, dance troupes, galleries, small businesses, startups, or nonprofits—you name it—that are trying to make it on their own. I was honored to be...

3 Powerful Benefits of Eye Gazing for Relationship Repair

More often than not, after a conflict or time of distance, most couples create space and distance between one another until the intensity of the feeling dissipates. Then, they reconnect often without the recognition that their romantic bond took a bit of a hit.  What helps following a disagreement or distance is ways to reestablish the bond between you. The idea is to restore the feeling that our love is safe, secure, dependable. In other...

How Love Helps Romantic Partners Manage Difficult Emotions and Why it Matters

When asked what a love relationship is for, most people respond that it's for companionship, sharing tasks, and sexual intimacy. While those things are true, romantic loves serve a greater purpose. Romantic love has a very significant purpose and function. It is designed to help partners regulate difficult emotions serving as a buffer from the stresses and strains of life. Getting that functionality right is key to relationship satisfaction!...