How to Dress Up

By Bonnie Wertheim Illustrations by Cabeza Patata Source: https://www.nytimes.com/guides/fashion/how-to-dress-up Parties are often preceded by fun questions, like what to give? Who to bring (if y…

What Makes A Marriage Work

By Shaykh Hamza Yusuf Source: https://seekersguidance.org/articles/quran-articles/makes-marriage-work/ Shaykh Hamza Yusuf talks about some of the challenges of married life and how to overcome them in…

Making a Great First Impression

By the Mind Tools Content Team Source: https://www.mindtools.com/CommSkll/FirstImpressions.htm Getting Off to a Good Start It takes just a quick glance, maybe three seconds, for someone to evaluate yo…

Turn Towards Instead of Away

Zach Brittle, LMHCApril 1, 2015 Source: https://www.gottman.com/blog/turn-toward-instead-of-away/ How do you turn towards instead of away? In order to understand turning, you have to first understand …

10 Things To Do on a First Date

Source: https://dating.lovetoknow.com/Slideshow%3AThings_To_Do_on_a_First_Date Take a Beautiful Walk Together Planning things to do on a first date can be difficult since you want to make a good first…

62 Interesting Things to Talk About on the Phone

ByCrystal Schwanke, BA PsychologyContributor:Tamsen Butler Source: https://dating.lovetoknow.com/Things_to_Talk_About_on_the_Phone You like him, and you think he likes you. But, you get tongue-tied an…

Do Opposites Attract or Similarities?

The Gottman Institute, April 19, 2021 Source: https://www.gottman.com/blog/do-opposites-attract-or-similarities/ Your partner doesn’t always have to think like you… and that’s a good thing. Whether yo…

This Is Love

By Yasmin Mogahed Source: https://www.yasminmogahed.com/2012/01/03/this-is-love/ And so there are some who spend their whole lives seeking. Sometimes giving, sometimes taking. Sometimes chasing. But o…

The Stigmatisation of Disabled Muslims

Disabled Muslim Matrimony19th March 2020 Source: https://themuslimvibe.com/muslim-lifestyle-matters/health/the-stigmatisation-of-disabled-muslims We must respect our fellow disabled Muslims and encour…

How Our Expectations Are Changing Marriage

by Katie Moritz, October 17, 2017  Source: https://www.rewire.org/marriage/ It’s true: less of us are getting married than ever before. And while it may be too soon to know how millennial divorc…

Masters of Love

Emily Esfahani Smith, June 12, 2014 Source: https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2014/06/happily-ever-after/372573/ Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and ge…

How Marriage Changes Your Personality

By David Ludden Ph.D. Mar 15, 2018 |  Reviewed by Jessica Schrader https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/talking-apes/201803/how-marriage-changes-your-personality It’s often said that married couple…