emotional connection

15 posts

5 Things I Learned From My Muslim Little Sister

Seven years ago — after my husband and I discovered we can’t have kids — I applied to be a volunteer mentor with Big Sisters/Big Brothers. This nonprofit organization matches adults (“Bigs”) with youth (“Littles”) and supports the friendship. I first learned about it 35 years earlier when I myself was a Little in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Today I live in […]

15 Travel Gifts for Christian Newlyweds

These travel gifts and ideas are perfect for Christian couples who are newly married – even if they aren’t going on a honeymoon yet. Each gift is both practical and thoughtful, and will build anticipation for a special, exciting honeymoon. The best travel gifts for newlywed Christians bring them together as a couple and create beautiful memories. The JBL Flip […]

What to Do When You Feel Unloved and Unwanted

Even if you’re married or in a good relationship, you’ll still struggle with feelings of being unloved and unwanted. It’s normal, because even the best man in the world can’t fill the emptiness – and neither can marriage, children, a good career, or money. That’s the bad news. But wait, there’s good news! I have lots of ideas for coping […]

How to Love an Emotionally Unavailable Man 

You’re in a relationship with an emotionally unavailable man – and you love him too much to leave. You are not alone, even if he doesn’t show his emotions.  In this article, you’ll find 10 tips on how to love a man who isn’t available emotionally. Here’s what a wife wrote on one of my articles about divorce: “I don’t want […]

5 Ways to Stop Protecting Yourself From Falling in Love

Two She Blossoms readers recently asked for tips on how to get rid of fear in relationships. In this article you’ll learn how to stop protecting yourself from falling in love, and why it’s time to consider new ideas for committing to a healthy relationship. Here’s what one reader said: “I’m scared to fall in love,” says Jilly on When […]