Relationships

What To Do If You Feel Disappointed That Your Partner Doesn’t Fulfill Everything

Real talk: If you want someone to fulfill EVERYTHING, that person does not exist. As Author & Therapist Esther Perel says, you can’t expect one person to fulfill what a whole village used to for humans. An example of unrealistic expectations: You want your partner to be driven and Type A when you need it, …

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Terri Simon on The Show Up With Christine Chang Podcast

What It’s Honestly Like Being Married For Over 21 Years

In the previous episode I had my neighbor Jake Simon on my podcast, so this week I brought on his wife Terri Simon to talk about their 21-year marriage. Terri wasn’t looking for a relationship when they first met. She was also hesitant because of his age (Jake is 8 years younger). In this episode …

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How My Ex Helped Me Get Clear On What I Needed

I dated this guy for a while. Let’s call him Dave. I liked Dave because he was patient, adventurous, and I felt like I could be myself around him. This was during a time when I attracted emotionally unavailable men, so Dave was, of course, emotionally unavailable.  Despite us “breaking up,” we still hung out often …

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4 Important Things You Need for Healthy Long-Term Relationships

I like talking about friendships because friendships set the tone for all your intimate relationships, including romantic.  Looking at my closest + long-term friendships of 20+ years, the reason we are friends is not because we like the exact same things. While we have some interests in common, the way we approach many aspects of …

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