Practical Tools

This section contains a variety of resources, tools, advice, and other helpful information designed to help you enhance your relationship.

Exercises, Tips and Helpful e-Resources

We continuously add documents and resources that you can download and use with your partner.

These resources include exercises to help you become mindful of important relationship forces and strategies for dealing with sudden major life stresses, such as the loss of a job.

If you would like resources or information that we have not addressed, please contact us.

Access our exercises, tips and other helpful e-resources.

Question of the Week

You ask, we listen, and respond. Every week, we receive hundreds of questions from our users. Each week, we will pick one of the questions we receive and provide our expert opinion. Read this week's Question of the Week.

Submit a Question of the Week. Don't be shy. It just may be the one we pick to answer next week.

Media Insights

Walk into a supermarket or a local bookstore and you will see tons of magazines discussing all aspects of relationships. Flip on the TV and try to not find a show that addresses relationships. There is so much information out there, how do you know what is accurate?

Our experts will help you separate fact from romantic fiction in our media insights section. Read more.

You're the Expert Vault

While our experts have a lot to say, our users have great lessons learned, entertaining anecdotes, general advice, and even tips for how they spice things up. That is why we devote an entire section of this site for input from users. Access the vault.

The Relationship Institute Blog

For insightful, practical, and entertaining discussions of all things relationships, follow the Relationship Institute's expert blog. Read our blog.

Video Segments

Enjoy video of relationship events and topics relevant to all couples. Watch video.


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