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by: E.B. Johnson

The day has finally come — Relationship Renovator is here! This is a collection of some of my best Medium content, as well as new advice and essays on everything from addressing childhood trauma before investing in a relationship, to teaching yourself radical self-honesty as it pertains to romantic relationships.

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Re-building and enhancing the way you see relationships is a crucial part of figuring out what you want from life. We’re social creatures, but we all need and want different things from the connections that we build intimately with others.

Do you…

Were you raised in chaos and pain? You can choose to break the cycle, and this is how you can do it.

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A woman with curly blonde hair stares into the distance hopefully.
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by: E.B. Johnson

We are standing on the bring of a new age and we are all looking major change right in the face. At the center of this change is the American family. Long gone are the days of nuclear perfection. Now, traditions are redefined every day into new roles and customs. Cycle breakers are the sole of this transformation. The oddball of family, these are the outcasts, the poets, and the change makers. They never quite fit in and always stand out. Are you the cycle breaker in your family? …

Q. How do you get past the shame and guilt from your past? (via Quora)

A. It’s not easy to move on from the mistakes that we’ve made. But it’s one of the most crucial steps we can take. You won’t be able to fully embrace everything you deserve in the future if you keep holding on to the past version of yourself. In order to move on, you have to forgive yourself, take the lessons, and move on with excitement and drive.

Kickstart this process by falling in love with yourself — including the mistakes and the setbacks. We’re…

Have you and your partner lost your spark? Do you want to get it back? Acknowledging that something is wrong is the first step. Now, you need to come together…

Feeling burned out and stressed? It may be time to step back and give yourself a break before it’s too late.

A woman with dark hair sits in a yellow chair and stares at her phone in exhaustion.
A woman with dark hair sits in a yellow chair and stares at her phone in exhaustion.
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by: E.B. Johnson

Do you feel like the stress of life pushes you to the edge every day? It’s not hard to become overwhelmed by all the expectations and responsibilities of everyday living. We have to deal with the demands of work, our families, our relationships, and our needs too. Keeping up with it all can take a lot out of us physically and mentally, forcing us into a corner that’s hard to get out of. Are you exhausted? Rundown? Feeling like burnout is right around the corner? It may be time to let yourself walk away for a while.

Burning out isn’t noble…

Is your partner jealous or paranoid? These are the best ways to deal with their outbursts and insecurities.

One partner clings to the other, embracing them from behind.
One partner clings to the other, embracing them from behind.
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by: E.B. Johnson

We all face ups and downs in our relationships, including insecurities and hardships which can destabilize the security we feel. Jealousy is a completely human emotion and one that we all experience. There’s a difference between experiencing jealousy, though, and being a jealous person. Are you living with a jealous partner? Are they insecure and paranoid about your every move? This isn’t behavior you can ignore. If you’re living with a jealous person, you need to confront the issues head-on.

You can’t afford to ignore jealousy.

Jealousy is a powerful emotion and one we all experience from time to time. It occurs when…

Getting motivated isn’t a matter of magic. It’s a matter of knowing what works and what doesn’t work. Do you want to be more productive in your life or at…

Do all your romantic relationships end in shambles? These may be some of the mistakes that are holding you back.

A couple holds one another on a beach.
A couple holds one another on a beach.
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by: E.B. Johnson

Do your relationships continue to fail no matter what you do? Are you attracted to all the wrong partners and all the wrong romantic possibilities? Our relationships fail because we make the same mistakes over-and-over. From failing to recognize our needs, to creating competition where we should be seeking solace — if we want to be happy in love, we have to correct our romantic mistakes with integrity and mindfulness.

Our relationships reflect who we are.

When it comes to building a happy life, romantic partnerships are an important component for many people. Committed relationships — in whatever form they take — can…

Not everyone responds to childhood trauma the same way. We all respond to the devastating impacts of these experiences differently. For some, the experience of childhood trauma turns them into…

E.B. Johnson

Author | NLP-MP | I write about relationships, psychology, and growth. Founder @ Dragr App. New Book: Relationship Renovator — available March 29th.

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