Kelli H, LCSW
Social Worker

Kelli H, LCSW, Social Workerin ,

About

Kelli Hastings is a writer, social worker, and proud advocate for women. She earned her B.A. degree from the University of Oregon in 2007, and worked as a behavior support specialist and program manager. She is inspired to support couples, teach them skills that lead to healthy, happy and romantic partnerships. Her interests include cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, visualization practice, and related therapies.

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English

My Articles

How I Left an Abusive Relationship

How I Left an Abusive Relationship

This article represents one woman s struggle living in an emotionally abusive relationship. The subheadings represent the many stages of experience, red ...
The Reality of Civil Union Partnerships

The Reality of Civil Union Partnerships

On June 26th, 2015, you may have heard a nation exhale as those active in the struggle for equality learned of the Supreme Court s ruling supporting same ...
6 Tips on Creating Romance in a Long-Distance Relationship

6 Tips on Creating Romance in a Long-Distance Relationship

We ve all been there and we know that long distance relationships are not easy. Those that survive must share a great deal of trust, kinship, and patience. ...
The Role of Romance in a Relationship and its Importance

The Role of Romance in a Relationship and its Importance

In order to meet success, long term relationships do take work. Many couples share in the sense that their relationships lack fulfillment after a period ...
A How-to Guide to Being Romantic in a Relationship

A How-to Guide to Being Romantic in a Relationship

Long term relationships can fail for many reasons. Sometimes, couples can grow apart. They can become bored with the relationship, or simply halt in their ...
Five Contemporary Intimacy Exercises for Married Couples

Five Contemporary Intimacy Exercises for Married Couples

Some of us may still fall victim to the belief system that true love happens naturally and the implication that work need not apply to loving relationships. ...
Ten Romantic Activities to Inspire Couples

Ten Romantic Activities to Inspire Couples

If you re wanting to know how you can be more romantic in your relationship, you ve come to the right place to know more about married couples romance, ...
Understanding and Improving Intimacy for Married Couples

Understanding and Improving Intimacy for Married Couples

Have you reached a juncture in your marriage where you are trying to understand what constitutes intimacy in marriage improving intimacy in marriage and ...
Can a Marriage Without Intimacy Be Saved?

Can a Marriage Without Intimacy Be Saved?

There are couples, experts, and a few others out there who might take this fact with a pinch of salt, but one cannot overlook the reality of lie. And, ...
Expert Advice on Importance of Sex for a Happy Marriage

Expert Advice on Importance of Sex for a Happy Marriage

Is sex important in married life? Is sex important in a relationship? How important is sex in a marriage? How important is sex in a relationship? How important ...
Sex for Married Couples: Ignite & Improve your Love Life

Sex for Married Couples: Ignite & Improve your Love Life

The words sex and intimacy can be used almost interchangeably in the context of relationships. But true intimacy is so much more than just the physical ...
Signs of a Healthy Sexual Relationship

Signs of a Healthy Sexual Relationship

Sexual intimacy is a healthy part of any long term relationship, as couples in love can enjoy one another for years and years. But did you know there is ...
Can a Trial Separation Save a Relationship

Can a Trial Separation Save a Relationship

What is a trial separation? Generally speaking, a trial separation or a marriage separation of husbands and wives in marriage is a symbolic event one which ...
6 Tips to Save your Marriage from Divorce

6 Tips to Save your Marriage from Divorce

History has shaped cultural attitudes towards marriage over time, resulting in very different priorities in contemporary times, than in the recent past. ...
What is Emotional Intimacy?

What is Emotional Intimacy?

What is emotional intimacy The definition of emotional intimacy is different from sexual intimacy because emotional intimacy often goes beyond the constraints ...
The Importance of Emotional Intimacy

The Importance of Emotional Intimacy

What is emotional intimacy? Emotional Intimacy is a concept in psychology relating to interpersonal relationships. By creating emotional intimacy in relationships, ...
Restoring Emotional Intimacy

Restoring Emotional Intimacy

Emotional intimacy is often conceived of a spiritual phenomenon, comprising feelings of love, romance, and connection to a partner. Although it certainly ...
Lack of Emotional Intimacy in a Marriage

Lack of Emotional Intimacy in a Marriage

Is your marriage marred with lack of emotional intimacy? Emotional intimacy can mean many things, and the term does not have any one definition. Rather, ...
6 Tips for Building Emotional Intimacy in Marriage

6 Tips for Building Emotional Intimacy in Marriage

Do you often wonder what is emotional intimacy? or what is emotional intimacy in marriage? and how to build emotional intimacy in marriage? Emotional intimacy ...
The Importance of Romance in Marriage

The Importance of Romance in Marriage

When two people are committed by marriage, complacency may be their undoing if they aren t paying attention. The importance of romance in any marriage ...
How to Put Romance Back into a Marriage

How to Put Romance Back into a Marriage

You must have heard of this phrase a zillion times in your life Mend it, don t end it. People are afraid to confront the truth about their loveless marriage ...
How to Create Romance in Marriage?

How to Create Romance in Marriage?

You cannot undermine the importance of romance in marriage. Few romantic gestures from either or both the partners keep the flame of love burning and can ...
6 Ways to Bring Romance Back Into Your Marriage

6 Ways to Bring Romance Back Into Your Marriage

The success of an intimate relationship in many ways is contingent on the ability of the couple to imbibe romance or romantic practices. Romance in marriage, ...
How Travel Keeps the Romance in Your Marriage Alive

How Travel Keeps the Romance in Your Marriage Alive

The importance of romance in a relationship must never be undervalued and a couple should always try different things to not put romance in the backseat ...

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