Casual to Close is all about relationships. From casual acquaintances to close, intimate connections, the goal of this blog is to help you navigate and balance the important relationships in your life.
At one point or another, we are all faced with questions about the best way to handle challenges that come up in our relationships, especially when it comes to friendships, romantic relationships, and parenting.
What should I do if I am worried about one of my friends? Am I being too picky when it comes to dating? How can I maintain a solid relationship with my partner now that we have children? Am I doing a good job as a parent?
These questions are even more common during transitions in our lives, from starting a new relationship, getting married, becoming a parent, to moving away from home.
Of course, a quick Google search will instantly give you answers to any question you can possibly ask. The challenge in this day and age isn’t a lack of information, it is, in fact, the exact opposite – There is simply too much information available and it can be difficult to know whether the information and advice you are getting is supported by solid research and actually works.
Casual to Close was created to bridge the gap between the questions we all have about the important relationships in our lives, and what we know from psychological research and clinical practice. The goal of this blog is to draw on scientific, research-based information and recommendations to answer the questions that matter most and share it in a way that is relatable and easy to understand. In doing so, Casual to Close will help you feel comfortable and confident handling the everyday and inevitable situations that come up in your relationships with friends, partners, children, and family.
Real information for the real relationships in your life.
Read more about the inspiration behind Casual to Close.