Why is it that people who love one another treat each other so badly? There are a few reasons for this depending on the experiences of each spouse. Some people learned fighting from their parents. Others don’t know any other way to communicate their needs and emotions or how to get them satisfied. Other people […]
There’s a world of difference between having suspicions and actually knowing. Now that you know the truth, you have to figure out how to get on with your life, how to survive infidelity. What do you do next? We’re here to help you figure that out.
We all send mixed messages from time to time. We say one thing and mean another. Our facial expressions contradict our words. Our body language speaks volumes, embellishing a simple statement. Our words account for only a tiny percentage of communication. Messages are also communicated by body language, facial expression, vocal tone, and other qualities […]
Why wait for relationship happiness when you can jump-start the process? In the exercises from our past few posts, you’ve tuned into the deepest parts of yourself. Perhaps you discovered new aspects of your personality and behavior. Maybe you took a closer look at certain traits you’ve spent your life trying to ignore. You might […]
With all the turmoil happening in the world around us, each of us can benefit from learning how to create calmness within. Let’s start learning about your still point, the quiet place inside you where you are free of turmoil, self-judgment, and real-life pressures.
Why Me? Can’t we just fix the relationship? If, like most people, what you really want to do is fix your relationship right now, why are you asked to focus on yourself? You know what the problems are, and if your partner would change, so would your relationship. You’re probably thinking: Why start from square […]
Often when women get together the subject of their men comes up. Women feel frustrated that conversations that involve feelings or might tip toe into conflict don’t usually go well. They confess to longing for more intimate conversations with their man, like the ones they have with their girlfriends. If they had one wish, it […]
Couples always ask us to teach them communication skills. Usually they are having trouble understanding where their partners are coming from. Their communication breaks down quickly when the broach a topic they disagree about. They cannot understand how they get caught in what we call “the 0-60 ramp up phenomenon”: it takes a minute to […]