Relationships can be tough because we bring our values, beliefs and expectations from our family of origin. Unfortunately (or fortunately) so does your partner. Compromise and communication are the keys to having a conflict free relationship. I invite your comments.
Many of the people who come to my office have waited too long. The communication and conflicts have continued for many years and they are thinking of leaving their marriage.
Everyone wants the same things; unconditional love, acceptance, and respect. Many of the clients that I see are expressing these needs in dysfunctional ways to each other. When I help each to see that they want the same thing, they start to heal their relationship. The secret is learning to express and hear the other’s needs in a way that you can both understand. I have helped many people with… Continue reading
Living Apart but Together
Why do couples continue to live together even though they are separated or considering divorce? Some couples find that they want ‘space’ from each other and decide to live together (stay in their current home) while they start marriage counseling or wait for the divorce to go through.
This decision is based on many variables. Sometimes the couple can’t decide who should leave the home or they may want their children to remain in their current school district.
Some couples have a sizeable home with a substantial mortgage payment. They decide to share the home… Continue reading
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Learn how to balance your life.
During the night, I awoke to the words “Get laser focused.”
Over the past few months, I have been enjoying the newness, fun, and excitement of a new relationship. But I had allowed my home, exercise routine, psychology and coaching business, daily mail, my sleep and eating habits to be put aside.
By definition the term laser focused means, “Intensely paying attention to a single object, concept, person, or activity to the exclusion of everything else.” How do we keep a delicate balance in our busy, productive, but sometimes hectic lives?
It is important… Continue reading