Archive for the 'Changing' Category
 

How Other People Can Ruin Your Relationship

Sep. 9th 2012
Your well-meaning, opinionated friends and family members can systematically tear your relationship apart … if you let them.

The Blaming of You

Jun. 17th 2012
Do you and your partner play the blame game? Psychologists say it’s only natural, but that doesn’t mean it’s productive.

Turf Wars

Jun. 10th 2012
When two people share a home, they both undoubtedly want to feel comfortable there. But there will probably be times when they have opposing desires about what should go on in that space.

What is Important to Me?

May. 21st 2012
Sometimes the egocentric desire to keep score can ruin the enjoyment we get from simply giving to others.

When Partners Do Things We Do Not Like

May. 14th 2012
What does your partner do that drives you crazy? Are you capable of simply accepting that quality or behavior as part of who your mate is, and not considering it a ploy designed to infuriate you?

What is Relationship Consciousness?

May. 7th 2012
How well do you and your partner make decisions together and resolve potential conflicts? Are you able to do so in a way that usually leaves both parties feeling heard, and to some degree, satisfied?

Are Relationships Sacred?

Apr. 23rd 2012
Are there aspects of your relationship that are too “sacred” to even discuss? If so, you might be headed for turbulence.

Seal & Heidi: It’s A Wrap

Mar. 18th 2012
Heidi Klum and Seal’s split is a demonstration that looks can be deceiving.

Should I Help Raise a Child I Didn’t Want?

Feb. 25th 2012
Whether to have children is a very big (and very personal) decision. And it can really get complicated when factoring a partner’s desires into the equation.

Married and ‘Single’ Parenting

Feb. 19th 2012
To have children, or not to have children: This question has changed the dynamic of many marriages – for better, or for worse.

A Perspective Against “Manning Up”

Dec. 27th 2011
Only you can determine what you value in life and/or how you behave in order to be "a man” or "a woman.”

Where to Find a Good Man

Dec. 12th 2011
Here's a little frank love about how and where a good woman can find a good man.

The Other Side of a Table and a Marriage

Nov. 21st 2011
When we stop blaming our former partners, and understanding the roles that we played in failed relationships, we may find peace, personal growth and a chance at new love.

The Beauty of Hank Williams’ “Obama” Comment

Oct. 17th 2011
If we censor and censure people who say things we don’t want to hear, we may struggle to understand them.

Adult-Child Anger When Parents Divorce

Sep. 24th 2011
Divorce is hard on children, but when those children are grown, it can be even harder.

What is Marriage?

Sep. 9th 2011
Just because fewer people are walking down the aisle these days doesn’t mean there are fewer marriages; or does it?

Having Less Pain in Your Relationship

Aug. 13th 2011
Has your mate ever done something that hurt you? A new study suggests that it probably wasn’t as painful as you remember.

Relationship Wisdom from Aretha Franklin

Jul. 14th 2011
The Queen of Soul says, “Don’t be afraid to grow out of love.”

How to Abuse Yourself and Blame Others

Apr. 24th 2011
“Abuse” is term that is thrown around pretty liberally in our society. But do you abuse the word “abuse”?

How to Be a “Powerful Person in a Partnership”

Apr. 12th 2011
Who is powerful in your relationship?

Step-Parenting: Do You REALLY Love Them Like Your Own?

Apr. 8th 2011
Being a step-parent is rewarding … and potentially complicated.

Everyone Poots: Acceptance in Relationships

Apr. 2nd 2011
Are you accepting of your loved ones – even the unpleasant parts?

Relationship Balance: The Key to Doing What You Want – and Keeping Your Friends

Mar. 21st 2011
If you want to keep your friends and lovers, you will have to strike a balance between what you want and what they ask of you.

Walking Away Doesn’t Mean You Have Healed

Mar. 9th 2011
Do you have a history of being treated badly by the opposite sex? Here’s what you can do about it.

I Love You More Because I Call You More

Feb. 22nd 2011
Self improvement can be satisfying. However, it is not necessary to beat oneself up along the way.

How Your Mate Can Make You a Better Person

Jan. 20th 2011
You partner can help you acquire the skills and/or achieve the accomplishments that you'd like...if you ask.