Archive for the 'Dr. Phil' Category
 

Relationship Wisdom from Aretha Franklin

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

Introducing Yasmin: The Story of a Warm Smile and Acknowledgement

Jun. 20th 2011
Want to really mesmerize a man? Smile at him.

The Beauty of Conflict

Jun. 5th 2011
Believe it or not, conflict can be good for your relationship.

The Manipulative Nature of Public Proposals

May. 27th 2011
If you're going to pop the question in public, be pretty sure about the answer.

Arnold and Maria (Part II): A Wildly Successful Relationship

May. 24th 2011
Success is in the eye of the beholder, especially when it comes to relationships.

Arnold and Maria: Does Their Split Really Concern You?

May. 19th 2011
Expecting perfection from political couples might be unfair – to them and to you.

Men and Women: We’re in it Together

May. 15th 2011
There are no "women's issues" or "men's issues," because what affects you affects the ones you love.

I’ve Got Lots of Women

May. 9th 2011
It’s a time to thank all of the women in your life.

Wedding-Day Advice for the Royal Couple

Apr. 29th 2011
Here’s some Frank Love for the fairy-tale couple whose relationship has become a world-wide obsession.

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”?

Don’t Take a Chance on Love

Apr. 20th 2011
Are you hesitant to get into a relationship because you’re afraid to take a chance on love?

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.

Clichés: Are You Saying What You Mean?

Mar. 16th 2011
When expressing our romantic thoughts and feelings, we can be far more effective (and genuine) if we skip the cliches and get a bit more creative.

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 Don’t Know Where My Boyfriend Lives”

Mar. 1st 2011
Everybody has secrets. But can you get comfortable with what you don't know about your partner?

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.

Which Comes First – the Relationship or the “Relationship”?

Feb. 14th 2011
"What's the point in putting a label on your relationship?"

Your Relationship Needs Your Ego

Feb. 9th 2011
Egos play an inevitable role in any healthy relationship. Accept your partner's and create an environment where both of your egos can peacefully co-exist.

How to Deal When the Interest Isn’t Mutual

Jan. 31st 2011
Attraction and rejection are parts of life. The ability to deal with them, especially rejection, is a skill.

Many Versions on Virgins

Jan. 26th 2011
Men have significantly varying opinions on virgins.

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.

“We” May Not Be Representative of Me

Jan. 11th 2011
Please consider speaking only for yourself, even when you are in a relationship.

That “Dead-Beat” Parent is Dead to Me

Jan. 4th 2011
An illusion of death may be just what your psyche needs to let go of the pain that may accompany a mate leaving you and your children in common.

Negotiate “Nothing” in Your Relationship

Dec. 28th 2010
Consider avoiding the imposition of emotional, financial and other debts upon your mate.

Most Relationships End Perfectly

Dec. 20th 2010
Gracious acceptance of the end of your relationship is a wonderful opportunity to show your partner how much you love them.

The ”Other Woman,” Your New Best Friend

Dec. 14th 2010
"Infidelity" may lead to better results than you ever thought imaginable.

“Your Partner’s Feelings Do Not Matter…”

Dec. 7th 2010
Be honest with yourself and your mate about who you are. And be clear about what your own wants, needs and desires are before considering anyone else's.

How to Deal With an “Untrustworthy” Mate

Nov. 30th 2010
Is your partner "untrustworthy" or do you simply think they are? And do you still wish to remain in the relationship anyway?

Relationship Space: The Final Frontier?

Nov. 15th 2010
Space may be just what your relationship needs...one way or the other.

You Can Keep Your “Normal” Relationship

Nov. 1st 2010
Attempts to have a "normal" relationship can prevent your's from working for you.

“I Want A Commitment” – Conditionally

Oct. 25th 2010
Generally when proclaiming "I want a commitment," we are noting what we want another person to do indefinitely. We generally "want a commitment" for as long as we want a person or partner to be close to us, no longer.

“Thank God for Affairs”

Aug. 30th 2010
While having an affair is one way to end some relationships, there are other, more direct, and healthy ways to do so.