Archive for the 'Trust' Category
 

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.

To Snoop or Not to Snoop on Your Partner

Aug. 4th 2011
Are you thinking about (or already) checking your partner's e-mails, text messages or call logs? And is doing so getting you anywhere?

The Beauty of Conflict

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

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.

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?

“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?

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.

“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.

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.

“Bad Boys” and that Chick Named “Karma”

Sep. 12th 2010
"Karma" is not a tool for judgment.

You Cannot Trust Your Man

Sep. 5th 2010
Typically, when we profess to trust our mate, we are either lying or misusing the term. Most likely we are lying with an intent to project some virtuous responsibility upon our mate, with the hope that s/he will continually protect our feelings and make us feel safe.

Permission to Transcend Absolutes

Aug. 15th 2010
Whether partners are cheating or not is a ridiculous conversation when it precedes whether the parties are happy or not.

Assumptions, Judgments and Lack of Imagination – Part II

Aug. 8th 2010
Do not assume that you know what the agreements between two people in a relationship are. Relationships can be very unique. I hope that your's is.

Assumptions, Judgments and Lack of Imagination – Part I

Aug. 2nd 2010
Do not assume that you know what the agreements between two people in a relationship are. Relationships can be very unique. I hope that your's is.

An Important Distinction in Many Successful Relationships

Jul. 26th 2010
"Knowing" a person is more important than what many of us call "trusting" him/her any day.

Beyond Right and Wrong

Jul. 22nd 2010
Do not mistake "right" and "wrong" for compatibility issues.