The Secret Is In the Word – Choose Them Wisely

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As adults, we create meaning by the words we put onto experiences. “This was the worst day of my life” or “at least you have other children” are just examples of what we either say to ourselves, to others, either out loud or in our thoughts. The more we think […] Read more »

Relationship Wisdom – Being a Literal or Inferential Person

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Sometimes it is just that knowing something additional, even if it is a seemingly little thing, can alter a relationship pattern that makes a big difference. The following article will hopefully provide you with one of those meaningful pieces of wisdom in terms of how different people perceive the world. […] Read more »

Relationship Wisdom – Skillfully Disagreeing With Your Partner

How well are you at disagreeing with your partner?

Let's face it: disagreements are a natural component of every relationship. If you are one of those people saying: 'I just don't want to argue' you have to get real. You can work on your style of how you handle disagreement or arguments but rarely (never) will you live in an intimate relationship without any of it. Read more »

How Relationships Are Affected When Communication is Poor

Poor Communication? 'The quality of your communication is directly proportional to the quality of your relationship.' This sentence says it: when your communication is poor, so is your relationship. All of you who read this article will have experienced or are currently experiencing a relationship affected by poor communication. This article will look at how specifically it can affect the relationship. Read more »

How to Manage the ‘Wanting-to-fix-my-Partner’ Pattern

After the glow of the honeymoon period in a relationship wears off and we regain the full awareness of our reality by taking off the rose colored glasses, we slowly become aware of the small and not-so-small imperfections in our partner. Read more »

Are You Communicating Effectively in Your Relationship? Part 2

Good communication is the cornerstone of happy relationships. Learn how to talk and listen successfully. We all know good communication is at the heart of every good relationship. Whether it has been a wonderful or a rotten day, whether there has been a crisis or a triumph, sharing it in words makes you and your partner feel more understood, more appreciated, more loved. The ability to communicate well is the most important relationship skill of all. Read more »

Are You Communicating Effectively in Your Relationship? Part 1

Good communication is the cornerstone of happy relationships. Learn how to talk and listen successfully We all know good communication is at the heart of every good relationship. Whether it has been a wonderful or a rotten day, whether there has been a crisis or a triumph, sharing it in […] Read more »

Love Language Part 2 – Quality Time

Giving someone your undivided attention is spending ‘quality time’ with them. A central aspect of quality time is togetherness. Togetherness has to be focused attention. The important thing emotionally is that you are spending focused time with each other. The activity is a vehicle that creates the sense of togetherness. […] Read more »