How Assertive Communication Can Save Your Relationship

Assertive Communication by Counselor Carl

Counselor Carl explains the four communication styles and shows how assertiveness is the key to avoiding dysfunctional dynamics. Which one are you?

How to Deal With Passive-Aggressive People

How to Deal by Dan OConnor

You can’t change their behavior, but you can change how they behave around you.

Withholding Sex: Covert Warfare in the Bedroom

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A partner’s feelings of insecurity can lead to passive-aggressive behavior in the bedroom. Max Belkin offers a solution.

4 Ways to Be More Assertive

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Assertive people get what they want without bullying, nagging, or manipulating. Here’s how you do it.

When She Uses Your Feelings as a Weapon

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“Let her know how I feel? Are you crazy? The last time I did that, she threw it in my face the very next time we had an argument. I felt like a fool for letting my guard down with her.”

He Points Out Other Women. What Do I Say?

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Jenny Glick offers some unexpected advice. She think this is less about what he is doing and more about how she can respond.

A Close Look at the Passive-Aggressive Personality

A Close Look by shira gal

Licensed professional counselor Lucille Zimmerman discusses the signs of passive-aggressive behavior and strategies to deal with it.

How To Disarm the Silent Treatment

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The silent treatment has been an age-old coping mechanism in relationships for as long as I can remember.

My Ex-Girlfriend is a $%&*# – Moving From Blame to Gratitude

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Bob Schwenkler on not allowing a break-up to break you apart.

Who Hacked Our Shower Registry?

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Taylor and Gabrielle elope at age nineteen. Months later, someone sends them a message by putting baby products on a Target marriage shower registry.

“A kind of rape society doesn’t talk about is the type where ‘consent’ is given through coercion or wearing-down.”

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This is a comment by Davey on the post “Nice Guys Commit Rape Too”.