Even the most-honest people lie sometimes.
How to use persuasive behavior to positively influence our partners in an effort to strengthen our relationships.
You need to figure out the uncomfortable truths. The ones that keep you up at night and generate all those ‘What Might Have Beens’.
I didn’t trust my wife’s opinions when they conflicted with mine.
I don’t pretend to know anything, for sure. I just ask a lot of questions and try unsuccessfully to not be a dick to people.
Are you crazy/ I know what I see.
When bad things happen in my life, my brain quickly creates stories to explain why those bad things are as much Not My Fault as mathematically possible.
Couples struggle in relationships because they don’t know how to talk to each other.
Diamonds are rocks. They’re extremely valuable as precious stones coveted by high-end jewelers and gem collectors. But they’re just rocks.
I used to leave a drinking glass by the kitchen sink instead of putting it in the dishwasher, and then argue with my wife when she complained about it.
You and outside forces are engaged in a never-ending dance—working in harmony, or against each other—to motivate your spouse or partner to stay with you or leave you.
‘What screws us up most in life is the picture in our head of how it’s supposed to be.’
Does a guy automatically stop being attractive to his wife because he proves reliable and safe during their marriage?
Women seem to be choosing other women over men with greater frequency. Men should try to understand why.
People who have suffered emotional trauma from divorce or failed relationships are often afraid to feel that hurt again.
Abandonment hurts, even when you deserve it,