Every argument needs a solution.
When we experience unpleasant emotions, we aggressively fling our negativity in every direction, all the while failing to ask for actual resolution.
Don’t make the relationship more complicated than it has to be. As issues come up, learn to address them without letting them pile up.
There’s no denying sex is a significant facet of many relationships, no matter if a couple is new or years into a partnership.
Codependency is a serious relationship issue that can cause a lot of damage. Knowing the warning signs that you’re in a codependent relationship enables you to get help quickly.
The key to dealing with divorce is to recognize when you’ve stumbled and catch yourself before it can happen again.
Releasing shame and resentment starts with self-forgiveness. Forgiveness is an “inside job,” and what’s so cool is that we can do this without anyone knowing that it is happening.
Managing our anger is essential to success in work and relationships.
Forgiving is not for others. It is for you. Forgiving is not forgetting. It is remembering without anger.
There’s no way to sugar-coat this, so I’ll just say it; control is an illusion.
Dad Attitude: Our Inner WorldsHave you ever heard a keynote speaker say something like, “Have you ever gone from work to home, and when you arrive at home, you don’t know how you got there?”Those speakers are conveying that the consequence of our heightened level of absent-mindedness—our lack of focus and presence—is to simply go…
Dad Attitude: Our Inner WorldsDo you ever feel like a punching bag? Like a doormat? Or Public Enemy Number One? Does it ever make you so mad you want to punch an actual bag? This is cold and prickly resentment, and it can creep up on all of us. It’s different from red-hot anger because…
Dr. Andrew Smiler lists some of the factors that mass shooters have in common.—Another week, another mass killing. Or two, or three. Here in the US, we’ve had shootings in churches, movie theatres, at all types of schools (elementary, high school, colleges), and even military bases. Back in the 1980s, it was disgruntled employees in post…
We all know relationships are hard work, but they’re not supposed to be hell. These 21 tell-tale signs spell perdition for even the most committed couples.
Can your relationship’s death be prevented?
As Dr. Gottman states, it’s about small things often.