Betrayal & Healing

June 14th, 2011

One of the most painful and difficult experiences to recover from is that of betrayal. Obviously, infidelity is one form of betrayal, but there are many others as well.  Rather than list the possible range of betrayals, do the following: 1.  Find a pen or pencil and some paper so you can take some notes. […]

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Competitive vs Cooperative Communication

April 18th, 2011

Communication: Competitive  vs Cooperative We are taught from the earliest of ages that good communication is imperative.  In both subtle,  and direct ways, we are taught to be competitive when we communicate.  Simultaneously, we are told to be cooperative.  What an impossible task–to be cooperative and competitive at the same time. The conundrum we are […]

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Rules For Managing Conflict

April 15th, 2011

The following is an article from Psychology Today, and it hits the nail on the head about essential rules that can guide you when managing conflict. You will find it at this link: Psychology Today Wishing you a satisfying relationship, Jim Hutt, Ph.D., MFT ©2011

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How To Be Understood

April 14th, 2011

How To Be Understood: Back To Basics Conflict between couples is both inevitable and ubiquitous.  In the middle of the fight du jour churns the desire to be understood.  How in our world are we to comprehend what our partner is so desperately trying to convey?  How in their world are we to transmit to […]

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April 12th, 2011

I want your input!  Why?  Because what you want matters to me. Tell me what aspect of managing conflict, managing your relationship, or any other aspect of your relationship you would like to see become part of my new program.  The name of that program? RE-BOOTING YOUR RELATIONSHIP 2.0! This extensive program is nearing completion, and […]

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