“We Need Communication Tools!”

November 19th, 2010

“We Need Communication Tools” Part II This is the second installment of a multi-part series spot-lighting some of the more common and complex, hard-to-break communication patterns most couples encounter at one time or another as they manage conflict. Possessing the tools for building a house does not necessarily mean you know how to build.  Without […]

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Emotions Can Seem Tricky

October 26th, 2010

Emotions Can Seem Tricky Like it or not, emotions, which can seem tricky, play a crucial role in the heat conflict. Here’s a way to deal with the way emotions can be confusing when you manage conflict. Anger seems to be the feeling most often expressed while under stress with our partners. So, consider this: […]

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Conflict Perspectives

October 23rd, 2010

Conflict Perspectives Conflict in committed relationships is ubiquitous. All manner of resolution and management skills are at our disposal, but perhaps the one element we focus on the least is conflict perspective. When in conflict, regardless with whom, three distinct perspectives are possible. One, we can view the situation from only our own perspective. Two, […]

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Your Brain & Your Partner

March 2nd, 2010

Your partner isn’t the problem, at least not as much s you think, but your BRAIN is! Imagine that. And the irony is that your brain is just doing its job! Alright, so here’s the deal: We have not just one, but three brains. One brain in particular–the limbic brain, otherwise known as the mammalian […]

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We Fight!

November 19th, 2009

Tired of fighting about the same thing over, and over, and over again? This video will give you a tip on how to break that pattern! Conflict managed well will lead to more intimacy and closeness. Click on the video below.

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