Re-Building Trust

May 10th, 2012

How To Re-Build Trust   As you can see by the title, the word “re-build” implies that the trust between the two of may have been damaged.¬† The damage may range from minimal to substantial. The range of events that can have a negative impact on trust goes from minor things that we say we […]


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Little Things Make BIG Differences

February 15th, 2012

Turns out that it’s the little things that make the biggest differences in the day to day routine with our partners/spouses that leave a couple feeling closer to, and safer with, each other. Try the following, and note the responses: –Catch your partner in the act of doing something you like and point it out… […]


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How To Be A Mind Reader

February 8th, 2012

      Seems¬†one person or the other of a couple wants the other one to read their mind. This is what they tell me in my office : “He should KNOW what I like/want/need without my having to tell him. If I have to tell him what I want, well, then it doesn’t mean […]


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Fighting and Conflict Are Not the Same

December 11th, 2011

  One way to undercut a relationship is by not managing conflict effectively. And that will usually occur one of two ways: Either you are afraid of conflict, and avoid it, or your methods of managing conflict render you more like a bull in a china shop than like a loving partner. Both methods may […]


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Get Connected-Stay Connected!

December 7th, 2011

  Because we are social animals, and because it feels so good, we all want to get connected, be connected, and stay connected. But, we often forget, one of the primary reasons for being connected has to do with survival: Without connection, we simply do not survive. Problem is, it doesn’t seem to be that […]


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