How often do you say a heartfelt, sincere, not just a perfunctory thank you to anyone, especially to your partner? Probably not often enough. In recent years, thank yous have gone out of fashion. We’re no longer surprised if we don’t get a thank you note for a wedding gift or a thank you email […]
What are emotional triggers that set off arguments? If your partner’s behavior or a statement that he or she makes remind you of something from your past that you haven’t resolved, you’ll get upset. You’ll react instead of respond.
What’s in a name? Does it really matter how you refer to the person with whom you’re having sex and creating a life together? In the English language we don’t have any adequate words. They all fall short, even the ubiquitous word partner.
All humans are at least a little bit selfish because we want what we want. How we go about getting what we want puts us on a narcissistic continuum.
When it comes to relationships, it’s important to know where you stand on the narcissistic spectrum. If you were raised by a narcissistic parent, you probably will perpetuate some narcissistic tendencies. It’s impossible not to, but you can also mitigate them.
If you’ve ever been divorced or are thinking of it, please read the following exquisite poem entitled: THE DIVORCE by Zara Raab All those years, I didn’t listen when you complained of discontent, your frustration with me, your burden, but prattled on, and overspent, spoiling the children on ribbons and satin. I listened only to […]