Relationship Lesson from the State Department

April 13th, 2016

Human relations… a complicated dance, aren’t they?

Especially the relationship you share with your partner. There are times you probably want to wring your partner’s neck… and let’s admit it, they may be tempted at times to do the same to you.

One challenge we have in our relationships is how comfortable we are with our partner… and that can lead to trouble.

In this blog, I’ll explain why, and a lesson we could all learn from the Department of State. Please keep reading…

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70% of Communication is THIS

April 6th, 2016

Sometimes, it’s what we don’t say that can land us in hot water with our partner.

Have you ever had that experience? You’re standing there, listening to what they have to say, when all of a sudden their face clouds up, their eyes scrunch into slits and they lash out at you…

You’re standing there wondering, “What did I do? I was just standing here listening!”

Most people fail to remember something very important: there is a spectrum involved with communication, and you may inadvertently be steering yourself off-message by forgetting this.

In this blog, we’ll get you back on message with 2 tips and make sure your communication across the spectrum is saying what you mean rather than sending mixed signals. Please keep reading…

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Stop Derailing Your Marriage-Saving Efforts (4 Guidelines)

May 11th, 2015

You may want to say to your spouse, “Let’s save our marriage and fall in love again.”

But your communication skills may be falling short. There are the things you don’t say, but what your actions may be shouting.

In this blog, you will learn how you could be derailing your own efforts to survive the affair and rebuild your marriage, and how to get your marriage back on track using 4 guidelines.

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Here, Today: Relationship Counseling Advice

September 30th, 2011

When couples seek relationship counseling advice, what do you think they work on the most in their marriage?

If you answered “communication,” you would be correct.

Communication may be that the most important skill you can learn to save your marriage – and you don’t need to leave your home to attend relationship counseling classes to do it.

Read on… I have some tips for you so you can get started today.

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Independence Within Marriage: Key To Success?

September 26th, 2011

Whether you’re dealing with your spouse’s infidelity or your marriage has simply fallen into a rut, you need to hit the pause button a second and ask yourself:

Have I lost my independence?

Read on to find out why the answer to this question could potentially save your marriage.

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3 Tips to Keep Your Spouse Focused at Home, On the Marriage

December 7th, 2010

There is never a good reason or excuse for having an affair and destroying your marriage vows. Period.

A cheater is fully responsible for their actions, and the justifications they come up with to make themselves feel better. Regardless of whether or not your spouse contemplates and goes through with an affair, your marriage may still have very legitimate problems that need to be addressed.

In this post, I’ll help you examine your relationship and identify ways to remove the allure of looking outside of the marriage in order to avoid the work of solving the problems within. These tips are applicable whether you are working to save your marriage before an affair happens—or you are in a position of trying to save your marriage post-affair.

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Follow These 4 Guidelines to Help Strengthen Marriage Communication

October 19th, 2010

You say to your spouse, “I want to fix things between us, save our marriage and make it work.”

But your communication skills may be falling short in an unexpected area: what you don’t say, but what your actions may be shouting.

In this blog, you will learn how you could be derailing your own efforts to survive the affair and rebuild your marriage, and how to get your marriage back on track by following 4 guidelines.

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