1. Is Conflict Good or Bad?

    Conflict good or bad? All relationships have challenges and struggles. Read  the information below and grow in your ability to have good conflict rather than bad conflict. You have the power to make this determination. Consider the characteristics of Good Conflict; * We argue bu…Read More

  2. Emotional Intimacy, relationships

    Emotional intimacy, relationships; Smothering behavior implies too much of something; proximity, verbalization, touch, expectations.  The amount a man or woman desires of quality time, touch or verbal affirmation varies person to person. There is no one right answer that fits al…Read More

  3. Emotional Intimacy Allows Space

    Emotional Intimacy allows space; Quality relationships try not to smother, but to create intimacy. Smothering behavior implies too much of something; proximity, verbalization, touch, expectations.  The amount a man or woman desires of quality time, touch or verbal affirmation va…Read More

  4. Creating Emotional Intimacy

    Creating Emotional Intimacy; Can women create emotional intimacy with men? How can I do it? Let me respond at the micro level first, then I will describe my views at a broader level. To be a safe person, each individual in relationship needs to learn what the fears, insecurities …Read More

  5. RELATIONSHIP TIPS; Who Pushed Your Button?

    The Source of our "Buttons" Our experiences, following emotional injury the pain of the experience is in our memory and we have an area of sensitivity. If something in the present reminds us of the past experience, (any sense) that button gets pushed. Our brains, we are each wire…Read More

  6. Assert yourself respectfully, and you will not stockpile Anger!

    ASSERTIVE COMMUNICATION & ANGER Anger is a natural emotion, but often times, people don't express anger and allow it to be stockpiled. Anger has a way of expressing itself on its own. Letting anger express itself like this is unhealthy and can have negative consequences. This…Read More

  7. Assertive Communication

    ASSERTIVE COMMUNICATION & ANGER Anger is a natural emotion, but often times, people don't express anger and allow it to be stockpiled. Without assertive communication, Anger has a way of expressing itself on its own. Letting anger express itself like this is unhealthy and can…Read More

  8. Pre-Marital Counseling & Happy Marriages

    Like all things, marriage takes effort to be successful. People tend to spend more time preparing for their wedding than they do for marriage. Many people who face marriage problems have not taken the time to communicate in depth with their partner before saying, " I do." Couples…Read More

  9. WHAT IS YOUR COMMUNICATION STYLE?

    Internal Processor- Needs time and space to process emotions, and “digest” thoughts- Difficulty identifying and articulating thoughts and feelings- Becomes anxious if pursued to resolve conflict quickly, or is rushed or the other person becomes upset-dislikes and avoids confl…Read More

  10. Communication and Anger

    If you find yourself responding emotionally to what someone said, say so, and ask for more information: "I may not be understanding you correctly, and I find myself taking what you said personally. What I thought you just said is.... is that what you meant?" See; Assertive Com…Read More

  11. Relationship Happiness

    Benefit from Relationship Counseling, increase Relationship Happiness; Attaining a better understanding of yourself, your goals and values Learning new ways to cope with stress and anxiety Managing anger, grief, depression, and other emotional pressures Improving communications a…Read More

  12. What is Your Communication Style?

    Internal Processor Communication Style Needs time and space to process emotions, and “digest” thoughts. Difficulty identifying and articulating thoughts and feelings Becomes anxious if pursued to resolve conflict quickly, or is rushed or the other person becomes upset-dislike…Read More