Good communication is critical in a healthy relationship. In a recent article on a website called MindBodyGreen.com was a list of ways to improve communication with your mate. I liked everything on the list and want to pass them onto you: 1. Take “fight breaks.” When you see your conversation is going in […]
In my May newsletter, I included a list of things a partner could do on Mother’s Day to show appreciation to his mate for being a fabulous mother to their children. Father‘s Day is this weekend, so of course I want to provide information on how a mate or spouse can show appreciation for a […]
Two weeks ago, I received an interview request from The Wall Street Journal for a feature article based on this question; What do you do when your mate complains a lot about work? If you can relate to this question because you are the complainer or the complainee, click here to learn what to do.
Here is a photo of our Kissing Couple fountain. I keep it in my office during the winter months. So glad it has finally joined us in our backyard!
An article in Psychology Today, written by marriage researchers, John Gottman and Nan Silver, states there are three different styles of problem solving that apply to healthy marriages: Validating – couples compromise often and work out their problems with mutual agreement as they occur. Volatile – conflict occurs often, resulting in passionate arguments. Conflict-avoiding – […]