This month’s Ask Coach Kathy talks about talking to a partner when they are hyper-defensive. My partner gets hyper-defensive whenever I express my disappointment about something. I feel like what starts out as my feeling on a situation turns into a monologue as to why my mate was justified. How do I deal with this? […]
This month’s Ask Coach Kathy talks about taking the initiative to show you care. I go through this every year the week before Valentine’s Day … I feel immobilized. I never know what to do for my wife. I’ve never been very romantic and I’m so afraid whatever I do won’t be right, so I […]
You’ve probably heard the expression, “The only thing in life that is for sure is change.” That saying applies, especially in relationships. I don’t mean that a person will necessarily change from one relationship to another, although that certainly can happen. What I mean is that within the context of a long-term or lifelong relationship, […]
This month’s positive point is about a break through with a couple in relationship coaching. This last month I started working with a couple that had some trust issues on both sides of the relationship. This husband and wife came into my office feeling hopeful, yet also wary about coaching and each other. They left […]
It’s Spring! Use my exercise for spring cleaning in your relationship.