These parenting techniques will send any family meeting down the drain.
Do you want to make some positive changes to your family dynamics or do you want to decrease communication and increase dysfunction? Family meetings can be functional and productive if you follow a few rules.
Your partner is your mirror. You judge things about him that you see in yourself.
In the early stages of a relationship, it's easy to 'fall in love' with your partner because he behaves and acts in ways that please you. But as your relationship progresses, what was once endearing can become annoying or frustrating. So how can you accept those differences?
3 questions to ask yourself for more honesty, connection and happiness in your relationship
Faking orgasms has unfortunately become a typical aspect of many relationships. However, if a partner finds out it can cause more problems than what you may have been trying to prevent. Read on to see what our expert says about stopping the faking and creating a healthier relationship.
Words are powerful. They can cut you, heal you, inspire you, and stop you from certain actions. Learning the language of marriage takes time, but if you use any of these words, you should stop right now.
It doesn't take a whole lot of effort to transform your sex life, find out how now...
It's easy to get overwhelmed by the idea of giving your sex life an overhaul, thinking "oh I could be doing that more often" or "I wish he would do this without me telling him", but it isn't complicated to breathe new life into your sex life without to much effort.
Why men and women really sweep stuff under the rug. It's time for communication spring cleaning!
May 3 is National Lumpy Rug Day which is basically means it' time to do some spring cleaning and get rid of a lot of your junk. Literally, the lumps in the rug usually come from the furniture that has been sitting around in the same place for ages but in close relationships, those lumps come from sweeping things under the rug.
Celebrating your authentic self is essential for conflict resolution communication mastery.
Welcome To The Last Secret in 7 Secrets To Mastering Communication
SECRET #7 - CELEBRATE YOU!
Are you one of those people-pleasing women who puts everyone first? Do you have trouble carving out time for yourself? Maybe deep down you're wondering why others seem to shine and feel like something is terribly lacking in your life.
Improve your conflict resolution skills by learning how to collaborate without resentment and blame.
Welcome back to 7 Secrets To Mastering Communication!
SECRET #6 - COLLABORATE
“The secret is to gang up on the problem, rather than each other.”
Change. Do you thrive on it or relish the status quo?
Pretend like you and your ex-spouse are lifelong business partners, because you are.
It's simple to talk to an old flame when you don't have to look at him. So, an email relationship post-divorce is ideal. But when there are children involved in your relationship, keeping things civil between the two of you is even more paramount. Keeping the emails free of judgement, blame and arrogance is key to keeping a rift in your adult relationship from causing a rift in the one with your kids.
Don't Take it personally! Focus instead on the unmet needs that are being expressed.
Welcome to Secret #4 of 7 Secrets To Mastering Communication
SECRET #4 - Quit Taking It Personally
What someone says is about them. What we hear is about us.
Kelly Bryson, MFT and author of "Don’t Be Nice, Be Real” gives some great tips inspired by Stan Dale, founder of the Human Awareness Institute who coined the acronym, Q-TIP, for Quit Taking It Personally.