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Relationship Skills

Relationship Skills

It is absolutely possible to fall in love with Mr. or Ms. WRONG. And how will you know that she is Ms. Wrong? She'll either be completely incompatible with you or she'll lack those important relationship skills that are requisite to a long-term, healthy committed relationship. 

Let's Face it, You Are So NOT The Cool Girlfriend

Let's Face it, You Are So NOT The Cool Girlfriend

By Stephenie Zamora, GalTime.com You know her... the girl that's super chill and laid back, loves sports and never gets upset about anything. The one that dresses sexy all the time, shaves her legs daily (just because she likes to) and isn't big on talking, "feelings." She's also the same girl that finds herself single (again) three to six months down the road, wondering what the heck went wrong this time? Does this sound like you? Maybe you some of the time?

flirting
Sudden flirting could be a major red flag in a relationship!

Are You Married To A Flirt?

Flirting is a way to interact and get attention. People everywhere dress, talk, laugh, play, and engage, all in an effort to get the attention they need. Babies flirt by flashing a smile or giving direct eye contact. However, when couples get married, sexual flirting is not advised. Sexual flirting is different than the normal, playful flirting the majority of people engage in. My guess is that the sexual flirting in which your husband is participating is the one that has you most upset.

Commitment and Getting What You Want!

Commitment and Getting What You Want!

If you ever have been part of a winning team, not just a winning team but  a team that meshed and worked like magic and overcame huge obstacles like the 1980 US Hockey team that beat the Russians, you know what synergy means. It is like magic. When a couple becomes committed to each other, they become a team.  It means they leave their respective families and join together to make a new family that is the first family and the roots of a new family tree.

The Power Of Intentions: Thriving Through Divorce
Intentions will allow you to plant the seeds and nourish a life you love!

The Power Of Intentions: Thriving Through Divorce

In all the years that we have been saying to clients, "Intentions equal results," this past couple weeks was the first time the concept of "setting intentions" really seemed to resonate with people. Instead of setting resolutions, sites like Facebook were ablaze with people setting their intentions for the year.

Avoid The E-lationship

Avoid The E-lationship

People join online dating sites for many reasons: To find an activity partner, a friend, a date, a long-term relationship, marriage, or marriage and children. Some sites are even nice enough to lay out all of these choices side-by-side for us. All it takes is the click of a button or two to list what we’d like to find in our online dating adventure. Curiously enough, “pen pal” is not an option.

Which Works - Getting Love Or Being Loving?

Which Works - Getting Love Or Being Loving?

Take a moment right now to think about your real intention when it comes to love: Is it most important to you to get someone to love you - to get love?   Is it more important to you to be a loving person - to give love to yourself and others? At any moment, you can have only one of these two intentions; the one you choose determines your experience of love. Getting Love

How To Make Money With Your Blog: Math For Coaches

How To Make Money With Your Blog: Math For Coaches

"I met a relationship coach who is making $20,000 per month." Jenni said triumphantly. "Are you sure?" I said, head cocked to one side and eyebrow raised. "Well, that's what she said." she replied, her spirit a little wilted. "How are YOU doing with your online business?" I wondered. "Not very well. I have tried the best I can. I send out great emails and have wonderful classes but only 10 to 20 people sign up. I can't keep myself afloat with so few students!"

Baby, Lock the Door!

Baby, Lock the Door!

You return home after a magical date, your heart filled to the brim with dreams of your future together. You're sure this time, sure that this is the one. You've talked about all the heavy issues - your career dreams, his crazy uncle, your teenagers - and he's said all the right words and assured you that together you can work out anything. As you slip out of your heels and head to the bedroom, you can feel your heart beating a little faster. Gently he closes the door, you light a candle, and then completely melt into his arms as lips and hearts meet.

Am I Depressed or Just Surrounded by #%@holes?

Am I Depressed or Just Surrounded by #%@holes?

"Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes." ~ William Gibson When I saw this quote on a friend's Facebook wall I laughed out loud with delight and recognition. It hit me on a subconscious level. Why did I like it so much? I couldn't tell you. It even seemed wrong that I, a psychologist, would like the idea of blaming depression on others. And then there was the swearing bit.