"He will be so angry if I tell him that."
"I'm afraid of losing her if I'm honest with her."
How often have you said to yourself, "I can't say that because he/she will get angry, shut down, get hurt, or leave"?
How do you feel when you are not open with your ...
Research indicates that, unless there is violence in the home, children are generally better off being raised by an intact family. Whenever clients who have children call to work with me
on their marriage, I always encourage ...
I was a very anxious child. When I was five years old, my mother took me to a child psychiatrist. After we each spoke with him and we were ready to leave, he turned to me and said, "Tell your mother not to yell at you." I clearly remember thinking, "I'm only five years old and she doesn't ...
Maria consulted with me because she was frustrated about the distance she felt in her relationship with her husband
, Carl. He wanted to be close to her, but she didn't feel close to him.
"I think the problem is that he often ...
In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love, you want the other person. ~Margaret Anderson
Real love is never ownership, only stewardship of this moment's experiences. ~Karen Casey
I like the quote by Margaret Anderson. However, I would add that in real love you also want your ...