Tag Archives: fighting

Marriage Problems? You’ve Lost that Loving Feeling. Here’s How to fix it.

So many of the marriage problems I see are because one spouse just doesn’t “FEEL” in love anymore. So you think you’ve lost that loving feeling? I don’t mean to be disrespectful…but so what? This won’t be my most popular post, and I am expecting some backlash but I can’t hold this in any longer.   […]

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Can You Handle The Truth? Taking Criticism Well

Do you know how to hear feedback with grace? There was a time when I couldn’t hear criticism. I was easily offended and very defensive. When someone tried to tell me I was wrong or had hurt them in some way, I would immediately justify my actions, minimize them or dispute the facts. It wasn’t that I didn’t […]

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The Blame Game: Why We Need to Stop Playing

Playing the blame game is poisonous Blame is poisonous for personal growth because it allows you to keep the focus on someone else. Even worse, it forces you in a victim position because you can’t control the person you are blaming. That means you have no control over the painful situation and keeps you stuck. […]

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How to tell kids about divorce (when parents can’t agree)

How to tell kids about divorce? Despite some couples’ best efforts, there are times when divorce is inevitable. If you share kids with your spouse, your next question is usually “What do we tell the kids?” Many therapists will advise you to partner with your spouse, take a united front and tell your kids something like, […]

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When Your Spouse Always Gets Their Way

There has been a flood of clients recently who have presented with similar situations: one spouse has taken control of the relationship from the other spouse. For each couple, the methods are different but the results are usually the same.  The spouse who relinquished control is angry, exhausted and wants out of the marriage. Not one […]

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