Do you find yourself in conflicts with somebody close to you, responding from fight or flight? What is happening in those interactions and how do we get out of them?
I am sorry are the three most powerful words in the English language if delivered with an open heart and sincerity. A meaningful apology can transform a relationship in a positive way, but an apology can also fall short and have the opposite effect. What constitutes an effective apology?
In each partnership, there are perpetual problems. In fact, 69% of problems a couple has are repeats because they are based on fundamental differences in personality, lifestyle, or needs. When we move from judgment into understanding, accepting and a productive dialogue, it does not need to mean the death sentence for a relationship to have unsolvable problems.
Life changing events put a strain on our love relationships. 83% of couples go through a moderate to severe crisis when they become parents for the first time. What distinguishes couples who navigate this time successfully from those who are greatly challenged?