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The Blame Game

Whose fault is it anyway? Is it yours? Is it theirs? That is one of the most difficult problems to solve in any relationship. Your partner said something that you don’t like and you feel hurt. Then…do you believe that it is your partner’s fault that you feel hurt? Your partner knows that you don’t […]

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Value Series #3/Faith

Do you value faith? Faith has such a strange meaning to so many people. Some people see faith as a belief in a religion. Others have faith in people they are in close relationships with. There are some that believe that faithfulness is about deciding to only have one partner in their life. So what […]

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Control

This is a very important and critical topic. It seems to be a topic that many avoid. So does having control mean to you? How do you attempt to control what your partner says or does? Lao Tzu states that, “He who controls others may be powerful but he who has mastered himself is mightier […]

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Value Series #2 Compassion

Compassion is one of the love values. Compassion is very different from pity. Compassion is difficult to convey in the written word. Have you seen people post on social media that they have suffered the loss of a loved one or a pet? How about that they have been in an accident or that someone […]

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What is a Compliment?

A compliment is positive praise.  It’s really simple. Taking that tiny moment to praise someone for anything is priceless.  We are wired to focus so much more on the negative aspects of our lives.  That is the very reason that we need to double our efforts to give positive messages to every person we are […]

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Values Series #1 Love

So much has been written about love overall time. Love is defined in so many ways. Love is what we humans must have in order to live. Love can manifest itself in so many ways that it may be difficult for you to define or put into a box.  Let go of the box. You […]

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Date Night

There’s a great deal of talk out there about having a date night for you and your partner. Date Night is a time where you set aside time whereby you are exclusive with your partner. What does Date Night mean to you? Does date night mean going out to dinner and a movie? Does date […]

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Let’s Drive

Okay..let’s get real for a moment. How many of you tell your partner how to drive? Don’t even say that you haven’t at least once. So how many of you have received a reaction that you weren’t expecting? Geez, why are they so angry? You were just pointing out what the speed limit is so […]

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Gratitude for Your Love

When was the last time that you said thank you to your partner? Sometimes people in long term relationships begin to take each other for granted. One of you just assumes that the other one knows that you appreciate how they contribute to the family or relationship. Couples sometimes forget gratitude. When your partner doesn’t […]

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What Are Values?

Values are the words that access your emotional state.  So you do not value money.  You do not value a house, car, clothing, etc.  It is important that you clarify the feeling that you want to experience rather than the material things or achievements that would give you that feeling. Those things and the jobs […]