Are You Losing You In The Relationship?

Are You Losing You In The Relationship?

Dysfunctional stability can make us feel temporary peace, it limits living a whole relationship and life. Do you relate to one of the two scenarios below for yourself or your partner? Scenario 1: “She never understands me. In the past, also, no one understood me.” “No...
Can Loyalty Go Too Far?

Can Loyalty Go Too Far?

7 signs you’re being taken advantage of in a friendship. A client of mine had a friend in college who was always taking advantage of her — but she didn’t realize it at first. She would vent to her endlessly about her relationship problems, never letting my...
Do I Need To Heal Before Dating Again?

Do I Need To Heal Before Dating Again?

How can you know when you are ready to start again? CARL’S STORY They were barely a year into their marriage when Carl and Jessica (not their real names) contemplated getting a divorce. Carl wondered where he went wrong. He looked back over the last several years,...
How To Be Less Defensive

How To Be Less Defensive

Defensiveness is not the same thing as strength. Before we really get into it, let’s unpack this a little bit more. Because like many of you, I’ve often equated “defensiveness” with “strength.” We’re told that standing up for ourselves is good. We shouldn’t take any...