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Is Anger Your Friend or Your Foe?

Is Anger Your Friend or Your Foe?

Getting angry is an instinctual response to the perception of impending harm or injustice to oneself or others. Anger is an emotional reaction that is accompanied by physiological responses intended to empower us to defend ourselves [...]

Develop Healthy Marital Skills

Develop Healthy Marital Skills

Most physical, intellectual, social and emotional interpersonal human skills are learned with the exception of few instinctual, pre-programmed survival and self-preservation tools. Our culture educates and prepares children and adults for life skills to survive and [...]

Don’t Despair-Repair Your Relationship

Don’t Despair-Repair Your Relationship

Individuals who no longer experience the reciprocity of thoughts, feelings and emotional connection with their mates often conclude that their partner has changed, their union has become flawed or permanently damaged, and their original love has [...]

What’s the Truth About Lying in a Marriage

What’s the Truth About Lying in a Marriage

The dictionary definition of lying is “To speak falsely or utter untruth knowingly as with intent to deceive, to express what is false or convey a false impression.” It is an option available to all individuals [...]

Neutralizing Arguments in Relationships

Neutralizing Arguments in Relationships

It is not uncommon for many couples to find themselves in adversarial positions in discussing issues of concern to one or both of them. The desire for need fulfillment, personal validation and reaffirmation of our mate’s [...]

Is a Conflict Free Marriage Possible?

Is a Conflict Free Marriage Possible?

The key to creating an ongoing harmonious relationship with a life-partner has intrigued ordinary individuals and researchers alike. Many couples wonder whether it is even possible to modify their innately programmed nature to accommodate their partner’s [...]

Detecting deception in intimate relationships

Detecting deception in intimate relationships

Having a truthful and honest relationship with a partner is a basic expectation of pairs. Most partners believe that they know their beloved well enough to detect lying or deception, should it occur. When they discover [...]

Why some men leave their wives

Why some men leave their wives

Commonly cited and accepted explanations for why some men leave their wives include: The allure of restored youthfulness offered by a younger, adoring female, the appeal of feeling omnipotent and powerful; the seduction of forbidden sex; [...]