Conflicts'

How to change your annoying habits

How to change your annoying habits

During courtship most couples accept each other as they are, but this state of contentment does not last. With time most mates accumulate small annoyances about each other’s ways. How couples handle these lightweight frustrations impacts [...]

How couples can deal with reoccurring conflicts

How couples can deal with reoccurring conflicts

Most couples can easily cite their areas of reoccurring conflict. They know the topics, their differences, the details of the conversation they have and the unpleasant emotions they experience during and after these exchanges. Yet, they [...]

How to resolve financial issues in your relationship

How to resolve financial issues in your relationship

Money is a desirable commodity that most people wish to possess. It evokes many emotions spanning the gamut from lust for riches to disdain and contempt for those who have more. Not only do attitudes vary, [...]

How to motivate your partner to change

How to motivate your partner to change

The choice to change one’s ways is an individual decision motivated by a need for self-improvement, pleasing others or personal gain. No individual can change another, though some partners may help motivate their mates to undertake [...]

How to abstain from name calling

How to abstain from name calling

One of the most destructive habits in relationships is name calling. Yet, it is more common than expected. Some people, who are in a committed relationship, give themselves permission to behave toward their loved one in [...]

Why ‘small stuff’ matters in relationships?

Why ‘small stuff’ matters in relationships?

Many couples are amazed at how intense they become about conflicts regarding what they call “little things”. Some are even embarrassed to bring these issues up with a therapist, because they seem so trivial. Couples discuss [...]

How to deal with negativity in your relationship

How to deal with negativity in your relationship

Negativity is an attitude or behavior that is marked by contrariness without facts or reason. The person who consistently denies what the partner affirms creates an emotional upheaval, loss of intimacy, anger, bewilderment and even hopelessness [...]

How to resolve conflicts at home and at work.

How to resolve conflicts at home and at work.

Conflict with another person is an uncomfortable experience for most people. It is generated by a divergence of needs, ideas, desires or opinions. It is often based on the assumption that only one way is the [...]