Comparing Relationships

Comparing Relationships

The Upside and Downside ofComparing Relationships Upside “It is absolutely normal” to compare your relationship to someone else’s, according to Dr Brian Doss of the University of Miami. He goes on to add that “It’s hard to know what a relationship ‘should’ or...
How To Apologize

How To Apologize

Knowing how to apologizecan save relationships The book “Five Languages of Apology’ (Chapman & Thomas, 2006) offers five steps to move toward healing relationship injuries. Chapman suggests that people have preferred ways of receiving apology messages, and that...
Relationship Injuries

Relationship Injuries

Don’t complain to me It’s your own fault What is a relationship injury? A relationship injury can occur for many reasons. Some reasons for relationship injury are when one or more individuals experience something in the relationship that leaves them with a perception...
Relationship ABC

Relationship ABC

Relationship ABC Aroha and Ben could feel the sudden escalation (names have been changed). The same hot topic had reared its ugly head again. Both of them felt triggered. Each of them could feel the emotions from previous encounters begin to surface. Things were about...
Healing: Misconceptions and Tips

Healing: Misconceptions and Tips

Healing: Misconceptions and Tips Most of us have experienced some kind of emotional injury. This injury could impact us as individuals, and also our relationships. Finding a way of healing injuries can help us move forward in a more positive way, and can save our...