Kiwis Can-Do COVID

Kiwis Can-Do COVID

Three ways to support relationships through the ongoing COVID experience Our New Zealand team of five million seems mostly to have been able to navigate the COVID experience with a kiwi can-do attitude. We initially managed the short term uncertainty by moving into...
Where Did the Love Go

Where Did the Love Go

What happened to the ‘in love’ feeling?  When Tuakana and Samantha first got together their love seemed perfect and never ending. The conflict that had started to happen was leaving them both hurt and unhappy. According to Gottman (2014), relationships transition...
It is your fault

It is your fault

It is your fault How to save your relationship from the ‘it is your fault’ sequence Ben was upset with Jane when she arrived home late from her shift at work, and he had less time before starting out for his gym session. If Jane had taken the route he had suggested,...
Save Your Relationship with Routine

Save Your Relationship with Routine

Living and loving during COVID-19 Ways to save your relationship living during COVID-19 Living in close proximity to loved ones can be wonderful. It can also be a space of transition for marriage and family relationships. We need to learn to live in a new way. Social...
Communication to save your marriage

Communication to save your marriage

Communication to save your marriage “…Often it is the way that we communicate about issues that leads us to seek relationship counselling, rather than the issue itself…” Communication is one of the most common reasons people seek marriage...
Empathize to save your marriage

Empathize to save your marriage

“To empathize with a particular person, I need to have at least some knowledge of who he is and what he is doing or trying to do,” says Neel Burton on Psychology Today. So really, the first step to empathizing with a person is truly knowing them. Let’s say you come...