Save your relationship during COVID-19

Save your relationship during COVID-19

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...
Happily Ever After for Blended Families

Happily Ever After for Blended Families

Photo: Thanks to Patrick on Flickr for the great photo.   While there are many contributing factors to blended-family success, the strength of a couple’s relationship ultimately determines the family’s success. Here are four ways to strengthen blended-family...
Responses that ‘make relationships’

Responses that ‘make relationships’

Responses that ‘make relationships’ Responses that ‘make relationships’ happen in the small everyday moments He comes home from a hard day at work and reaches for the TV remote.  He just wants to relax.  He hears the spring in his wife’s step as she walks in the front...
Does work stress effect home relationships?

Does work stress effect home relationships?

Does work stress effect home relationships? The short answer is YES. While most of us don’t need an academic study to confirm this, Neff and Karney (2009) did the study anyway. Not surprisingly, they found that when we are under greater stress in our lives, we...
What is important in relationships?

What is important in relationships?

I have been thinking about what is important in relationships. Three aspects of human relationship I have been thinking about are: 1. Understanding the value of oneself as a human being. 2. Understanding the value of others as human beings 3. Alligning our...