LISTENING IS PIVOTAL

Listening is a pivotal skill in relationships. When we do it well, it can create a soul-nourishing moment; when we do it poorly, it can wreak havoc. The reason it is so pivotal is because human beings like to be heard. We believe we have something important to say and we want others to listen. […]

COUPLES AT A DISTANCE

A common complaint I hear from couples is they feel distant. Overall, things are okay, no fights, no big issues, no major upsets – just a void. They report feeling more like roommates than lovers. Subsequently, they question their relationship saying although they love each other, perhaps they are not “in love” with each other. […]

RELATIONSHIPS ARE HARD WORK

The idea that relationships should be easy is a crazy idea that I am convinced was made up by some Hollywood producer to help the movies sell. The reality is that relationships are hard work and there’s no way to get around it. They can be the biggest joy in your life one day and […]