The 5 Most Common Edges (Part II)

As I wrote last week, our “edge” is that relationally-dysfunctional move we do in times of stress or conflict—when we are reactive rather than mindful. Last week I spoke about defensiveness and acting passive-aggressive (http://lisamerlobooth.com/5-common-edges-part/. Below are the remaining three most common edges: 1. Rage: Raging shows up as any or all of the following: […]

The 5 Most Common Edges and What to Do About Them (Part I)

Our “edge” is that relationally-dysfunctional move we do in times of stress or conflict. It’s the move we do when we’re reactive, rather than mindful. ALL human beings have edges. And most of us have two or three edges that show up time and time again with anyone and everyone. You see, the thing about […]

“But He’s a ‘Nice’ Guy” — Taking Off the Rose-colored Glasses

If I hear one more woman tell me her husband is a “nice guy” right after giving me example after example of how NOT “nice” he is, I’m going to scream. Women—P-L-E-A-S-E—stop telling yourself what a nice guy your husband is after he rages at you, makes fun of you, calls you names, lies, cheats, […]