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Women are still under-represented in all levels of government and in corporation boardrooms. At the same time, women are over-represented in family shelters.
A summary of Norman L. Quantz’s book, It’s All About Power and Control: Why Marriages Fall Apart and What It Takes to Put Them Back Together Again.
Do you have a good marriage? Discover in The Good Marriage research that indicates key ingredients or tasks for a successful, loving and long-term coupleship.
Feeling Lonely? Have you had some significant moments of feeling lonely? Most of us have felt deep and empty disconnect and sadness. I felt it as a farm girl, living at the end of a long lane. I felt it in high school, being surrounded by other students while feeling shunned. I felt it when […]
Repair Ideas for Your Broken Relationship It takes courage to reach out and mend a broken relationship. Those with a high level of resiliency demonstrate exceptional courage to do so. As the American author and poet, Maya Angelou wrote: Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any […]
Boundaries in Relationships Most of us have had our personal boundaries violated. I have been asked in a job interview how much money my husband makes. The obvious answer was “None of your business.” Then there was the manager who patted my behind. Boundaries in relationships help all parties feel emotionally and physically safe. When […]
Personal boundaries provide an effective strategy to handle many different external woes or adversities. Survey respondents quoted in my book, From Woe to WOW, indicated such. An outreach worker wrote, “I wish I’d stood up to her,” an office receptionist wrote, “I should have stood up for myself months sooner,” and a nurse wrote, “I didn’t make the world a better place by running away.”
If you want to experience an emotionally safe, growth enhancing, and beautifully connecting event, consider attending The Rocky Mountain Couples Retreat.
Shame researcher, Brené Brown, laid the ground work of who to avoid when we need to share our story. But what are the signs of a compassionate friend?
Both parents and adult children can discover how to mend or improve their relationship. Cut-off, conflict, and misunderstandings can be minimized.
You may have fallen into the fog of euphoria. We can let this state of “in love” rob us from valuable time and energy and dead end us from truly living.