Both parents and adult children can discover how to mend or improve their relationship. Cut-off, conflict, and misunderstandings can be minimized.
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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.
Friendship is good therapy for women and men. Here is an exploration of girlfriends, friends in general, and concludes with Ten Friendship Sayings.
You do not need to be a Patch Adams, wear a red nose, dress up like a clown, or be a therapist to use humor to help a hurting friend.
If you are fortunate or strategic you will find a mentor who will guide and steer your life in directions you never imagined possible.
The probability of arguing or disagreeing in a love relationship. Some describe these moments as Relationship Fighting.
Teresa said, “Patricia, I would love to read some of your work on dealing with employees who are controlling, easily agitated and off the wall! It seems like my co-worker wants to get even with me for nothing. She starts yelling even if I dare to identify areas that could easily be improved. What are […]
Years ago my father did not speak to me for six months. When our oldest daughter, Kelly was in jail (see the book, Love Her As She Is) she asked for bail money. After we said no, she did not speak to us for many months. When our youngest daughter told us about her diagnosis […]
This summary of John Gottman’s book, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work, highlights how his research can improve your relationship.
Every now and then our relationships could benefit from an examination. Of course, it begins with ourselves. We can check our generosity, honesty, kindness, compassion, appreciation, empathy, and love. As was written in the bible, “The greatest of these is love.” Gary Chapman, the family therapist and author of The Five Love Languages, provides a key […]
My heart was touched. Les and I were sharing dinner and personal stories with our friends, Judy and Tink. Judy Armstrong is an actress, singer, songwriter, and dancer. Years ago, she fell in love with Tink, an actor, singer, dancer, and choreographer. During one glance, I noticed their hands met and caressed. I thought, “I am in […]
Your business and personal success can be strengthened and accelerated through the support of others. Mastermind groups provide a useful structure for such purposes. That has been my experience and that of many of my professional speaking colleagues. I have enjoyed and benefited from a number of mastermind groups–an international one, a personal one, […]