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How To Practise Communicating Non-Violently

And so when I recommended to a client last week that they might try 'non-violent communication' as a better way to communicate with their partner, I was pooh-poohed. They told me that they weren't 'down with hippy heaven.' It was unlikely that I could have persuaded him to buy a book on the subject (hence this cheat sheet).

Dating Inside the Drama Triangle

Emotional maturity then is inextricably bound up with self-esteem. Those who have low self-esteem cannot operate at a high level of emotional maturity (even if they pretend otherwise).

Why Couples Break Up Over Dirty Dishes

He didn't want to do the housework, but he agreed to do it because if he didn't, it would cause a fight. Then he 'forgot' to do it, because he knew that eventually I would stop nagging him to do it and he would get out of it.

“Help me. I’m Having an Affair.”

Because the part of life that contradicts the lie, goes into that lovely place called denial and resides in your subconscious. It means you don't have to be responsible for your life. And your subconscious mind will perpetuate the lie. It will go to greater and greater lengths to support the position you have created for yourself and cover up the truth. Lies fragment your subconscious and shatter your integrity.