Conflict Resolution

30 Relationship Destroyers

by on October 7, 2018

Have you ever wondered what a therapist is thinking about while you talk about your relationship woes? While I can’t speak for all therapists, I do look for specific factors that can determine the success or failure in any relationship. When an area is revealed, such as a pattern of lying, it needs to be… (more…)

Males Can Be the Victims of Domestic Violence Too

by on February 27, 2018

William was ashamed and embarrassed. For years, he tolerated abuse from his wife yet he told no one. Knowing he would not strike back at her, she hit him, threw things at him, physically blocked him from leaving the room, and followed him when he did yelling insults. Sex was used as manipulation. If William… (more…)

7 Steps to Conflict Resolution in a Marriage

by on October 12, 2017

Some marriage conflicts never seem to be resolved. This situation leaves couples arguing about the same thing over and over again. But things do not have to be this way. Most conflicts can be resolved if a consistent process is followed. While these steps may seem time consuming at first, in the end they are… (more…)

The 7 Steps of Accepting Responsibility for Wrongdoing

by on May 26, 2016

Everyone does something wrong. It could be gossiping about a friend, belittling a spouse, inappropriate punishment of a kid, lying to a neighbor, or stealing from work. Regardless of the offense, there are steps that a person must take to demonstrate they have accepted responsibility for their wrongdoing. Acknowledge Internally. The first step a person… (more…)

How to Handle Ranting and Raving

by on May 20, 2015

The other day a friend told me about her husband’s ranting and raving over what seemed like nothing. His work was demanding more and more, he did not like his boss or the people he worked with, the house needed some repairs, his health was deteriorating, he got a stomach ache from his last meal, the… (more…)

Why are You Instantly Angry Over Little Stuff?

by on March 27, 2013

Anger happens.  You are driving down the left side of highway slightly faster than normal because you are already late and suddenly someone cuts right in front of you causing you to slam on your breaks and almost hit their vehicle.  Instantly, you are angry.  Or your spouse promises he will be home by a… (more…)

Surviving the Emotional Side of Bankruptcy

by on August 24, 2012

The decision to file for either a business or personal bankruptcy is difficult enough.  While you may have prepared yourself for the short-term and long-term financial consequences for the decision, most likely the emotional consequences have yet to be addressed.  Each person is different and for some the emotional reactions are less than others but for the… (more…)

Now What: Recovering from the Negative Emotions of Bankruptcy

by on August 24, 2012

Filing for business or personal bankruptcy is one of the more difficult decisions you will make.  Combine this decision with the unexpected negative emotions and at times things can seem to be overwhelming.  See the article titled, “Surviving the Emotional Side of Bankruptcy” to help identify some of the negative emotions that are often experienced.  Once you… (more…)

How not to Shutdown in an Argument with your Spouse

by on August 24, 2012

Have you ever experienced this?  You are in the middle of explaining a problem to your spouse and instead of listening to what you are saying, they are picking apart the most ridiculously details.  Frustrated, you try to answer and return back to the problem but they are so stuck on the wrong word you… (more…)

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