Many of us go through life with our families, developing our careers and participating in activities that we find fulfilling and satisfying. Our lives become routine. Then tragedy strikes...
For a marriage to be healthy, one needs to sow int the positive things that will strengthen it, while at the same time pruning/removing elements in our lives that tend to be destructive...
In our day to day lives we like to feel that we are on top of things, a sense of control. We desire a “perfect” day, a day that goes as planned...
There are many things that parents hand down to us, some good and some bad..
Reciprocity is a personal response to a perceived act of kindness or unkindness.
Healthy boundaries are important between couples, between friends and between children & family members. How we define ourselves is determined by the boundaries we set in our relationships.
Recovering Intimacy in Your Relationship - Intimacy is a very important part of our human experience. It brings satisfaction, health, happiness, and sense of meaning to one’s life.
Intimacy is a process – not a thing. It takes place over time and is not stagnant. In fact, any kind of stagnation in a relationship kills intimacy. Intimacy can also take many forms.
Codependency begins as a survival plan that a child develops so that their life will be more bearable in response to the abuse and/or neglect they are experiencing at that time.
It does not have to be "All or Nothing" - Sometimes the picture of change we create in our minds is so large and overwhelming that the process is never started because we feel so overwhelmed.