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Saving Relationships

Should We Split?

January 24, 2017 0 Comments
Should We Split?

Making Decisions – It’s Risky!! No matter what decision we make it feels like we are taking a risk. If it didn’t feel risky, the decision wouldn’t be hard. 10 Questions For Making Decisions A Little Easier Scenario #1–  You feel miserable! All the life your marriage once had, has been sucked dry and you want […]

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How To Have Great Relationships-but don’t expect to like it!

July 25, 2016 1 Comment
How To Have Great Relationships-but don’t expect to like it!

If you’ve read books about leadership lately, you’ve seen the phrases below adapted and rephrased then touted as good leadership skills. No doubt, they are! But rarely do we consider the fact that these things can, and do, serve all of our relationships well. They are the nourishment needed to make them blossom and grow. […]

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I Can’t Get a Word In Edgewise!

January 7, 2015 0 Comments
I Can’t Get a Word In Edgewise!

I got an email today from a gal and thought our exchange might be helpful for you too. She said, “Hey friend, appreciate some advice. What do you do when you meet with someone who talks a lot? Like so much that you can’t ever get a word in?” My Reply: That’s a tough one because every situation […]

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Saving Relationships – Step #10 – Do Something Different

January 21, 2014 0 Comments
Saving Relationships – Step #10 – Do Something Different

  People who have great marriages will tell you that great marriages do not happen with out great effort. It takes creativity, intentionality, persistence and dedication to the process.  It may come naturally to a few, but most of us are acutely, maybe even painfully, aware of the effort it takes.   I hate to […]

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Saving Relationships – Step #8 – Confrontation vs. Conversation

January 21, 2014 0 Comments
Saving Relationships – Step #8 – Confrontation vs. Conversation

  The messages from well meaning leadership gurus on how to develop ourselves as people has been somewhat confusing.   We’ve all heard things like: -Assert yourself or you’ll never get anywhere. -Don’t avoid conflict  -When there is a problem confront things head on – Do what is necessary to get the problem solved For […]

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