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How to stop arguing so much

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It happens almost without warning. All of a sudden you’re in an argument with your partner. In the back of your head you’re thinking, “Why are we having this argument? This is such a little thing.” Or, “You’re telling the story so wrong.” And the argument continues (and usually escalates) until one of you gets … Read more

Christmas’ Big Reveal (It’s not what you think)

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Because the Christmas season is so close to the New Year, it’s often a time of reflection and evaluation of the last 12 months. Most years, we are too busy to stop and reflect along the way because life happens. Needless to say, 2020 has been a different experience. The busyness of getting places, whether the … Read more

Guarding the Heart Against Illusions

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“I can’t believe I did that! What was I thinking!?” “Why did I fall for him? How could I have not seen what a jerk he is!” “Ugh! That business deal seemed like a can’t miss! It felt SO right, and now I’ve lost a ton of money!” We have all run across many optical … Read more

11 ways to leverage this season of social distancing

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You might have been wishing for an impromptu getaway or a relaxing “staycation,” either alone or with your partner, just a few weeks ago… Now, you’re either doing a happy dance or regretting that wish. I won’t make you answer which you relate to right now, but I’d like to offer some suggestions for leveraging … Read more

how to move your focus from stress to rest

Stress. It’s a part of life, but it doesn’t need to be a way of life. When Nancy gets home from a long day of work, she’s different than when she left the house. She’s tired, for starters, but her temper is short. If the kids get into a squabble or ask too soon when … Read more

sacred spaces for relationships

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Some spaces are just sacred, whether we treat them as such or not. And, while we all SAY it’s important to limit our screen time and choose times and places safe from the interruption of our devices… not many of us are doing it. Perhaps that’s because, although we acknowledge the danger, we don’t see … Read more

what to expect at your first couples’ counseling session

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However you got here, it’s likely you’re considering counseling for something that’s happening (or not happening!) in your relationship. Maybe you’ve been a together for a few months or years—maybe even decades—and right now you can’t seem to figure out how to make things better or “get back to how things were.” Counseling sounds nice, … Read more

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