Don’t Sacrifice Your Self-Esteem to the Holidays

The holidays are full of joyous things - delicious food, exciting parties, family get togethers, extra chances for romance and closeness....  all of which are, unfortunately, also ripe with opportunities for wreaking havoc on your … [Read more...]

One Out of Every Four People at Your Family Christmas Dinner Doesn’t Like Someone Else in the Room.

Dreading the Holidays

ARE YOU DREADING FACING THE SAME PEOPLE WHO HAVE ABUSED YOU BEFORE, AND THAT YOU MANAGED TO AVOID ALL YEAR? IS THE PROSPECT OF VISITING “FAMILY” MAKING YOUR HEART HURT AND YOUR STOMACH CHURN WITH FEAR? Holidays are a time of Joy, … [Read more...]

Planning your New Self, in 2012? here is how!

After all the conversation about improving your relationships, probably you have a better idea of what works in your marriage...and what doesn't. Using the starting of the 2012 New Year as a marker, we offer here a plan to strengthen those … [Read more...]

Fourth Week: Apology and Forgiveness

How often do you tell your spouse “I’m sorry...”? And how many times it is followed by the silly phrase “...that you feel I did something wrong”? The value of a good apology, and how to give one, is what we are discussing here in Week … [Read more...]

Self-Esteem and The Art of Asking the Right Questions

Many  people ask themselves these questions:   Is There Something Wrong With Me, That I'm Denied Recognition? What is the Value of What I Bring To This Relationship? Why do I Always end on the losing end of a … [Read more...]