Don’t Fear Conflict During the Holidays

Wishes and encouragement for Peace at the holidays can sometimes cause emotional distress rather than dispel it.  So often we feel stress and pressure at the holidays over all that needs to be done and our hopes for fulfilling expectations … [Read more...]

Does Anger at the Holidays Consume and Confuse You?

The holidays can be a confusing and frustrating time for many people.  Not only are they challenging in and of themselves with all there is to do and the added intensity of dealing with family, but they can also pull emotions from deep … [Read more...]

Surviving the Holidays With Your Happiness Intact

Family get togethers at the holidays are not a source of peace and joy for everyone.  Many people will quietly admit to their friends that they would rather not spend any more time with their families than they absolutely have to.  Families … [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...]