Conflict

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Got Thorns in Your Marriage?

A husband once shared with a friend his secret to making his marriage last. “We go to a nice restaurant

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My Stepchild Hates Me!

During a recent life coaching session, a stepmom shared, “I’m at a loss over what to do with my eight-year-old

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Television and Marriage

Breaking Up with Our TV

My husband and I have struggled against the awkward presence of a third party in our marriage. It’s not the

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Got Grace?

After years of working with marriages, including my own, I’ve come to a conclusion: Marriages that struggle often lack one

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Narcissistic Men and The Women Who Love Them

By the time you read this article you may already be in deep. You may have already committed or perhaps

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A Win-Win Marriage Strategy

Why Do Couples Resist a Win-Win Goal? A win-win outcome both in business and in marriage is the ideal. No

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Living With a Passive-Aggressive Man

Staying Clear, Calm and Connected   “He really makes me angry,” Kate said to me during a recent counseling session.

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Emotional Absence

What’s the Problem? If your husband is emotionally distant despite your best efforts to help him to engage with you,

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Breaking the Complaining Trap

I argued with a client today at The Marriage Recovery Center. Betsy, a forty-two year old mother of three, had

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Talking Through the Tough Stuff

My life changed rapidly one afternoon last fall. I’d been pacing the house waiting for Jonathan’s phone call about his

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