Posts tagged ‘conflict’

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I don’t want to fight!

November 19, 2019 at 3:52 pm

Conflict avoidance is a common and destructive pattern in relationships. Don’t get me wrong, not wanting to fight is not a bad thing. But the way many people go about it can lead to bigger problems and, yes,... (more)

If You FEEL Something, SAY Something

August 6, 2019 at 7:42 pm

Something If you feel something, say something I’ve been noticing a theme in my conversations with couples recently. I think it’s safe to say that many of us are familiar with the minor disagreements with our partners about... (more)

Is Money Taxing Your Marriage? 10 Tips to Better Money Matters in your Relationship

March 20, 2018 at 5:11 pm

When I was a kid, tax season meant that my Dad wouldn’t be home for dinner, we’d rarely see him, we couldn’t travel for Spring Break, and Passover (which we celebrate) was all on my Moms shoulders to... (more)

How to Build Trust in your Relationship – Part 3

February 27, 2018 at 9:58 pm

In the first two parts of this three-post series on trust in relationships, I offered seven tips on building trust in your marriage. In this final part, I offer a final set of more advanced tips. Master these... (more)

How to Build Trust in your Relationship – Part 2

February 27, 2018 at 9:49 pm

In the first part of this three-post series on trust in relationships, I offered four simple ways to building such trust in your marriage. In this second part, I offer three more, these dealing with some of the... (more)

How to Build Trust in your Relationship – Part 1

February 27, 2018 at 9:45 pm

Trust is that deep sense you have that your partner has your best interest at heart, which is crucial to the well-being of your relationship. With trust, anything is possible. Without it, your relationship won’t survive, at least... (more)

Lucky In Love and Marriage: What’s Luck Got to do with it?

February 27, 2018 at 5:32 pm

There are many different traditions bestowing luck onto a new bride and groom, such as: The groom breaking a glass under his foot at the end of the ceremony, The bride tucking a sugar cube into her glove... (more)

Don’t You Dare Disagree with Me

July 10, 2017 at 6:17 pm

Every day in my office, I help couples who struggle with conflict and disagreements with their spouse. That’s not new to me as a marriage therapist for over 25 years. What is new, or perhaps intensifying is a... (more)