One role of every life-partner is to create a caring, respectful relationship with our partner (and all whom we love), encouraging lovers and family to see you as a strong support in their experience, and encouraging them to grow and develop as separate and unique individuals. Helping Attitude There are many ways to show our
I can’t solve my partner’s problems. Even if I’m sure I know what they should do. And my partner can’t solve my problems, no matter how much I wish they could. Can you notice the ways you try to get your partner to “fix” you? Are you aware of the times your partner is making
From Rosalind Wiseman’s “Queen Bees and Wannabes” 1. Apologizer must have a genuine understanding of the “crime.” 2. Talk about the apologizer’s actions only. 3. No “last licks” or burying another insult within the apology. 4. Given without qualification (“I wouldn’t have done it if you had just…”) 5. Apologizer and apology must be genuine.
Couples frequently ask me about how to keep the passion alive, or how to rekindle it when it dies. I think there are a lot of factors at play that can cause “bed death”. Sadly, I don’t know any foolproof cure, but there are some remedies that often can make a huge difference. It seems