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Updated: 11/22/13 Have you ever experienced Relationship Problems where you felt exactly like the people look like in this photo?  Where one or both of you just can’t get past your hurt or upset.  When you practice the secrets in this article, you’ll dissolve those moments quicker and quicker so eventually they’re barely a blip on the screen! Whether you’re single and dating or married, are you struggling in your relationship? Perhaps you’re feeling that it’s less than fulfilling. Is it less than the relationship you always dreamed you’d have? Or are you struggling to find a... (Read More ...)

Are Relationship Problems Inevitable? Part 2  In the previous article, Are Relationship Problems Inevitable?, clearly relationship problems are absolutely not inevitable.  That is of course if you have the right tools! So, what are the right tools? First, check in to make sure you have these key elements at play:   You let go of needing to be right. You’re seeking to resolve and not blame. You focus on your partner. You seek to create understanding. You come from love and forgiveness. You’re clear what your intention is.  You know your ideal desired outcome. These powerful... (Read More ...)

Are Relationship Problems inevitable? The simple answer is absolutely not!  In fact, they can be averted altogether.  All it takes are the right tools.

 But without them, it feels like there’s absolutely no way to get clear about what’s really going on, and to understand what’s really at the heart of your partner’s and your upset.  And so you both find yourselves merely reacting to each other – at times like exposed electric wires! It’s amazing how one seemingly insignificant issue can adversely every aspect of your relationship, from communication to sex and... (Read More ...)

How Do Unrealistic Expectations Cause Relationship Problems? Many relationship problems are caused when you project onto another person what you want in or from them.  And most of the time, this is unspoken – in other words, it’s all in your mind!    How many people do you know who are in relationships either hoping the other will change or just seeing them the way they want them to be and not necessarily how they are? Have you ever experienced feeling hurt about something your partner did or didn’t do, and then kept it to yourself?  You held it inside and they didn’t have a... (Read More ...)

How are relationship problems actually blessings in disguise? Diane was an emotional wreck.  Things were strained with her husband, Jeff.  He was impatient and critical almost all the time.  At his best, Jeff was aloof and barely communicated, and at his worst he was short tempered and borderline aggressive.  To say the least, things were not going well.  Diane could not figure out where their relationship had gone wrong.  She looked inward to see if perhaps it was something that she had caused, but could not find an event or a moment that she could connect with being the cause of all this. The... (Read More ...)

Do you have relationship problems in your business? Do you love your business but dread dealing with your team members?  Do you sometimes yearn for the old days when it was just you?  Are you finding that your days are consumed with dealing with petty squabbles and personality issues between your team members?  These are some of the most common problems in business today, especially for you, the business owner. Aren’t they the most consuming and annoying aspects that you deal with in your business?  Well, it doesn’t have to be this way.    What has probably happened somewhere... (Read More ...)

Relationship Problems: Are you Hoping He’ll Change? Are you frustrated with your significant other?  Have you been together so long that you know exactly what they’re going to say and how they’re going to react? Has the thrill that used to be in your relationship been replaced with the doldrums? And is your answer to all your relationship problems that you’re HOPING HE’LL CHANGE? Are you ready to take an honest look at what’s going on in the relationship that you call the most important one in your life? It’s all too easy to look outside yourself and, with your... (Read More ...)

Tracy was near the end of her rope. At work everything was going really great—her business was thriving and now there was interest from an investor in buying it.  But at home, she was feeling nothing but pressure. This was the last thing she needed right now. Tracy had been married for almost 20 years, and for most of that time, their relationship had been going really well.  She could hardly remember what life was like before meeting him. For some reason recently he had been acting stranger and stranger—not at all like himself. For the life of her she couldn’t understand where his... (Read More ...)

Here is the last article in this relationship series, and the answer to Where Do Relationship Problems Start? Pt.2 And now here’s the final ‘episode’: How Can You Solve Relationship Problems? Pt. 2 6.  Being focused more on yourself How to solve this issue is to learn how to put the other ahead of yourself and then be willing to operate this way more often than not.  That doesn’t mean becoming superhuman and never being “selfish.”  However, when you’re able to put the other person first, and learn what it means to truly serve them and contribute to their well-being,... (Read More ...)

We started the relationship series with “Where Do Relationship Problems Start?  Pt.1“ which covered the first five most common causes of relationship problems. Let’s now focus on the solutions. As you’ve probably experienced, it’s all too easy to slip into problems, but how to get yourself out of them is the challenge. In fact, the burning question is: “Is it even possible?!” The answer is: YES! it’s always possible to solve relationship problems—even if they’ve been going on for some time! Yes, always, so long as certain key elements are at play: You... (Read More ...)