This is how I love you baby

Do you know the song "Hearts and Bones" by Paul Simon?  He’s written in it a great line, "This is how I love you baby."  He is pointing

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Preventing a stone heart

"Too long a sacrifice Can make a stone of the heart" -W. B. Yeats Take a look right now, have you developed a stone heart towards any of

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How to deal with controlling people

Here's how to deal with controlling people: Stop Trying To Control Them.  ​Don't get on the dance floor if you don’t like the dance!

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4 Steps to avoid “stupid” arguments

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of a “stupid argument” and asked, “how did we get here?”  Or awakened in the morning after an argument and

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Are you the nagged or the nagger?

It’s not fun being on either side of this tug of war.  In order to get out of it, one person needs to drop the rope.  What ends

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How to make family dialogues work

A number of you wrote in asking for more workable ways to communicate with family to help keep things working well in the household.  This is what we

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We have two ears and one mouth

Most of us act like we have three mouths and half an ear.  This is true even for those of us who are quieter.  Our thoughts are a

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Do you ever do a relationship tune-up?

This is a quick reminder that your relationships need tune-ups.  Not because they are damaged, but to keep them healthy.  You don’t neglect your car until it breaks

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The infamous “unread” email

Have you ever gotten an email that you read, marked unread, and then thought about for days, even weeks, because you just don’t know how to respond?The next

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It doesn’t go without saying

"It" usually goes away without saying.  We would like to be at the vanguard of changing this phrase for good. How about: It goes better with saying.Here’s a

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