My last article introduced the effort to notice patterns and clues that a conversation has turned crucial, and especially to notice when the conversation is no longer safe for useful [...]
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In this article, we will discuss how a lack of body awareness is one of the common problems in relationships. What does this mean? Read on to find out ... [...]
In my last article, I discussed the concept of making your desires clear in a crucial conversation with your partner, as well as a skill to help you clarify what you [...]
In my last article on Crucial Conversations in Couples Therapy, I explained how to notice when motives have shifted from dialogue to winning, punishing, or keeping the peace. These [...]
As a Christian counselor, I often find that couples come in because they’re having trouble communicating. When people are in conflict, their tendency is to over-focus on content: who did and [...]
Article 6-B of the Forgiveness Section of the Positive Psychology Series In my previous article, I pointed out that forgiveness is a process and suggested an exercise that can help [...]
Article 6-A of the Forgiveness Section of the Positive Psychology Series My previous articles have discussed the psychological benefits and in-depth definitions of forgiveness. And, most recently, I have discussed [...]
Article 5B of the Forgiveness Section of the Positive Psychology Series In my previous article, I continued my discussion on forgiveness by looking specifically at what the Bible teaches [...]
The Role of Forgiveness in Christian Spirituality Article 5-A of the Forgiveness Section of the Positive Psychology Series Forgiveness in a Christian's life is crucial in so many ways, [...]
Article 4-C of the Forgiveness Section of the Positive Psychology Series This article concludes a short series on what forgiveness is not. This series is situated within a larger series [...]