Is Passive Aggression Harder to Bear at the Holidays?

Conflict can be almost inevitable when interacting with someone who uses passive aggression to control all of his relationships.  This can be very trying and frustrating at any time of the year.  But at the holidays it often feels worse.  Many people … [Read more...]

Abusive Behavior First Red Flag? Hear Him Yelling at You!

There is one emotional abuse sign that brings such a painful shock, we all try to rationalize and process it fast, as to get it out of our awareness. It's the shock a woman feels the first time he screams, calls her a name or insults her. He is … [Read more...]

Fighting Again? Find Out If Your Relationship Is Do, or Die

We talk a lot about managing your differences and learning to see them as opportunities to grow as a couple. Quite often, subjective things like “opposite personalities” are opportunities to express respect and trust, and don’t have to be what breaks … [Read more...]

What Do You Want From Your Relationship?

  If you could change something about your relationship, what would it be? More respect? More trust? More commitment? We all have times where our partners don't give us what we want, but sometimes we also don't get what we need - the basic … [Read more...]

Our Brains Create More Conflict Than We Do

According to researchers of the brain, we all make most decisions based on emotions and passions. Surprising, right? It challenges the common notion that we are logical decision-makers, and that emotions (when uncontrolled) are part of the immature … [Read more...]