Communication either makes or breaks most relationships. You can improve your relationship today, right now, by putting into practice some of these tips for improving the communication in your relationship.
Great sex is not simply a matter of all the parts working properly and having fun with a willing partner. There are components that make erotic encounters really flow at all levels: physical, emotional, spiritual.
After listening and caring about the needs of the world around us, a break certainly gives us a break, but what works even better is to have the world reciprocate by listening and caring about us in return.
As a couples therapist I've observed that when a couple is angry at each other, one partner often deals with it by avoidance and falls asleep while the other glares, sometimes feeling the urge to smack 'em.
At first, 10 minutes might seem an awfully long time to talk about how we like to be loved. But let's face it -- those 10 minutes are a great investment into a more pleasurable time with your lover and with yourself!
As Goldman Sachs may be discovering, belatedly and to its chagrin, image matters. Perception is reality. Therefore, if we want business and government to do better by us, we need more arts education, not less.
Until recently, "no" was a dirty word to me. As a stage-four people-pleaser, my vocabulary was rich with affirmatives: "sure," "okay," "absolutely," "no problem." But my mouth couldn't seem to form the word "no."
Recently when I see couples, families or individuals in which an Axis I psychiatric illness (depression, anxiety, bipolar illness, schizophrenia), is clearly not present, I offer them the following choice...