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Connected For Good: 3 Ways to Get Along Better With Those You Love

Why don’t we get along with our spouse, parents, kids or other important people in our lives as much as we’d like? The reality in the lives of far too many people is that their relationships with those closest to them are too strained, difficult, and disconnected to think they’ll ever get along. Here’s a …

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Healing a Relationship Divide

One of the tricks to healing the divide in any relationship lies in your willingness to see the other person as “different” instead of the enemy and someone (or some thing) to fight against. The desire to be right, to make someone else wrong and even to want to “make someone else pay” for how …

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3 Ways to Break Free From a Toxic Relationship

Joan and her husband Paul were caught in a dangerous, toxic relationship loop and couldn’t get out of it. Paul had spent a great deal of money without telling Joan and it wasn’t the first time. Over the years, she had become anxious about their family finances and at one point, even feared losing their …

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A Toxic Relationship: Are You Caught in One?

A “toxic relationship” can simply mean one that is harmful to one or both people in it but what’s “harmful” can be so subjective and can change from moment to moment. One of the tricks to knowing if you are in a toxic relationship or not and if it be changed to a loving one …

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How to Handle Upsets, Triggers and Tricky Situations (with love and grace)

Have you ever been triggered by something that, in reality is no big deal or not even real? We mean triggered, really bothered and upset by something that in the grand scheme of this thing called your life is not important at all…BUT…when you think about it–it just makes your blood boil. And it might …

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One of the Tricks to Using the Right Words…

One of the tricks to using the right words with the people in your life is coming from a space of love instead of fear. Okay, so what does that mean and how do you do it? People often use their words unconsciously to argue and make the other person wrong instead of coming from …

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When he doesn’t see you as an equal–What to do…

When you feel like your partner doesn’t see you as an equal, especially when it comes to money, it can be a huge wedge that separates the two of you. Here’s a question from a reader and our response… “My husband doesn’t see me as an equal. I’m constantly being judged and criticized for things …

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How to Dissolve Barriers to Love

Are you blind to the barriers to love that you put up? Most of us are at various times in our lives and here’s what’s interesting about this… Sometimes it’s easy to see the barriers and sometimes not so much. Take for instance the times you’re in a bad mood and are grumpy when your …

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3 Ways to Get on the Same Page with A Partner

As human beings, we all are different and have different wants, needs and desires and when we get together as a couple, somehow we forget that. Most of us think that there shouldn’t be disagreements or “bumps in the road” and if there are, we’re really not suited for one another. We’re here to say …

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3 Ways to Fall in Love Again

As Vicki paced in her kitchen, her mind raced in a thousand directions, trying to come up with a way to get her marriage back on track with her husband Ron. They hadn’t touched each other for the last few weeks and he always seemed so distracted when she tried to talk with him. He …

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