6 Thinking Habits That Are Poisoning Your Relationship

Falling in love and being in relationships can at times do crazy things to the way people think. Rational, sensible people with rational, sensible thinking habits can get a little tangled up in thinking habits that aren’t rational and sensible at all....

2 Minutes a Day To A Better Relationship

Want a better relationship? Or just want to make sure you keep a great one great? Here's an appreciation exercise that I'd like you to try. All it takes is about 2 minutes a day:...

How Partners Can Recover After An Affair

Can partners recover after an affair? In short, yes. Working with a married couple after one of them had been discovered having a recent affair, I was listening carefully when one of them said: “I just want things to go back how they were”...

4 Strategies for Turning Destructive Arguments Around

All couples argue, but not all couples argue well. Having a healthy discussion rather than a destructive argument takes skill. Here are some of the strategies that make a hugely positive difference to couples ready to step away from destructive arguments and into healthier ways...

How to Stop Being Confused About a Relationship Problem

Relationships are tricky, and it’s sometimes hard to know how to stop being confused about a relationship problem. When things get tough it’s normal to be flooded by overwhelming conflicting emotions, questions, and doubts....

Is Your Partner All Words And No Action?

Are you in a relationship with an “I’m gunna…”? Does your partner do a whole lot of talking about dreams and goals, but never follow through?...

How A Nagging Wife And A Withdrawn Husband Got Back On Track

I recently worked with a young couple who were dealing with a relationship challenge that's common to parents of young kids. Here's a summary of how this "nagging wife" and her "withdrawn husband" got back on track. Sarah * is a young mum feeling overwhelmed. Diligent,...