Category Archives: Communication

This Doesn’t Work

Don’t you wish someone understood you so completely that they simply provided what you want without you needing to do anything at all? Me too–at least sometimes. Sadly, it just doesn’t work that way. It’s one of the biggest marriage … Continue reading

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I Am Glad I Wrote This

I almost didn't write this book, that was originally published as "99 Things Women Wish They Knew Before Saying 'I Do.'" The publisher wanted me to fit her series and I was not sure I wanted to and I did … Continue reading

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The Surprising Reason Some Marriages Fail

Why do couples who marry after being together for many years divorce so soon after they officially tie the knot?  On the surface, it is pretty weird but if you answer  these two questions it begins to make sense.  Question 1 … Continue reading

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How To Improve Difficult Relationships With People You Love

What's the pattern? Making time for relationships with your spouse and other important people in your life is challenging but vitally important for the quality of your life. So when you’re looking at the overall picture of your life it’s critical … Continue reading

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He Is Trying To Control Me: Resistance Is NOT Futile

What can you do if someone you love is doing something that’s bad for him, bad for you, breaking agreements that you have made, refusing to acknowledge that there’s anything wrong, and blaming you, telling you that you’re crazy for … Continue reading

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