6 Steps for When Annoyance or Irritation Arises

6 Steps for When Annoyance or Irritation Arises

6 Steps For When Irritation or Annoyance Arises In my relationship coaching practice, I notice a recurring obvious pattern:  Partners hurt each other when they are upset. This pattern is tragic for so many reasons.  First, I see again and again the more kind...
10 Strategies for Difficult Conversations

10 Strategies for Difficult Conversations

10 Strategies for Difficult Conversations Every couple has topics that tend to lead to ‘difficult conversations.’  What I mean by a difficult conversation is one that’s neither constructive nor productive.  We all know those conversations that feel...
The 2 Realities of Relationships

The 2 Realities of Relationships

The 2 Realities of Relationships There’s a saying … “You can be right.  Or you can be in relationship.  You get to pick which one.” I hear my clients in session argue in front of me with comments such as “That’s not what...