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What to do when you can’t agree

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When you’re in a relationship with someone or communicating in general, there will be times when you can’t agree. During those times when you can’t see eye to eye, there are ways to navigate the disagreement that will help you come out fairly unscathed. Few people like conflict and when you can’t agree, the possibility of a major row becomes …

How to survive a rough patch in your relationship

  How to survive a rough patch in your relationship There is a big difference between experiencing a rough patch and basically being incompatible. Rough patches usually come about when there is an unexpected illness, financial loss or other temporary set back. Do not confuse a rough patch with incompatibility which has more to do with the inability to communicate …

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The best relationship advice

What was the best relationship advice you ever got? Women are motivated by love and feeling cherished, men are motivated by respect and feeling needed. When a woman is having a rough day and is opening up to you, don’t immediately give advice. Women open up because they want men to listen. When a woman says: “You never care”, “You …

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4 Most Common Reasons Why People Get Divorced

Divorce is a time of incredible chaos as both the spouses that were once in love with each other, tend to be at each other’s throats after some years of marriage. There are many tips you can follow to have a peaceful divorce. But, the fact of the matter is that most of the separations are bitter and painful regardless of how much competent …

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How to manage arguments in your relationship

Knowing how to manage arguments is a key skill for navigating your relationship. Arguments can create untold havoc, especially if you feel alone in your experiences. Many couples argue and sometimes a good argument can clear the air. Productive arguments reset relationships and encourage communication. However, malicious arguments damage relationships beyond repair. So how do you manage arguments that threaten …

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Corona virus and common frustrations

Staying at home is something we often look forward to as a break from our hectic, fast paced lives. It’s different however, when you are forced to stay at home. If you are finding life difficult at home during the corona virus pandemic, you are not alone. The general level of anxiety has been raised worldwide since the corona virus …

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How to stop the arguments you’re always having

Part of diffusing conflict is related to validating the other person’s feelings and appreciating that he or she experiences things differently than you do. This insight can make a big difference when you deal with each other during disagreements. The common arguments that are often over the small things aren’t actually about the small things. Who left the cap off …

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When relationships are hard

Some of my happiest days have been spent as a single person. I have felt like I could truly be myself and forge a future that was exactly what I wanted. When relationships are hard, I yearn for my single days. Then again, it’s easy to always think the grass is greener on the other side. Whenever I am faced …

How to deal with difficult people

There’s just no reasoning with some people. I know a few who are very moody and difficult to communicate with. When things don’t go their way, they go into ‘child mode’ and behave in an unreasonable way. People who are in healthy ‘adult mode’ will be able to discuss issues and take resonsibility for their own actions. A person in …

Those that disagree with you

Those that disagree with you One thing that I have come to learn over the years is that there will always be someone who will disagree with you about something. It’s a case of not being able to please everyone all of the time. There are many ways to look at things in life, so it may be that there …