This morning we were at our local breakfast nook working on blog topics. We each shared ideas about a possible topic, and some tensions arose unexpectedly. Maude wanted to continue last week’s theme of peace, and Phil wanted a different …

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For the last several weeks we have been writing about the popular myths of work and compromise concerning relationships. Here are some of the types of statements even the most positive articles put forth: “Our individual differences make friction between …

The Myth of Difference Causing Problems in a Relationship Read more »

Some areas of behavior are so deeply a part of a relationship that they seem to occur naturally and receive very little conscious attention. These very same areas can often be critical pillars upon which successful relationships are built. That’s …

How Being Intolerant Keeps Your Relationship in Balance Read more »

Differences are often seen as creating problems and conflict. Three main areas are: how things are done styles of socializing passions How Things are Done From the toilet seat and toothpaste to finances and child-rearing, what our partner does affects us. …

Differences – Strength or Weakness in a Relationship? Read more »

Have you felt completely accepted by someone in your life? Do you know how the experience of full acceptance changes you? Many people do not have any frame of reference to understand these questions. The relationships in their life have …

You Need Total Acceptance For a Successful Relationship Read more »

We all start out our relationships enamored of each other. We feel that magical connection and even experience the ecstasy of union. We usually become couples because of this bonding, full of the sense that we are on the same …

Are You Feeling Alienation in Your Relationship? Read more »