Critical to having a peaceful conflict-free relationship is an attitude we refer to as total acceptance. Understanding that the other person is a full and separate individual, with different ways of expressing themselves and unique preferences, is a necessary foundation …

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We’re busy preparing for today’s workshop, so here is a reprint of a much-loved blog. 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 …

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Amidst the pressures of global warming, political upheaval and Covid-19, relationships are more precious and more important than ever. Divisiveness seems to be at an all time high, making methods of finding mutual solutions and learning how to hear each …

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In this week’s blog, we wrote about how to find mutual solutions and avoid conflict. Here is some more advice on doing just that. Interpersonal Conflict and Effective Communication “Conflicts run all the way from minor, unimportant differences to disputes …

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Plenty of relationship advice says that conflict in a relationship is inevitable and healthy. We disagree on both counts. It may just be a matter of semantics. If it amounts to a statement that people shouldn’t suppress their feelings, we …

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Last week we gave a workshop on transforming your relationship. Our work involves creating and re-framing relationships as peaceful conflict-free ones. In order to do that a change in perception is critical – a change in how you see relationships. …

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MAUDE: Last week we wrote about how important it is to check in regularly with each other. On one of our recent check-ins, I shared with Phil that I was becoming deeply distressed about an area of importance to me …

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