Successful Relationships Reading Corner
This week, our blog was about how to find peace and harmony in your relationships through mutual solutions. Here are some other authors sharing their ideas on the topic.
14 Ways to Resolve Conflicts and Solve Relationship Problems “When problem-solving everyday issues becomes a tug-of-war over who’s right and who’s wrong, then settling even the smallest of discussions becomes a battle. ‘A better alternative is what I call the win-win waltz,’ says marriage expert Susan Heitler, Ph.D., author of The Power of Two. ‘We toss information back and forth, we have an ‘aha!’ moment, and we come up with solutions that work very well for both of us.'” (We’re big fans of Susan Heitler and her books.)
Solve Your Relationship Problems Once and for All “Does it seem like you have the same fights, over and over? You’re not alone. Learning to rethink how you view conflict can help couples grow closer. Then, the next step is having the right strategies in place for dealing with your problems. Here are three different ways of solving your relationship problems:”
How to Fix a Relationship in 5 Steps “‘Can this relationship be fixed?’ Troubled couples often ask this question in relationship or marriage counseling. Having exhausted all the tools in their toolbox, partners come to therapy as their last resort, feeling rather hopeless. Fixing a relationship doesn’t require a personality makeover, but it does take effort and energy to hone your communication skills and create deeper intimacy and connection. These five steps will start you on your way to repair:”