Picking and choosing our battles

Picking and choosing our battles

An acquaintance frequently complained about their partner and their almighty rows over everything from using the ‘good towels’, forgetting to take the bins out, whose way was the ‘right’ way to do things, to how one or the other hadn’t...

10 Instant Drama Reduction Fixes

1. Practice mindfulness in your relationships, especially in the early days, weeks, and months. This means not trying to anticipate what’s next or worrying about what isn’t happening yet. Let the focus be being right here in the present, in reality. If...
Relationship/Drama Crack: Are You Creating Your Own Dynasty Level Drama?

Relationship/Drama Crack: Are You Creating Your Own Dynasty Level Drama?

There was a time when something would happen or someone would do something that I didn’t like or perceived to be hurtful and I’d go into a tailspin even if it had nothing to do with me. Being brought up in a home which had a lot of drama in it, it’s...

Why Doesn’t He Envision a Committed Relationship With Me?

A frequent question I’m asked is a variation of ‘Why doesn’t he envision a committed relationship with me?’ .There are all sorts of factors that can cause someone to be afraid of commitment but if you want to tackle the part of the situation...
Knowing When To Work At Your Relationship P2: Questions to Ask Yourself & Key Signs

Knowing When To Work At Your Relationship P2: Questions to Ask Yourself & Key Signs

In part one I explained how the opportunity to work at your relationship can really only exist, if you’re two people who are potentially right for each other but engaging in behaviours that are counterproductive to the success of the relationship. You both need...