How to Receive an Apology

How to Receive an Apology

For most partners, it is equally difficult and uncomfortable to receive an apology as it is to offer an apology! Offering and receiving apologies is an art and requires learning a few simple skills and practicing those skills often. 8 Simple Steps to Receive an...
How to Offer an Apology

How to Offer an Apology

For most of us, offering an apology feels awkward or uncomfortable. For one thing, we don’t have a lot of practice. For another thing, the concept of apologizing is often associated with being “bad” or “wrong.” Does this concept match for you? I invite you to consider...
Your Real Apology is an Act of Loving Kindness

Your Real Apology is an Act of Loving Kindness

In the course of your relationship, you and your partner will occasionally do or say something or not do or say something that will cause each other hurt. The very act of apologizing is an essential relationship success skill that calls on both partners to offer and...
Gratitude Is Deliberate and Intentional

Gratitude Is Deliberate and Intentional

There is no limit to what you don’t have, and if that is where you put your focus, then your life will inevitably be filled with endless dissatisfaction. Most people focus so heavily on the deficiencies in their lives that they barely perceive the good that...