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...
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...
5 Simple (not easy) Steps to Forever

5 Simple (not easy) Steps to Forever

The nature and structure of a committed love relationship is related to the agreements and commitments each partner makes to the relationship—not to each other—to the relationship! Agreements and commitments are actually behaviors driven by values that serve to...