After a week of incredible dust storms in Sydney and the problems we all had with our vision (and breathing!), it got me thinking about the difficulties we sometimes have with our vision in relationships. In my relationship counselling work with singles and couples, I often hear statements such as, "I just fell into this relationship and found … [Read more...] about Can You See Your Relationship Vision?
I have been reflecting on my counselling work of the last week, when I worked with a number of couples that were in enormous emotional pain. It had me asking myself the question, what is it that happens in relationships that causes pain? One answer I come back to again and again is related to needs. It is normal for all of us to have needs in … [Read more...] about 4 Steps Towards Meeting Your Relationship Needs
It's hard not to read a paper, watch the news or look at your portfolio without feeling depressed about the current economy. I have been wondering how the current economic climate is impacting relationships. How are your relationships faring in this economic downturn? Of course, many individuals are suffering financially and it is inevitable … [Read more...] about How Your Relationship can Survive the Recession
Have you thought much about what makes some relationships work and others fail? I have been interested in this question, through working with individuals and couples with relationship issues over many years. I am always interested in what helps some couples have loving, respectful and successful relationships and others experience constant pain and … [Read more...] about Do You Turn Towards, Turn Away or Turn Against?