How to Use Conflict to Connect and Grow in Instead of Wound

As soon as my couples get serious about using conflict to grow rather than to wound or make the other “wrong,” things change quickly and dramatically. In the attached article (click link below), Brian Gersho writes, “If you were to witness a healthy couple disagreeing on an issue, it would … Continue reading

You Can Be Right, or You Can Be Together

You’ve probably heard the relationship advice, “You can be right, or you can be together.” Often when we get into conflict with our partners, we hold on with every ounce of our being to the conviction that we are right…and surrendering that assumption may feel like capitulation in the heat … Continue reading

Start Right Stay Connected Pre-marital Workshop

I recently had the pleasure of co-leading Start Right Stay Connected, a program for couples who are engaged to be married or deepening commitment.  Four couples participated in the experiential workshop which addressed a variety of topics, including: How to create safety, improve communication, and heal childhood wounds Romantic attraction … Continue reading

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