How to Solve the Parenting Debate: Four Important Realizations

Parenting is one of the toughest jobs in the world. There’s no rehearsal. No interview process. You haven’t a clue what it’s going to be like, and suddenly, you’re hired. You’re a parent. And what about the person at your side? The guy or...

Five Ways to Keep Fairy Tale Relationships From Becoming Nightmares

After a bad break up or a divorce, and your relationship is over, how often do you look back and wonder, “What was I thinking? How did I not see this coming? How did I ever think this was going to work out well?” It’s true of course that hindsight is...

Five Reasons We Talk “At” Each Other And How To Listen

When couples walk in my door, saying, “We can’t communicate,” one of the things I immediately wonder is whether anyone is truly listening. So much of the time, instead of listening, you assume you know what the other one is about to say, or you...