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I Have ADHD and I Need Support from You. The ADHD Effect on Marriage: How to Save Your Relationship. How to Fight Without Breaking Your Marriage. 10 Ways To Make Your Partner Smile. Why Do You Keep Making the Same Relationship Mistakes? This Is The #1 Mistake Parents Make When Arguing With Kids. How do you deal with out of control kids?

This Is The #1 Mistake Parents Make When Arguing With Kids

The authors of the bestseller How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk have some great ideas that can help any parent. It’s really powerful, impressive advice. But here’s the odd thing: reading the book, I could have swore I had seen similar ideas before. And I had… When I was interviewing and researching FBI hostage negotiators. No, your 9-year-old Jimmy probably isn’t committing serious acts of violence (except maybe against his sister) and your teenager Debbie probably isn’t going barricade (except maybe in her room with the music on full blast) but many of the principles that are effective for dealing with terrorists, bank robbers and evildoers will also work with your children.

Seriously, these fundamental principles of communication can help you deal with anyone. Most importantly, parents often make a mistake at the beginning of their arguments with kids that no hostage negotiator would ever make. What’s this error? Um, no. Top 10 Tips for Loving ADD Women. How strong is your relationship? quiz. 1 How often does your partner let you know how much he or she appreciates you by saying thank you, I love you or giving a compliment?

How strong is your relationship? quiz

A) I’m sure he or she means to, but it gets lost in the hurly-burly of day-to-day living. b) All the time. c) Only when he or she is after something or trying to sweet-talk me after a row. d) On special occasions when I’ve made a particular effort or when I’ve dropped pointed hints. 2 At a party, an attractive stranger shows a lot of interest – nothing happens beyond sharing a laugh and a joke, but you had a really good time. On the way home, your partner asks about it. What Makes Romance Romantic? Esther Perel: Rethinking infidelity ... a talk for anyone who has ever loved.

The Universal Secret To A Thriving Relationship. About Me I am a love coach supporting other couples in expanding their joy, love, connection and creativity.

The Universal Secret To A Thriving Relationship

Yeehaw! Ever wonder why you feel less connected to your loved one, or why you feel less sexual desire for your partner? Perhaps it is because there is actually a thick and gnarly brick wall between you. Walls kill that delicious flow of aliveness – the sexual spark and the bonding feelings of connection. During sex, have you ever had the thought, “I wish he would do this lighter and move a little to the left,” but you didn’t say anything for fear of disappointing him or killing the vibe?

Or ever had the thought, “I wish he would just give me some personal space right now,” but you didn’t dare say anything for fear of hurting his feelings? The Reason for Disconnection in Relationship Of all the relationship issues out there, this one reliably rears it’s ugly head: 10 Crazy Ways How Your Sex Drive (Low & High) Influences Your Life. About Me Mariah is the founder of Orgasmic Discourses as well as a certified life coach, sex coach and a trained social worker.

10 Crazy Ways How Your Sex Drive (Low & High) Influences Your Life

Her mission is to sexually empower humanity, with a contemporary view on Tantra, Taoism and modern science. Get her free eBook “10 Steps to Give a Tantric Yoni Massage”! It’s a practical short guide to how to give an effective and healing Vaginal Massage. How to Trust Someone with your heart. No matter how tough you may be, your heart is a delicate thing.

How to Trust Someone with your heart

Here are nine ways to know when you can trust someone with it. It really amazes me what falling in love can do. It turns closed up, self-centered, arrogant, private individuals into people willing to open themselves up, expose themselves and voluntarily make themselves vulnerable. Love really does seem like a mental disorder. Love makes us want to give ourselves over to another. We let down our guards and allow those we love to see the real us – naked and vulnerable. There’s a narrow window of time that relies heavily on those involved. 1. You may not be able to help falling for someone, but you can help letting him or her know too early. Before giving someone your heart and taking the relationship to the next level, make sure that you know who you’re getting into bed with. 2. The Secret To Staying With Someone Forever Is To Keep Falling In Love (And Never Stop)

You’re not exactly sure what’s going on.

The Secret To Staying With Someone Forever Is To Keep Falling In Love (And Never Stop)

Your heart keeps racing, regardless of whether or not you’re in this person’s presence. Thoughts flood your mind, making it difficult to focus on anything other than the person in front of you. When Are You Ready To Settle Down? Dysfunctional Relationships vs. Healthy Relationships. How would you describe your relationship?

Dysfunctional Relationships vs. Healthy Relationships

If you knew that there were very clear distinctions that separate a dysfunctional relationship from a healthy one, would that make a difference to you? If so, read on. Discover the differences and take the little test at the end. You might be surprised by what you learn. Many relationships are dysfunctional because they contain “faulty programs” downloaded from past relationships. Whether it is money, sex, jealousy, fidelity, or any number of other issues, to some degree or another, the theme is the same for them in the current relationship as those of the past. Why "Mixed" Relationships Can Go Wrong. Attachment styles – a primer. How can it be that I’ve never done a post about attachment styles?

attachment styles – a primer

I talk about it all the time with students – it’s useful stuff. It’s the kind of thing that makes people go, “Why did no one tell me that 10 years ago?” Some background: the attachment system, as I said previously, is an adaptive mechanism whereby humans experience a social bond with others. It helps us survive infancy and it ties us to our adult romantic partners.

The way we attach to others in adulthood is shaped by the way we are parented. Very, very briefly, we attach securely when our adult caregivers (usually parents) are pretty reliably there when we need them. The abandonment thing is crucial: remember that infants’ lives literally depend on their adult caregiver coming back. We attach insecurely when our adult caregivers are less reliable. What all this boils down to are three primary styles of attachment: Secure. Anxious-Insecure. Avoidant-Insecure. Also Insecure-Disorganized.