Category Archives: Repair attempts

Recalling your strengths, improving your relationship by Alex Chan

As human beings, it’s very easy to pay attention to the negative events or situations that we come across every day. Some would say that this tendency has helped us survive as a species. If we never took the time … Continue reading

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Stop, Look and Listen: How to React to Conflict without Blowing Up by Laura Knizley

Everybody has conflict.  Period.  Avoiding conflict will only create more feelings of resentment and bitterness towards the other person.  So, is it a lose-lose situation?  Do we either get our feelings hurt in a major blow out or sweep it … Continue reading

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WINning without Technology?

Whether we like it or not, technology appears to be taking over. People are seriously attached to their cell phones, ipads, ipods, etc. (fill in your favorite type of device). It is hard to have any conversation, casual or otherwise, … Continue reading

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Relationship Repair 101

A few months ago my boyfriend and I were in the middle of a heated discussion, or perhaps to be fully honest we should refer to it as a conflict. We were going back and forth sharing our opinions – … Continue reading

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