The Subtle Ways Trust in a Relationship Is Broken

I was coaching a couple this week about how they take turns getting angry and shutting down in silence. During our session, she said she often felt a lack of trust, which impacted her desire and ability to open up to him. This is a frequent comment from couples. Plus,...

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Avoiding Conflict in Relationship

Avoiding conflicts in relationship makes for big shocks She had the same old fight she always had with her husband, but this time, he threw his hands up and said he was done. She was shocked when he took off his ring and moved out of the bedroom. He rarely comes home...

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Freedom In Relationship

        When we coach couples, a frequent concern is freedom in relationship. Or rather, the lack of freedom and the fear of losing freedom inside a marriage or long-term relationship. This also shows up for singles wanting a committed...

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Victim Mindset in Your Relationship

You ever find yourself blaming your partner for why your relationship is not going great? Or just plain stuck in a place where it feels like you won’t get what you want? When things aren’t going well in our relationship, it’s easy to fall into a victim mindset. It’s...

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Spending more time together vs more time apart

In your relationship, are you typically the one who is pulling for more time together? Or would you be quite happy spending less time together? When it comes to spending more or less time together in your relationship, there are essentially three different states you...

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Scared To Get Married?

What do you do if you’re getting married but at the same time feeling scared to get married? I remember we once coached a young couple who came to us 4-5 months prior to their already scheduled wedding. They came to us because she in particular was getting very cold...

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What to do when your Wife or Husband Wants a Divorce

What do you do when your wife or husband tells you they want a divorce? Given that divorce rates in the US are still between 40-50 % for first marriages, and higher still for second and third ones, if we get married at any point in our lives, there’s pretty much a...

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How to control anger in a relationship

How do you get anger in a relationship under control? That is a very big topic and there are a lot of important angles to cover about anger in a relationship. In this post, we want to you a few key pieces of background understanding about anger, plus one simple tip to...

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