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Communication. We all know that it's important in healthy relationships. We need to communicate. We need to share with each other. We need to be clear and assertive. We know all this. And yet we continue to struggle when we try to talk to each other. Maybe we don't really understand what it takes to communicate effectively with our intimates. Maybe it's time for some more specific instructions. We all know that it's important in healthy relationships. We need to communicate. We need to share with each other. We need to be clear and assertive. We know all this. And yet we continue to struggle when we try to talk to each other. Maybe we don't really understand what it takes to communicate effectively with our intimates. Maybe it's time for some more specific instructions. Continue reading
I've talked before about the importance of rituals. Families thrive on the little things that add to their unique identity. Here are some suggestions to get you started. Continue reading
Families NEED routines and structure in order to function well. Why? Because routines provide security and people NEED to feel secure. You can think of the routines of family life as the skeleton supporting everything else. But, how do you actually establish routines that work? Continue reading
Family. It can be a source of joy and security; a safe nest from which we fly out to take on the world. Or, it can be a spring of constant strife; a stressful, crazy place from which we long to escape. We all want to create the first version. But how do we actually create such a place amid the constant bickering and daily dramas? Continue reading
So, hurdle number one for this couple was learning how to express feelings openly; how to talk to each other about issues before they festered and turned ugly. After a few weeks of spending focused, quality time working on that through the Marriage Meeting, they are now ready to move on two their second hurdle: how to express love... Continue reading

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