/Tag: Conflict
15 05, 2013

The Positive Perspective: Dr. Gottman’s Magic Ratio!

By |2019-03-03T22:26:53+00:00May 15th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web, Gottman|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Wouldn't it be helpful if there was a mathematical formula that couples could shoot for as they consider their negative and positive interactions? Dr. Gottman, known for his careful research into couple interactions, has found [...]

26 04, 2013

Affair Recovery: One Couple’s Story

By |2019-03-03T22:33:37+00:00April 26th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Browsing The Web, Infidelity|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Betrayal by a spouse is agonizing and mars every aspect of a marriage. Is affair recovery even possible? Statistics vary but studies show that infidelity does not have to signal a marriage's demise. The Rothrock's [...]

8 02, 2013

Disengaged Dan, Snappy Susie*…and EFT

By |2019-02-24T22:53:04+00:00February 8th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Conflict, Couples Counselling, Emotionally Focused Therapy|Tags: , , , , |3 Comments

Consider Dan and Susan. Dan balances work deadlines and kids’ soccer games. Susan juggles a full time job, parenting responsibilities and a passion for community theater. Lately they’ve been arguing a lot. After the arguments [...]

17 12, 2012

Brain Science Is Teaching Us About Adult Love

By |2019-02-24T22:52:29+00:00December 17th, 2012|Categories: Blog, Featured, Neuroscience|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Poets, song writers, and story tellers have long celebrated love, questioned love, and agonized over love. More recently scientists have begun to study love. Scientists are putting adult love under the microscope and making amazing discoveries [...]

26 10, 2009

From Two to More: Children and Marriage!

By |2019-02-24T23:03:42+00:00October 26th, 2009|Categories: Blog, Featured, Parenting|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

I recently received this email: After five years of marriage, my husband and I had a baby boy one year ago. Our first five years were wonderful, but this past year has been a disaster. We used to be in love, but now we argue ...

26 10, 2009

Taming the Tiger: Finishing fights well

By |2019-02-24T23:05:35+00:00October 26th, 2009|Categories: Blog, Conflict, Featured|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Think back to the last fight you had with your spouse. Put aside the “what” you were fighting about and zero in on how you felt.

Were you “flooded” with intense emotion? Did you feel physically overwhelmed? Were your [...]

26 10, 2009

Do You Chase or Do You Withdraw?

By |2019-02-24T23:11:15+00:00October 26th, 2009|Categories: Blog, Conflict|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Jason hasn’t said much for the last few days. Sally, his wife, has talked quite a bit. Sally processes life by commenting on it verbally as it passes her by. Jason does his reflecting internally. He shares when asked, although sometimes Sally has to drag it out of him. Such is the normal ebb and flow of Jason and Sally’s marriage. It works quite well. Mostly [...]

24 10, 2009

Living Your Marriage Abroad: Conflict

By |2019-02-24T23:15:31+00:00October 24th, 2009|Categories: Blog, Conflict, Gottman|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Conflict is every marriage’s bedfellow. Unfortunately, conflict can become so intense that some couples eventually retreat behind walls of silence and isolation in the hope that this will resolve the conflict. It won’t [...]

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