My Bill of Rights (A paraphrase of the Five Freedoms by Virginia Satir)
I declare the right to see what I see, hear what I hear, and remember what I remember.
The Importance of Integrity
How do you know when to trust someone? How do you know when to say “yes” and when to say “no?” How do you decide between two things you really want? Why do you sometimes experience resentment or regret? When is it best to selflessly give to others and when is it best to let others take care of themselves? How do you know when to “follow your heart” or when to “feel the fear, but do it anyway?” In a word: Integrity I often see couples in conflict over issues of integrity.
Agreements for a Healthy and Sustainable Relationship
Healthy, vibrant, nurturing, intimate relationships are supported and sustained when each partner can say: I can be my honest authentic self with you.
The 5 essential elements of a healthy relationship
Two of the most frequently asked questions I get as a relationship therapist are, “What makes a relationship sustainable?” and “How do I know my relationship will last?” In my experience, all the skills necessary to developing an amazingly healthy relationship fall into five areas of competence I call the five essential elements of a healthy relationship.
Eight Intimate Conversations To Have With Your Partner
Want more intimacy with your partner? Plan a special date, but instead of heading for the bedroom, snuggle on the couch, perhaps by candlelight, and fall into one of these great conversations.