Tag: relationship therapist LINY

  • Choose Your Words Wisely

    Choose Your Words Wisely

    Choose your words wisely… Words are an instrument to heal or wound – to connect or separate. Try to think about the words you use with your partner this week… Do they heal or wound, connect or separate? The traumatizing and/or healing effect that words can have on people.. especially when in a committed relationship,…

  • Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples

    Getting the Love You Want: A Guide for Couples

    A marriage therapist and counselor explains that most of the feelings of receiving inadequate love come from unresolved childhood conflicts and describes how adults can learn to flourish as loving and loved people. The New York Times bestselling guide to transforming an intimate relationship into a lasting source of love and companionship, now fully revised with a…

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  • Relationship Tip #14

    Use sentences that start with “I” rather than “you.” For example, “I feel invisible when I come home and you ignore me; I feel angry when I see your clothes on the floor; I would appreciate it if you’d call me if you’re going to be late so I don’t worry about you.” Relationship Tip…

  • Relationship Tip #13

    Relationship Tip #13 Give up criticism. When we criticize, we say something negative about the other person: you are lazy, you are a slob, you are a nag. These remarks are hurtful and often trigger the other person to become angry and defensive.