Monthly Archives: November 2013

Here’s How to ‘Win’ an Argument with Your Partner

Psychotherapist Elisabeth LaMotte joins us today for an important guest blog about relationships — and how to communicate one’s feelings much more effectively. Last Sunday, Ann Leary wrote a beautiful New York Times “Modern Love” column about her marriage to actor Denis Leary. She chronicles the high and low points of her marriage, focusing honestly on the… Continue Reading

Have You Been Through an ‘Endbeginning’?

Today’s guest blog is from relationship coach Barbara Waxman, who introduces a new word (at least to me) and more importantly, reminds us all that there are several ways to look at situations or struggles we encounter. There’s always a silver lining, even if it takes several seasons to arrive. Endbeginnings. I first came across this beautiful, made-up… Continue Reading

Modern Dating: A 13-Step Process

Today’s guest blog comes from best-selling author Paul N. Weinberg, who does an excellent job of pointing out how many of us opt for romantic guessing games over direct communication. I think this could fall under the “I am my own worst enemy” category! Read on for his observations… Consider the thirteen steps of modern dating: 1. We had coffee.… Continue Reading

Proposing Four ‘New Rules’ of Dating

I know I can be idealistic, but wouldn’t it be amazing if there were a set of absolute dating rules everybody followed — sort of like the ones we (usually) adhere to while driving or in other areas of life? The dating world would be such a more welcoming space if everyone just followed some basic “kindness” guidelines. One of my favorite… Continue Reading