Relationships

5 Ways to Deal With a Passive Aggressive Partner

2020-05-14T20:52:52+00:00

  You’ve probably heard the term “passive aggressive” being used—often with the sentiment to not be a passive aggressive partner. But you might not really understand exactly what it means. In a nutshell, being passive aggressive means feeling angry or upset, but expressing it indirectly instead of actually coming out and saying how you really [...]

5 Ways to Deal With a Passive Aggressive Partner2020-05-14T20:52:52+00:00

How Social Distancing Can Boost Your Relationship

2020-03-24T21:50:55+00:00

The novel coronavirus, which is sweeping across the globe and U.S., has us all maintaining social distance, or staying at least six feet away from others. The only exception to this rule is if you live with someone, such as close family, a friend, or a partner who has also maintained social distance from others. [...]

How Social Distancing Can Boost Your Relationship2020-03-24T21:50:55+00:00

Rejection: A Q&A With Lisa Bahar

2020-02-27T15:32:20+00:00

Rejection may be unavoidable, but there are some ways to help lessen the blow. Joyful reunions have become a television staple. Less frequently told are the stories of the unsuccessful searches and unhappy reunions. Adoptees, donor-conceived people, and NPEs (not parent expected) risk being spurned when they reach out to biological family members, and rejection [...]

Rejection: A Q&A With Lisa Bahar2020-02-27T15:32:20+00:00

How to Gracefully Handle a Pushy Co-Worker

2020-01-10T17:04:08+00:00

If you have a job that requires interaction with other people, chances are you’ve crossed paths with a pushy co-worker at some point. Sometimes it’s blatant, as in someone foisting extra work on you because they don’t feel like doing it themselves. In other cases, it might be subtler and harder to spot, as was [...]

How to Gracefully Handle a Pushy Co-Worker2020-01-10T17:04:08+00:00

How to Set Boundaries in Your Relationships

2019-12-13T16:21:48+00:00

Most of us, at some time or another, have been coaxed or nudged into doing something we don’t want to do. That could mean adding another project to an already jam-packed schedule, agreeing to attend a social function we’d rather skip or taking on more than our fair share of household duties—all for the sake [...]

How to Set Boundaries in Your Relationships2019-12-13T16:21:48+00:00

How to end a dry spell in a relationship

2019-12-13T15:10:45+00:00

The excitement is always palpable in a new relationship. Right from grooming, to paying attention to your outfit or tiny details for those dinner dates and movie nights, the enthusiasm constantly keeps us on our toes. And while you and your partner are still discovering each other’s habits and behaviour patterns, the sexual chemistry with [...]

How to end a dry spell in a relationship2019-12-13T15:10:45+00:00

Master the Art of Forgiveness in Just 5 Steps

2019-11-19T16:03:47+00:00

You're human, and that means at some point in your life, you've been wronged. Whatever the situation, you were faced with two choices: To hold a grudge, or to choose to forgive. It's easier said than done, of course. If the offense was unintentional, like your sister borrowing and then losing your favorite necklace, you [...]

Master the Art of Forgiveness in Just 5 Steps2019-11-19T16:03:47+00:00

The Power of To-Do Lists: 6 Tips for Using Them Effectively

2019-11-19T15:53:41+00:00

On any given day, it seems there are a million and one things to get done. There are phone calls to be made, meals to be prepped, errands to be run, appointments to make or break. All of them tumble around in your brain, niggling and nudging until it’s their turn for your attention. But [...]

The Power of To-Do Lists: 6 Tips for Using Them Effectively2019-11-19T15:53:41+00:00

The ‘SIFT’ Method for Your Child’s Emotional Intelligence

2019-11-19T15:47:12+00:00

One of the best things that you can do for your children's mental health is to help them develop their self-awareness and emotional intelligence (EQ)—and incorporating Dr. Daniel Siegel's SIFT method into your parenting is one way to do this. Emotional Intelligence Can Be Developed Emotional intelligence is said to be just as important as intellectual [...]

The ‘SIFT’ Method for Your Child’s Emotional Intelligence2019-11-19T15:47:12+00:00

Is Domestic Discipline Loving Correction or Domestic Violence?

2019-11-19T15:47:25+00:00

The domestic discipline (DD) movement encourages wife-spanking as discipline and is condoned and supported by some religions and religious leaders. But it's been argued that giving husbands this type of authority in a marriage can lead to spousal abuse and can destroy the self-esteem of the person being spanked. Here's a look at whether the [...]

Is Domestic Discipline Loving Correction or Domestic Violence?2019-11-19T15:47:25+00:00