What to Do When You Think Your Partner is a Bully

Connie was fed up with her live-in boyfriend Paul trying to take over her life. She felt intimidated by his intellect and bullied by his “logical” opinions for why something…

5 Crucial Questions to Ask Before Starting a Family

Starting a family is no mean feat. You are not ready to marry (let alone sire kids) if you are not mature both physically and emotionally. Some research shows that…

7 Bits of Encouragement for Reconciliation

“Therefore if you bring your gift to the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar, and go your way….

Assumptions and Seduced by the Blind Spot

If you’ve ever driven a car, you know what we’re talking about… You’re driving along and want to switch lanes. You look in your rear view mirror, you don’t see…

Lack of Commitment? Maybe, Maybe Not

One of the biggest disagreements Otto had with a previous partner is when he used the words, “I don’t care” in response to her question. She’d get furious, accusing him…

3 Ways to Get on the Same Page with A Partner

As human beings, we all are different and have different wants, needs and desires and when we get together as a couple, somehow we forget that. Most of us think…

When You Love Each Other But Don’t Want the Same Things

As Sara sat looking out the window at their beautiful wooded back yard, she couldn’t help feeling upset and bitter. Once again, Seth, the man she’d lived with and loved…

5 Clues you’re ready for a Relationship Reboot: Clue #1

As springtime rolls around, people often secretly long for a relationship reboot and tell  us something like this… “I still love my partner but something’s off. We’re in a rut…

The Power of Mediation, Different Expectations & Authority Figures – Dr. Reggie Ray – 390

  In this week’s episode of The Relationship School Podcast, we speak with my former spiritual teacher Dr. Reginald “Reggie” Ray. I was also his TA in an undergraduate course…

What to Say When You Feel Undervalued

His sharp words sliced into my heart. Another insecure man who feels threatened by a woman with authority. Had this been a few years ago, it would have crushed me….