Tag Archives: Collaborative Marriage

To my dear marriage counseling client…

To my dear marriage counseling client… You seem to be intent on telling me several indicting things about your spouse (the person sitting next to you on my couch), and perhaps you are trying to convince me of these things. … Continue reading

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Dreams Can Come True

By the way… my next Couple Communication Workshop is September 18-19. Give us a call at 281-277-8811 to find out more. This is from Emily Dickinson. I share this with concurrent thoughts about the shared dreams and other life-goals of … Continue reading

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Expectations

Marriage Minute # 95 Heathcliff and Catherine from my book, Marriage Minutes, available from Amazon.com I won’t spoil the story for you if you haven’t read it. Wuthering Heights, by Emily Bronte, has much to say about the strangeness of … Continue reading

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How things are Not supposed to be.

Marriage Minute # 94 Macbeth  (a hard lesson)  from my book, Marriage Minutes, available at Amazon.com Let’s take a minute and visit that great marriage and family therapist of many years ago. I speak of none other than William Shakespeare, … Continue reading

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What Do You Mean, “Love”?

Marriage Minute # 91 What Do You Mean, “Love”? (From my book, Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com) You go out for a walk in the woods because a friend told you that these woods are full of beautiful songbirds. Because … Continue reading

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Skills Aren’t Enough

Marriage Minute # 83 Skills Aren’t Enough From my book, Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com I recently heard a friend mention one those wry bits of wisdom that we all ought to know. He pointed out that when it comes … Continue reading

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Humanity as a Partnership

Here are two more articles about Assertiveness in the Collaborative Relationship… from my book, Marriage Minutes, available at Amazon.com Please click “Share” and help my blog reach more people… Thanks Marriage Minute # 28 Humanity is a Partnership Someone commented … Continue reading

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Whose Problem is This?

This “Marriage Minute” is from my book, Marriage Minutes, available from Amazon.com This book is a collection of 200 articles from years of marriage counseling and ministry. This “minute” begins the section on Assertiveness. Marriage Minute # 27 Whose Problem … Continue reading

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Trust Is Risk…

Trust is risk that you feel good about. I don’t remember if I read someone saying this, or if I simply realized it while observing people. I have noticed that it is a murky area for many of us, and … Continue reading

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A True Alarm (as opposed to a false alarm)

From my book, Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com If these posts are helpful, please share them with others and help me reach a larger audience… Thanks Marriage Minute # 22 A True Alarm I heard an amazing story, recently. It … Continue reading

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