Tag Archives: Relationships

The Parental Cloak

Do your children ever see you without your parenting cloak on? If not, they may not really know you. Marriage Minute # 147 The Parental Cloak (from my book Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com) Virginia Satir asked this interesting question … Continue reading

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Scholarship Alert… a look at what Paul really said

Marriage Minute # 144 From my book, Marriage Minutes, available from Amazon.com An Egalitarian looks at I Timothy 2:12 This will be about marriage by the time I am through with it. It is already about marriage since it is … Continue reading

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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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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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Options and Rejections

Marriage Minute # 25 Options and Rejections from my book, Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com Warren Farrell makes a good observation in his book, Women Can’t Hear What Men Don’t Say, when he says that one spouse may gain the … Continue reading

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Express It or Bottle It??? OR….

Marriage Minute #24 Express or Bottle? from my book, Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com Do you remember hearing those encouragements to “let it all out”? And, do you remember hearing people tell you that it is healthier to express your … Continue reading

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