Monthly Archives: November 2016

What Are Your Marital Distress Pacifiers?

WHAT ARE YOUR MARITAL DISTRESS PACIFIERS?
In his book, The New Rules of Marriage, Terrance Real refers to misery stabilizers or what I call distress pacifiers.

They are the things people turn to instead of turning to their partner.

They distract themselves from staying engaged with their partner and facing the tough issues in their relationship.  

He […]

HOW TO HEAL IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP

HOW TO HEAL THE BROKENNESS IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP
I have been reading The New Rules Of Marriage by Terrence Real.

Here is some of his great advice on how to heal in your relationship…
Vicious Cycles
Most couples find themselves stuck in replays of relationships from their childhood.

As children, we learn from the dynamics we live in.

In our […]