Category Archives: Broken Relationships

Catch my live show with @JustinBlaney

Catch my live show with @JustinBlaney on ‪#‎I4JLIVE‬ 5/7. Continue reading

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Eight point communication agreement

Eight guidelines for better communication! Continue reading

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Four negative communication patterns

Four negative patterns of communication that hurt good relationships. Continue reading

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What’s love got to do with it?

Relationships are miserable when love is absent. But we need an objective way to understand what love looks like. Is there a way to know what love really is? When someone says, “I love you,” is there a way to know if he means it? Read more… Continue reading

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How can I know he means it?

Unlike forgiveness, reconciliation of a broken relationship is a process conditioned on the attitude and actions of an offender. Those who commit significant and repeated offenses must realize that their responses and actions affect the timing of the process. Those who are genuinely repentant will accept this fact with brokenness and humility. Use the seven signs here to be sure someone is truly sorry. Continue reading

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No one came to my support

At my first defense, no one came to my support, but everyone deserted me. It’s natural to default toward self-pity and resentment when we feel forgotten and unappreciated. Continue reading

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What does maturity look like?

How can you know whether a potential mate has the characteristics of maturity listed here? Keep in mind that we live in a fake it till you make it culture. Dating often conceals information marriage will later reveal. Continue reading

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