Category Archives: Relationships

Verbal abuse and appearance bullying

Consider why childhood verbal abuse and appearance bullying often cast a long shadow over adult lives and make adult relationships difficult.
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Five resources on perspective, attitude and speech

Attitude is important in our relationships. Check out the following resources on perspective, attitude and speech. Continue reading

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Six important resources for relationships

Resources to help when relationships become difficult. Continue reading

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Three approaches to communication and leadership

Sometimes we’re not seeing the results we desire in relationships because we fail to recognize that different situations call for different approaches to communication and leadership. Continue reading

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Eight point communication agreement

Eight guidelines for better communication! Continue reading

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Four negative patterns of communication

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 difficult when love is absent. But what is love? When someone says, “I love you,” is there a way to know if he/she means it? Read more… Continue reading

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New Identity – New Relationships

Our new identity as God’s chosen, holy and dearly loved people overcomes differences that separate people and set people against each other. Our new identity also leads to a powerful transformation in the ways we relate and respond to other people. This is the life! Continue reading

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How men think in relationships

FINALLY, the guys’ side of the story. THESE ARE OUR RULES!

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Suffering in silence

She finally gained the necessary courage to tell me a story that she had kept to herself until that point. Continue reading

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