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21st October 2015

Positive Approaches to Conflict Resolution

When too much has been said in heated exchanges, many couples experience the dreaded awareness that things have really gotten out of hand. They feel contrite and yet there is a residue of hurt at some particular...

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14th October 2015

The Pitfalls in Relationship Conflict

There isn’t always a perfect answer to resolve relationship arguments.While yearning to remain positive and committed to one another, many couples just strive to find a compromise position and avoid ongoing negativity....

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14th October 2015

Styles of Conflict Resolution

Conflict is an inevitable component of human relationships but thecritical emphasis lies not in the level of frequency, or why it occurs, but how conflict is understood and resolved. In order to achieve this we need to...

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25th May 2015

Unspoken Expectations Within Relationships

Sinead was absolutely furious with Kevin, her husband of two years. Tears flowed down her face. “I can never forgive you for choosing this car for me.” Kevin had just purchased a Toyota Rav4 as a surprise birthday present for...

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23rd March 2015

The Art of Communication

A friend of mine who has been happily married for 25 years attests that regular communication is the key to a successful marriage. I recently asked him why communications are so central to his relationship. “I really don’t...

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