No relationship is perfect; you must make allowances for your partner’s shortcomings just as they are understanding and tolerant of your flaws. That said, certain behaviors are unacceptable, and you should consider parting ways with your partner if they are unwilling to change. What habits or behaviors should you not put up with in a […]
People Skills and Relationship
Most parents know that limits are important in helping children understand right and wrong, but the challenge lies in knowing the exact strategy for effective discipline and sticking with it. A good place to start is to ask, “What does this rule teach my child?” This question will guide you to discipline your kids with
Do you struggle to put your feelings into words because no one seems to get you or that special someone in your life is oblivious to what you’re going through? You’re not alone. Sometimes finding the right words to convey our innermost feelings can be difficult, but I’ve got you covered. I’ve gathered some powerful
When you’re not the one hurting, it’s easy to quote Epictetus, “It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” However, all logic tends to go out the window when the tables are turned for most people. Even the most encouraging quotes may mean little to nothing when you’re hurting.
It takes a lot of courage to walk away from a toxic relationship, and you should be proud of yourself if you’ve taken that bold step. However, there’s more to healing and rebuilding your life than merely breaking up with a toxic partner. I’ll share important tips on how to heal from a toxic relationship
Effort is crucial in any relationship. Relationships require work and effort from both partners to keep them healthy and strong. Effort can take many forms, such as showing appreciation and gratitude, listening actively, communicating openly and honestly, compromising, being supportive, and making time for each other. Without effort, a relationship can become stagnant and unfulfilling,
It’s hard to imagine a successful relationship without love. But can love alone sustain a healthy relationship? For a short while, maybe yes. But definitely not for the long haul! As beautiful as the feeling of love is, you need a lot more than a secondary emotion to hang your hat on ― that’s if
Children can be oh-so-adorable one minute and drive you crazy the next! In fact, raising kids can make you question many of the things you thought you knew about being a parent before you actually had kids. The question is: how do you maintain a positive relationship with your kids, considering all the challenges in
Between getting a handle on identity issues, struggling with hormone changes, and fighting off the urge to engage in vices, the teen years can be confusing for kids, and raising teens the right way can be pretty challenging for many parents. Most parents rush to set boundaries for teenagers in the hope of controlling them.
Romantic relationships thrive when spouses or partners embrace positive communication. Indeed, it is impossible to completely rule out hiccups every once in a while. However, partners can reduce relationship disputes or misunderstandings when they commit to learning active communication skills. If you want to improve the quality of your communication (and, by extension, your relationship),
Does it feel like your relationship is moving too quickly? Perhaps you recently switched from the talking to the dating phase, and someone is already hearing wedding bells! You’re right to seek ways to slow things down. Keep in mind, though; it might be impossible not to hurt your partner’s feelings when you hit the
No matter your parenting approach, one thing is sure: parenting is tough! For many parents, raising kids means correcting bad behavior, using a stern voice (counting to three, anyone?), or always lecturing the child. These methods usually don’t produce the desired results. If anything, they increase the likelihood of having a strained relationship with your