Relationships

At the end of April I wrote a post with an idea of how to keep a relationship fresh. It turned out to be a popular topic of interest for many, going viral soon after it was published. The main premise of the article was to keep the relationship exciting, regardless of how long a couple […]

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A Fresh Start

May 2, 2013

in Relationships

Standing in the newly-painted master bedroom, the possibilities feel endless. All the nail holes were covered when the artwork was removed. Electrical plates and light switch covers were taken off and thrown away. The ceiling light cap was painted under, knowing a new light would be illuminating the room soon. The master bedroom is now […]

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“Work” tends to have a negative connotation when used in context with relationships, but it is the best way to describe a necessary component to be successful. Being kind, considerate, and forgiving are a few good examples of qualities essential to forging a solid relationship as well. There are numerous ways to create a successful […]

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But seems like a benign enough word. It’s not though. At least not in every circumstance. One that is a particular annoyance for me is: I am sorry, but… Immediately following “but” is inevitably a defense or deflection rather than accepting responsibility. For example: I am sorry, but you shouldn’t have started it. I am […]

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Our weekends are often filled with tasks we need to accomplish around the house, activities planned with the kids, menu planning and grocery shopping for the next week, a little work time, extra training time, socializing with friends, and more. We know how to slow down and do, but rarely can we successfully achieve a […]

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