Tag Archives: marriage counseling

Finally Retired, And Now You Want A Divorce???

Divorce rates within the older population are rising.  Dang! Based on historical research, Statistics Canada projected the life expectancy for the Canadian population in 2017 to be 79 years for men and 83 years for women.  I have no idea if their projections were accurate, however, we know that people are living a heck of… Continue Reading

Your Relationship: Is It Functional, Adaptable, or Sustainable?

Life, as we experience it now, is functional, adaptable, or sustainable. In other words, our society produces what we need to function – food, shelter, clothing, and all the things we need to survive. At an unconscious level, we only want peace and happiness, yet these basics just don’t cut it. That’s a problem. So,… Continue Reading

A Single Word Can Muck Up Your Relationship: a need for awareness and honesty

When coaching with couples, we usually ask if they know their partner’s hot buttons – words, a look, an expression that sends the partner into defensiveness, anger, withholding, or running. The answer is always “yes.” A really simple way to improve your relationship is to stop pushing those buttons.  Easier said than done.  As well… Continue Reading

Planting Seeds

You’ve planted seeds and now harvesting.  Are you thankful? It’s a time of the year to give thanks for the bounty, harvest, and abundance in life.  But what results are you harvesting in your relationship with your partner? Are you thankful for them? At some level of consciousness, you planted the seeds that gave you… Continue Reading

Trust in your relationship

My Partner Doesn’t Trust Me! In our coaching sessions with couples, we hear the above statement regularly.   Or, for those who are a bit more aware of their own part in the relationship, the question they ask is this, “How can I make my partner trust me?” Trust is the foundation of any relationship, whether… Continue Reading