Is Your Relationship in a Rut? Take These Steps to Bring Back the Fun!

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What’s a “rut”? Let’s ask Google: rut 1 (rŭt) n. 1. A sunken track or groove made by the passage of vehicles. 2. An uninspired routine or pattern of behavior that one continues unthinkingly or because change is difficult. “the relationship was stuck in a rut and was losing its direction” synonyms: boring routine, humdrum… Read more »

Take These Steps to Overcome Relationship Insecurities

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How would your partner or former partners describe you? What would your close friends say about the quality of your friendship? Would words like clingy, needy, jealous, or anxious come up? Or maybe they would say you’re exhaustingly self-critical, constantly needing reassurance and ever-increasing amounts of attention? Do you often say to yourself, “I know… Read more »

5 Typical Challenges Blended Families Face

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It was quiet around the dinner table. Josh and Melissa glared at each other. Their kids shifted in their seats, and stared the floor, or at the ceiling. They were all tired, fed up, shell-shocked. This didn’t feel like “blending” at all. They felt like pushing, shoving, and ramming into each other. And after a… Read more »

Couples and Mental Illness: Coping with the Ups and Downs

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Sometimes Nadine’s illness keeps the peaks and valleys of her mental roller coaster ride coming so quickly, it’s all her husband Will can do to hold the safety rail of his support group with one hand, and his wife with the other. He does his best to steady them both, reminding Nadine that they’re in… Read more »

How to Cope with a Verbally Abusive Partner

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Enough is enough. It’s okay to be done with the disrespect, the disregard, the bullying, the cruel jokes. It’s okay to be fed up with manipulation, humiliation, and the confusing insinuations that undermine your self-image and self-esteem. There is nothing loving about your partner’s words. There is nothing sweet or kind or encouraging in the… Read more »

7 Ways to Tell if You are Verbally Abusive to Your Partner

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Maybe you know you’re right. Maybe you’re the one with the talent, the intellect, or the skills to keep your relationship on track. Maybe it feels safer if you’re always the one in the relationship driver’s seat. But the partner riding with you should not get verbally, and emotionally, jerked around along the way. Truth… Read more »