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Do You Wonder Why You and Your Partner Are Together?

October 19, 2016

One way of understanding the driving forces behind common relationship problems such as high conflict, communication difficulties and lack of intimacy is to ask what is arguably the most fundamental question of all: ‘Why are we together?’ It seems almost too obvious to ask, doesn’t it? However it is striking how. Read more

6 Love Hacks to keep your relationship hotter than a Jalapeno

September 21, 2016

Every night: Make time for the two of you to talk for at least half an hour. This means what happened through the day for you, how you felt about it, and what you have been thinking.   Every day: Find at least one thing you appreciate about your partner and. Read more

Ending Your Relationship With Respect and Even a Little Kindness

January 20, 2016

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Every couple starts their relationship with great love, and great hopes and dreams of a happy future together, so if at some point down the track things come to an end, your heartbreak can feel like some of the most excruciatingly painful experiences of your life. Being rejected hurts, in much. Read more

Fly In Fly Out Lifestyle – Suggestions for Keeping your Relationship alive

February 18, 2014

If you have just started a FIFO/DIDO lifestyle, here are some suggestions that will help keep your relationship as healthy as possible: Suggestions for Keeping your Relationship alive 1. Have Specific Joint Goals. Discuss your commitment to the FIFO/DIDO decision and state and even write down your specific joint goals. Ensure that. Read more

Do you feel like you’re competing with your partner’s mobile phone for attention?

February 4, 2014

Do you sometimes feel like if your partner had to choose between you and their mobile phone, it may not be YOU? More and more I am seeing in couples coming to relationship counselling where one partner is complaining about the amount of time his/her partner is on their phone, taking. Read more

How secure do you feel in your Relationship? Take our Attachment Questionnaire

January 28, 2014

  Attachment Questionnaire How Safe and connected do you feel with your partner? Take this quick quiz to determine how secure your Attachment is. From your view point, is your partner accessible to you? I can get my partner’s attention easily. T F My partner is easy to connect with emotionally.. Read more

Why do my relationships not go the way I want them to?

January 28, 2014

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  Have you ever wondered why your relationships don’t go the way you want  them to despite your best efforts? It all starts way back when you were growing up. As a child, we all need respect, understanding, empathic attunement & mirroring of ourselves from  our parents or caregivers. We need. Read more

4 Steps to H-E-A-L your Relationship when it goes Off track

January 23, 2014

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  Even the strongest relationships get off track sometimes, because of the stresses of living,  mismatches in expectations or either of us being triggered from wounds from the past. Melanie Greenberg has developed a simple 4 step  H-E-A-L  (Hear – Empathize – Act – Love) technique to repair damaged relationships by replacing. Read more

How does your Attachment style create problems in your relationship?

December 10, 2013

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Lets face it: loving another and being loved is one of the most fundamental desires we have as humans. Most of us realise that without love of one kind or another, life really doesn’t have much meaning. But while we universally desire love, almost none of us feel secure enough in. Read more

Ever been over-reactive in your relationship?

December 10, 2013

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If you are human, you will recognise that there are times in your relationship when something that your partner says or does hits a “nerve” or a “raw spot” for you. These sensitivities are also called “hot buttons“. We all have them, and when abraded, they bleed all over our relationship,. Read more

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