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What Are You Like In a Relationship?

October 5, 2016

Successful couples counselling requires at least one person to make significant behavioural changes that their partner recognises as beneficial. However, the relationships that make the most progress in counselling are the ones in which both people make such changes.   In order to understand which behavioural changes you need to make. 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

What man doesn’t dread “Honey, we need to talk”?

May 20, 2015

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  At our recent Hart In-house conference, David Wexler talked to us about what he called “Male Relationship Dread”. Here’s some of the kind of fears that can be stirred up in a man when his female partner wants to bring up an issue:  “Nothing good is going to come out. Read more

How’s your Relationship Hygiene?

February 20, 2015

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  “Oh my God  – this place is a pig sty!”     “You always leave your wet towels on the floor – I can’t stand it any more!” How many fights start over household tidiness? It often appears to relationship counsellors that couples are more concerned with hygiene than they are with. Read more

How you can Change Your Brain to Maximise Your Potential

December 12, 2014

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If you want to be the most effective, visionary, inspirational, productive person (and to be the best in any of the roles you ‘play’ in your life), it’s useful to become conscious about why you do what you do in the different roles you have; to be aware of the habits. 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

Is Distance the new Closeness?

January 23, 2014

Absence does makes the heart grow fonder, but  does geographical distance increase romantic closeness?   Usually we imagine that we need to live relatively close to each other and see each other often to develop a close romantic relationship. However, a growing body of research by Aaron Ben-Zeez in the US indicates. Read more

Beautiful Advice from a Divorced man after 16 years of marriage

January 16, 2014

If you haven’t yet read Gerald Rogers advice last August on what he has learned about the important things in marriage after 16 years of marriage and a divorce, it is worth reading. Something similar could be written for women also. My advice after a divorce following 16 years of marriage, by Gerald. Read more

Discovering your Enneagram Type, as well as your favourite movie stars

December 10, 2013

  Following on from last week, the first step in understanding yourself and others is to identify what type you have come into this life pre-wired as. The following is a broad overview of the nine types of human nature. As you can see, it can be fun to also identify. Read more