The one common thread underlying all thriving relationships

In all the relationships that I have witnessed crumble, dissolve or implode, there is at least one common thread: There was not at least one partner in the relationship that took a stand for how the connection FEELS. In all intimate relationships, there is a dance that goes on – finding balance between the needs of the two individualsContinue reading “The one common thread underlying all thriving relationships”

How much of a role does the past play in our relationships?

Far too many times in my practice, I have heard the phrase: “But that was in the past.. there’s no point going there – I’m over that”. The truth is, our past plays an enormous role in the beliefs or “schemas” we have developed about love, closeness, intimacy, conflict, power and control, affection, having a different opinion, wantingContinue reading “How much of a role does the past play in our relationships?”