Do you fight fair in your relationship?

Fighting in a relationship is inevitable. When we come together with our partner, to build a relationship, we bring with us our own ideas and history. So, it’s not surprising that those differences at some point will clash. The problem arises when we believe that there is only one truth. When we are unable toContinue reading “Do you fight fair in your relationship?”

What is at the core of happy relationships?

What is at the core of happy relationships? At the core of happy relationships is a sense that you matter to each other. It’s knowing your beloved will be there when you call, at least most of the time. It is a culture of responsiveness to each other’s distress, needs, wants, and desires. It’s beingContinue reading “What is at the core of happy relationships?”

Criticism in relationships how to respond

#CommunicationSkills in relationships is essential to its longevity It can hurt when your partner, the one you love criticizes you. If you can be mature enough to move past the criticism you can move to a more connected place. If your partner starts to criticize you, look beyond their criticism and to the need behindContinue reading “Criticism in relationships how to respond”

What does a healthy relationship look like?

I am often asked what does a healthy relationship looks like? I would prefer to use the word securely attached than healthy; however, they mean the same thing. Here is what secure couples do well They sometimes argue and fight; however, they know how to come back together and repair the fracture the fight hasContinue reading “What does a healthy relationship look like?”

What underlies the need to control?

If you have an underlying need to control, you are being driven by fear. The question to ask yourself is this – “what do you think will happen if you don’t control this situation, person”? If that thing happens, how will you feel? This is what you are ultimately afraid of yourself and how youContinue reading “What underlies the need to control?”

Relationships 101 Interview

In this episode, Yvette welcomes special guest Sharron Brandon to the podcast. Sharron is a marriage and relationship specialist with over 20 years of experience helping couples feel heard and connected within their relationships. Given the testing times 2020 has delivered thus far, Yvette has specifically invited Sharron to the podcast to offer guidance andContinue reading “Relationships 101 Interview”