Tag: past relationships

It’s Not You, It’s Me….

In the relationship world, this tune plays out in real life and in the movies.  Someone might let you down by claiming all the responsibility and breaking up with you by letting you know that “It’s not you, it’s me.”   But who is it really?  When it comes to whose fault it is that…

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Relationship Stages

Relationships can be understood through stages.  Each of these stages may be unique for each couple, but they have common similar themes. The themes and actions in these stage can help us determine if our relationship is just going through a “normal” stage or if something is seriously going wrong.  It is normal to have…

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Ask! Don’t Tell

A huge communication barrier in relationships occurs when one party feels told what to do.  If one partner is too direct in their delivery or is telling the other partner what to do, that partner will probably respond defensively. The easiest way to resolve this too often communication problem is to: Ask, don’t tell.  Ask…

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What Women Want

Communication is something that people tend to have a difficult time with in relationships.  Not only in our romantic relationships, but at work and school, there are people we tend to get along better with and ones we don’t.  The differences in personality and differences in tendencies cause these difficulties.  However, in a romantic relationship,…

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