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Conflict Resolution with Four Conversations

Sometimes when couples try to resolve conflict, they try to hit it all in one conversation. One spouse brings up an issue and the 2 people banter around the issue for awhile. Now while I choose the word “banter,” I think we all know I mean attack, defend, criticize,...

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Three Components of Each of Us

Some of us think we are pretty simple, while others of us know we are a complicated mess. The truth is that we are all complicated, complex people. One of the ways to break this down is to look at 3 contributing factors that make you who you are. Personality This is...

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Holding onto Your Dream

Sometimes when couples try to resolve conflict, they try to hit it all in one conversation. One spouse brings up an issue and the 2 people banter around the issue for awhile. Now while I choose the word “banter,” I think we all know I mean attack, defend, criticize,...

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Are Your Goals S.M.A.R.T.?

Ordinary Leaves the Land of Familiar I just read an awesome book that revived me for pursuing what I feel called toward. The Dream Giver, by Bruce Wilkinson, begins as a parable about Ordinary.  “Meet Ordinary, a Nobody who leaves the land of Familiar to pursue his...

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Are Your Goals S.M.A.R.T.?

Goals in Your Relationship Having goals is important in life, and specifically your relationship. However, many couples I talk to do not realize just how important it is to have goals. The old adage if you don’t have a target you will miss every time applies. Goals...

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Holding on to Your Dream

What if taking the time to take one online assessment would change your marriage?  What if taking just a few hours to unpack the results would give you a boost to run confidently into the next chapter?   Good news- this is not a hypothetical idea.  This really does...

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Three Components of Each of Us

Originally posted on The Family Greenhouse on November 1, 2014 by Abigail Doust Some of us think we are pretty simple, while others of us know we are a complicated mess. The truth is that we are all complicated, complex people. One of the ways to break this down is to...

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Conflict Resolution with Four Conversations

Originally posted on The Family Greenhouse on February 8, 2016 by Abigail Doust Sometimes when couples try to resolve conflict, they try to hit it all in one conversation. One spouse brings up an issue and the 2 people banter around the issue for awhile. Now while I...

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