Avoid passive or aggressive communication: Seek win-win and your relationship will grow (Part 2: The Aggressive Style) 

No one is perfect, and there will likely be times when you or your partner succumb to using passive or aggressive communication. Notice when this happens, make amends and vow to make this the exception rather than the norm, and your relationship will grow! What is your communication style? Generally, there are four common styles: … Continue reading Avoid passive or aggressive communication: Seek win-win and your relationship will grow (Part 2: The Aggressive Style) 

Avoid passive or aggressive communication: Seek win-win and your relationship will grow

No one is perfect, and there will likely be times when you or your partner succumb to using passive or aggressive communication. Notice when this happens, make amends and vow to make this the exception rather than the norm, and your relationship will grow! What is your communication style? Generally, there are four common styles: … Continue reading Avoid passive or aggressive communication: Seek win-win and your relationship will grow

The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: In Laws

Often our extended families can have a significant impact on our relationship and in some cases completely dominate it. Having a shared understanding of the role of your extended families is crucial for the long-term success of your relationship. Establishing boundaries and ensuring appropriate time with and time without others is important - and sticking … Continue reading The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: In Laws

The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: Children

Finances, Work (in and out of the house), Sex, In Laws and Children are the five big areas that dominate conflict in most relationships. Ensuring timely and open communication and pragmatic approaches to discussing issues that arise will ensure our relationship is sustained for the long-term. All Relationships including those with your spouse and children … Continue reading The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: Children

The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: Sex

Finances, Work (in and out of the house), Sex, In Laws and Children are the five big areas that dominate conflict in most relationships. Ensuring timely and open communication and pragmatic approaches to discussing issues that arise will ensure our relationship is sustained for the long-term. All Relationships including those with your spouse and children … Continue reading The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: Sex

The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: Work (In and Out of the House)

Through continued commitment and loyalty we can tackle the ups and downs of our marriage together. Don't allow the daily grind to become the focus to the exclusion of your marriage. The most important thing you can start doing is looking after yourself by focusing on these five areas. You don't have to get it … Continue reading The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: Work (In and Out of the House)

The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: Managing Finances

Finances, Work (in and out if the house), Sex, In Laws and Children are the five big areas that dominate conflict in most relationships. Ensuring timely and open communication and pragmatic approaches to discussing issues that arise in these areas will ensure our relationship is sustained for the long term. All Relationships including those with … Continue reading The 5 big areas for conflict in relationships: Managing Finances

The Couple Checkup can help to revive a relationship and build a more satisfying and intimate relationship

The Couple Checkup is designed to help you and your partner build a more satisfying and intimate relationship. Just answering the questions will stimulate thoughts and attitudes about your relationship. It is designed to activate dialogue, discovery, and increase the overall quality of your relationship. The Couple Checkup evaluates up to 25 important areas in … Continue reading The Couple Checkup can help to revive a relationship and build a more satisfying and intimate relationship

The Couple Checkup assesses relational content areas that have been found to be significant for couples

The Couple Checkup is intended for dating, cohabiting, engaged, or married couples. Based on background questions couples answer about their relationship, the computer selects the relevant scales and questions for each couple. It selects specific scales based on the stage of the relationship (dating, engaged, married), the living situation (cohabiting or living separately), the age of the couple (younger, … Continue reading The Couple Checkup assesses relational content areas that have been found to be significant for couples

Couple Checkup is Customised to the Relationship Stage and Structure

We know couple relationships are quite complex and may be at different stages in the lifecycle of marriage and relationship. Whilst some premarital couples may be living together, others may not be cohabitating. Some engaged couples may be entering into a second marriage and will be forming a step-family, some may or may not have children. While some married couples may … Continue reading Couple Checkup is Customised to the Relationship Stage and Structure