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Trouble Shooting

Learning the Building Blocks for Love

Coloured blocks on a wooden background that spell Love and You (where they share the letter "o")

My friend Tash the dog trainer has clients who have 1 session with her and don’t understand why their dog is still doing the thing. They haven’t done the daily training and expect the resolution of the issue to happen in the room with her. Meanwhile THEY still behave in the same way. They reinforce all the…

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Should I Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

Close up of red rose on a black background.

I was going to write a thing, then I read what I wrote last year and still wholeheartedly feel that way, so here it is again… I frequently work with couples who tell me that they don’t need a particular day to celebrate their love, that they can do it any day. They also tell…

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I am 100% Responsible for the Results of My Communication.

I used to believe that I was a really great communicator. I mean, I’ve always been an avid reader and writer, and consider myself to be articulate. To be honest, it pissed me off no end that the people around me were such lazy listeners. Sometimes it felt like I was speaking a completely different…

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Why BEING RIGHT can be so wrong.

There’s this thing I see couples do all the time and it MAKES ME CRAZY! They spend so much time fact checking each other, and defending their own precious egos that they make BEING RIGHT the most important thing, and BEING KIND is an afterthought. For real, they say “I’d do anything to save this…

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3 Ways to Save Your Marriage From Snoring

Last week I visited some family friends in their new home I was horrified to see that Grant slept on a mattress on the floor in the office. His makeshift ‘room’ had two doors, and was full of the detritus of office work, desk, shelves, papers. In order to get anything from the room, the…

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