communication

18 posts

How Do You Deal With the Silent Treatment in Your Relationship?

Giving the silent treatment is one of the most common ways to avoid conflict in a relationship. Dealing with the silent treatment in marriage or any relationship is difficult because of its very nature! When your husband or boyfriend doesn’t want to talk to you, how do you solve the problem?

What to Do After Your Girlfriend’s or Wife’s Mom Dies

A reader asked for tips on how to help his girlfriend cope with her mother’s death. There isn’t one right thing to say or do after a mom dies, but there are many little ways to show your love and support. I wrote Heartwarming Sympathy Gifts for Someone Whose Mom Died a couple years ago, but we know a gift […]

6 Ways to Avoid Repeating Your Past Relationship Mistakes

Staying in a relationship too long, picking the wrong man, and ignoring red flags are three of the most common relationship mistakes — and I’ve made them all! Here’s how to avoid repeating your past mistakes, plus tips for making new, better, healthier ones. Because, let’s face it, we’ll never stop making mistakes. No matter how old, smart, and productive […]

10 Reasons You Can’t Face the Truth About Your Relationship

Accepting the truth about someone you love is painful, even if you know he isn’t good for you. These ten reasons you can’t face the truth about your relationship will help you see him — and yourself — in a different light. Sometimes we know the truth deep down, but we don’t want to admit it to ourselves. Why? Because […]

9 Solutions to Your Relationship Problems

How long have you been struggling with – or avoiding – your relationship problems? These solutions to even the worst difficulties in your relationship will help you move forward, grow, Blossom! Before you scroll through my solutions to your relationship problems, take a moment to think. Pause. Put the phone down, lean back from your iPad or tablet, and think […]