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12 Things Passive-Aggressive People ALWAYS Do, But Don’t Often Realize

You could be pushing away the most important people in your life. You want to be seen, know, loved, and valued. Of course, you do. Yet, you may be afraid to really enter into relationships. One way people think protects them from intimacy is to adopt passive-aggressive behaviors. You push people away with passive-aggressive behaviors, right…

Learn to Say NO! to Toxic People? It Requires Saying YES! to Yourself

Toxic people, difficult people, push you to do what they want you to do. Learn to say no.  They will shame you, blame you, and game you into it…or, at least try. And, when you allow the manipulation, you feel one of two things: hopeful that, if you do what they want, they will like…

Relationship Help: Is That Communication? Really?

Communication is a two-way street. Unfortunately, it often seems to have detours and dead ends! So, here’s a little relationship help in the communication department that can really make a difference. As George Bernard Shaw says, “The problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred.”  Now, he said a mouthful right there. So many…

6 Subtle Signs You’re Being Manipulated and How To Stop It

Hijackals–difficult, toxic people–catch you unawares. Don’t let them! SAVE YOUR SANITY: HELP FOR HANDLING HIJACKALS® with Rhoberta Shaler, PhD, The Relationship Help Doctor Don’t you just hate it when you feel manipulated? That’s what happens far too often when you have a Hijackal in your life. And, you hope for better, but nothing really seems to change.…

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Raised by a Hijackal, a Toxic, Difficult, Even Narcissistic Parent?

If that’s the case. deep down you may believe some very negative things about yourself. Today. I talk about what happens if you’re raised by a toxic, difficult person. What are some of the things that you might look at within yourself and: the way your life is going the way your relationships are going the…

12 Signs You Are in a Love/Hate Relationship And Need Help

There is something wrong, something off, in your relationship. You can feel it, and you may not be quite able to put words to it, to describe it to yourself even. Yet, you know it’s not right! Good start! Go with your gut! Hijackals®, those relentlessly difficult, toxic, disturbing–and often dangerous–people, have “tells.” Those are the…

7 Warning Signs and Wake-Up Calls That Your Partner is MORE Than Selfish

You may be thinking it’s just selfishness, but it could be much more. Don’t miss this! You excuse. You rationalize. You justify. And, repeat. You think that if you are more understanding, loving, compassionate, or giving then the demands will stop. Not if you’re with a Hijackal®! That’s why it’s so important to know if that’s…

Go for the Gold. Be a Leader in Your Own Life.

GUEST: Lisa Marie Platske Today, I’m sharing four important–actually essential–principles to grow your business, increase your effectiveness, and create relationships you most want. Tall order…and, these work! You’ve heard that “attitude is everything.” There’s truth in that, and we also need focus, attention, and intention, too. There really is method in the madness of achieving the success in…

Got Energy Leaks? Procrastination? Denial? Resentment? Forgiveness?

GUEST: Brenda Adelman. Author of My Father Killed My Mother and Married My Aunt: Forgiving the Unforgivable Rhoberta gives you insights into why you may be keeping these leaks in place, and why you need to get rid of them now. You are holding yourself back, creating obstacles, and preventing your growth towards satisfying goals in life. Brenda is an…

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