Category Archives: Parenting

Relationship Help: Are You Living with a High-Conflict Person?

High-conflict people leave you feeling used, abused and usually wrong. You cannot do enough to make them happy, get their approval, or feel you can relax. That takes relationship help. You may well be living or working with a high-conflict person if: you never quite feel you can trust them you always feel as though…

Having Trouble Co-Parenting with Your Difficult Ex?

 Co-Parenting with your former spouse is about the children, not about the parents…ideally! Children need to know–and feel–they are more important than the conflict that is, or was, between their parents. Maintaining that is what effective, conscious co-parenting is all about. Co-parenting well provides stability for the child while allowing the child to maintain close relationships…

Relationship Help: Does Your Ex Bad Mouth You to Your Kids?

It is SUCH an obvious thing that should not happen: ex-partners badmouthing one another to the children. That’s when you really might need to step up and get relationship help to put a stop to it!  It is SO important to manage your relationship with your ex WITH YOUR EX, NOT through the kids!  But,…

Relationship Help: Good-Enough Parenting between Neglect & Over-Protect

Perfectionistic parents have a tough time with “good-enough” parenting. Other parents have a tough time finding the balance between the two extremes of neglecting and over-protecting. Where is that balance and how do you know if you’ve found it? First of all, we need a little more information. Do you have a life, or are…

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Relationship Help: Are You Looking for a Fight?

The big question in any conflict is: Are you looking for a fight or trying to make things right? If you are looking for a fight in a troubled, or even in a relatively calm, relationship, you’ll likely find it.  You can, though, change your focus to trying to make things right with a little…

Relationship Help: Don’t Be a Doormat!!!

Whether you are a man or a woman doesn’t matter, but it certainly matters if you are a doormat! A doormat is a person who doesn’t take a stand in life for his or her values, vision, purpose, beliefs, desires or worth. They are more interested in keeping the peace, or living up to the…