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What Good Is There In Receiving Criticism From Someone You Hardly Know?

Have you ever experienced receiving criticism from someone you hardly knew–and, who hardly knew you?  It’s a strange situation, isn’t it? I think so. I wonder if they think it is a way to build intimacy in a relationship that is barely past the acquaintance stage? Or, is it an attempt to demonstrate their vast awareness…

Mediation Services to solve relationship problems

If you are having relationship problems at home or at work,  I can help. Conflict is inevitable. Combat can leave you dead right, but, dead nonetheless! Mediation creates clarity, communication & collaboration to live with new agreements. – Rhoberta Shaler, PhD Whether you are focused on improving your relationship, or ending it, my clients say Read More > >

Relationship Help: Ever Feel Taken for Granted?

A great enemy of loving relationships is that old phrase: “taken for granted.” It’s a sure sign of needing relationship help. Many folks who have been in relationship for a while are well-served by stopping to think about whether or not they might be taking their partners for granted. What does it mean, to take…

Relationship Help: I say “Potatoes” & S/he says “Petahtuhs!”

Do you think you might need relationship help because your partner sometimes seems like  an alien? Does it seem that the person with whom you are trying to communicate is from a different planet, or speaks an entirely foreign language to you? Well, I don’t know about the planet part, the language difference can be…

Relationship Problems: Make This the Holiday Season You Want it to Be!

Relationship problems and the holidays? It happens. Oh, we so hope everyone will be different when we visit them this holiday season…especially the difficult, fearful and judgmental ones! In fits of wishful thinking, we hope that any growth we have achieved during the past year will have, by osmosis, been passed along to them.  They…

Relationships: 4 Vital Connections to Reduce Holiday Stress Now

Holiday time.  Time for seeing friends and relatives, creating traditions, celebrating together. Time for taking time to connect.  Time for family relationships and traditions. Time that sometimes seems a little scarce  throughout the rest of the year. Sounds great!  But, a small problem. Somehow, during the holidays, time becomes even scarcer! Instead of slowing down and…