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Options and Rejections

Marriage Minute # 25 Options and Rejections from my book, Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com Warren Farrell makes a good observation in his book, Women Can’t Hear What Men Don’t Say, when he says that one spouse may gain the … Continue reading

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Express It or Bottle It??? OR….

Marriage Minute #24 Express or Bottle? from my book, Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com Do you remember hearing those encouragements to “let it all out”? And, do you remember hearing people tell you that it is healthier to express your … Continue reading

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Trust Is Risk…

Trust is risk that you feel good about. I don’t remember if I read someone saying this, or if I simply realized it while observing people. I have noticed that it is a murky area for many of us, and … Continue reading

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A True Alarm (as opposed to a false alarm)

From my book, Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com If these posts are helpful, please share them with others and help me reach a larger audience… Thanks Marriage Minute # 22 A True Alarm I heard an amazing story, recently. It … Continue reading

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Abuse Traps

Marriage Minute # 18 Abuse Traps From the book, Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com Patricia Evans has become one of the major voices speaking out against verbally abusive relationships. People have written to her, telling their story, and she has … Continue reading

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Violent People

Marriage Minute # 6 Violent People… from the book, Marriage Minutes, available from Amazon.com The workshop about domestic violence that I mentioned in the previous minute was a great success. I recommend the work of the main presenter at the … Continue reading

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The Complaint Department (Excerpt from Marriage Minutes, available on Amazon.com)

Marriage Minute #   1 The Complaint Department               “Where is your Complaint Department?” Before you figure that some business person dreads hearing this question, think again. Long ago, I attended a marketing class and heard some interesting data about … Continue reading

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How Human is Your Spouse?

In her book, Controlling People, Patricia Evans uses a fascinating analogy of the simple Teddy Bear to illustrate a set of relationship problems found in some abusive relationships. She points out that when we were young and played regularly with … Continue reading

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