Communication, Conflict, Dating, Emotions / Feelings, Relationships

How Should I Bring It Up? Tips for raising sensitive subjects (Part 1 of 2)

A great deal of the work I do with clients are helping them 1) identify what they are feeling/needing and 2) finding ways to express what they are feeling/needing. Feelings exist for all of us, whether we're able to put words to the feelings or not.  Some of us are more naturally in tune with… Continue reading How Should I Bring It Up? Tips for raising sensitive subjects (Part 1 of 2)

Communication

It’s Not What You Say – It’s How You Say It

None of us are born knowing how to communicate perfectly with other people.  Some of us are born with better role models of communication, where we watched adults and caregivers express their thoughts, needs, and feelings in healthy and productive ways.  Others grow up learning more dysfunctional ways of communicating - or not communicating at… Continue reading It’s Not What You Say – It’s How You Say It