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Sep 24, 2017

Mom criticizes her, makes her feel bad and unworthy, yet this listener still wants a relationship with her. Do you let go or do you find a way to relate that won't be toxic to you?

 

What happens when there are early warning signs in your relationship but you choose to ignore them? Are they signs of worse things to...


Sep 17, 2017

When you are so knowledgeable about your problems, you may have a tendency to be closed off to the solution. The "I know" syndrome can keep you from finding out the root of your emotional distress. It's time to get to the root and release the grip it has on you.

 

When your partner can't seem to trust you completely...


Sep 10, 2017

Does your partner corner you into a no-win situation? Do they ask you questions that make you wrong no matter what you say? I talk about double binds in relationships and a couple ways to get out of the no-win questioning that often happens in both non-abusive and abusive relationships.

 

For segment two I talk about...


Sep 3, 2017

Is succeeding in a stressful way better than not succeeding at all? In this first segment I talk about how creating a deadline with accountability keeps you on task and even makes you more creative.

In segment 2, a woman writes to say that it's never too late to honor yourself. She did so with a toxic family member and...