Tag Archive - relationships

It’s You Not Me: Do You Project in Relationships?

Wife: “Honey, do you think I look fat in these pants?” Husband: “No, not at all dear.” Wife: “Yes you do, you just don’t want to admit it to me because you won’t get any sex!” Classic projection. The female thinks she’s fat therefore, she believes that her husband views her the same way. What [...]

How to Decode: “No Matter What I Do It’s Not Good Enough”

Have you ever heard your partner, child/teenager, parent or boss say this – “no matter what I do it’s not good enough”? More importantly, have you ever felt or hurled this sentence out of your lips? When you feel like no matter what I do it’s not good enough, you are probably feeling discouraged, often [...]

Do You Really Have Your Partners’ Back?

When we hear or read, “you’ve got my back, I’ve got yours” what does that mean to you? Most people believe it refers to protecting each other, standing up for each other and/or helping out. My definition of this well known phrase, is having the capacity to hear your partners’ feelings especially when in conflict, [...]