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Why We Are the Most Influential Person In Our Relationships

 

Somehow we may think, Donald Trump may be the most influential person in his relationships, but certainly we could never be the most influential person in our relationships.

 

We can come up with all the reasons why we could never be that influential —our past, our failures, our weaknesses, our fears. Surely the people around us with whom we are in relationship, they would certainly be more influential than us. Right?

 

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How Poor Communication Can Destroy a Relationship

 

We all believe we have great communication skills. It is everyone else around us who has the communication problems, right?

 

The truth is, most of us are not taught how to communicate effectively. We see things, feel things, perceive things from our unique perspective and we assume others see, feel, and perceive things just like we do. When they don’t, we feel frustrated, ignored, unheard. Continue reading

Why We Can Never Move Past Our Childhood Until We Face It

 

Most of us find little use in dissecting our past and dredging up old childhood memories. We wonder, “What does that have to do with the mess I’m in today?” “What good can possibly come from talking about my childhood?”

 

For many, their family life growing up was less than ideal, and brings up painful memories that have long since been buried. Or so we thought.

 

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What True Abundance Looks Like In Our Relationships

 

There is nothing like spring! After months of endless grey skies and bone-chilling temperatures that have kept us huddled inside, the first green sprigs we see pushing out from the dull, barren tree branches make us want to celebrate with joy.

 

Those little green buds on the trees mean one thing – winter is over. New life is here.

 

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What Boats Can Teach Us About Healthy Relationships  

 

Relationships can be overwhelming. We all want relationships, but how do you know if your relationship is a good one? What does a healthy relationship even look like?

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Why We Are the Common Denominator in Our Relationships

 

Do you ever find yourself having the same problems in every relationship? Does it seem that you are attracted to the same kind of people, no matter where you go?

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How The Power of Relationship Can Help You Overcome the Monsters In Your Closet  

 

 

Were you ever afraid of the monsters in your closet as a child? Are there monsters in your life today, areas of your life that you have been too afraid to face, too overwhelmed to muster the courage to conquer?

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The Only Remedy for the Hole Inside Our Hearts

 

God created each of us with a “God-shaped hole” inside of us. A hole designed to draw us to Him, and into an intimate relationship with the God of the Universe. Most of us feel the ache of the hole inside, we feel the emptiness and despair that echoes our inner pain.

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Why We Need a New Way of Thinking About Emotions

 

We have a glass of wine at the end of the day to take the edge off. We take a pill to numb us from whatever’s making us feel bad. We throw ourselves into work to avoid having to come home and deal with the pressures of marriage, finances, parenting. We use phones, gadgets, and games to distract us. We use the television to help us zone-out. It seems we expend so much energy to keep us from feeling anything unpleasant, anything messy, anything real.

 

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Because For Some the Holidays Feel More Like a Famine Than a Feast

For some, holidays are a feast. For others, holidays are a famine.

 

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