It is not easy putting yourself in your beloved's shoes. Show your partner you are on his team with these helpful hints from authors John Gottman, Ph.D., and Nan Silver of, What Makes Love Last? How to Build and Avoid Betrayal: Secrets from the Love Lab.Continue Reading
Change is hard and when you are trying to alter a long-standing behavior pattern, such as drinking (or smoking, overeating, shopping), it is normal to feel ambivalence. There are times when you want to stick with your goals and other times when you want to forget all about them and return to what feels good in the moment.Continue Reading
Experts are united on this topic: Stepparents are in no way entitled to punish their spouse's children. Instead, they should report back to the biological parent, who then takes action. Patricia Papernow, one of America's foremost experts on stepfamily dynamics, shares how to handle a typical scenario. From The Remarriage Blueprint: How Remarried Couples and Their Families Succeed or Fail.Continue Reading
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