Posts Categorized: Marriage & Relationship

Attract Your Perfect Partner

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Attract Your Perfect Partner is a full day experiential retreat for mature (35+) singles who wish to create a new quality relationship. You will learn and explore strategies for personal fulfilment and authentic expression, when meeting new people and when Dating.

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Special Early Bird Offer:
Three events combination package

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This is the Special Early Bird Offer: Attract Your Perfect Partner (full-day workshop); Life with a Purpose (full-day workshop) and Traditional Mindfulness Meditation (half-day course), all inclusive for $325, if you register for them as a “three events combination package”.

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Single or Married; which is better?

Single or Married; which is better?

Single or Married; Which is better? Research comparing the physical and mental health of people who are married with those who are not appears to indicate that there is an answer to this question. But please notice that I use the word appears in that sentence, as there seems to me that there is a lack of understanding of how to interpret the research data.

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Relationship communication;
Facts and Stories

Single or Married; which is better?

Everything that we rely upon in relationship communication is subject to interpretation; from the facts we are presented with, we make up stories. In order to avoid misunderstandings we must learn to distinguish our stories from the facts.

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Statistics about marriage

Newsletter issue, April 2015; A few comments in relation to figures compiled by the Australian Bureau of Statistics in 2013.

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Upset feelings? Don’t put fuel on the fire!

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Heated arguments destroy relationships. When your feelings are upset, and you need to talk to your partner about what has happened between you, it is important to approach them in a non-blaming/non-attacking way that does not trigger defensiveness and counter-attack. A very useful strategy to follow is the Fact-Story-Feeling protocol.

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Response to Men and Women (mis)communicating

Newsletter issue, September 2013; I received this video link in response to the “Men and Women (mis)communicating” newsletter that I sent out a few days ago. It is SOOO funny and well made!

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Men and women (mis)communicating

Newsletter issue, September 2013; One of the recurring themes in couples counselling is the differences in communication styles that men and women have. There is an almost endless list of example of this, here is a funny joke illustrating it!

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