Stop!  Your Boundary Hurts Me

Stop! Your Boundary Hurts Me

Sometimes in a relationship there is a sticky dynamic where one party tries to set a boundary that is comfortable for them, but it feels exclusionary to the other person. As if they are being shut out or exiled. This can feel painful for the person who feels shut out....
What Do You Mean You Need Space?

What Do You Mean You Need Space?

Has anyone ever told you she or he needed “some space”? All too often men and women are threatened by their partners needing or wanting “space”—an opportunity to enjoy solitude. They somehow feel that if their partners really loved them they wouldn’t want to be apart...
The Power of Apology

The Power of Apology

…another in the series of Gardening Tips for Couples It is highly likely that in the course of relationships with associates, friends, family members and your significant other you will do or say something or not do or say something that will cause someone hurt....