Have you ever thought that you speak clearly and concisely, but are surprised when those around you respond differently from how you expected?

May 7, 2011

Or you meant one thing, but somehow the message was misinterpreted and you ended up hurting someone close to you without even knowing how? Robert McCloskey, in his famous quote “I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what […]

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Do emerging patterns at the beginning of your relationship help predict your future marriage?

March 24, 2011

“We had been dating for 4 years before we decided to get engaged. We had a long engagement before we got married, and I really thought I knew and understood my soon-to-be husband. Events building up to the wedding were quite stressful in terms of organisation, finances, planning and interference from in-laws. However most of […]

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When separation/divorce becomes inevitable …. How do you tell your children?

March 21, 2011

”I am 20 now and my brother is 17. My parents separated when we were 11 and 8. I can honestly say that my parents’ divorce really messed me and my brother up. I went from being a straight A student and to getting F’s within 3 months of my father moving out, and us […]

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