Are Your Loved Ones Excluding You? Survive the heart pain! When and how is our emotional need for love and connection denied on purpose? If you’ve been reading our blog, you know there are many ways to do this to each other, (cold shoulder, anyone?) and many ways to heal. In the interpersonal relationship field, […]
How Well Are Your Emotional Needs Met?
Here is a Valentine’s Day question: How Well Are your Emotional Needs Met? You have a much better chance of having a long and happy relationship if your emotional needs are met. This is the basic and always forgotten marital contract: each one will provide what is needed to make the other person happy…. One […]
Time to raise your inner child?
If no one signed up to raise your inner child, it’s time to do it yourself… Almost all our couple fights, here and now, are eerie reincarnations of childhood dramas of abandonment, lack of love, missing apppreciation…that recurr over and over again. If you expected that childhood wounds would be automatically cured by getting married […]
Why My Emotional Needs Are Neglected In This Marriage?
Are your emotional needs neglected now? We received this poignant letter…the writer doesn’t ask for a response; only the possibility of being listened to in this important question: “Do my emotional needs have a place in this marriage?” Of course, you know the response: A healthy, supportive marriage is a home for your emotional […]
Are you hiding your emotional needs under a “nice person” mask?
Are you presenting a “nice person” image of yourself to avoid all confrontations, but keep feeling fake or left out? Is emotional damage now hidden in your present life? As a child you always wanted to be accepted, and you learned some tricks that gave results for a while. Creating a strong image of a […]