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Apologize with Heart

Relationship Superpower #2 When you accidentally walk in on someone in the bathroom or step on your partner's toes when you're dancing, a simple "I'm sorry" is probably good enough.  When we cross a line into behavior that hurts another person or impacts trust, the...

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Making True Love Last

In the opening scene of "PS. I Love You" Hilary Swank, as Holly, stomps up the stairs to their apartment, followed by her repentant husband, Gerard Butler, as Gerry, begging her to tell him what he did to upset her. After much convoluted venting, Holly finally blurts...

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Give the Gift of Listening

Take a moment to remember a time when another person really “got” you. Let yourself bask in the feeling. What did you enjoy about it? In my workshops I hear people say they feel safe, satisfied, elated, grateful and most of all,  connected to the other person. Our...

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How to Say No With Compassion and Purpose

Why is it so hard to say no? If we say no we risk being misunderstood and losing the reciprocal support we have in our relationships. For some of us our feelings of self-worth are based on helping others. When we say yes the love and approval we get feels so good....

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