Monthly Archives: December 2017

Month: December 2017 FREE RELATIONSHIP ADVICE–YOUR MAP IS NOT THE TERRITORY

More under the heading of free relationship advice: “Your map is not the territory” is a way of saying that what you think is reality ain’t necessarily so.  What you call reality is a map you have been constructing over time in your mind. It is made up of mental imagery, words, remembered smells, and emotions. it is a hologram

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Month: December 2017 Free Relationship Advice–Make It A Win-Win

I first heard the term win-win at a business conference.  It was good, free relationship advice. The idea behind it is simple.  When you do business with somebody, whatever deal you strike with your customer or buyer should be something that genuinely benefits him or her as well as you! its essence is one of I win and You win

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Month: December 2017 Unhappy Relationships-Wrecking Balls at Work

UNHAPPY RELATIONSHIPS How are unhappy relationships created when things started off so well? In his book Love Busters, author Willard Harley Ph.D. cites six broad categories of behavior that serve to drain the love out of relationships. As a practicing counselor for the past forty years, I have learned the truths gathered by Dr. Harley the hard way.  The six

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Month: December 2017 Online Relationships–Risky Business

Online relationships, in my estimation, should come with a HUGE caution flag! Watch out, liars fool folks. Down through the years, our nation’s news outlets have carried stories about predators using the internet to lure people into traps of varying kinds.  Sometimes, the traps are financial in nature with people running con games on folks to get their money!  Other

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Month: December 2017 Relationship Help–Love and Marriage

THE CHALLENGE Whether you have been married only a short time or for fifty years, keeping your love alive and vibrant is an on going challenge.  With a about half of all marriages ending in divorce, it is clear that many are in need of relationship help. In discussing love and marriage, the perspective dealt with in this article is

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