Relationships can be challenging. It’s not all long stem roses and candle-lit dinners. It’s two completely different people trying to blend together to become one. Differences that can and most likely clash at some point. There have been different upbringings, more than likely there are different beliefs in all sorts of things, and you both will probably have different ideas of how certain things should be done.
So I got to thinking, how else can we sneak a few educational lessons into our kids (especially during those long christmas, spring, summer and other breaks from school they have) without them realizing it? Now some kids (not all but some) want nothing to do with learning or education especially once they are out of school. Tablets, Xbox’s, playstations, phones, and, basically, anything electronic is what they’re consumed with, so, sneaking in a few educational lessons can be tricky. That doesn’t mean it doesn’t have to be fun, though, right?!?!
We’re all human. We all tell lies, but when is it a “little white lie” that’s “harmless” and when is it a lie that can utterly destroy the trust in your relationship?
Right after she had discovered what I had done, she was devastated, angry, and sad. It was like looking on helplessly as your eyes follow the trajectory of a beautiful Ming Dynasty vase falling to the ground. In slow motion.
How many different hats (roles) do you wear in your relationship? On this Valentine’s day, on the way to drop my daughter off at school this morning, I was hit with the realization of just how many roles we play in our relationships. In our relationships we are lovers, best friends, business partners, parents (to …
Effective communication is a big key in maintaining healthy relationships with the people in our lives, whether it be our significant other or our bosses. If we can’t or don’t get our point across in an effective and respectful manner how are we to expect to get the results we desire to achieve? We can’t and won’t.