How Relationships have Transformed Through Time
Relationship have been around for millennia, that’s no surprise; however, the reasons behind why individuals chose to enter into relationships might surprise you. Often, status, land, and building a family to work on the farm were primary reasons for entering into a relationship. Necessity and survival were often the reason people got together, not because of love.
I’ll explore this topic, and what it means for your current relationship, in this video while also looking at how your own relationship has changed over time, regardless of whether it involves survival, love, intimacy, or friendship.
3 Things to Do Right Now in Your Relationship
It might surprise you to hear a couples counselor say couples counseling isn’t for everyone. But it’s true! Counseling is not for every couple. Although I won’t discredit couples seeking counseling when necessary (and often, couples wait on average 6 years to seeking counseling), we’ve got three simple tips you can implement today, for immediate and fast results in improving your relationship.
In this video you’ll learn about how: Appreciation, Touch, and Prioritizing your relationship are all simple things to implement in your relationship today and improve the functioning of your relationship. Although these tips might seem like common sense, it’s surprising how couples can begin to take one another for granted after a few years together, lose their sexual attraction to one another, and begin to put other priorities before their relationship.
In this video, we’ll give you three tips to start using today to keep your relationship happy, healthy, and strong.
How the “Four Horsemen” Can Affect Your Relationships
You might be familiar with the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse in the traditional sense: Conquest, War, Famine, and Death. But did you know there’s a second set of Four Horseman? That’s right. The second set of Four Horseman is the one that comes not on Judgement Day but within your relationship. This video will give a brief descriptions about each of Gottman’s Four Horsemen (Criticism, Defensiveness, Contempt, and Stonewalling) and how these Horsemen can act as relationship pitfalls and dysfunction in communication. Drs. John and Julie Gottman describe the Four Horsemen in relationship as pitfalls or dysfunctions in communication.
Do you recognize when any, or all, of these horsemen are present in your relationship? Don’t stop at this video, check out the other resources available on my website, including the A to Z Relationship Toolbox and Emotional Piggy Bank.